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Charlie Culberson selected Braves nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

Charlie Culberson selected Braves nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

Major League Baseball announced the 30 club nominees for the 2019 Roberto Clemente Award, the most prestigious individual award for Major League players. Charlie Culberson of the Braves is the team’s nominee for this season’s Roberto Clemente Award. The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a Major League player who best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field. The nominees will be officially recognized on Wednesday, Sept.18, marking the 18th annual Roberto Clemente Day, which was established by Major League Baseball to honor the late Hall of Famer’s legacy as a humanitarian.

VOTE NOW: Cast your ballot for the Clemente Award

How to vote:

You’ll be asked for your name, city, age, email and click the “Im’ not a robot” box before hitting submit.

That’s it. The deadline is Sept. 29.

Every year, each MLB club nominates a player to be considered for the Award in tribute to Clemente’s achievements and character. This year’s list of nominees features players whose various community and philanthropic activities have focused on important issues ranging from awareness and fundraising to support those with cancer and other illnesses or special needs, education for young people, natural disaster relief, outreach to underserved children and communities in the United States and abroad, and more.

The 30 club nominees of the 2019 Roberto Clemente Award are listed below:

Arizona Diamondbacks – Eduardo Escobar
Atlanta Braves – Charlie Culberson
Baltimore Orioles – Chris Davis
Boston Red Sox – Brock Holt
Chicago Cubs – Jon Lester
Chicago White Sox – Tim Anderson
Cincinnati Reds – Michael Lorenzen
Cleveland Indians – Carlos Carrasco
Colorado Rockies – Ian Desmond
Detroit Tigers – Miguel Cabrera
Houston Astros – Alex Bregman
Kansas City Royals – Alex Gordon
Los Angeles Angels – Andrew Heaney
Los Angeles Dodgers – Kenley Jansen

Miami Marlins – Martín Prado
Milwaukee Brewers – Chase Anderson
Minnesota Twins – Kyle Gibson
New York Mets – Steven Matz
New York Yankees – CC Sabathia
Oakland Athletics – Liam Hendriks
Philadelphia Phillies – Rhys Hoskins
Pittsburgh Pirates – Trevor Williams
San Diego Padres – Hunter Renfroe
San Francisco Giants – Pablo Sandoval
Seattle Mariners – Dee Gordon
St. Louis Cardinals – Adam Wainwright
Tampa Bay Rays – Kevin Kiermaier
Texas Rangers – Elvis Andrus
Toronto Blue Jays – Randal Grichuk
Washington Nationals – Anthony Rendon

 

Charlie Culberson Bio

  • Fullname: Charles Edward Culberson
  • Nickname: A.C.E.S.
  • Born: 4/10/1989 in Rome, GA
  • Draft: 2007, San Francisco Giants, Round: CA, Overall Pick: 51
  • High School: Calhoun, GA
  • Debut: 5/13/2012

 

Information from MLB

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. Diane Wilson

    September 15, 2019 at 6:22 pm

    It won’t let me vote.

  2. K. Sproull

    September 17, 2019 at 5:16 pm

    The form on this page just shows what the form looks like. Click on the blue words that say “VOTE NOW: Cast your ballot for the Clemente Award.” Then on the next page, click on VOTE NOW. Then, on the next page is a clickable ballot.

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