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Rod Carew

AWARDS & HONORS

January 8, 1991

Baseball Hall of Fame

On January 8, 1991, became only 22nd player in history to be voted into the Baseball Hall Fame on the first ballot.

3,053 career hits

27th all-time (#3,000-8/4/85 vs. Frank Viola-Twins)

Won 7 Batting Titles

Surpassed only by Cobb (12), Wagner (8) and Gwynn (8)

.328 Lifetime B.A.

30th all-time

Batted .344 during decade of 70's

Batted .350 or more 5 times

1977 AL - M.V.P.

1967 AL - Rookie of the Year

Batted .300 or more 15 consecutive seasons

1969 - 1983

Twins all-time leading hitter - .334

12 seasons

Angels all-time leading hitter - .314

7 seasons

Voted to AL All-Star Team 18 times

1967-84

Named Honorary Captain AL All-Star Team

1991

All-time leading All-Star vote getter: 33,000,000+

Only AL player to have his number (29) retired by 2 teams

(Twins & Angels)

1015 career R.B.I.

Career on base % - .395

Holds major league single season record for most steals of home

(7 - 1969 tied with Pete Reiser)

Named MLB All-Century Team

Holds Major League record for most steals in one inning

(3 - May 18, 1969)

353 Career Stolen Bases

895 Multiple hit games career

Played in ALCS - 4 times

(1969, 1970, 1979, 1982)

Holds ALCS record - most hits in 4 game series

(7 - 1979)

Born October 1, 1945. Gatun, Panama