With a sweet swing and a cannon for an arm, catcher Ivan Rodriguez led the Detroit Tigers to the World Series in 2006. Since his MLB baseball career began in 1991, when he was signed as a 16-year-old by the Texas Rangers, Rodgriuez has gone on to become one of baseball's all-time greats. Rodriguez played his first game with the Rangers in 1991 at the age of 19, making him the youngest catcher in MLB history. He quickly became known for his great defensive skills and his ability to throw out would-be base stealers. Apart from his strong defensive skills, Rodriguez is also a solid hitter who has nearly 300 home runs and a career batting average over .300. Ivan Rodriguez has hand signed this MLB baseball.