Atlanta Braves Ronald Acuna Jr. Makes History

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September 20, 2019

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Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Braves has become only the third player in baseball history to hit 40 homers in a season at 21 years old or younger.

Acuna’s historic homer came with a flourish in the third inning of Atlanta’s 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. He launched a 432-foot drive into the second deck at SunTrust Park, standing at home plate to admire his shot off Aaron Nola before tossing the bat away and slowly rounding the bases. (READ MORE) by ESPN

Atlanta Braves outfielder and reigning National League Rookie of the Year Ronald Acuna Jr. is already a superstar. What he’s done as a sophomore is legendary.

The 21-year-old made more history during Thursday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. He became the first member of the Braves with 40-plus homers since Andruw Jones back in 2006. (READ MORE) by Vincent Frank | Sportsnaut

At a young age, Ronald Acuna Jr. has made history quickly.

Acuna, the Atlanta Braves phenom, hit his 40th home run Thursday against the Philadelphia Phillies to join Mel Ott and Eddie Matthews as the only MLB players 21 or younger to hit 40 home runs in a season. (READ MORE) by | Trib Live

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