First baseman for the New York Mets.
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Keith 'Barlow' Hernandez
6' (1.83 m)
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[on the passing of Elaine Kaufman] She's the one who prodded me to get going when I retired. She told me that I was too talented to sit on my duff and not do anything. I was shocked, because all our conversations before had been social and friendly. But this was like a mother to her son: 'Get off your lazy butt and do something! Don't let this go to waste!'
Keith has been an active and faithful crusader in the battle against Alzheimer's. He lost his mother to the disease in 1989, and has for years since worker tirelessly on behalf of those with Alzheimer's and their families. He is the chairman of the annual "Field of Dreams" gala, a star-studded fund-raiser for Brooklyn's Cobble Hill Health Center, an assisted-living facility for the elderly. Many ...