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Austin Riley

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Baseball Player

The Resume

    (April 2, 1997- )
    Born in Memphis, Tennessee
    Drafted 41st overall by the Atlanta Braves in the 2015 MLB Draft
    Third baseman for the Atlanta Braves
    World Series champion (2021)
    National League Silver Slugger Award winner (2021)

Why he might be annoying:

    He is a pretty boy.
    He prefers to go by his middle name, instead of his given name, Michael.
    He backed out of a commitment to attend Mississippi State University when he signed with the Braves.
    He recorded 30 errors during the 2016 season in single A ball.
    His all-round game was filled with inconsistencies.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He initially played both the shortstop and pitching positions, before being converted to third base.
    He hit a home run in his second career major league at-bat (2019).
    He set a new Braves rookie franchise record when he hit eight home runs in his first 16 career games.
    He is the third player in Braves history to record a .300 average, 30 home runs and 100 RBI's before the age of 25.
    He was an integral part of the Braves team that captured their first World Series title in 26 years (2021).
    He was one of four Braves to win a Silver Slugger Award in the same season.

Credit: Eddie Burphy


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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 191 Votes: 56.54% Annoying