14-time MLB All-Star catcher who was known as "Pudge." He spent his first 12 seasons with the Texas Rangers, then helped lead the Florida Marlins to a World Series Championship in 2003.
He was a 13-time Gold Glove Award winner and 7-time Silver Slugger Award winner.
He was teammates with Derek Jeter on the New York Yankees in 2008.
He had a job passing out flyers in malls as a teen.
He has one son, Ivan, and two daughters, Ivanna and Amanda. He was married to Maribel Rivera from 1991 to 2006.