Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez (born May 8, 1982) is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball. Gonzalez was the first overall pick in the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft by the Florida Marlins .He was a two-time Gold Glove winner, and an All-Star selection four times.

About Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez (born May 8, 1982) is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers 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 four times and two-time Gold Glove winner. The four-time Padres team Most Valuable Player (MVP) was traded to the Boston Red Sox before entering the final year of his contract during the 2010 offseason and traded again to the Dodgers in August 2012. Gonzalez was born in San Diego, but played for Mexico in the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic. His nicknames include Gonzo and A-Gon. Gonzalez was projected to be a late first-round pick out of Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, California, but he advanced with his senior year performance.