Addison Wayne Russell is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Acereros de Monclova of the Mexican League. Russell was drafted 11th overall by the Oakland Athletics in the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. He was traded to the Chicago Cubs in 2014. In 2015, Baseball America listed Russell as the third-best prospect in professional baseball. He made his MLB debut with the Cubs in April 2015 and was an All-Star in 2016. That same year, Russell won a World Series ring with the Cubs.
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About Addison Russell
Infielder who made his MLB debut with the Chicago Cubs in 2015. The following year, he helped the Cubs win the franchise's first World Series title since 1908.
Addison Russell Before Fame
He was born in Pace, Florida and was drafted out of Pace High School by the Oakland Athletics with the eleventh overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. He was ranked as the third-best prospect in professional baseball by Baseball America during his time in Oakland's minor league system.
Achievement of Addison Russell
Prior to his MLB debut, he was named the CAL Rookie of the Year, a CAL postseason All-Star, an AFL Rising Star and a CAL Futures Game selection.
Addison Russell Family Life
He has two sisters.
Associations of Addison Russell
He has been coached by manager Joe Maddon in Chicago.
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