Happy Birthday to Rodney Cline Carew

Happy birthday to Rodney Cline Carew, considered one of modern baseball’s greatest hitters.  The Major League Player also excelled as a first baseman, second baseman and coach. Carew was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991.  Carew’s mother was Panamanian, and he was born on a train traveling through the Panama Canal Zone.  During the racial segregation of the 1940’s that was implemented in the Canal Zone, his mother was in the rear car when she went into labor.  A physician on the train, Dr. Rodney Cline, delivered Carew, and the famous MLB player is his namesake.
Feliz cumpleaños a Rodney Cline Carew, considerado uno de los mejores bateadores del béisbol moderno. El jugador de Grandes Ligas también se destacó como primera base, segunda base y entrenador. Carew fue incluido en el Salón de la Fama del Béisbol Nacional en 1991. La madre de Carew era panameña y nació en un tren que atravesaba la Zona del Canal de Panamá. Durante la segregación racial de la década de 1940 que se implementó en la Zona del Canal, su madre iba en el carro trasero cuando se puso de parto. Un médico en el tren, el Dr. Rodney Cline, dio a luz a Carew, y el famoso jugador de Grandes Ligas es su tocayo.

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