Adrian Gonzalez or A-Gon or Gonzo is a Mexican-American MLB baseball player. He plays baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers as a first basemen. Adrian was born on May 8th, 1982, in San Diego, California. He grow up playing baseball with his father. His father was a member of the Mexican national baseball team. In 2000, he was selected as the overall first pick to the Florida Marlins. He then was traded to the Texas Rangers and then to the San Diego Padres. During his time in San Diego, he was selected as a two-time Gold Glove winner and made the All Star team four years in a row. Adrian then signed a new contract with the Boston Red Sox before finally landing with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012.
Adrian is a Christian. At an early age, Adrian used to attend church services two or three times a month but he never had a strong relationship with Christ. However, a number of his teammates and friends, who are Christian, got him to attend baseball chapel services and bible studies. This has helped solidify his Christian beliefs. Adrian and his wife (Betsy) made Lord the foundation of their marriage. His wife is a also very strong believer of Christ.
Adrian once posted a photo on twitter of him and Mexican President, Enrique Pena Nieto. His supporters criticized him for supporting the president at a crucial time when Iguala had a mass kidnapping of 43 students. He has a big love for his home country and even has made many donates to Tijuana.
Adrian is married to his longtime girlfriend, Betsy Gonzalez . They got married in 2013. Together they have two daughters.
He was selected to the All Start teams 4 years in a row (2008 to 2011). He also played for a season and a half with now retired David Ortiz on the Boston Red Sox.