Ronald Acuña Jr.

Ronald Acuña Jr. is the most electrifying player in baseball. He always puts on a show and has become known for his flare. Acuña Jr. was the first player to ever hit 40 home runs and steal 70 bases in a season, and his 73 swipes were the most in a season since 1997.
- Tyler Watts
FanSided Staff Writer

Why we needed this fandom this year

Baseball made several rule changes this season to improve the pace of play, and they helped Acuña Jr. shine. The 25-year-old is unquestionably becoming one of the faces of the league. He makes the game more fun by celebrating his accomplishments and trying to do things fans have never seen.

What emotion defined this fandom this year?

Joy. Ronald Acuña Jr. is known for his bat flips and celebrations. He is always smiling on the field and trying to push the envelope. MLB needs more players like Acuña Jr. who are just simply enjoying every moment on the field.