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  Rod Carew - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rodney Cline Carew (born October 1, 1945 in Gatun, Panama) was a Major League Baseball player for the Minnesota Twins and California Angels in the 1970s and 1980s.
An immigrant to New York City at the age of 17, Carew was an All-Star in all but his final 1985 season and the American League Rookie of the Year in 1967.
Carew was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991, his first year of eligibility.
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 Rod Carew Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Rod Carew was born on Monday, October 1, 1945, in Gatun, Canal Zone.
Carew was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 11, 1967, with the Minnesota Twins, and his Major League Baseball stats for every season he played, along with his career totals are on this page.
Rod Carew's biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable) career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this Rod Carew baseball statistics page.
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 Rod Carew
Carew won his batting championships by consistently larger margins than anyone except Hornsby - in his MVP 1977 season, Carew's.388 was 50 points higher than the next-best average in ML baseball, Dave Parker's NL-leading.338.
Carew hit for the cycle in 1970, connected for five hits in a single game five times, and is 12th on the all-time hit list.
Carew was named to 17 straight All-Star teams, and is a national hero in Panama.
www.baseball-statistics.com /HOF/Carew.htm   (463 words)

 Rod Carew | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Carew’s 239 hits were the most by an AL hitter since Heinie Manush collected 241 for the St. Louis Browns in 1928.
Carew was known for his soft, sweet stroke, but it was ironic that he employed as many as twelve different batting stances throughout his career.
Carew’s pace overshadowed the red-hot start of George Brett, who was also batting well over.400 into May. Unfortunately for the Angels and Carew, the rest of the season was not as kind.
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 Rod Carew biography
Biography of Rod Carew, a baseball player who went on to a Hall of Fame career with the Minnesota Twins and Calilfornia Angels.
Carew and his family moved to an impoverished section of New York in 1961.
Carew is currently the batting instructor for the Milwaukee Brewers of the National League.
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 Rod Carew | BaseballLibrary.com
Carew was moved from second to first base in 1975 to lengthen his career.
Carew, despite sitting out more than six weeks with a thumb injury that season, was instrumental in the Angels' drive to their first division title.
Carew ties Pete Reiser's major-league record for steals of home in a season, a record since given back to Ty Cobb (8 steals in 1912) in 1991 after further research.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/C/Carew_Rod.stm   (2050 words)

 ESPN.com: MLB - Carew joins call for random steroid testing
LOS ANGELES -- Hall of Famer Rod Carew has called for random steroid testing of baseball players, the touchy subject of Senate hearings that is also weighing heavily in major league contract negotiations.
Carew said he first suspected anabolic steroid use in the early 1990s when he was batting instructor for the Anaheim Angels, However, he noted that no Angels players seemed to take the drugs.
Carew said he doubts year-round, random testing will become a reality because of the strength of the union, which argues that such testing would violate player privacy.
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 Addict Baseball and Football Forum - Former Coach Rod Carew
With Carew's two-year contract set to expire at the end of the season, there was heavy speculation throughout the baseball world that he would not be back for the 2002 season.
Carew did not meet with reporters to discuss his decision but released a one-page statement through the team's media relations department.
Carew, a seven-time batting champion who compiled a.328 batting average and 3,053 hits in 19 seasons as a player, signed a two-year contract before the 2000 season.
www.addictsports.com /baseball/showthread.php?t=1957   (658 words)

 McKuen, Rod --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Rod cells function as specialized neurons in the conversion of visual stimuli in the form of photons (particles of light) into electrical stimuli that can be processed by the central nervous system (phototransduction).
Rod cells are stimulated by light over a wide range of intensities and are...
Etymologically rod is also akin to the Dutch rood which referred to a land area of 40 square rods, equal to...
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 Rod Carew Baseball Career Record   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Rod's 3053 career hits and.328 average are among the highest in in major league history.
Artist John Wolf presents Rod with his seven silver bats won with the Twins and stroking his 3000th hit with the Angels.
Rod Carew Career Record ~ Signed and includes matting ~ approx.
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 Weekend Edition - Saturday (NPR): Rod Carew and the Loss of His Daughter@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Michelle Carew, teenage daughter of baseball Hall-of-Famer Rod Carew, lost her battle against leukemia this week.
She was the 18- year-old daughter of Hall-of-Fame baseball player Rod Carew, and her family tried for seven months to find a compatible donor of bone marrow to treat her leukemia.
This tragedy moved Rod Carew, a private man during his playing career, to open up his personal life and go public, drawing in 70,000 new...
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 Rod Carew | National Baseball Hall of Fame
Rod Carew lined, chopped and bunted his way to 3,053 career hits.
View the Hall of Fame ballot from the year Rod Carew was inducted.
Tell someone about Rod Carew by sending a free Hall of Fame Digital Postcard.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /hofers_and_honorees/hofer_bios/carew_rod.htm   (254 words)

