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Jonathan Lucroy Receives MLBPAA Heart and Hustle Award

Tonight, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association was proud to recognize Jonathan Lucroy as the Milwaukee Brewers winner of the 2014 Heart and Hustle Award.

The Heart and Hustle Award recognizes one player on each Major League team who demonstrates a passion for the game of baseball and best embodies the values, spirit and traditions of the game.

Presenting the award to Jonathan Lucroy was former Brewers pitcher and 1971 American League Reliever of the Year, Ken Sanders, and Vice President of Operations from the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association, Mike Groll.

HEART AND HUSTLE

Of the 30 winners from each Major League team, one player will be chosen as the final Heart and Hustle Award recipient, as voted on by the more than 5,300 current and alumni player members of the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association. This winner will be announced at the Legends for Youth Dinner, held in New York City on November 18, 2014.

For more information on this award, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association, please visit www.baseballalumni.com or follow them on twitter @MLBPAA.

Congratulations to Jonathan on winning the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Heart and Hustle Award!

-Cait

JohnandCait@brewers.com

Vote for Carlos Gomez–Again!

Fans, you’ve already voted for Carlos Gomez for the Platinum Glove Award(winner to be announced on Friday, November 8  during the 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Ceremony presented by Gold Sport Collectibles) and now you have the opportunity to vote for him again!

That’s right, you have until this Friday, November 8, at 3pm CT to vote for Brewers outfielder, Carlos Gomez for Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association’s (MLBPAA) Heart & Hustle Award.

The Heart & Hustle Award is voted on by Major League alumni and active players and is presented annually to a player who demonstrates a passion for the game of baseball and best embodies the values, spirit and traditions of the game.

The Heart & Hustle Award will be presented on Tuesday, November 19, at the 14th Annual Legends for Youth Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City.

Click here to vote now!

-Cait

JohnandCait@brewers.com

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