Hall of Fame infielder for the Minnesota Twins and California Angels who hit an amazing .328 over his career. He was an 18-time All-Star, 7-time American League batting champion and the 1977 AL MVP.He was named AL Rookie of the Year in 1967 after hitting .292 in 137 games for the Twins.He stole home seven times in the 1969 season to lead the majors, just missing Ty Cobb's Major League record of eight.BEFORE FAME
He was born on a train and named after the doctor who delivered him.PERSONAL LIFE
He married his second wife Rhoda Carew in 2001. He has two daughters, Michelle and Cheyenne, and a son, Devon.FUN FACTS
Baseball player Rod Carew were born on Monday, birthstone is Opal, the seaon was Fall in the Chinese year of Rooster, it is 271 days until Rod Carew next birthday.