Adrian Gonzalez Speaker Profile
First Baseman with the Boston Red Sox
Adrian Gonzalez Biography
Adrian Gonzalez was born May 8, 1982, in San Diego, California, nicknamed Gonzo and A-Gon, is an all star Mexican American professional baseball first baseman with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Gonzalez was the first overall pick in the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft by the Florida Marlins. He was traded to the Texas Rangers and later to the San Diego Padres, where he was an All-Star selection three times and two-time Gold Glove winner. The four-time Padres team Most Valuable Player (MVP) was traded to the Red Sox before entering the final year of his contract during the 2010 offseason.
Gonzalez played for Mexico in the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic.
On July 3rd, Adrian Gonzalez was selected to represent the Red Sox at the 2011 All Star game in Arizona along with fellow teammates Josh Beckett, [[Jacoby Ellsbury]], David Ortiz, Kevin Youkilis, and Jon Lester. Gonzalez hit a home run in the game and was responsible for the only run for the American League. Additionally, Ortiz selected Gonzalez as one of three sluggers to join him in the Home Run Derby, where he finished second to Robinson Cano. Gonzalez tied a record for most home runs in the final round of the home run derby at 11, which was then surpassed by the victor Cano.
Gonzalez was named AL Player of the Month for June 2011 with a .401 average (40 for 99) - the best in the Majors for that month.
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Posted on 24 August 2014 | 8:47 pm
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is enjoying another successful year, and with his team up 3.5 games in the National League West things are looking solid for another deep postseason run this season. Despite the everyday grind that the summer brings during the 162 game MLB season, Gonzalez still found time to host his 3rd annual youth baseball camp earlier this month at...[Read More]
Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:45 am
Boston Red Sox slugger Adrian Gonzalez made a special appearance at MLB's Fan Cave in New York City during his series with the Yankees, one of sports' biggest rivalries. He played wiffle ball, PlayStation and pool with the Cave Dwellers. "I try and get a little bit of time in here at the Cave," Gonzalez said. "It's awesome. First time here, it's a lot of fun. Everybody that's here always...[Read More]
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