11-Year Veteran & 4-Time Gold Glover Announces Retirement

After an impressive 11-year career in Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons has officially announced his retirement.

A four-time Gold Glove winner, Simmons was renowned for his exceptional skills as a shortstop.

He last played in the MLB in July 2022, representing the Chicago Cubs​​.

Simmons' career was marked by his defensive prowess, earning him the Gold Glove award four times, a testament to his remarkable abilities on the field.

This honor is given to the best defensive players at each position in both the American League and National League. His achievements in this area were a significant part of his legacy in the league​​.

He began his career with the Atlanta Braves and also played for the Los Angeles Angels, among other teams.

His retirement, announced via an Instagram post by his agency ISE baseball, marks the end of a noteworthy chapter in baseball history.

At 34 years old, Simmons leaves behind a legacy as one of the most skilled shortstops of his generation​​.

He holds a .263/.312/.366 triple-slash line, with 70 home runs, 444 RBIs, 72 stolen bases, and 501 runs scored across 1,225 games played. Photo Credit:  Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports