The star of the Los Angeles Angels, Shohei ohtani, won the award on Tuesday Male Athlete of the Year from The Associated Press.
Ohtani became the 11th unanimous pick for the AL MVP after a historic 2021 campaign, that too after winning it unanineously in MLB.
The 27-year-old hit 46 home runs with 100 RBIs and 26 stolen bases while posting a 3.18 ERA and 156 strikeouts in 23 starts as a pitcher.
The Japanese star is only the third MLB player in the past 20 years to win the Male Athlete of the Year award.
It should be noted that for this award there are candidates from the NFL, MLB, NBA and other sports organizations in the world, Ohtani has every chance of winning it for another couple of years.
Shohei Ohtani had possibly the best season in Major League history, he was special on the batter’s box and on the mound as well. The Angels have two of the most popular players in the world, Ohtani and Mike Trout, on the field.