Kris Bryant Renaissance Man

Kris Bryant was born in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1992. Kris Bryant started playing baseball when he was 9 years old with Bryce Harper. His dad encouraged him to play baseball because he played in the minor leagues for the Boston Red Sox. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 2013. Kris Bryant's biggest accomplishment with the Chicago Cubs was winning the World Series in 2016. Also, he was the MVP of the month in August of 2016. In the minor leagues he played for the Tennessee Smokies and the Iowa Cubs. He made it to the All-American team 2 times in college at the University of San Diego. Overall, he has had a good baseball career.

Kris Bryant at bat

Kris Bryant won a total of 18 awards. One of them was, the Hank Aaron award in 2016 which is the person in the MLB who is the best hitter. He also won National League MVP In 2016. Another big award, is the National League Rookie of the Year in 2015. He won a Minor League Player of the Year in 2014. He was only in the minor league for 2 years and 6 of his 18 awards are from the minor leagues. He won 4 awards in college. The rest were won in college. That means, he won 8 in the major league. 18 awards is not very many but for 7 years total including college that is pretty good.

National League MVP(left) the Hank Aaron award(right)

Kris Bryant went to the University of San Diego. He was in college from 2011 to 2014. He majored in biology before switching to finance. When he was a freshman he had a .365 batting average and a .599 slugging percentage with 9 home runs. He also, came in 2nd place for player of the year in his freshman year. When he was a sophomore he got to play for the United States national team. When he was a junior he hit 31 home runs which was the most in the nation. He also won the first team All-American.

Kris Bryant in college


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