(East Los Angeles, CA) [From The Editor’s Desk]: The first round of voting is now over, and all of the nominees have been identified for Major League Baseball fans to submit their highly valued choices in this last week of tallying.
For an update on the Award vote tallies, the 30 Club nominees for the Roberto Clemente Award presented by Capital One (were recently) announced. This year’s nominees include some of the game’s most philanthropic and humanitarian players, including 16 first-time honorees.
The Roberto Clemente Award is the annual recognition of a Major League player who best represents the game of baseball through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field.
Fans can vote until the end of the season on Wednesday, October 5th. The winner of the fan vote will count as one vote among those cast by the Blue-Ribbon panel. Learn more about the nominees and cast your vote at mlb.com/clemente21.
Here’s a final call-out to all Dodger fans wherever you may be, that time is running short to vote, if you haven’t already. Do take that little extra time to easily cast your vote. “Just do it,” to borrow the famous Nike phrase, and you’ll make it heavily count. Now, let’s get behind Justin Turner and help him earn yet another meritorious award in his Dodger career. As we say en Español, !Sí Se Puede! y !Su Voto es su Voz! – Yes, it can be done! and Your Vote is your Voice!