#6- Aurelio Rodriguez (1970)
Aurelio Rodriguez was the first A-Rod to play for the Texas Rangers. Rodriguez started his career when he was 19, playing for the California Angels. After 17 games into the 1970 season, Rodriguez was traded to the Washington Senators.
In October 1970, Rodriguez was involved in an eight player trade with the Detroit Tigers. Rodriguez was regarded as the best player in this blockbuster trade with Detroit.
For his career, Rodriguez played 17 seasons in MLB, including nine seasons manning the hot corner in Detroit.
Rodriguez played 2,017 games, hit 124 HR, collected 648 RBI, and added 35 SB.
In 1976, Rodriguez won the Gold Glove Award. In 1995, Rodriguez was inducted into the Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame (Salón de la Fama del Beisbol Profesional de México).