It doesn’t take a baseball genius to realize that Cub’s 3rd Baseman Kris Bryant had quite the season.
The 23-year-old Bryant posted some eye-popping offensive numbers during his rookie season and added some spectacular defensive plays to his ever-growing highlight reel as well.
Now Bryant has some official recognition to go along with his already historic rookie year.
Bryant was named the National League Rookie of the Year by Sporting News, an award that has been given out since 1946 and is voted on by a panel of 167 active players.
KB received the most 1st place votes by a landslide and joins Cub greats Billy Williams, Mark Grace, Kerry Wood as Cub rookies to be honored with the prestigious award.
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