Alex Rodriguez
Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez
(A-Rod)
 
Born: July 27, 1975 in New York, NY
39 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'3" Wt: 230
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Drafted by the Seattle Mariners in 1993 - (Round 1 / Pick 1)
- Has been suspended for Performance Enhancing Drugs
- High School: Westminster Christian (Miami, FL)

Comparison

Comparison
Shortstops
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 Alex Rodriguez
1994 - 2013
SS
116.0
PEDs
 
113.0
11.4
0.0
8.4
2 Cal Ripken
1981 - 2001
SS
95.6
Pl
 
77.3
34.6
0.0
16.2
3 Derek Jeter
1995 - 2014
SS
72.3
 
95.8
-9.7
0.0
13.9
4 Barry Larkin
1986 - 2004
SS
70.2
Pl
 
67.5
13.8
0.0
11.1
5 Miguel Tejada
1997 - 2013
SS
47.0
PEDs
 
51.4
5.9
0.0
10.3
6 Omar Vizquel
1989 - 2012
SS
45.4
 
32.4
28.4
0.0
15.4
7 Tony Fernandez
1983 - 2001
SS
45.2
 
41.7
14.2
0.0
10.8
8 Jimmy Rollins
2000 - 2014
SS
44.4
 
40.8
13.3
0.0
9.7
9 Nomar Garciaparra
1996 - 2009
SS
44.2
 
42.6
6.0
0.0
4.4
10 Rafael Furcal
2000 - 2014
SS
39.1
 
32.1
14.4
0.0
7.4
11 Troy Tulowitzki
2006 - 2014
SS
38.0
 
29.2
13.2
0.0
4.5
12 Jay Bell
1986 - 2003
SS
37.0
 
37.7
8.6
0.0
9.3
13 Jose Reyes
2003 - 2014
SS
35.9
 
38.8
3.7
0.0
6.6
14 Hanley Ramirez
2005 - 2014
SS
35.3
 
44.6
-4.4
0.0
4.9
15 John Valentin
1992 - 2002
SS
32.5
 
24.8
11.8
0.0
4.1
16 Edgar Renteria
1996 - 2011
SS
32.0
 
34.3
8.1
0.0
10.3
17 Jose Valentin
1992 - 2007
SS
31.6
 
25.4
13.1
0.0
7.0
18 Jhonny Peralta
2003 - 2014
SS
29.6
PEDs
 
29.6
7.1
0.0
7.1
19 Carlos Guillen
1998 - 2011
SS
27.7
 
31.0
0.4
0.0
3.7
20 Mike Bordick
1990 - 2003
SS
26.8
 
20.2
16.1
0.0
9.5
21 J.J. Hardy
2005 - 2014
SS
26.5
 
18.7
14.1
0.0
6.3
22 Michael Young
2000 - 2013
SS
24.6
 
40.0
-11.5
0.0
4.0
23 Jack Wilson
2001 - 2012
SS
23.5
 
8.8
20.7
0.0
6.0
24 Marco Scutaro
2002 - 2014
SS
22.2
 
23.5
3.8
0.0
5.0
25 Orlando Cabrera
1997 - 2011
SS
21.4
 
21.0
9.9
0.0
9.5
26 David Eckstein
2001 - 2010
SS
20.9
 
21.8
4.2
0.0
5.1
27 Juan Uribe
2001 - 2014
SS
20.6
 
12.6
13.7
0.0
5.8
28 Rey Sanchez
1991 - 2005
SS
20.5
 
6.2
20.5
0.0
6.3
29 Erick Aybar
2006 - 2014
SS
19.9
 
18.8
6.3
0.0
5.2
30 Royce Clayton
1991 - 2007
SS
19.4
 
14.2
15.7
0.0
10.5
31 Jason Bartlett
2004 - 2014
SS
18.4
 
15.7
7.0
0.0
4.4
32 Rich Aurilia
1995 - 2009
SS
18.1
 
19.0
3.8
0.0
4.6
33 Stephen Drew
2006 - 2014
SS
16.5
 
15.5
5.7
0.0
4.7
34 Clint Barmes
2003 - 2014
SS
15.2
 
2.8
16.4
0.0
3.9
35 Julio Lugo
2000 - 2011
SS
13.5
 
19.0
0.3
0.0
5.8
36 Jose Hernandez
1991 - 2006
SS
13.3
 
9.3
8.2
0.0
4.3
37 Adam Everett
2001 - 2011
SS
12.6
 
0.7
15.6
0.0
3.7
38 Cristian Guzman
1999 - 2010
SS
12.5
 
15.6
3.4
0.0
6.5
39 Shawon Dunston
1985 - 2002
SS
11.5
 
20.4
-2.0
0.0
6.9
40 Alex Gonzalez
1994 - 2006
SS
11.1
 
10.4
7.6
0.0
6.9
41 Jeff Reboulet
1992 - 2003
SS
10.2
 
5.0
8.1
0.0
2.9
42 Bill Hall
2002 - 2012
SS
9.6
 
7.5
3.9
0.0
1.8
43 Alex Gonzalez
1998 - 2014
SS
9.2
 
6.4
10.1
0.0
7.3
44 Khalil Greene
2003 - 2009
SS
8.4
 
8.3
3.2
0.0
3.1
45 Ramon Santiago
2002 - 2014
SS
7.8
 
6.0
5.5
0.0
3.7
46 Felipe Lopez
2001 - 2011
SS
7.6
 
14.2
-3.0
0.1
3.8
47 Deivi Cruz
1997 - 2005
SS
7.5
 
8.1
5.3
0.0
5.9
48 Jose Vizcaino
1989 - 2006
SS
7.1
 
8.3
4.7
0.0
5.9
49 Mike Benjamin
1989 - 2002
SS
6.8
 
-1.2
10.5
0.0
2.5
50 John McDonald
1999 - 2014
SS
6.5
 
-0.7
11.1
0.0
3.8
 
  Alex Rodriguez
1994 - 2013
SS
116.0
PEDs
 
113.0
11.4
0.0
8.4
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