 JS Online: Players defend hitting coach
Ravaged by injuries and an epidemic of impatient at-bats, the 1999 Angels compiled a team batting average of.256, second-worst in the majors and on-base average of.322, which was the lowest of all 30 teams.
Because Carew was a slap-hitter who used surgical precision to win seven batting titles, many people assume he tries to mold all of his pupils after himself.
Though he admits that he was slightly in awe of Carew at his first meeting, Jenkins said "that went away quickly.
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 Rod Carew Biography / Biography of Rod Carew Biography Biography
Rod Carew (born 1945) is widely recognized as one of the best hitters of his generation in professional baseball.
Thought by many sportswriters and fans alike to have elevated the skill of hitting a baseball to an art form, Carew was named to 18 straight All-Star teams and received American League Rookie of the Year honors in 1967 and the American League Most Valuable Player award ten years later.
In 1991, five years after his retirement, Carew became only the twenty-third player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, in his first year of eligibility.
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 Rod Carew : MLB Legends   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Rod Carew’s hit the ground running by being named Rookie of the Year in 1967 and never looked back.
Carew famously employed several different swings to place the ball where fielders couldn’t get it; in fact, he’s so well known for that, it says that he “lined, chopped and bunted” his way towards a Hall of Fame career.
After time away from baseball, Rod Carew has rejoined the Twins in Minnesota, where he played for the first 12 years of his career.
www.mlb-legends.com /legends/rodCarew.php   (207 words)

 Rod Carew   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Bats were so valuable to Carew that a locked closet next to the clubhouse sauna was reserved for his lumber when he played for Minnesota.
The heat of the sauna "bakes out the bad wood," as Carew put it.
He also kept a supply of bats in his locker when he played for the Twins, safely distant from the other players' bat bin in the tunnel leading to the dugout.
www.geocities.com /cch068/halloffame/hall/carew.html   (125 words)

 Wilson Tobs Baseball - News - Rod Carew participates in Grand Opening   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Former Tob (1966) and Major league Hall of Famer Rod Carew will be back at Fleming Stadium next Monday February 2nd to be part of the Grand Opening of the North Carolina Baseball Museum located next to the Tobs front offices inside Fleming Stadium.
Carew and Perry both entered the Hall together in 1991.
Rod has lived the American dream and I'm sure that he will have some great stories to share with us Monday night." The proceeds from the tickets sales will benefit the Baseball Museum and the Wilson Hot Stove.
www.wilsontobs.com /news/carew.shtml   (235 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Rod Carew's Art and Science of Hitting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After 19 seasons and 3000 major-league hits Carew has written an excellent book on "the single most difficult thing to do in sport." Suitable for little leaguers on up to the professional ranks, the book outlines the fundamentals of hittingchoosing bats, the swing, the stancewith detail and clarity.
Rod Carew's book is my second favorite treatise on hitting.
The Carew book is a great one for teaching contact, and should be read by serious young hitters (I'm speaking of the wonkish, future-Wade-Boggs-Don-Mattingly types), but it isn't complete without the Williams book.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0140085165   (459 words)

 Rod Carew SI 1970 Poster - Minnesota Twins - Renselaar Corp., Major League Posters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Rod Carew SI 1970 Poster - Minnesota Twins - Renselaar Corp., Major League Posters
Perhaps the greatest hitter of the 1970s, hall-of-famer Rod Carew was a magician with the bat.
He is one of the elite few to reach the 3,000 hit plateau, and finished the 1977 season with a.388 average, the closest anyone has come to the.400 mark in over 50 years.
www.sportsposterwarehouse.com /warehouse/carew68.htm   (224 words)

