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Alex Bregman

(1994 - )

Alexander David Bregman (born March 30, 1994) is an American professional baseball infielder for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB).

As a 16-year-old high school sophomore in 2010, Bregman became the first high school player to win the USA Baseball Player of the Year Award. As a junior the following year he batted .678, while setting a New Mexico season record with 19 home runs.

In three years of college baseball for Louisiana State University (LSU), Bregman was voted the 2013 National Freshman of the Year by Baseball America, won the 2013 Brooks Wallace Award (as the country's best college shortstop), and was a two-time All-American.

Towards the end of his junior year of college, he was selected by the Houston Astros with the second pick in the first round of the 2015 MLB draft. He was named a 2016 AA mid-season All Star, and the 2016 USA Today Minor League Player of the Year, MLB Pipeline Hitter of the Year, and Prospect of the Year. The Astros called him up to the major leagues in July 2016.

Bregman was the youngest member of Team USA as they competed in and won the World Baseball Classic 2017.  During game five of the 2017 MLB World Series, Bregman hit the game-winning hit.  

Source: Alex Bregman, Wikipedia.