Rod Carew

Rod Carew
Birthdate 10/1/1945
Death Date
Debut Year 1967
Year of Induction 1991
Teams Angels, Twins
Positions First Base, Second Base

Former MVP and seven-time batting champion, Rod Carew was selected to the All Star game every year but his final Major League season.

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Rod Carew was an All Star and Rookie of the Year in 1967

Rod Carew was an All Star and Rookie of the Year in 1967

Rod Carew began his Hall of Fame big league career in 1967 with the Minnesota Twins. He made an immediate impact, making the All Star Game and earning the Rookie of the Year Award. By his third season Carew won his first of his seven batting championships. That year under manager Billy Martin the Twins won the AL Western Division. In
The previous postcard was signed in 1967, Carew's rookie season with the Twins

The previous postcard was signed in 1967, Carew's rookie season with the Twins

Rod Carew’s signature is by no means rare. The vintage nature of the one in the previous image makes it highly desirable. Shown here is the reverse of the postcard. Notice the United State Postal Service postmark. It is dated September 7, 1967 and mailed from Minneapolis, Minnesota. That year
Rod Carew won 7 American League batting titles with the Minnesota Twins

Rod Carew won 7 American League batting titles with the Minnesota Twins

A first-ballot Hall of Famer, Rod Carew amassed 3,053 career hits to go with his .328 lifetime batting average. In the collection is an endorsement questionnaire asking the two-time MVP if he currently has any licensing contracts or product endorsements. At the time the contract was signed on June 1

One response to “Rod Carew”

  1. Bette J Wray says:

    DIDN’T ROD CAREW, AT ONE POINT IN HIS CAREER, HAVE A BATTING AVG OF 400? AT LEAST BRIEFLY.?

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