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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 26 October 1949Perryton, Texas, USA
Birth NameDudley Michael Hargrove
Nicknames Grover
The Human Rain Delay
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mike Hargrove was born on October 26, 1949 in Perryton, Texas, USA as Dudley Michael Hargrove.

Trivia (11)

First Baseman for the Texas Rangers (1974-1978), San Diego Padres (1979) and Cleveland Indians (1979-1985).
Manager of Cleveland Indians (1991-1999) and Baltimore Orioles (2000-2002).
1974 American League Rookie of the Year.
Named to 1975 American League All Star Team.
Texas Rangers All-Time On-base Percentage Leader (.399).
Made major league debut on 7 April 1974.
Named to Baseball Digest magazine's 1974 Rookie All-Star Team.
Signed 3 year contract to be Manager for the Seattle Mariners. [October 2004]
Inducted into the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Sports Hall of Fame in 1993 (inaugural class).
Inducted into the Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.
Received the Jack Tramonte Award from the Greater Akron Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014.

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