Roger Clemens Career
Roger Clemens career is yet another success story that every baseball lovers like to hear about. Roger Clemens career is full of achievements and accomplishments.
Roger Clemens is famously known by his nickname ‘Rocket’. Clemens is a retired American baseball pitcher. In his career, Clemens has played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for altogether four teams. Roger Clemens career in baseball has been very successful in a sense that he was one of the most dominant pitchers in major league history.
Roger Clemens was born on August 4, 1962, in Dayton, Ohio, United States. He was born to mother Bess Clemens and father Bill Clemens. Roger has two sisters namely Brenda Pavlovich and Janet Johnson. Roger has two brothers namely Randy Clemens and Gary Clemens. Sadly, Clemens's parents separated when he was an infant.
Early life and education
Roger Clemens was a bright student and he had an interest in baseball right from the beginning. Clemens lived in Vandalia, Ohio, until 1977. He spent most of his high school in Houston, Texas. Clemens used to play baseball for longtime head coach Charles Maiorana at Spring Woods High School. Apart from baseball, Clemens also used to play basketball and football fairly good. For the college education, Clemens went to San Jacinto College, University of Texas. Roger Clemens career started from his college. He began his college career pitching for San Jacinto College North in 1981.
Career and net worth
Roger Clemens career reflects that a person can become successful if he or she follows his or her passion. Clemens is an acclaimed in major league history. He has 354 wins, a 3.12 earned run average (ERA), and 4,672 strikeouts, the third-most all time. Roger Clemens entails a long list of success and achievements. He is an eleven- time All-Star and two-time World Series champion. He has been able to win seven Cy Young Awards during his career and that is the winning record of more than any other pitcher in the history.
Roger Clemens career in baseball has given him ample amount of name and fame. Clemens was well- known for his fierce competitive nature. He had a hard- throwing pitching style. His winning records along with his pitching style would easily intimidate his opponents. One required an ample amount of courage to stand against him. Roger Clemens career has been affiliated with major leagues in 1984 with the Boston Red Sox. He left Boston via free agency and joined the Toronto Blue Jays after the 1996 season. Prior to the 1999 season, Clemens was traded to the New York Yankees.
Clemens went to Houston Astros in 2004. He again rejoined the Yankees in 2007 and had one last season before retiring. With all these successes, Roger Clemens net worth has become something worth discussing. Roger Clemens net worth is estimated to be around 60 million dollars as of 2012 and the recent details about the net worth have not been disclosed.
Personal life and spouse
Roger Clemens personal life has many interesting kinds of stuff to be covered. He has been dragged into many controversies and his outspoken comments have been one of the reasons behind some controversies related to him. Clemens has also been dragged into accusations. Two of Roger Clemens accusations include Steroid use accusations and Adultery accusations. According to some rumors, these Roger Clemens accusations brought a little stain in his fame.
Keeping all those stuff apart, Roger Clemens married life looks pretty fine. Clemens married Debra Lynn Godfrey on November 24, 1984. The couple has four sons namely Koby Aaron, Kory Allen, Kacy Austin, and Kody Alec. Clemens is a member of a Republican party. Roger Clemens married life with wife Debra is simply amazing. Debra is very supportive to her husband and she even posed in a bikini with her husband for a Sports Illustrated pictorial regarding athletes and their wives. This appeared in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition for 2003. He has a settled life with a jaw-dropping net worth and a beautiful plus understanding wife.
Awards, achievements, and recognitions
Roger Clemens has achieved many awards and recognitions in his career. One could write a book about them. In 1999, he was ranked number 53 on The Sporting News' list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players. By the end of the 2005 season, Clemens had won seven Cy Young Awards and this is, by the way, the winning record of more than any other pitcher in the history. He was the winner of the AL award in 1986, 1987, 1991, 1997, 1998, and 2001, and the National League award in 2004, an MVP and two pitching triple crowns. In October 2006,
Roger Clemens is active in social media and his Twitter account is active which anyone can follow without any hesitations.
Help support the cause by spreading awareness - National Autism Day - make a difference today! pic.twitter.com/aCTdnd48Mq— Roger Clemens (@rogerclemens) April 3, 2015