Alex Rodriguez (A-rod) Early Age, Net worth And Career

Alex Rodriguez (A-rod) Early Age, Net worth And Career

Alex Rodriguez (A-Rod) is an American professional baseball shortstop and third baseman. He is very well known by his baseball fans all over the world. Alex has played many seasons during his baseball career. He played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). Rodriguez is also counter among the most popular and one of the great baseball players of all times.

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Early Age and Career

He was born in June 27, 1975 in Washington Heights section of New York City to his parents Victor Rodriguez as a father and Lourdes Rodriguez as a mother. At the age of four they moved to Dominican Republic then to Miami Florida.

He use to play baseball in his high school and has participate in many championships too. He was a star shortstop on his team and also player quarterback in football team. Rodriguez was selected as the USA Baseball Junior Player of the Year too.

In 1993, Major League Baseball draft, Alex Rodriguez was selected with the first overall selection by the Seattle Mariners. Afterwards Mariners signed him to a three year contract which was worth $1.3 million and a signing bonus of $1 million. The richest contract in baseball history was when he signed for 10-year contract for $252 million.

Achievements and Awards

  • 14x All-Star in(1996-1998, 200-2008, 2010,2011)
  • World Series champion in 2009
  • 3x AL MVP in (2003, 2005, 2007)
  • 2x Gold Award in (2002, 2003)
  • 2x MLB RBI leader in (2002, 2007)
  • 4x AL Hank Aaron Award in (2001-2003, 2007)
  • 5x AL home run leader in (2001-2003,2005)
  • MLB batting champion in (1996)

Net Worth, Salary and height

According to the record of Rodriguez has the net worth of $300 million, and his salary is 20 million according to the 2016 records. Rodriguez height is 6 feet and 3 inch tall which is 1.9 in meter.

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