Ronald Acuña Jr. (26), who is running toward the National League MVP, beat Shohei Otani (29) in uniform sales in the first half.
On the 11th (Korean time), 토토사이트, the official homepage of Major League Baseball, released the ranking of uniform sales for the first half of this season from 1st to 20th.
According to this, Acuña Jr. surpassed Ohtani, who became the top superstar in the major leagues, to become the best in this category. 2nd place is Ohtani.
These are the players who recorded the most votes in the National League and American League side by side in the previous All-Star voting. In the All-Star voting, Acuña Jr. defeated Ohtani.
In addition, Fernando Tatis Jr., Aaron Judge, and Jose Altuve were placed in the top 3-5. Tatis Jr. is still very popular despite being banned.
Mookie Betts, Julio Rodriguez, Matt Olsen, Alex Bregman, and Mike Trout took 6th through 10th places. Except for Ohtani, who doubles as a pitcher, everyone is a hitter.
Moving on, Austin Riley, Azi Albis, Joey Votto, Francisco Lindor and Corey Seeger climbed the 11th through 15th spots. Votto continued to be popular during his retirement season.
Finally, 16th through 20th places were Freddy Freeman, Jordan Alvarez, Adley Luchman, Manny Machado, and Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw is the only pitcher to make the list.
Except for Kershaw, everyone at bat. It can be seen that players who can play in every game are showing strong performance in uniform sales.
Four players were on this list from the Atlanta Braves, which have the highest winning percentage in the major leagues, and the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers also produced three.