Roger Clemens

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens Full Name: Roger Clemens


Profession: MLB Pitching Legend
Why Famous: Played 24 seasons in the MLB for four teams and was one of the most dominant pitchers in MLB history, tallying 354 wins, a 3.12 ERA, and 4,672 strikeouts, the third-most all time. He won seven Cy Young Awards, the most of any pitcher in MLB history.

Born: August 4, 1962 (55 years old)
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, USA

Married Life

  • 1984-11-24 MLB pitcher Roger Clemens (22) weds Debra Lynn Godfrey

Historical Events in the Life of Roger Clemens

  • 1984-05-20 Boston's Roger Clemens beats Twins, 5-4, for his 1st victory
  • 1986-04-29 Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens strikes out 20 Seattle Mariners
  • 1986-07-02 After 14 wins, Roger Clemens suffer his 1st loss of year
  • 1986-07-15 All star MVP: Roger Clemens (Boston Red Sox)
  • 1986-11-12 Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award unanimously
  • 1986-11-18 Roger Clemens wins AL MVP
  • 1987-11-11 Roger Clemens wins consecutive Cy Young Awards
  • 1989-02-16 Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens signs $7.5M-3 year contract
  • 1991-02-08 Roger Clemens signs record $5,380,250 per year Red Sox contract
  • 1991-11-13 Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award
  • 1993-08-11 Red Sox Roger Clemens pitches 2,000th strike out (Danny Tartabul-NY)
  • 1996-05-21 Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens beats Yankees for his 200th win
  • 1996-09-18 Roger Clemens ties his own major league record with 20 strikeouts
  • 1996-12-13 Free agent Roger Clemens signs with Toronto Blue Jays
  • 1997-11-11 Roger Clemens wins his 4th AL Cy Young Award
  • 1998-05-06 Kerry Wood strikes out 20 Houston Astros to tie the major league record held by Roger Clemens. He threw a one-hitter and did not walk a batter in his 5th career start.
  • 2007-12-13 The Mitchell Report is publicly released listing the names of 89 Major League Baseball players that have presumably used anabolic steroids and human growth hormones. Notable players named include Roger Clemens and Miguel Tejada.

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