Former Major League Baseball (MLB) first baseman, second baseman and coach
Rod is one of the most talented players to ever don a major league uniform. During his illustrious nineteen-year career he was selected to eighteen All-Star teams. He is the all-time All-Star vote leader with thirty-three million votes – six million more than the runner-up. His career statistics explain why on January 8, 1991, he became only the 22nd player in history to be voted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame on the first ballot.
Watching Rod Carew bat is like watching Bulova make a watch, DeBeers cut a diamond...Rod Carew doesn't make hits, he compose them.
Some guys, I put myself in this category, have to snort and fume to get everything going, he's so smooth, he seems to be doing it without ever trying.
The Minnesota Twins, in partnership with Twins' legend Rod Carew and his wife Rhonda, announced today the creation of a year-long campaign to raise funds for the American Heart Association, as well as raise awareness for heart disease and heart failure.
Rod and Rhonda Carew want you to know the first step to living heart healthy is to know your risks – and how to reduce them. Live better with Life's Simple 7. Know your heart score.