Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens talks about his legendary career, why he’s not in the Hall of Fame and changes in baseball.
Major League pitching legend Roger Clemens got his start at Houston’s Spring Woods High School. He then attended San Jacinto Jr. College and went on to have a successful career as a University of Texas Longhorn. Clemens was the winning pitcher in the final game of the 1983 College World Series. Roger was drafted by the Boston Red Sox and one year later named Rookie of the Year. Clemens is a seven-time Cy Young Award winner and a twelve-time MLB All-Star. He earned 354 wins, 4,672 strike-outs and two World Championship rings during his MLB career with the Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees and Houston Astros. Roger and his wife established the Roger Clemens Foundation in 1992.
Ken Burns is an acclaimed historical documentary filmmaker. His films have won multiple Emmys and received Oscar nominations, and he’s been honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a Lifetime Achievement Award. His films and series, most of which appear on PBS, include “The Civil War,” “The Dust Bowl” and “Baseball.” His film “Jackie Robinson” aired on PBS in 2016.