His sons' first names all begin with a "K" because of his tendency to strikeout batters. His sons are named Koby Aaron (4 December 1986), Kory Allen (31 May 1988), Kacy Austin (27 July 1994), and Kody Alec (15 May 1996).
He was the starting pitcher for Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, better known as the Bill Buckner Game.
Won the World Series with the New York Yankees in 1999 and 2000.
Awarded 6th Cy Young award after going 20-3 with a 3.51 ERA in 33 starts for the Yankees. His choice was controversial, in part because he completed none of his starts, a first for a Cy Young-winning starting pitcher. [November 2001]
Pitched what was supposed to be his final game of his Major League Baseball career on October 22, 2003, in Game 4 of the 2003 World Series. He went 7 innings, giving up 3 runs and striking out five in a no-decision, which the Yankees eventually lost. When he was expected to retire, he decided to come back one last season with the Houston Astros, where former Yankee teammate Andy Pettitte had signed a month earlier.
Winner of record 7 Cy Young awards, 6 in the American League (1986, 1987, 1991, 1997, 1998 and 2001) and 1 in the National League (2004). Eleventh pitcher in major league history to strike out at least 3,000 batters in his career.
Was the starting pitcher in the 2004 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, where he gave up six runs (three earned) in one inning of work, and was the losing pitcher for the National League All Stars.
Won his 7th Cy Young Award in 2004, this time with the National League. In doing so, he became the oldest pitcher to ever receive the honor (at the age of 42).
Was voted the Cy Young award in his first year in the National League, beating out his fellow teammate Roy Oswalt as well as Randy Johnson of the Arizona Diamondbacks. [November 2004]
Was awarded the 2004 NL Cy Young award after going 18-4 with a 2.98 ERA for the Houston Astros. This was his seventh Cy Young award (a record) and first in the National League.
Was selected to pitch in the 2005 MLB All-Star Game. With a 1.41 ERA in 17 starts so far, he has the lowest ERA of his career at the midpoint of the season.
After the 2006 Major League Baseball season, this is his team status: Boston Red Sox --- 1984-1996 Toronto Blue Jays --- 1997-1998 New York Yankees --- 1999-2003 Houston Astros --- 2004-2006.
Career numbers as of 2006 (1984-2005, regular season only): 341 wins, 172 losses, a 3.12 ERA and 4,502 strikeouts.
Clemens was accused of lying to Congress on his use of steroids. The verdict from his second trial came in on June 18, 2012. Clemens was found not guilty on all six counts of lying to Congress.
Became the 19th pitcher in history to win 300 career games. In the 300th game, he also became the 3rd player to record 4000 career strikeouts when he struck out St. Louis' Edgar Renteria.