46 Facts About Adrian Gonzalez

1. In 2011 Adrian Gonzalez was hired by the Boston Red Sox for a $154 million contract for which $21 million.

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2. Adrian Gonzalez invested in a former ballplayer Bret Boone house worth $6.3 which is a 12,500 square feet estate with a seven bedroom and nine baths with a secluded guest house.

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3. Adrian Gonzalez earns a good sum of money in his career.

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4. On May 5, 2017, Adrian Gonzalez was located on the 10-day disabled list due to right elbow soreness.

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5. Adrian Gonzalez was a late pick-out for his schooling at Eastlake High School, In 2000 he converted the second player to ever get selected in first overalls after Alex Rodriguez.

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6. Adrian Gonzalez is living a happily married life with her beautiful wife Betsy Gonzalez and two daughters.

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7. Adrian Gonzalez has just one year left on his deal.

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8. Adrian Gonzalez was a candidate for the final vote at the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game but did not get selected to the game.

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9. Adrian Gonzalez appeared on the cover of baseball video game MLB 12: The Show.

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10. Adrian Gonzalez was named the Padres team MVP for 2009, his third time honored.

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11. Adrian Gonzalez was elected to the 2009 Major League Baseball All-Star Game after voting by fellow players, managers and coaches.

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12. Adrian Gonzalez was named the Padres MVP for the second time.

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13. Adrian Gonzalez won his first Gold Glove Award in 2008 at first base.

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14. Adrian Gonzalez went 1 for 3 with a single and a sacrifice fly, scoring Miguel Tejada of the Houston Astros.

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15. Adrian Gonzalez led all Major League first basemen with 161 games and a career-high 46 doubles.

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16. Adrian Gonzalez was the first player in Petco Park history to have more than one multiple home run game.

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17. Adrian Gonzalez was given a $3 million signing bonus by the Florida Marlins.

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18. Adrian Gonzalez was traded to the Red Sox after the 2010 season, and was traded to the Dodgers in August 2012.

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19. Adrian Gonzalez was traded to the Padres after the 2005 season, where he was an All-Star selection three times and a two-time Gold Glove Award winner.

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20. Adrian Gonzalez was traded to the Rangers, and made his MLB debut with them in 2004.

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21. Adrian Gonzalez played for Mexico in the 2006, 2009, 2013, and the 2017 editions of the World Baseball Classic.

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22. Adrian Gonzalez is a Christian and engraved on his bats is "PS 27:1" for verse 1 from Psalm 27.

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23. On May 5, 2017, Adrian Gonzalez was placed on the 10-day disabled list due to right elbow soreness.

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24. Adrian Gonzalez was selected to the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, the first Dodger first baseman selected since Nomar Garciaparra in 2006.

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25. On June 19, 2011, Adrian Gonzalez hit his 1,000th career hit: a triple off of Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo.

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26. Adrian Gonzalez hit 23 homers and led Major League Baseball in that category at the end of May 2009.

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27. On March 31, 2007, Adrian Gonzalez agreed to a $9.5 million, four-year deal, with a club option for $5.5 million in 2011.

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28. Adrian Gonzalez played with the Rangers' Class AA team, the Frisco Roughriders until he made his Major League debut against the Seattle Mariners on April 18, 2004.

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29. Adrian Gonzalez was slated to bat fifth and play first base for Boston as they open a four-game set with the Royals.

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30. Adrian Gonzalez got to keep every penny in his contract and pick his next team.

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31. Adrian Gonzalez was in that trade and Atlanta had to release him as the condition to get him to waive his no-trade clause.

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32. Adrian Gonzalez has spoken about his faith saying, "I don't want to be remembered in baseball.

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33. On January 18, 2018, Adrian Gonzalez signed a one-year contract with the New York Mets.

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34. In his final at-bat with the Dodgers, Adrian Gonzalez hit a home run against the Padres, giving him the rare distinction of having homered in both his first and last at-bats with the team.

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35. Adrian Gonzalez played for the Mexico national baseball team in the World Baseball Classic qualifiers during spring training in March 2016.

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36. Adrian Gonzalez finished the 2014 season with 116 RBI, the most in all of Major League Baseball.

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37. In the 2013 season, Adrian Gonzalez appeared in 157 games for the Dodgers and hit.

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38. In 2012, Adrian Gonzalez appeared in 123 games with the Red Sox, hitting.

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39. Adrian Gonzalez hit a home run in the game and was responsible for the only run for the American League.

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40. Adrian Gonzalez was named team MVP for the third consecutive year and the fourth time overall with the Padres.

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41. Adrian Gonzalez played in 160 games on the year, tying him with Rickie Weeks for 5th in the NL.

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42. Adrian Gonzalez played winter ball in the Mexican Pacific League with the Venados de Mazatlan.

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43. In June 2000, Adrian Gonzalez became the first infield position player to be drafted first overall since Alex Rodriguez in 1993.

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44. In November 2012, Adrian Gonzalez was honored as one of 30 "exemplary citizens" by the Mayor of Tijuana in an official ceremony.

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45. Adrian Gonzalez was the first overall pick in the 2000 MLB draft by the Florida Marlins.

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46. Adrian Gonzalez was born in the United States, but was raised in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, until 1990, when he returned to the United States.

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