Rod Carew - Quotes

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Three thousand hits is something that should stand for itself. ---->>>

Our commitment to coaches will be realized via TeamCarew, a grassroots marketing program that will provide them with insight and tools to teach the art and science of hitting. ---->>>

Hitting is an art, but not an exact science. ---->>>

I get a kick out of watching a team defense me. A player moves two steps in one direction and I hit it two steps the other way. It goes right by his glove and I laugh. ---->>>

When I was 11, I spent eight months in the hospital with rheumatic fever and almost died. ---->>>

Your first hit in the majors - that's tops. It means you're on your way. When you get the first hit, then you can get the rest. ---->>>

There is a special sensation in getting good wood on the ball and driving a double down the left-field line as the crowd in the ballpark rises to its feet and cheers. But, I also remember how much fun I had as a skinny barefoot kid hitting a tennis ball with a broomstick on a quiet, dusty street in Panama. ---->>>

Harmon Killebrew was a gem. I can never thank him enough for all I learned from him. He was a consummate professional who treated everyone from the brashest of rookies to the groundskeepers to the ushers in the stadium with the utmost of respect. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Rod Carew
Nationality: Panamanian
Born: 10-01, 1945
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Occupation: Athlete
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Rodney Cline Carew (born October 1, 1945) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) first baseman, second baseman and coach of Panamanian descent. He played from 1967 to 1985 for the Minnesota Twins and the California Angels and was elected to the All-Star game every season except his last. While Carew was never a home run threat (only 92 of his 3,053 hits were home runs), he made a career out of being a consistent contact hitter (wikipedia)