The Ballplayers: A Baseball Player Encyclopedia Hartje To Hayes

Drafted 25th overall in the 2009 MLB Draft, Trout struggled in his first 40 games (.220 BA, 89 OPS+). Trout delivered the finest rookie season in MLB history (168 OPS+, 49 steals, 30 home runs) and completed second in MVP voting. He’s credited with the best WAR in a season (10.five, 2012) and earned a spot in the Hall of Fame prior to he even turned 30. It is just…Read More