Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez (born July 27, 1975), nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB).
He played seven seasons with Seattle Mariners, three seasons with the Texas Rangers and twelve seasons with the New York Yankees. Rodriguez began his professional career as one of the sport's most highly touted prospects, and is considered to be one of the greatest baseball players of all time.
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez teamed up with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor of Schools Richard A. Carranza on Tuesday to celebrate New York City students at a special virtual graduation ceremony. "We know you've worked very hard to get here and that your family, friends, and teachers must be so proud of the young people you've become," Jennifer began.
Alex also discussed the importance of working together as a team and shared a story of the time when he won a World Series Championship.