Former Major League Baseball Player Roger Clemens has won 7 Cy Young Awards and has recorded 4,672 strikeouts. He is one of the dominant pitchers of all time. He started and played the majority of his career with the Boston Red Sox. He also played for Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, and Houston Astros.
Roger Clemens was born William Roger Clemens on 4 August 1962 and this makes him age 54 at this time. His place of birth was Dayton, Ohio. He is American. His ethnicity is white. His birth sign is Leo. He is the son of Bill Clemens and Bess Clemens.
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Clemens is one of the legendary figures of baseball. Roger Clemens has an estimated net worth of more than $80 Million cause the former player has kept his money from sponsors private. Roger has amassed a total of $160 Million as his professional career earnings.
William is a private person and keeps his net worth away from the limelight. Roger has played with 5 clubs in the MLB: Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Jays, Houston Astros, and New York Yankees. Roger Clemens signed his last contract for a year with New York Yankees and was granted $28 Million as an annual salary.
Roger Clemens also made an appearance in several movies and television shows but has kept his income generated from the mystery to the public. He is admired for his appearance in the season of “The Simpsons” (Homer at the Bat). He also made guest appearances on shows like Hope & Faith, Spin City, and Saturday Night Live. He also released an early autobiography, Rocket Man: The Roger Clemens Story, written with Peter Gammons.
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Roger Clemens married Debra Lynn Godfrey on May 27, 1963. They have four sons together named: Koby Aaron, Kory Allen, Kacy Austin, and Kody Alec. His son Koby Clemens is a former professional baseball infielder and outfielder.
Roger Clemens also has been part of a steroid scandal. According to sources, he abused banned substances in 1998, 2000, and 2001. He also had an extramarital affair. He dated Mindy McCready – popular music & singer (Feb 17, 2013) for long period. Clemens also had a relationship with three other women.
Roger Clemens is associated with the Republican Party and contributed funds to Texas Congressman Ted Poe during his 2006 campaign. His wife posed in a bikini avatar with him for Sports Illustrated pictorial regarding athletes and their wives. Numerous awards and rewards have honored him. He won the AL award (six times).
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In 1986, Roger Clemens accomplished a 24-4 record, bagged the Cy Young Award, and was named Most Valuable Player. He is well known for his competitive nature and hard-throwing pitching style.
Roger Clemens was drafted by Boston Red Sox in 1983. On May 15, 1984, he made his major league debut, and very quickly, he rose to a super successful player in baseball. Throughout his long career in baseball, he won 354 regular season games and 4,672 strikeouts.
Roger Clemens's parents separated when he was an infant. His mother married Woody Booher, but unfortunately, his stepfather died when Clemens was nine years old. He went to Spring Woods High School and played baseball under coach Charles Maiorana. He also played football and basketball. Roger Clemens played collegiate baseball at San Jacinto College North and for the University of Texas at Austin.