Rod Carew Biography

Coach, Baseball Player(1945–)
Rod Carew is a former Major League Baseball first baseman, second baseman and coach who played for the Minnesota Twins and the California Angels. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991.

Synopsis

Rod Carew was born on October 1, 1945, while his mother was on a train in Gatún (then in the Panama Canal Zone, the former U.S. territory), Panama. In 1962, Carew moved to New York City with his mother. Two years later, he was playing in the minor leagues, and in 1967, for the Minnesota Twins. An incredible left-handed batter, the California Angels grabbed Carew in 1979. After retiring from the major leagues, Carew served as a coach. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991.

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