Mookie Betts wins 2018 Heart and Hustle Award

Bill Baer
NBC Sports

Every year, the MLB Players Alumni Association announces a winner for its annual Heart and Hustle Award. The award is given to the player who “best embodies the values, spirits and traditions of baseball.” The winner of the 2018 award is Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts.


Betts is the first member of the Red Sox to win the Heart and Hustle award since Dustin Pedroia in 2013. The winners since the award’s inception in 2005:

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