Roger Clemens Through The Years

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Roger Clemens
We take a look at the Rocket through the years. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
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From Texas to Boston
From Texas to Boston
Clemens attended the University of Texas, compiling a 25–7 record and was drafted 19th overall by the Boston Red Sox in 1983. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Roger Clemens #21
Roger Clemens #21
On April 29, 1986, Clemens became the first pitcher in history to strike out 20 batters in a nine-inning major league game, he did it again in 1996. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Red Sox Years (1984-1996)
Red Sox Years (1984-1996)
In 13 years with the Red Sox, Clemens won 192 games and tied Cy Young for the franchise record. Since his departure from Boston, no other player has worn the #21. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Becoming a Blue Jay
Becoming a Blue Jay
Clemens signed a four-year, $40 million deal with the Toronto Blue Jays after the 1996 season. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Two Years in Toronto (1997-1998)
Two Years in Toronto (1997-1998)
Red Sox General Manager Dan Duquette commented that Clemens was "in the twilight" of his career. Clemens went 41-13 and won two Cy Young awards in his two seasons as a Blue Jay. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
The Rocket lands in New York
The Rocket lands in New York
Clemens was traded to the Yankees before the 1999 season. In his first year he posted a record of 14–10 with a 4.60 ERA. The Yankees won the World Series in 1999 and 2000. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Wins and Losses
Wins and Losses
Clemens best year as a Yankee came in 2001, when he became the first pitcher in MLB History to start 20-1. He won an MLB Record sixth Cy Young following the 2001 season. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
New York Yankee Years (1999-2003)
New York Yankee Years (1999-2003)
The Yankees would go on to lose two more World Series with Clemens. They lost to Arizona in 2001 and Florida in 2003. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
George W. Bush Hosts N.Y. Yankees at White House
George W. Bush Hosts N.Y. Yankees at White House
New York Yankee pitcher Roger Clemens, right, presents a baseball to U.S. President George W. Bush as Yankee manager Joe Torre, left, looks on May 4, 2001 in the Rose Garden of the White House. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Roger Clemens signs with the Houston Astros
Roger Clemens signs with the Houston Astros
Clemens joined long time friend Andy Pettitte and signed a one year deal with the Houston Astros on January 12, 2004. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Houston Astros (2004-2006)
Houston Astros (2004-2006)
Clemens record in three years with the Astros was 38-18 with a 2.40 ERA. Clemens posted career best 1.87 ERA in 2005 in route to winning his MLB record seventh Cy Young award. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
NLDS: Atlanta Braves v Houston Astros Game 4
NLDS: Atlanta Braves v Houston Astros Game 4
The Astros eliminated the Braves three games to one with a 7-6 victory in the 18th inning. Clemens made his first relief appearance since 1984 and picked up the win. Game 4 of the 2005 NLDS is the longest postseason game in MLB history. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
2005 World Series
2005 World Series
Clemens was the starter for Game 1 against the White Sox but would eventually be swept in four games to lose the franchise first ever World Series. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Team USA
Team USA
Clemens pitched in the first ever World Baseball Classic in 2006. USA was eliminated in the second round. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Dominant Numbers
Dominant Numbers
The Rocket is ranked 9th all time in wins, #1 in the American League in Strikeouts. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Strikeout King
Strikeout King
The Rocket is ranked 3rd in the Majors in strikeouts behind Randy Johnson and Nolan Ryan. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Hall of Fame Career
Hall of Fame Career
Clemens is an 11 Time All Star and has won 7 Cy Young's in his career. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Roger Clemens Testifies On Steroid Use On Capitol Hill
Roger Clemens Testifies On Steroid Use On Capitol Hill
Clemens raises his right hand as he is sworn in during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, February 13, 2008 in Washington DC. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Astros Batting Practice
Astros Batting Practice
Clemens finished his career with a 354-184 record. (Photos provided by Getty Images.)
Koby Clemens
Koby Clemens
The Houston Astros picked Clemens in the 8th round of the amateur draft, 254th overall. (Photos provided by Getty Images)
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