Adalberto Mondesi who is a shortstop for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball is the son of former MLB pitcher Raúl Mondesí. Mondes went by the name Ral Mondes and was often identified as Ral A. Mondes or Ral Mondes Jr. in the media. However, after signing with the Royals he went by the name Adalberto.
He was signed by the Kansas City Royals on July 27, 2011, with a $2 million signing bonus when he began his career in the minor leagues. In 2012, he made his Rookie-Level Pioneer League debut with the Idaho Falls Chukars. In a total of 50 games, he batted.290/.346/.386 with three home runs. Baseball America listed him as the team’s seventh-best prospect.
Mondesi was added to the active roster in 2015 during the World Series. When it was confirmed that he was the first player to make his major league debut since Bug Holliday in 1885, he made a pinch-hit during the championship series. He came up with being the first appearance player in the World Series Game.
Who Is Adalberto Mondesi Father, Raúl Mondesí?
Adalberto’s father Raul Mondesi was born on March 12, 1971. He is a former politician and baseball player from the Dominican Republic Mondes spent 13 seasons in Major League Baseball, mostly with the Los Angeles Dodgers, where he made his MLB debut in 1993.
He was not only known as a baseball professional but was also a stout politician. Mondes launched a political career after retiring from baseball, and in 2006 he was elected to the Dominican Chamber of Deputies. In 2010, he was elected to a six-year term as mayor of San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic.