Hank Aaron Award: Vladimir Guerrero is the youngest to win it and Harper does it for the second time

Lthe names of the Hank Aaron award they were finally revealed after the end of the season with the Atlanta Braves championship. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., wins it for the second time in your career, while Bryce Harper becomes the youngest of the Big Top with this distinction.

The trophy for the best offensive player of the year already has owners. It should be noted that the recognition is named after the legendary Hank Aaron who described the designation as: “I think this is the greatest emotion of his life”, in 1999 year in which said award was created and that ceased to exist in December 2020.

The members of the hall of fame: Johnny Bench, Craig Biggio, Ken Griffey Jr., Chipper Jones, Pedro Martínez, Eddie Murray, John Smoltz and Robin Yount, plus the support of the fans that counted as a single vote, were enough to reach an agreement on the best players in the league.

Do not forget that the list of Candidates emerged from the election by each team of a baseball player. Then an expert panel of MLB editors chose the top seven to finally deliberate with the historic players.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., is the fourth player for the Toronto Blue Jays who obtains the award and the youngest to have it with his 22 years, thanks to his .401 base on par with .601 slugging; the best numbers in the American League. Not to mention he tied the Salvador Pérez’s lead with 48 homers.

Bryce Harper, meanwhile, Hank won in the National League, due to his not inconsiderable.615 slugging and OPS of 1044. Similarly, in 141 games he scored 35 home runs and 42 doubles in the MLB leadership.

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