Kent Hrbek

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Kent Hrbek is the cleanup hitter for Minnesota in the NES version of RBI. Hrbek's 894 power rating and low contact make him one of the top players in all of RBI. He is the big left handed bat on the team and forms the Minnesota dynamic-duo with his righty counterpart Tom Brunansky. According to fightonusc's Overall Player Rankings, Hrbek is the 23rd best hitter in all of RBI.

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Bio

  • Born May 21, 1960 in Minneapolis, MN
  • Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 17th round of the 1978 draft
  • Played in the Big Leagues from 1981 to 1994
  • American League Rookie of the Year runner-up in 1982
  • All-Star in 1982
  • AL MVP runner-up in 1984
  • 1991 Lou Gehrig Award Winner
  • #14 retired by the Twins in 1995
  • Inducted into the Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame in 1996
  • Inducted into the inaugural class of the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame in 2000

Nicknames

  • Home Run Bek

External Links

Hrbek's stats on Baseball Reference