Alex Rodriguez is best known for what he’s accomplished on the baseball field. Through the course of his 22 –year career, Alex hit 696 home runs, putting him fourth on the All-Time home run list, just behind Babe Ruth. His 13th consecutive seasons of 30 home runs and 100 RBI’s surpasses Ruth.
Alex is also fourth on the All-Time RBI list. He has hit more grand slams than any person in history and is one of only 29 players to become part of the 3,000-hit club.
His career statistics place him among the best that have ever played. He stands with the great Hank Aaron as the only players to ever hit more than 600 home runs, have 3000 hits and drive in more than 2000 RBIs.
Alex is a 3-time MVP, a 14-time all star, and became a World Series Champion in 2009 as a New York Yankee.
You can view Alex’s career stats here: http://m.mlb.com/player/121347/alex-rodriguez
Career Accomplishments At A Glance
2009 World Series Champion
2,784 Games Played
696 Home Runs
2,021 Runs Scored
3 MVP Awards
2009 Post Season MVP
12,207 Plate Appearances
25 Grand Slams
14 All-Star Appearances
2 Gold Glove Awards
10 Silver Slugger Awards
22+ Year Career
Although much has changed since his career began, Alex’s love for the game has been consistent year after year.
In 1982, at the age of seven, Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade and began to learn the game of baseball. Eventually he graduated from Westminster Christian High School in Miami, Florida in 1993 where he batted .419 with 17HR, 70RBI and 90SB in 100 games. Years later, he became one of the most prolific hitters and most well-known athletes in the game.