Roger Clemens Bio, Age, Height, Education, Career & Net Worth

Biography of Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens is an American former professional baseball pitcher who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for four teams, most notably the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees. Clemens was one of the most dominant pitchers in major league history, tallying 354 wins, a 3.12 earned run average (ERA), and 4,672 strikeouts, the third-most all-time. An 11-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion, he won seven Cy Young Awards during his career, more than any other pitcher in history. Clemens was known for his fierce competitive nature and hard-throwing pitching style, which he used to intimidate batters.

Full NameWilliam Roger Clemens
ProfessionFormer professional baseball pitcher
Known As
Rocket
Age 57 years
Date of BirthAugust 4, 1962
Zodiac SignLeo
Birth PlaceDayton, Ohio, United States
NationalityAmerican

Early life

Clemens was born in Dayton, Ohio, the fifth child of Bill and Bess (Lee) Clemens. He is of German descent, his great-grandfather Joseph Clemens having immigrated in the 1880s. Clemens’s parents separated when he was an infant. His mother soon married Woody Booher, whom Clemens considers his father. Booher died when Clemens was nine years old, and Clemens has said that the only time he ever felt envious of other players was when he saw them in the clubhouse with their fathers.

Clemens lived in Vandalia, Ohio, until 1977, and then spent most of his high school years in Houston, Texas. At Spring Woods High School, Clemens played baseball for longtime head coach Charles Maiorana and also played football and basketball. He was scouted by the Philadelphia Phillies and Minnesota Twins during his senior year, but opted to go to college.

Body Measurement

Below we have updated Clemens’s Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Eye Color, Hair Color, Shoe & Dress size as soon as possible.

Physical Status
Height6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
Weight107 kg
Body MeasurementsN/A
Eye ColorN/A
Hair ColorN/A
Shoe SizeN/A
Dress SizeN/A

Education

He began his college career pitching for San Jacinto College North in 1981, where he was 9–2. The New York Mets selected Clemens in the 12th round of the 1981 Major League Baseball draft, but he did not sign. He then attended the University of Texas at Austin, compiling a 25–7 record in two All-American seasons, and was on the mound when the Longhorns won the 1983 College World Series.

He became the first player to have his baseball uniform number retired at the University of Texas. In 2004, the Rotary Smith Award, given to America’s best college baseball player, was changed to the Roger Clemens Award, honoring the best pitcher. At Texas, Clemens pitched 35 consecutive scoreless innings, a NCAA record that stood until Justin Pope broke it in 2001.

SchoolSpring Woods High School, Dulles High School
College/UniversityUniversity of Texas, San Jacinto College,

What is his Relationship Status?

Clemens married Debra Lynn Godfrey (born May 27, 1963) on November 24, 1984. The couple has four sons: Koby Aaron, Kory Allen, Kacy Austin, and Kody Alec—all given “K” names to honor Clemens’s strikeouts (“K’s”). Koby was at one time a minor league prospect in various MLB clubs. Kacy played college baseball for the Texas Longhorns, and was drafted by the Blue Jays in the eighth round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft. Kody also played college baseball for the Texas Longhorns, and was drafted 79th overall by the Detroit Tigers in the third round of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft.

Family

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Family
FatherBill Clemens
MotherBess Clemens
Sibling6, Randy Clemens, Bonnie Booher, Gary Clemens, Brenda Pavlovich, Janet Johnson, Richard Clemens

Where One Can Follow Him?

Clemens seems active on Twitter and Instagram. He frequently uploads his pictures, post, and videos in his authentic Twitter and Instagram account.

FacebookN/A
InstagramRoger Clemens
TwitterRoger Clemens
YouTubeN/A

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no rumors and scandals about Randy Johnson.

Professional Career in Boston Red Sox (1984–1996)

Clemens was selected in the first round (19th overall) of the 1983 MLB draft by the Boston Red Sox and quickly rose through the minor league system, making his MLB debut on May 15, 1984. An undiagnosed torn labrum threatened to end his career early; he would successfully undergo arthroscopic surgery at the hands of the then relatively unknown Dr. James Andrews.

Roger Clemens
Roger Clemens

Media Appearance

Clemens has appeared as himself in several movies and television episodes and has also occasionally acted in films. Perhaps best known was his appearance in the season three episode of The Simpsons (“Homer at the Bat”) where he is hypnotized into thinking he is a chicken (he did his own clucking). Clemens has also made guest appearances as himself on the TV shows Hope & Faith, Spin City, Arli$$, and Saturday Night Live as well as the movie Anger Management, and makes a brief appearance in the movie Kingpin as the character Skidmark. He also is shown playing an actual game with the Houston Astros in the film Boyhood.

What is Roger Clemens’s Net Worth?

Roger Clemens’s net worth has been growing significantly in 2019-20. So, how much is Roger Clemens’s Net Worth? What is Roger Clemens ’s salary per year and how rich is he at the age of 56 years old? We have estimated Roger Clemens net worth, money, income, and assets for 2019-20 below:

Net Worth in 2020$60 million
Salary in 2020over $175 million
Net Worth in 2019Under Review
Salary in 2019Under Review
Source of IncomeBaseball Player

Pitching style

Clemens for all of his career as a prototypical power pitcher with an aggressive edge. This was especially the case when he was a young man when Clemens “threw two pitches: a 98-mph fastball and a hard breaking ball. At 23, Clemens simply reared back and threw the ball past batters.” Later in his career, Clemens developed a devastating split-finger fastball to use as an off-speed pitch in concert with his fastball. Clemens has jocularly referred to this pitch as “Mr. Splitty.”

Roger Clemens
Roger Clemens

By the time Clemens retired from Major League Baseball in 2007, his four-seam fastball had settled in the 91–94 mph range. He also threw a two-seam fastball, a slider in the mid-80s, his hard splitter, and an occasional curveball. Clemens was a highly durable pitcher, leading the American League in complete games three times and innings pitched twice. His 18 complete games in 1987 is more than any pitcher has thrown since. Clemens was also known as a strikeout pitcher, leading the AL in K’s five times and strikeouts per nine innings three times.

Personal Life

Debra once left a Red Sox game, when Clemens pitched for another team, in tears from the heckling she received. This is documented in an updated later edition to Dan Shaughnessy’s best-selling book, Curse of the Bambino. Debra also was quoted in the book as stating that it was the poor attitude of Red Sox fans that prevented the team from ever winning the World Series (this was quoted prior to the Red Sox’ 2004 World Series victory). Clemens is a member of the Republican Party and donated money to Texas congressman Ted Poe during his 2006 campaign.


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