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Sunday, April 04, 2021

Former All-Star Adrian Gonzalez signs with Mexican League, aiming for spot on Mexico’s Olympic team

Five-time MLB All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez announced Wednesday that he is signing with the Guadalajara Mariachis of the Mexican League, one of two new expansion teams added to the league this past January.

Gonzalez, who turns 39 in May, shared that his goal is to make Mexico’s national baseball team, so that he can represent his native country in this summer’s Tokyo Olympic Games. Gonzalez was born in the United States, but was raised in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, until 1990, when he returned back to America.


“Mariachis de Guadalajara here I come,” Gonzalez said on his Instagram. “Excited to announce that I will be playing in Mexico this summer. My goal is to make the Mexican National team and represent Mexico in the Olympics. Let’s Go!”

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: April 04, 2021 at 09:49 PM | 1 comment(s)
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