Autograph Of The Week : Ivan Pudge Rodriguez

On August 14, 1999, Pudge Rodriguez accomplished what no other catcher in the history of the game has done. He stole his twentieth base of the season and going into the game he already had twenty-two home runs. This makes Ivan Rodriguez the first catcher to ever have a 20 / 20 season. Congratulations Pudge!

"Ouch, I can't do it." - Pudge Rodriguez being taught to break a bat over his knee by ESPN in a commercial on how to look mean!
Autograph of the Week

2nd Week of August Recipient

Ivan Pudge Rodriguez Autograph

Card
1994 Topps Stadium Club

Card Number
116

Pen
Blue Sharpie

Notes
Full bleed card.



From 1991, Ivan Rodriguez's rookie year, until 1998, he has appeared in seven consecutive All-Star games and you can see if he continued this streak by checking the All-Star rosters !

From 1992 through our selection date, "Pudge" has won the Gold Glove Award at the catcher position every single possible year!

Ivan Rodriguez has only played since 1991, yet many experts already consider him one of the best defensive catchers in the history of Major League Baseball!

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