Profession: MLB First Baseman
Why Famous: The starting first baseman on two World Series championship teams: the St. Louis Cardinals in 1982 and the New York Mets in 1986. Known for his ability to hit the ball in all parts of the ballpark, especially the opposite way, and for his terrific defense.
- 2005-02-14 Retired baseball player Keith Hernandez (51) weds Kai Thompson in Miami Beach, Florida
- 1979-11-13 Willie Stargell and Keith Hernandez share NL MVP Award NL
- 1983-06-15 Cards trade Keith Hernandez to Mets for Neil Allen & Rick Ownbey
- 1989-01-29 Game-winning RBI, official statistic dropped after 9 years of use NY Mets Keith Hernandez is the all-time leader with 129
- 1989-03-02 NY Mets stars Keith Hernandez and Darryl Strawberry famously nearly come to blows in front of reporters and TV crews at spring training