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Roger Clemens      

He and his wife, Debbie, make their home in Houston with their four sons.

Koby (Dec. 4, 1986), Kory (May 31, 1988), Kacy (July 27, 1994), and Kody (May 15, 1996)...graduated from Spring Woods H.S. (TX) in 1980...played first base and pitched in high school and American Legion ball...was All-State in baseball while in high school...helped Legion team win the State Championship in 1979...won three letters as a football defensive end and two more as a basketball center...made All-District in football...received All-American honors at San Jacinto Junior College (TX) in 1981...went 25-7 in two years (1982-83) at the University of Texas with 241 strikeouts in 275.0 innings...received All-American honors in both years at Texas...was the winning pitcher in the final game of the 1983 College World Series as Texas beat Alabama, 4-3 for the NCAA February 1993, he became the first University of Texas baseball alumnus to have his number (21) retired...began a ticket purchase program in 1987 for youngsters under the direction of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston...was very active in the Red Sox charitable programs, including the Jimmy Fund (cancer research for children) and homeless projects...established the Roger Clemens Foundation with his wife Debbie in 1992 to support educational, charitable, literary, scientific and religious activities for children, with a special emphasis on underprivileged and at-risk children and children with special needs...was named 2001 Sportsman of the Year by the March of Dimes.

In his third season with the Astros, Clemens posted a 7-6 record with a 2.30 ERA in 19 starts...Has posted a winning record in 21 of his 23 seasons, joining Grover Cleveland Alexander and Cy Young as the only pitchers to have as many winning seasons while starting at least 15 games in each of those seasons...has posted a winning record in 10 consecutive seasons, since he was 10-13 for Boston in 1996...his 2.30 ERA led the Majors from June 22 through the end of the season...led all Major League pitchers with a 2.02 ERA from 2005-06...earned his 343rd career win with six scoreless innings on 7/19 against the Cubs...won four consecutive decisions from 8/5-25, going 4-0 with a 2.54 ERA to tie him for the second-most wins in August in the National League...owns a 1.50 ERA in 24 road starts from 2005-06, the lowest road ERA among all Major League pitchers during that span...was one of two National League pitchers with at least four wins without a loss in August (Trachsel, 5-0)...captured his first career win at PNC Park on 8/25, the 34th different ballpark in which he has notched a win...recorded career strikeout No. 4,600 on 9/29 at Atlanta in his last start of the season...Went 3-3 with a 2.63 ERA in 11 home starts...was 6-4 with a 2.18 ERA in 15 starts after the All-Star Break...has allowed two or fewer earned runs in 33 of his last 39 starts, dating back to 6/11/05...the Astros were 7-4 in his last 11 starts, and he allowed one earned run or less in eight of those 11 starts...Was signed by the Astros on May 31 and made three Minor League starts in his first Minor League start at Class-A Lexington, he pitched three innings, allowing one run on three hits while surrendering one home run and hitting a batter...his son, Koby, started at third base while he was on the mound for Lexington...started for Double-A Corpus Christi on 6/11 vs. San Antonio and pitched six shutout innings, allowing two hits while walking none and striking out his final Minor League outing on 6/18 with Triple-A Round Rock, he earned the win in round Rock's 7-4 win over New Orleans...Began the season 0-2 for the first time since he was 0-4 in his first six starts with Boston in 1996...his only other 0-2 start was in 1987...the Astros did not score in his first 11 1/3 innings he pitched...allowed two runs in five innings and lost in his season debut on 6/22 vs. Minnesota...the Astros did not score while he was on the mound...surrendered two runs (one earned) in 6 1/3 innings, but fell to 0-2 on the season as the Astros were shutout on 6/27 at Detroit...earned his first win of the season in his third start on 7/3 vs. Chicago...struck out seven batters on 7/8 vs. the Cardinals ...surrendered only two earned runs but suffered a 3-1 loss on 7/14 at Florida...did not allow an earned run (one run) in seven innings, but received a no-decision on 7-30 vs. Arizona, as he struck out a season-high nine batters...was 2-2 with a 2.00 ERA in six July starts...Recorded the win on 8/5 at Arizona, allowing three runs over seven innings...The Astros scored nine runs in the game, the most by the club in any of his 2006 starts...notched his second consecutive win, his first back-to-back victories in 2006 on 8/10 against the Pirates...surrendered only one run over six innings...received a no-decision in the Astros 18-inning loss on 8/15 vs. the Cubs...left after six innings with a lead...Did not record a decision on 9/4 at Philadelphia with one earned run over five innings and six strikeouts...left the game early with a strained right groin and missed one start...had his four-game winning streak snapped in the Astros' loss on 9/15 vs. Philadelphia, walking a season-high five batters over five innings...allowed one run in five innings while pitching on three days rest on 9/24 vs. St. Louis, recording a no-decision...was 1-2 with a 2.33 ERA in five September starts.

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