Kris Bryant is an amazing baseball player who has a ton going for him right now. After all, he is a member of the Chicago Cubs and they are playing Game 7 of the World Series on Nov. 2! Can you say exciting? Here’s everything you need to know about the Cubs sexy slugger.
1. The Chicago Cubs wanted him real bad.
Kris Bryant started out his professional career really strong! The Chicago Cubs selected him as their second pick in the 2013 Major League Baseball draft. Second pick, but that ain’t half bad!
2. He knows his way around the bases.
While Kris was originally drafted as a third baseman for the Cubs, he has also played outfield and first base for them. That’s shows he’s willing to jump in and help out his teammates in any way! Way to be a team player Kris!
3. He’s well accomplished for a young player.
At 24 years old, Kris has already won the Dick Howser Trophy, and Golden Spikes Award for the best amateur baseball player in 2013. He was also ranked as the number one prospect in baseball by Baseball America before the 2015 season started.
4. Kris has a big brain, and an even bigger heart.
Kris was named his high school’s salutatorian, but kindly handed over the title to a female classmate when he found out how much she wanted the position. Can you say adorable? The sexy baseball player continued his education at the University of San Diego, where he majored in biology, though he ultimately switched to finance.
5. He has known other MLB players since he was little.
Kris grew up in Las Vegas, where he started playing America’s favorite pastime at nine with fellow future MLB players Bryce Harper and Joey Gallo. How sweet is that?
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