Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
$252 million. This contract was the highest in sports history.
Right . Alex also throws right handed.
$1.3 million. His first splurge after receiving the contract was buying a Jeep Cherokee.
1993. Alex was a first round pick by Seattle in 1993 after graduating from high school, however his major league debut wasn't until 1994.
July 27, 1975. Awww, isn't he just too old for me?
3rd. Alex has 37 homeruns and 97 RBI's as of August 10, 2002.
52. Alex's 52 home runs in 2001 were the most in history by a non-first baseman or outfielder.
1996. Alex's first full season was in 1996 where he led the league in runs and doubles.
December 11, 2000. Alex was signed by the Texas Rangers for a multi-million dollar contract in December of 2000.
Miami, FL. Alex lives in Miami with his 2 dogs.
New York. He was born in the New York City.
July 27, 1975. Alex is almost 1 year younger than Derek Jeter, his best friend.
|Alex's original number is the former number of which of his teammates from the Rangers, who is in the 500 HR Club?||Alex Rodriguez
Rafael Palmeiro. Rafael joined the 500 Home run Club on May 10, 2003, at The Ballpark in Arlington.
Cal Ripken Jr.. Alex met Cal Ripken Jr. in 1999 at an All-Star Game he attended.
|When was the first year for Alex to attend the MLB All-Star Game?||Alex Rodriguez
1996. Though he didn't start his first year, Alex played as the starting shortstop in the 1998 All-Star Game.
1993. He was the number one draft pick but, his first full season played wasn't until 1996.
42. Followed up by his amazing 57 homerun season in 2002.
|What year is the first season Alex played with the Texas Rangers?||Alex Rodriguez
2001. Alex was a free agent in 2000, and even though the Mariners did offer Alex a new contract, he went with the Rangers.
Westminister Christian. He played shortstop on the high school's baseball team.
Youngest. Alex's sister, Suzy, is 4 years older than him, and his brother, Joe, is 6 years older than him.
|What are Alex's sibling's names? (One brother and one sister.)||Alex Rodriguez
Joe and Suzy. Their full names are Joseph and Suzanna.
9. The story is, his dad left his family in Miami to go to New York, because Miami wasn't fast pace enough for him. His mom didn't want to leave though, and so he just didn't come back.
|What did Alex's parents do for a living while in New York City?||Alex Rodriguez
Owned and ran a shoe store. Alex and his siblings helped and worked there in New York during the summer. They also opened a shoe store in Miami when Alex was 8 years old.
Dominican Republic. His uncle and his father played baseball in the Dominican Republic.
Victor and Lourdes. Ranger teammate, Einar Diaz's mother also has the name Lourdes.
New York City, New York. Alex lived in New York until he was 4 years old.