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The Chuck Knoblauch file

  • September 21, 2011 - 9:14 PM

 

Age: 43 (born July 7, 1968)

Resides: Houston

Drafted: First round (25th overall) in 1989 draft out of Texas A&M

Major league career: Twins, 1991-97; Yankees, 1998-2001; Royals, 2002

Honors: 1991 American League Rookie of the Year; four All-Star Games, all with the Twins (1992, '94, '96, '97); 1997 Gold Glove winner

With the Twins: Knoblauch is the franchise career leader in stolen bases (276) and holds single-season records for stolen bases (62, 1997) and runs (140, 1996).

World Series championships: Four (1991 with the Twins; 1999, 2000, 2001 with the Yankees)

Best year: Twins in 1996 -- .341 BA, .448 OBP, .517 slugging, 140 runs, 35 doubles, 14 triples, 45 stolen bases

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