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Major League Baseball recognized Shohei Ohtani with one of its most prestigious accolades

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Major League Baseball took advantage of the start of the Fall Classic to give special recognition to the Japanese star of the Los Angeles Angels.

Shohei Ohtani with MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred

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© Getty ImagesShohei Ohtani with MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred

One of the great protagonists of the season of Big leagues it was Shohei Ohtani. Beyond the early elimination of Los Angeles Angels In the regular round, the Japanese star was in charge of dazzling everyone with his spectacular performances both on the mound and on the tree.

The pitcher and hitter, who was recently recognized by the prestigious trade publication, Baseball America as the 2021 Best Player of the Year, is also a clear favorite to win the AL MVP of the season award. MLB.

In this way, Shohei Ohtani He continues to be the protagonist despite not being on the field of play, where this season the Japanese left a personal top of 46 homers, 100 RBIs and 26 stolen bases. In addition, from the mound he was 9-2 with a 3.18 ERA in 130.1 innings pitched.

Received the Historic Achievement Award

The Major League Baseball took advantage of the start of the 2021 World Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros this Tuesday at Minute Maid Park, to give a very special recognition to Shohei Ohtani so it was his great season with Los Angeles Angels.

The Commissioner of the Big leagues, Rob Manfred, presented the Japanese with the Historic Achievement Award, an award considered one of the most prestigious in the MLB given to players who make a big impact, whether for their sporting achievements or off the pitch. He is only the 16th player in history to receive this award.

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