56 Facts About Alex Rodriguez

1. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are all smiles while treating themselves to a shopping spree! The 49-year-old "El Anillo" singer and the 43-year-old former professional baseball player were spotted walking hand-in-hand while looking at jewelry on.

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2. Alex Rodriguez wants his $115k a month in child support reduced to $10k a month.

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3. Alex Rodriguez is back in the game! The real estate game that is.

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4. Alex Rodriguez is clearly a man of his word! Mark Wahlberg paid a visit to Ellen DeGeneres' talk show on Tuesday, where he revealed that he and the retired pro baller had a bet over who would win the 2018 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and.

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5. Alex Rodriguez has found himself in the real estate game.

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6. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez were a match made in New York City—literally.

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7. Alex Rodriguez is looking for a hit in the Hollywood Hills market.

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8. Alex Rodriguez 'not a fan' of tech in the strike zone—CNET.

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9. Alex Rodriguez shared a sweet photo of himself and girlfriend Jennifer Lopez cuddling up to their daughters on his Instagram page while referring to all the ladies in his life as being "my queens.

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10. Alex Rodriguez went five rounds with Alex Caceres, but that was more of a sparring session than anything.

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11. Alex Rodriguez 'not a fan' of tech in the strike zone.

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12. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez looked stunning, chic, and like the ultimate power couple on a trip to Stanford University on Tuesday.

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13. Alex Rodriguez is featured in a commercial for Guitar Hero World Tour, where he plays the guitar along with athletes Tony Hawk on drums, Kobe Bryant on vocals, and Michael Phelps on guitar.

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14. Alex Rodriguez was featured in a Pepsi Cola commercial as a truck driver in a fleet of delivery trucks simulating players in a baseball game.

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15. Alex Rodriguez had previously been named an "honorary alumnus" of the university in 2004.

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16. As of 2011, Alex Rodriguez is represented by sports agent Dan Lozano.

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17. In July 2014, Alex Rodriguez was in fact sued by his lawyers for $380,000 in unpaid legal fees.

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18. On February 7, 2014 Alex Rodriguez announced that he was dropping his lawsuit and accepting his suspension for the 2014 season.

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19. Alex Rodriguez said he would become a spokesperson for the Taylor Hooton foundation, which educates young people about the dangers of steroid use.

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20. Alex Rodriguez said he and a cousin bought an unidentified drug over-the-counter in the Dominican Republic, where it is "known on the streets as boli or bollee.

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21. Alex Rodriguez said he was never told that he was among the 104 players who tested positive, only that a tip came in August 2004 from Gene Orza of the MLBPA that he "may or may not have" failed his 2003 test.

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22. Prior to 2009, Alex Rodriguez had received the nickname "The Cooler" among some players because of the perceived tendency for teams to turn cold when he joins them and hot when he leaves.

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23. In the offseason, Alex Rodriguez would join the Yankees' front office as a special advisor.

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24. Alex Rodriguez played his first game after his suspension on opening day against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.

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25. Alex Rodriguez reported to New York Yankees' 2015 spring training camp three days early.

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26. On February 17, 2015, Alex Rodriguez issued a hand-written letter of apology to "Major League Baseball, the Yankees, the Steinbrenner family, the Players Association and you, the fans".

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27. For the 2013 season, Alex Rodriguez played in only 44 games batting.

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28. With the home run, Alex Rodriguez passed Stan Musial for fifth place in career RBIs.

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29. Alex Rodriguez made his 2013 return with the Yankees on August 5, which was the same day that MLB announced he would be suspended—pending an appeal—through the 2014 season for his role in the Biogenesis scandal.

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30. Alex Rodriguez played his first rehab assignment game on July 2, 2013 with the Yankees Class-A Low affiliate, the Charleston RiverDogs.

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31. Alex Rodriguez began the 2013 season on the 60-day disabled list.

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32. Alex Rodriguez hit his 23rd career grand slam off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jonny Venters on June 12, 2012, which tied Lou Gehrig for the most in MLB history.

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33. On top of recovery, Alex Rodriguez was facing serious allegations that he participated in illegal, underground poker games.

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34. In Game 3, Alex Rodriguez hit what appeared to be a double off a camera perched atop the outfield wall, but after protest by Yankee manager Joe Girardi, the play was reviewed and ruled a home run.

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35. In the ALCS, Alex Rodriguez hit his third game-tying HR of the postseason in Game 2 in the bottom of the 11th against Angels closer Brian Fuentes.

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36. Prior to the 2009 season, Alex Rodriguez was scheduled to represent the Dominican Republic in the 2009 World Baseball Classic, but he was forced to withdraw when an MRI revealed a cyst in his right hip.

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37. Alex Rodriguez hit a home run every 14.6 at-bats in 2008, the second best ratio on the team behind Jason Giambi.

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38. Alex Rodriguez hit his 549th home run in a September 3, 2008 game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

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39. Alex Rodriguez had repeatedly stated during the 2007 season that he would like to remain a Yankee for the rest of his career.

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40. In 2007, Alex Rodriguez became the first player in major league history to have at least 35 home runs, 100 runs, and 100 RBIs in 10 consecutive seasons, surpassing Jimmie Foxx.

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41. Alex Rodriguez became the youngest player ever to reach 500 homers.

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42. Alex Rodriguez became the second player in Major League history to record at least 35 home runs, 100 runs, and 100 RBIs in nine consecutive seasons, joining Foxx.

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43. Alex Rodriguez was named the shortstop on the Major League Baseball Latino Legends Team in 2005.

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44. Alex Rodriguez became the fifth player to win this award with two different teams, joining Mickey Cochrane, Jimmie Foxx, Frank Robinson and Barry Bonds.

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45. Alex Rodriguez became the 11th major leaguer to accomplish the feat.

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46. On July 24, 2004, Alex Rodriguez was hit by a pitch from Bronson Arroyo, which led to a scuffle with Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek, and a bench-clearing brawl between both teams.

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47. Alex Rodriguez had to switch uniform numbers, from 3 to 13; he had worn 3 his entire career, but that number is retired by the Yankees in honor of Babe Ruth.

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48. Alex Rodriguez agreed to switch positions from shortstop to third base, paving the way for the trade, because the popular Derek Jeter was already entrenched at shortstop.

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49. Alex Rodriguez started 161 games at shortstop and one as the DH, the only major league player to start all of his team's games in 2001.

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50. On July 8, 1994, Alex Rodriguez was 18 years old when he debuted in the major leagues as a starting shortstop.

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51. In 1994, Alex Rodriguez made his professional baseball debut as a minor league player with the Appleton Foxes of the Class A Midwest League.

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52. Alex Rodriguez turned down Miami's baseball scholarship offer and never played college baseball, opting instead to sign with the Seattle Mariners after being selected in the first round of the 1993 amateur draft at the age of seventeen.

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53. In 1993, Alex Rodriguez became the first high school player to ever try out for the United States national baseball team.

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54. In February 2009, Alex Rodriguez admitted to using steroids, saying he used them from 2001 to 2003 when playing for Rangers due to "an enormous amount of pressure" to perform.

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55. Prior to the 2004 season, Alex Rodriguez was traded to the Yankees, for whom he converted to a third baseman, because Derek Jeter was already the Yankees full-time shortstop.

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56. Alex Rodriguez is the career record holder for grand slams with 25.

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