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Date of Birth 7 March 1968Bellflower, California, USA
Birth NameJeffrey Franklin Kent
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jeff Kent was born on March 7, 1968 in Bellflower, California, USA as Jeffrey Franklin Kent.

Trivia (11)

He and wife Dana have one daughter, Lauren Elizabeth (16 March 1996), and three sons, Hunter Franklin (10 November 1997), Colton Ryan (15 March 1999) and Kaeden Thomas (29 August 2003).
Signs a two-year, $18.2 million contract with the Houston Astros (18 December 2002)
2002 Salary: $6,000,000
2000 National League MVP.
Second Baseman/Third Baseman/First Baseman/Designated Hitter/Shortstop for Toronto Blue Jays (1992), New York Mets (1992-1996), Cleveland Indians (1996), San Francisco Giants (1997-2002) and Houston Astros (2003).
Member of 1992 World Series Champion Toronto Blue Jays team. Member of 1996 American League Central Division Champion Cleveland Indians team. Member of 1997 and 2000 National League Western Division Champion San Francisco Giants team. Member of 2002 National League Champion San Francisco Giants team.
Named to 3 National League All Star Teams (1999-2001).
2000 National League MVP for having .334 batting average, .424 On-base percentage, .596 Slugging Percentage, 159 Games, 114 Runs, 196 Hits, 350 Total Bases, 41 Doubles, 7 Triples, 125 RBI, 81 Extra-Base Hits and 295 Times on Base. Did not league in any statistical category. Finished in top 10 in voting for same award in 1997-1998 and 2002.
Made major league debut on 12 April 1992.
(January 22) Announced retirement. In 17 years with the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Mets, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros, and Los Angeles Dodgers, Kent had a .290 BA, 377 homers, and 1,518 RBIs.
(December 9) Agreed to a $17 million, two-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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