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About Scott Rolan

Scott Rolen, Founder of E5 Foundation, is a retired Major League Baseball third baseman. Rolen is considered by many to be one of the best fielding third basemen in Major League Baseball history. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Philadelphia Phillies (’93-’97), St. Louis Cardinals (’00-’08), Toronto Blue Jays (’08), and Cincinnati Reds (’09).

  • 1997 National League Rookie of the Year 

  • Eight-time Gold Glove Winner (1998, 2000-2006, 2010)

  • Seven-time National League All-Star 2002–2006, 2010, 2011) 

  • National League Silver Slugger (2002)

  • Third Baseman with the Cardinals for the 2006 World Series Championship 

  • Reading Phillies Hall of Fame

  • Continues to appear on balloting for the National Baseball Hall of Fame


Rolen finished his career with a .281/.364/.490 batting line, 316 home runs, 2,077 hits, and 1,287 RBIs. These accolades rank him among the top fifteen in career wins above replacement for third basemen all-time, as calculated by He also defined himself through his character: he was a reserved star who played the game with all-out effort.


Throughout his career, Rolen took advantage of his platform to make a difference in the lives of others, visiting sick children in the hospital and providing children and their families with momentary relief. Rolen started a children’s charity—the Enis Furley Foundation/E5 Foundation—with the mission of putting smiles on the faces of kids who were ill or had fallen on hard times. In addition, Rolen created a 100-acre recreation site—Camp Emma Lou—with horses, golf courses, canoes, and a baseball field. Families were allowed to stay at the site with all expenses paid by the charity. Rolen takes immense pride in his off-the-field work.

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