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Alex Rodriguez: The US Baseball Star

Alex Rodriguez: The US Baseball Star

Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez or more commonly Alex Rodriguez is famous professional and famous baseball player from the US. He was born in 1975. He is also known by nickname A-Rod. He plays in the position of an infielder. He has been in the game since for the past 20 years. He has amassed some huge scores and hits in the game of baseball, like a batting average of 0.229. His home runs are 664 with 2,971 hits along with 1,991 RBIs (runs batted in). The count of his stolen bases have been 322 and runs are 1,940
Alex had been a fan of baseball since he was a child. He had been playing the game since high school. He also played American football, where he was a quarterback. In fact, he was the first ever high-school student who went to try-outs in 1993 for the team USA. He was selected for the initial round of amateur draft in 1993 when he was only 17 years of age. Professionally, he had been playing for the team New York Yankees of MLB (Major League Baseball) since 1994.
He has several awards to his claim like MVP Awards for AL thrice, All-Star for 14 times and many more. He had led a glitzy career with lucrative contracts. However, his career has been marred when it was exposed that he had been abusing performance-enhancing drugs. He admitted that he had used them because he was stressed to perform better. Recently he had been down with various hip and knee injuries.

 

 

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