Currently alive, at 43 years of age.
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1974 – He was born on the 17th day of October this year.
1993 – He graduated from First Presbyterian Day School in Macon, Georgia, where he starred as a dominating pitcher; he threw three no-hitters during high school. He was soon drafted by the Atlanta Braves.
1998 – He finished the season with an earned run average of 2.13 in 38 innings pitched.
1999 – He proved to be that this is his best year. After becoming the Braves’ full-time closer, he converted 38 saves and had an ERA of 2.49 in 74 games.
2000 – Rocker appeared in front of 46,987 fans at Shea Stadium for the first time since making the remarks.
2004 – He took the season off to recover from surgery on his left shoulder.
2005 – He signed with the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League.
2006 – He appeared on the Spike TV network’s Pros vs. Joes, a program that pits retired professional athletes against amateurs.
2007 – He was implicated in a steroid ring that included Applied Pharmacy of Mobile, Alabama.