Alex Rodriguez Passes Willie Mays in RBIs

Frontline News reports that Dominican-American baseball pro Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for his runs batted in on Sunday, April 29, 2012. Willie Mays had 1,903 RBI’s while Rodriguez has 1,904. This places Rodriguez in eighth place on the runs batted in list.

Alexander EmmanuelAlexRodriguez (1975), popularly known as A-Rod, is third baseman with the New York Yankees. He is considered one of the best all-around baseball players of all time. According to Wikipedia, he is the youngest player ever to hit 500 home runs, breaking the record Jimmie Foxx set in 1939, and the youngest to hit 600, besting Babe Ruth’s record by over a year.

For original post, see http://rodfusco.wordpress.com/2012/04/29/all-time-runs-batted-in-rodriguez-1904-mays-1903/ and http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/30/sports/baseball/sabathia-at-ease-with-stewart-catching-boosts-yankees-over-tigers.html

For the runs batted in list, see http://www.baseball-reference.com/leaders/RBI_career.shtml

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