Jose Altuve: The Little Giant

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The Little Giant Coming up to bat at an astounding five foot five, Jose Altuve. Although he may be five foot five, Altuve plays like he’s six foot five. Jose was born in Maracay, Venezuela. The Houston Astros signed him for 15 thousand dollars in 2007. He started in the minors and quickly worked his way to the majors. He is the leadoff hitter for the Houston Astros and plays second base. Altuve made his major league debut in 2011. He is the shortest active player in the major league. Jose has represented the Houston Astros three times in the All Star Game. In 2013, the Houston Astros signed Altuve to a four year extension worth 12.5 million. The 2014 MLB season was a massive one for Jose Altuve. According to mlb.com, Altuve lead the league
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