The longest home run of the 2015 MLB season was hit by Bryant against the Arizona Diamondbacks on September 6 and measured 495 feet (151 meters).
Bryant equaled Williams (1961) and Geovany Soto (2008) for the Cubs’ franchise single-season RBI record for rookies with the home run, giving him 86 in total.
By bringing in a run with a double on September 11, he broke the previous mark. Bryant surpassed Williams on September 22 in terms of the number of home runs by a Cubs rookie with 26.
Bryant hit in 151 games during his rookie campaign in the Majors.
The previous record for a rookie was 130 RBIs by Albert Pujols for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2001, when he hit 275 with 26 home runs, 31 doubles, and 99 RBIs.
Bryant set a new rookie record for strikeouts by leading the National League with 199. He had the worst swing contact rate in the major leagues (66.3 percent ).
Bryant has the best-selling jersey in all of baseball during the regular season of 2015, according to sales on Major League Baseball’s official website.
The Cubs finished the regular season with a record of 97-65, securing their first playoff berth in seven years and a Wild Card slot in the MLB tournament.
In spite of Bryant’s lack of hits in the 2015 National League Wild Card Game, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 and advanced to the 2015 National League Division Series (NLDS), where Bryant hit a two-run home run in Game 3 against the division rival St. Louis Cardinals to help the Cubs to an 8-6 victory.
How Many Grand Slams Does Kris Bryant Have?
Bryant’s first career grand slam came against the Cleveland Indians on June 17. He has 8 Grand Slams so far.