THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL July 9: Alex Rodriguez notches his first MLB hit

ESPN, SI, Latino Baseball Illustration The first round of the 1993 Major League Baseball draft turned out to be a fairly fruitful crop, with the likes of Billy Wagner (12th overall pick), Derrek Lee (14th), Chris Carpenter (15th) Torii Hunter (20th) and Jason Varitek (21th) soon to enjoy All-Star careers. But none of these young men would come anywhere near the success — and the constant controversy — of a shortstop out of Florida named Alex Rodriguez who was selected No. 1 that year by the Seattle Mariners. On this day in béisbol, July 9, 1994, the 18-year-old everyone would

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