Just a year after spending time in the Southern Tier with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, Pete Alonso is your National League Rookie of the Year.

The "Polar Bear" was announced at the NL Rookie of the Year Monday after a season in which he hit a rookie record 53 home runs, hit the most homers in a single season in Mets history, and won the 2019 Home Run Derby.


[via MLB/Baseball Reference]