Jeffrey Franklin Kent is an American former professional baseball second baseman. He played seventeen seasons in Major League Baseball from 1992 to 2008 for the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Mets, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros, and Los Angeles Dodgers. Kent won the National League Most Valuable Player award in 2000 with the San Francisco Giants, and is the all-time leader in home runs among second basemen. He drove in 90 or more runs from 1997 to 2005. Kent is a five-time All-Star, and his 560 career doubles put him tied for 21st on the all-time doubles list.
About Jeff Kent
Five-time All-Star second baseman who retired in 2008 with 377 lifetime home runs.
He was once taken off his Edison High School baseball team because of an argument with his coach.
He drove in more than 90 runs each season for nine straight years, setting a record for second basemen.
Married his high school sweetheart Dana; the couple had three children together.
He teamed with outfielder Barry Bonds to form a potent hitting duo for the San Francisco Giants.
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