Retired MLB third baseman best remembered for his days with teams like the Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Dodgers. He was named Indians Clutch Player of the Year twice during his time in Minnesota.
He was an outstanding four-sport athlete at Indianola High School, where he participated in baseball, football, basketball and track.
He posted the best fielding percentage by a third baseman in Dodger history during the 2009 season.
He married Abbie Blake and he has four daughters and a son.
He was traded from the Indians to the Dodgers in exchange for pitcher Jon Meloan in 2008.