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|Artist||User kw111786 on Flickr (Original version) User UCinternational (Crop)|
|Credit||Originally posted to Flickr as "Kenny Rogers" Cropped by UCinternational|
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American baseball player
Kenny Rogers is ...
|Born||10 November 1964 in Savannah|
|Age||58 years, 7 months|
|Sex or gender||male|
|Country of citizenship||United States of America|
|Country for sport||United States of America|
|Awards||Rawlings Gold Glove Award|
|Member of sports team||New York Mets, Toledo Mud Hens, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers|
|Educated at||Plant City High School|
About Kenny Rogers
Kenny Rogers is a legendary American baseball player who has left an indelible mark on the sport. Born on November 10, 1964, in Plant City, Florida, Rogers grew up playing baseball and honing his skills on the field. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in 1982 and made his major league debut in 1989.
Over the course of his career, Rogers played for several teams, including the New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers, and Philadelphia Phillies. He was known for his versatility as a pitcher, able to throw both left-handed and right-handed. He was also known for his competitive spirit and his ability to perform under pressure.
One of Rogers' most memorable moments came in the 1994 playoffs, when he pitched a perfect game for the Rangers against the California Angels. It was the 14th perfect game in major league history and cemented Rogers' place in baseball history.
Off the field, Rogers was known for his philanthropic work and his commitment to giving back to his community. He established the Kenny Rogers Children's Center in Sikeston, Missouri, which provides medical care and therapy to children with disabilities.
Rogers retired from baseball in 2008, but his legacy lives on. He was inducted into the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame in 2011 and the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014. He remains a beloved figure in the world of baseball and a role model for young athletes everywhere.
- "Kenny Rogers Biography." Biography.com, A&E Television Networks, 23 Jan. 2020, www.biography.com/athlete/kenny-rogers.
- "Kenny Rogers Stats." Baseball-Reference.com, Sports Reference LLC, www.baseball-reference.com/players/r/rogerke01.shtml.
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