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Baseball announces batting titles to be named for Tony Gwynn, Rod Carew

Major League Baseball on Tuesday announced that the batting titles will from now on be named for Tony Gwynn (NL) and Rod Carew (AL).Dick Enberg made the announcement at the All-Star Game at Petco Park in San Diego, and the crowd cheered as Gwynn's family and Carew and his family accepted the honor.Gwynn, the sweet-swinging outfielder known as Mr. Padre, won eight batting titles in...
Via FOX Sports
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Rod Carew touched by Twins' T-shirt tribute

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Hall of Famer Rod Carew has reached his goal of attending the Minnesota Twins first full day of spring training, five months after a massive heart attack.He couldn't have been more touched by what he saw when he walked into the clubhouse.The players and staff all were wearing red T-shirts with a white-shaped heart in the center and the words "Heart of 29" in the...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Carew overcomes heart attack, prepares for Twins spring training

MINNEAPOLIS -- Rod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him.The 70-year-old Hall of Fame infielder carries a battery-powered device with him to keep his heart on track. But he says without hesitation he'll be at spring training with the Minnesota Twins next month.The meticulous and slender Carew was fit enough last year to look like he...
Via Associated Press
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Carew to attend TwinsFest despite September heart attack

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins say Hall of Famer Rod Carew is healthy enough to attend the team's annual fan festival next weekend.Carew had a heart attack in September and is awaiting a heart transplant. But the Twins said Friday that he's feeling strong enough and has been cleared by doctors to attend TwinsFest. The event begins on Jan. 29 and runs through the weekend.Carew...
Via Associated Press
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Carew may need transplant, Strangio promoted to AGM

The November 24, 2015 edition of Los Angeles Angels news includes a franchise legend suffering from serious heart issues, a promotion in the front office, and more… The Story: Rod Carew may need heart transplant MWAH Says: The Hall of Fame infielder suffered a massive heart attack while golfing on September 20, and now needs the help of an LVAD to keep his heart pumping. Carew...
Via Monkey with a Halo
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rod Carew came back from the dead after massive heart attack

Hall of Famer Rod Carew has opened up about the health challenges he has faced lately, which are marked by a massive heart attack two months ago that left him facing death. The 7-time batting champion and career .328 hitter spoke with SI’s Steve Rushin and shared the details of his heart attack and current health. Carew was playing golf in Corona, Calif., on Sept. 23 when he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Twins great Carew seeks heart transplant

MINNEAPOLIS -- Hall of Famer Rod Carew is hoping to qualify for a heart transplant after a massive heart attack two months ago.The 70-year-old Carew tells Sports Illustrated he was stricken while golfing alone in Corona, California, on Sept. 20.He tells the magazine "they brought me back to life." He underwent six hours of open heart surgery in which a device that pumps blood was...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

70 facts celebrating Rod Carew's 70th birthday

Rod Carew is one of the more beloved Minnesota Twins of all time. On Oct. 1, Carew celebrated his 70th birthday. In honor of the occasion, here are 70 facts about the Hall of Famer: 1. Was born on a train in the Panama Canal Zone and was named for the doctor who delivered him (Rodney Cline), who happened to be on that train. 2. Moved to New York City as a teenager. 3. Did not play...
Via Fox Sports North
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins have rich history in batting champions with Oliva, Carew, Mauer

  We go in-depth and in the cage with Twins greats Rod Carew, Tony Oliva and Joe Mauer.  These three have combined for 32 All-Star Game Appearances and 13 Batting Titles. They discuss the differences and similarities to their games and we go inside the cage for a lesson in the Art of Hitting. The special debuts Wednesday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports North Since the Washington...
Via Fox Sports North
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins, Yankees to play two exhibition games in Panama

Major League Baseball announced on Thursday morning that a two-game Grapefruit League series between the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins will mark the return of MLB to Panama for the first time since 1947. The ''Legend Series,'' to be played March 15-16 at Panama City's Rod Carew Stadium, will honor the legacy of Yankees closer Mariano Rivera. Riviera finished with the most career...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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