August 3, 2020

Dodgers: Cody Bellinger, Angels Mike Trout Named 2019 Sportsmen of the Year (Dodgers Nation)



Dodgers first baseman and outfielder Cody Bellinger is not done with his collection of awards this off-season. He now will be able to add 2019 Sportsman of the Year to his ledger that already includes the 2019 National League MVP, a Gold Glove, and a Silver Slugger.

The Los Angeles Sports Council made the announcement recently that he will be receiving the award at their 15th annual award ceremony. In addition, they announced that Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels would also be receiving the same award in 2019.

The MVPs will be honored at the 15th annual LA Sports Awards on Feb. 20 at The Beverly Hilton.

To receive the honor is special, but to receive it along with the greatest player in the game — potentially the greatest player of all time — is even more special for Bellinger. With his stellar 2019 performance and excellent track record so far, he has firmly placed his name amongst the game’s elite.

Bellinger now holds a top-tier career wRC+ of 140 and has already amassed 15.4 WAR through…

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