Jonathan India is the rookie of this year’s National League
Cincinnati Reds second baseman, Jonathan IndiaThe American Baseball Writers’ Association (BBWAA) announced Monday that it has won the American League Rookie of the Year award for the 2021 season.
With 34 doubles, 21 home runs, 12 steals, 98 runs and 3.9 straps, India, who scored 269, became the first Cincinnati player to win the Jackie Robinson Trophy after Pitcher Scott Williamson in 1999, and the third paceman after Chris. In 1988 Sabo.
The only newcomers to score more home runs in a season than India are Frank Robinson and Joey Votto. After Robinson’s 71 in 1956, a Reds first-year player’s 57 extra-base wins are the second-highest.
Life changing moment Jonathan India. ⁇
– Cincinnati Reds (Reds) November 15, 2021
“This is one of my goals when entering the award campaign. I do not wear many, but this is one of them. How well it feels is indescribable,” India said.