George Andrew Hendrick, Jr. is an American former professional baseball player and coach. He played in Major League Baseball as an outfielder between 1971 and 1988, most notably as an integral member of the St. Louis Cardinals team that won the 1982 World Series. A four-time All-Star and a two-time Silver Slugger Award winner, Hendrick led the major leagues with 20 outfield assists in 1979 and, led the Cardinals in home runs every year from 1980 through 1983. He also won a World Series with the Oakland Athletics in 1972 and was a member of the 1986 California Angels division-winning team. He also played for the Cleveland Indians, San Diego Padres and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Hendrick is currently the special advisor to baseball operations for the Tampa Bay Rays.
About George Hendrick
Four-time All-Star outfielder who hit 267 home runs during his 18-year career.
He was very quiet growing up and was never comfortable talking in public.
He was traded five times during his career.
His son Brian played basketball for the University of California.
He helped the St. Louis Cardinals win the 1985 World Series along with Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith.
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