Fans can help pick Marvin Miller Man of the Year award winner
The Marvin Miller Man of the Year award is given annually to a Major League Baseball player "whose on-field performance and contributions to his community inspire others to higher levels of achievement." This season, fans have a chance to vote on it, along with every MLB player.
The Marvin Miller Man of the Year award is given annually to a Major League Baseball player "whose on-field performance and contributions to his community inspire others to higher levels of achievement." It's a Players Choice Award, meaning all MLB players vote on the matter.
This season, though, fans will have a voice. Anyone has the ability to vote online, with voting ending 11:59 p.m. ET on Sept. 15.
Each of the 30 teams has a nominee, as chosen by their teammates. Here they are:
Boston Red Sox : Jon Lester
New York Yankees : Mariano Rivera
Tampa Bay Rays : David Price
Toronto Blue Jays : Munenori Kawasaki
Chicago White Sox
Cleveland Indians : Nick Swisher
Detroit Tigers : Torii Hunter
Kansas City Royals : Eric Hosmer
Minnesota Twins : Glen Perkins
Los Angeles Angels : Albert Pujols
Oakland Athletics : Grant Balfour
Seattle Mariners : Raul Ibanez
Texas Rangers : Ian Kinsler
Miami Marlins : Juan Pierre
New York Mets : Dillon Gee
Philadelphia Phillies : Chase Utley
Washington Nationals : Adam LaRoche
Cincinnati Reds : Bronson Arroyo
Milwaukee Brewers : Rickie Weeks
Pirtaes: Pedro Alvarez
St. Louis Cardinals : Carlos Beltran
Colorado Rockies : Todd Helton
Los Angeles Dodgers : Adrian Gonzalez
San Diego Padres : Will Venable
San Francisco Giants : Barry Zito
Last year's winner was the retiring Chipper Jones. Previous winners among active players include Michael Young (twice), Curtis Granderson , Pujols and Hunter.