Alex Rodriguez Biography
Alex Rodriguez, a famous baseball player was born on July 27th in the year 1975 in the New York City. He is a very popular American professional player who was known for his power hitting. He got recognition as the youngest player of the Major League history for hitting 500 career home runs in the year 2007.
When Alex was only four years old his family moved to Dominican Republic which was his father’s native place whereas later they shifted to Miami. This is the place where he turned into an excellent ball player at the Westminster Christian High School. He got selected as the first overall pick in the year 1993 as far as the MLB draft was concerned. He started off into this field as a debutant with the Mariners when he was just 18 years of age.
His first successful season came up in the year 1996. This was the time when he had accumulated a league best. Over next few seasons, he won many hearts with his outstanding offensive statistics. His performances was most noticeable in the year 1998, when he got recognition as the third player in the league history for hitting 40 home runs and stealing 40 bases at the same time.
Alex admitted in the year 2009 that he had been using some performance enhancing drugs between the years 2001 and 2003. This revelation had actually threatened his extraordinary career accomplishments. He is still considered as one of the most popular baseball players.
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