Top Things to Know About Eddy Alvarez

Alvarez made the 2008 and 2009 World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships

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Alvarez made the United States' World Cup Team in December 2012.

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At age five, Alvarez was given a pair of plastic roller skates.

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Eduardo Cortes Alvarez was born January 30, 1990

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He grew up in Miami, graduating from Christopher Columbus High School

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He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers

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He is an American professional baseball infielder

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He made his professional debut with the Arizona White Sox

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He quickly found he had a talent and passion for the sport

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His birth plac is Miami, Florida

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