Alex Rodriguez takes part in a panel during WSJ's The Future of Everything Festival.
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Alex Rodriguez is a former American athlete and businessman. Rodriguez, also known as A.Rod, played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, and New York Yankees as a shortstop and third baseman.

Rodriguez made his Major League Baseball debut at the age of 18 with the Seattle Mariners. In 2001, Rodriguez made baseball history with a 10-year $252 million deal with the Texas Rangers. He was traded to the New York Yankees in 2003. In 2007, he became the youngest player (at the age of 32) to hit 500 career home runs.

After retiring from his MLB career, Rodriguez became an analyst for Fox Sports and ESPN.


  • Full name: Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez
  • Age: 46 years old (Born on July 27, 1975)
  • Height: 6’3″
  • Hometown: Washington Heights
  • Net worth: $400 million
  • Spouse: Cynthia Scurtis (2002–2008)
  • Children: Natasha Alexander Rodriguez and Ella Alexander Rodriguez

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