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  • Mariano Rivera

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  • Miguel Tejada

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  • Prior to the 2001 season, star free agent shortstop Alex Rodriguez was signed by the Rangers in the most lucrative deal in baseball history: a 10-year, $252 million contract.Texas Rangers (baseball)-Wikipedia
  • Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees hit what appeared to be a home run, but the ball hit a catwalk behind the foul pole.Home run-Wikipedia
  • In 2009, allegations surfaced against Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz, and Manny Ramirez received a 50-game suspension after testing positive for banned substances.Major League Baseball-Wikipedia
  • Additionally, the Yankees have held Alex Rodriguez's #13 out of circulation since his retirement in 2016.New York Yankees-Wikipedia
  • Roddick is often called "A-Rod", a play on the nickname of New York Yankees baseball star Alex Rodriguez, referring to his first initial and the first three letters of his last name.Andy Roddick-Wikipedia
  • In 2004, the Yankees acquired Alex Rodriguez, who moved to third base from his usual shortstop position to accommodate Jeter.New York Yankees-Wikipedia
  • Some of the greatest home run hitters of all time – such as Alex Rodriguez, Reggie Jackson, and Sammy Sosa – were notorious for striking out.Strikeout-Wikipedia
  • The Mariners have never reached a World Series and only appeared in the MLB playoffs four times, all between 1995 and 2001, despite having Hall of Fame players and candidates like Ken Griffey Jr., Randy Johnson, Ichiro, and Alex Rodriguez.Seattle-Wikipedia
  • (Babe Ruth had 498.) Playing 14 complete seasons, Gehrig had 13 consecutive seasons with 100 or more RBIs (a major-league record shared with Foxx until eclipsed in 2010 by Alex Rodriguez).Lou Gehrig-Wikipedia
  • In March, alongside her fiancé Alex Rodriguez, Lopez launched a collection of sunglasses with the brand Quay Australia.Jennifer Lopez-Wikipedia
  • In a September 2013 meeting, Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez hit a grand slam, breaking Lou Gehrig's grand slam record.San Francisco Giants-Wikipedia
  • In 2017, Anthony teamed-up with his ex-wife Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez to host One Voice: Somos Live!, a telethon supporting efforts to aid Puerto Rico's recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.Marc Anthony-Wikipedia
  • In doing so, he became the 26th player to reach 50 home runs and the first since Alex Rodriguez and Prince Fielder achieved the feat in 2007.Toronto Blue Jays-Wikipedia
  • Hank Greenberg, Stan Musial, Alex Rodriguez, and Robin Yount have won at different positions, while Rodriguez is the only player who has won the award with two different teams at two different positions.Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award-Wikipedia
  • They play their home games at the on-campus baseball stadium, Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field, named for New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who contributed $3.9 million toward the stadium's 2007–2009 renovation.University of Miami-Wikipedia
  • The following season, Alex Rodriguez hit his 600th home run at the Stadium, becoming the youngest player to accomplish the feat.Yankee Stadium-Wikipedia
  • For his column, Matthews interviewed former Yankee Reggie Jackson, who termed the park "too small" to contain current player Alex Rodriguez.Yankee Stadium-Wikipedia
  • Roddick is in a This is SportsCenter ad with Stuart Scott, in which he confronts the Sports Center anchor about the anchors not calling him "A-Rod", and asks him "Did Alex Rodriguez put you up to this?"Andy Roddick-Wikipedia
  • In February 2017, she began dating former New York Yankees baseball player Alex Rodriguez.Jennifer Lopez-Wikipedia
  • Bonds's salary for the 2005 season was $22 million, the second-highest salary in Major League Baseball (the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez earned the highest, $25.2 million).Barry Bonds-Wikipedia
  • Only eight other major league players have hit as many as 600: Hank Aaron (755), Babe Ruth (714), Alex Rodriguez (696), Willie Mays (660), Albert Pujols (654), Ken Griffey, Jr. (630), Jim Thome (612), and Sammy Sosa (609); Pujols holds the record for active MLB players.Home run-Wikipedia
  • On August 15, Thome hit 599th and 600th home run at Comerica Park to become the eighth player in Major League history to hit 600 home runs, joining Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, Ken Griffey, Jr., and Alex Rodriguez.Minnesota Twins-Wikipedia
  • Alex Rodriguez has 25 career grand slams, the most by any player in MLB history.Grand slam (baseball)-Wikipedia
  • The event has featured well-known business and political figures and expert speakers, including Mark Cuban, Sara Blakely, Bill Clinton, Daymond John, Venus Williams, Alex Rodriguez, Evan Williams and Stewart Butterfield.Inc. (magazine)-Wikipedia
  • The Yankees were represented by Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Mariano Rivera.Yankee Stadium (1923)-Wikipedia
  • In practice, a marginal fielder as a shortstop who hits well can be moved to almost any other position, especially second base or third base, whether early in their careers (examples: George Brett and Mike Schmidt were both tried early in their careers as shortstops) or later due to diminished fielding range, slower reflexes, weaker throwing arms, increased risk of injury, or co-existence with another dominant shortstop, as with Ernie Banks, Cal Ripken Jr., Alex Rodríguez, Michael Young, or Miguel Tejada.Shortstop-Wikipedia
  • Beginning in May 2010, Diaz began dating former New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez.Cameron Diaz-Wikipedia
  • Bryant was also the cover athlete for NBA '07: Featuring the Life Vol. 2 and appeared in commercials for the video games Guitar Hero World Tour (with Tony Hawk, Michael Phelps, and Alex Rodriguez) in 2008 and Call of Duty: Black Ops (alongside Jimmy Kimmel) in 2010.Kobe Bryant-Wikipedia
  • The large number of Hispanic and Latino American stars in Major League Baseball (MLB) includes players like Ted Williams (considered by many to be the greatest hitter of all time), Alex Rodriguez, Alex Rios, Miguel Cabrera, Lefty Gómez, Iván Rodríguez, Carlos González, Roberto Clemente, Adrián González, Jose Fernandez, David Ortiz, Fernando Valenzuela, Nomar Garciaparra, Albert Pujols, Omar Vizquel, managers Al López, Ozzie Guillén and Felipe Alou, and General Manager Omar Minaya.Hispanic Americans-Wikipedia
  • He set several major-league records during his career, including the most career grand slams (23) (since broken by Alex Rodriguez) and most consecutive games played (2,130), a record that stood for 56 years and was long considered unbreakable until surpassed by Cal Ripken Jr., in 1995.Lou Gehrig-Wikipedia

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