Giancarlo Stanton - Updated & Revised
With all the hype surrounding super rookies Mike Trout and Bryce Harper in 2012—and the emergence of Yasiel Puig in 2013—many fans overlooked the blossoming of one of baseball’s great young talents. In 2014, Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins made the baseball world sit up and take notice. He not only established himself as baseball’s premier power hitter, he also proved he had the brains to match the brawn he brings to each plate appearance. No one Giancarlo’s age hits the ball harder or longer. Nor can anyone carry a talent-starved ball club the way he does. When Giancarlo digs in at the batter’s box, you can hear the buzz in the ballpark—and literally see the fear in the faces of opposing pitchers and managers. This is his story…
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