Dustin Luis Pedroia is an American former professional baseball second baseman who played his entire Major League Baseball career for the Boston Red Sox from 2006 to 2019. He was a four-time All-Star, and won the American League Rookie of The Year Award in 2007 and the AL Most Valuable Player and Silver Slugger Award in 2008. He has also received four Gold Glove Awards and was named AL Defensive Player of the Year in 2013. Pedroia was selected by the Red Sox 2004 MLB draft, and made his major league debut in 2006. He became a full-time player in 2007, winning the AL Rookie of the Year Award. He was a member of the Red Sox World Series championship teams in 2007 and 2013. Pedroia was the last player from the 2007 World Series team to leave the club. A knee injury late in the 2017 season marked the end of his effective play. After playing in only nine major league games over the 2018 and 2019 seasons, including missing the 2018 postseason, he also missed all of the shortened 2020 season.
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About Dustin Pedroia
All-Star MLB second baseman who was named American League Rookie of the Year in 2007, AL MVP in 2008, and helped lead the Boston Red Sox to World Series Championships in 2007 and 2013.
Dustin Pedroia Before Fame
Achievement of Dustin Pedroia
He used to play cribbage before each game with former manager Terry Francona.
Dustin Pedroia Family Life
He married Kelli Hatley in 2006. He has three sons, Cole, Dylan and Brooks.
Associations of Dustin Pedroia
He joined famed slugger David Ortiz on the Boston Red Sox in 2006.
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- Arizona State Sun Devils baseball players
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- Portland Sea Dogs players
- Gold Glove Award winners
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