Paul Goldschmidt, Miguel Cabrera claim 2013 NL, AL Hank Aaron Award
The Hank Aaron Award, given annually to the top offensive performer in each league, has been handed over to a Tiger and a
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The Aaron Award is given annually to the top offensive performer in each league, as determined by a vote among media, fans and the legendary Aaron himself. The winners were announced on Sunday night, just prior to Game 4 of the World Series between the Red Sox and Cardinals.
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This season, Goldschmidt batted .302, posted an OBP of .401 and tallied 36 homers and 36 doubles. Goldschmidt also led the NL in slugging percentage, OPS, OPS+ and RBI.
For Cabrera, who followed up his 2012 triple crown season with a 2013 line of .348/.442/.636 to go with 44 homers and a majors-leading OPS+ of 187, this is his second consecutive Hank Aaron Award.
Baseball-Reference has a full listing of prior Aaron Award winners.