Roberto Alomar was born on February 5, 1968, in Ponce, Puerto Rico. In 1988, Alomar started his career in Major League Baseball with the San Diego Padres. In 1991, he was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays, where he thrived as a hitter and second baseman. He earned 10 American League Gold Glove Awards throughout his career. He was also named Most Valuable Player at the 1989 All -Star Game. Alomar moved to the Baltimore Orioles in 1996. He also played for the Cleveland Indians, New York Mets and Tampa Bay Devils Rays before retiring in 2005.