August 5, 2021

Dodgers Organization Shares Thoughts on Cody Bellinger’s MVP Award (Dodgers Nation)

Cody Bellinger is the National League Most Valuable Player for the 2019 season. The 24 year-old beat out 2018 MVP Christian Yelich, and 2019 World Series winner Anthony Rendon.

Cody became the eighth Dodger position player to win the award, joining Kirk Gibson (1988), Steve Garvey (1974), Maury Wills (1962), Roy Campanella (1951, 1953, 1955), Jackie Robinson (1949), Dolph Camilli (1941) and Jake Daubert (1913). Dodgers pitchers to receive the award are Clayton Kershaw (2014), Sandy Koufax (1963), Don Newcombe (1956) and Dazzy Vance (1924).

With his win, members and teammates from the organization shared some love for Bellinger.

Dodger President, Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman:

“On behalf of our ownership and the entire Dodger organization, I want to congratulate Cody on this special award. From the moment the 2018 season ended, he was a man on a mission to better understand his swing and to become a more complete hitter. The results of that work are being rewarded in the ultimate way. His name will forever be etched in franchise history alongside the distinguished…

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