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Ray Knight (born December 28, 1952 in Albany, Georgia) is a former right-handed Major League Baseball player in the 1970s and 80s.

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He was a third basemen (1021 games) and first basemen (339 games) for the most part, although he did play 10 games in the outfield, 39 games as the designated hitter and 27 games at second base and short stop combined, in his 1397 career starts. He played for the Cincinnati Reds (1974-1981), Houston Astros (1982-1984), New York Mets (1984-1986), Baltimore Orioles (1987), and the Detroit Tigers (1988).After replacing the exiting Pete Rose at third base in 1979, he wound up on the World Champion Mets team of 1986.

While he is notable as being a very quality hitter, making the Top 10 leaderboard in batting, three times, he is mostly known for the infamous 1986 World Series, when he not only scored the run on Mookie Wilson's famous grounder through Bill Buckner's legs, but he also hit the deciding home run in Game 7. He went on to win the World Series MVP award, and then became the first player to join a new team after winning the award, signing with the Orioles in 1987. His all-time statistics in the postseason include a .279 BA, with 1 home run and 7 RBIs.

In 1986, he also won the Babe Ruth Award for the National League and The Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year Award.He was also a winner of the Hutch Award in 1983.In a 13-season career, he put together a .271 batting average with 84 home runs and 595 RBIs in 1495 games. He had 490 runs and 14 career stolen bases. He accumulated 266 doubles and 1311 hits in total, in 4829 at bats.In his managerial career, he is 125-137, managing the Reds from 1996-97 and in 2003 for 1 game. In 1997, he forgot how many outs there were in a game and called for a bunt at an inopportune time. He later fined himself 250 dollars, and was later replaced by Jack McKeon, not as a punishment for the incident, but for the lack of success of the team.Knight is married to golf star, Nancy Lopez, and briefly caddied for her after retiring.

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Ray Knight

Ray Knight (born December 28, 1952 in Albany, Georgia) is a former right-handed Major League Baseball player in the 1970s and 80s.

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He was a third basemen (1021 games) and first basemen (339 games) for the most part, although he did play 10 games in the outfield, 39 games as the designated hitter and 27 games at second base and short stop combined, in his 1397 career starts. He played for the Cincinnati Reds (1974-1981), Houston Astros (1982-1984), New York Mets (1984-1986), Baltimore Orioles (1987), and the Detroit Tigers (1988).After replacing the exiting Pete Rose at third base in 1979, he wound up on the World Champion Mets team of 1986.

While he is notable as being a very quality hitter, making the Top 10 leaderboard in batting, three times, he is mostly known for the infamous 1986 World Series, when he not only scored the run on Mookie Wilson's famous grounder through Bill Buckner's legs, but he also hit the deciding home run in Game 7. He went on to win the World Series MVP award, and then became the first player to join a new team after winning the award, signing with the Orioles in 1987. His all-time statistics in the postseason include a .279 BA, with 1 home run and 7 RBIs.

In 1986, he also won the Babe Ruth Award for the National League and The Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year Award.He was also a winner of the Hutch Award in 1983.In a 13-season career, he put together a .271 batting average with 84 home runs and 595 RBIs in 1495 games. He had 490 runs and 14 career stolen bases. He accumulated 266 doubles and 1311 hits in total, in 4829 at bats.In his managerial career, he is 125-137, managing the Reds from 1996-97 and in 2003 for 1 game. In 1997, he forgot how many outs there were in a game and called for a bunt at an inopportune time. He later fined himself 250 dollars, and was later replaced by Jack McKeon, not as a punishment for the incident, but for the lack of success of the team.Knight is married to golf star, Nancy Lopez, and briefly caddied for her after retiring.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ray Knight for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ray Knight, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ray Knight or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ray Knight?

    Booking fees for Ray Knight, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ray Knight, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ray Knight?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ray Knight for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ray Knight for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ray Knight or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ray Knight or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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