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MLBPAA Heart & Hustle Award

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association's Heart & Hustle Award is voted on by Major League alumni and active players and is presented annually to a player who demonstrates a passion for the game of baseball and best embodies the values, spirit and traditions of the game.

The Heart & Hustle Award will be presented on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the
17th Annual Legends for Youth Dinner at Capitale in New York City. For more information about the 17th Annual Legends for Youth Dinner or the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association, please visit

Vote for the team finalist you think has the most heart and hustle!

  • Arizona Diamondbacks

    Paul Goldschmidt
  • Atlanta Braves

    Nick Markakis
  • Baltimore Orioles

    Adam Jones
  • Boston Red Sox

    Dustin Pedroia
  • Chicago Cubs

    Anthony Rizzo
  • Chicago White Sox

    Todd Frazier
  • Cincinnati Reds

    Zack Cozart
  • Cleveland Indians

    Mike Napoli
  • Colorado Rockies

    Charlie Blackmon
  • Detriot Tigers

    Ian Kinsler
  • Houston Astros

    George Springer
  • Kansas City Royals

    Eric Hosmer
  • Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    Kole Calhoun
  • Los Angeles Dodgers

    Chase Utley
  • Miami Marlins

    Marcell Ozuna
  • Milwaukee Brewers

    Jonathan Lucroy
  • Minnesota Twins

    Eduardo Nuñez
  • New York Mets

    Curtis Granderson
  • New York Yankees

    Didi Gregorius
  • Oakland Athletics

    Marcus Semien
  • Philadelphia Phillies

    Andrés Blanco
  • Pittsburgh Pirates

    David Freese
  • San Diego Padres

    Jon Jay
  • San Francisco Giants

    Brandon Crawford
  • Seattle Mariners

    Nelson Cruz
  • St. Louis Cardinals

    Stephen Piscotty
  • Tampa Bay Rays

    Logan Forsythe
  • Texas Rangers

    Ian Desmond
  • Toronto Blue Jays

    Kevin Pillar
  • Washington Nationals

    Daniel Murphy

Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016
Fan voting comprises 5 percent of the total voting for the final award winner. All alumni and active Major League players also vote for the winner.

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