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Rangers' Beltre Retiring from Pro Baseball

Adrian Beltre is hanging up his glove.

On Tuesday, the Texas Rangers organization announced Adrian Beltre is retiring from professional baseball after twenty-one seasons. Beltre first entered Major League Baseball in 1998 and has donned a jersey for the Rangers, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Seattle Mariners and the Boston Red Sox.

Beltre, 39, had said he could retire from the MLB this year, but had not made an official announcement until this week.

The Texas Rangers star is finishing his career with 3,166 hits and 477 home runs on his resume. Beltre has played for the Rangers since 2011.

Photo by Texas Rangers

Photo by Texas Rangers

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