Crystal Slugger Award

Crystal Slugger Award

The Crystal Slugger Award is given to the player in both the NL and AL with the highest slugging percentage—the total value of singles, doubles, triples, and home runs divided by at-bats—for the month. The four diamond-shaped spires of the trophy represent the four types of hits a batter can collect during a game.

April – National League

Reggie Smith, Los Angeles Dodgers
.743 slugging percentage
(11 singles, 4 doubles, 9 home runs in 74 at-bats)

April – American League

George Brett, Kansas City Royals
.628 slugging percentage
(22 singles, 10 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run in 78 at-bats)

May – National League

Bill Madlock, San Francisco Giants
.651 slugging percentage
(22 singles, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 8 home runs in 106 at-bats)

May – American League

Jorge Orta, Chicago White Sox
.710 slugging percentage
(16 singles, 9 doubles, 8 home runs in 93 at-bats)

June – National League

Reggie Smith, Los Angeles Dodgers
.901 slugging percentage
(22 singles, 9 doubles, 15 home runs in 111 at-bats)

June – American League

Larry Hisle, Milwaukee Brewers
.713 slugging percentage
(25 singles, 8 doubles, 9 home runs in 108 at-bats)

July – National League
Richie Hebner, Philadelphia Phillies
.774 slugging percentage
(20 singles, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 8 home runs in 93 at-bats)

 

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