 The Art Store - Rod Carew Posters and Prints
Being born into rock royalty doesn't make stepping into the limelight easy but Ruby Rod's beautiful daughter proved she was more than prepared to take on her dad at his own game.
As is often the case when fishing and fate happen to collide at a particular time and place young Marshall will be forever reminded of the day it all came together for him on a small lake in northern Anderson County.
Author: Subject: Stealing Rod Stewart's performance car is no joke Comment made: Jul 04 2005 - 02:06 AM (GMT -7) Headline Replies: 0 WEST PALM BEACH Fla. Rod Stewart was not amused.In a statement to police after the theft of his powerful Viper performance car in 2004 the singer wrote: '(Someone) stole my Viper.
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 Rod Carew began a three-game stint Thursday as the Twins' television analyst - DBSTalk.Com
Rod Carew began a three-game stint Thursday as the Twins' television analyst - DBSTalk.Com
Rod Carew began a three-game stint Thursday as the Twins' television analyst
Being a Twins fan it was great to see Rod Carew.
www.dbstalk.com /showthread.php?t=5612   (317 words)

 Rod Carew Anaheim Angels Hand Signed 3000 Hit 8x10 Photograph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Rod Carew hand signed this beautiful photograph of his 3000th hit and specially inscribed his 3000.
Rod Carew was one of baseball's greatest all-around hitters.
Not only was Carew an amazing hitter, he could run the bases like no one else.
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 Rod Carew
Carew, Rod - Carew, Rod (Rodney Cline) baseball Birthplace: Gatun, Panama Born: 10/1/45 Information Please®...
Still swinging; Rod Carew was always a master of adjusting to pitchers.
Rod Carew's daughter, Michelle, dies of Leukemia.(Obituary) (Jet)
www.infoplease.com /ipsa/A0109067.html   (326 words)

 Touching People's Lives
When his youngest daughter, Michelle, was diagnosed with leukemia and needed a marrow transplant, baseball Hall-of-Famer and Anaheim Angels batting coach Rod Carew became involved with NMDP and The Marrow Foundation.
Carew has made numerous appearances on behalf of the Foundation's Delivering the Gift of Life initiative.
A copy of the IRS letter of determination declaring the tax-exempt status of The Marrow Foundation is available upon request.
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 Rod Carew Photo Laser Engraved Solid Wood Bat by Gridworks
This one-of-a-kind, collectible bat is the ultimate gift for any Rod Carew fan.
Add to that the exceptional quality of laser engraving used to achieve incomparable detail with even the most intricate of team logos, and you have a treasure for any Rod Carew fan.
This bat is made in the heart of the USA with a unique process that whenever possible recycles bowling pins.
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 eBay - rod carew, Cards, Autographs-Original items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
1975 HOSTESS ROD CAREW #56 PSA 9 *590 
Rod Carew 04 leaf certified mirror gold bat #'d 17/25 
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 Rod Carew Miscellaneous Items
Rod Carew Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Framed 5x7 Autographed ''3000 Hit Club'' Photograph
California’s Rod Carew reached the 3,000-hit plateau by singling against his former club, the Minnesota Twins, on Aug. 4, 1985.
Carew became the first member of the elite club to have been born in a foreign country: Panama.
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Partly Printed Contract signed: "Rod Carew", 6p, 8½x11.
"Licensing Agreement" between R.G. Hennkens, Marketing Communications, and Rod Carew who grants them license to use his "name, likeness and/or endorsement" for 1½ years (or 2½ years if extended by Carew) for 5% of the sale price for each product sold plus up to 100 endorsed products for Carew's personal use.
Carew, now a Hall of Famer, had just been selected 1977 American League MVP batting.388.
www.galleryofhistory.com /archive/9_2003/sports/ROD_CAREW.htm   (161 words)

 Rod Carew Posters: "Rod Carew" photograph and 2 more.
Rod Carew Posters: "Rod Carew" photograph and 2 more.
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