Yelich won the first NL batting title in Brewers history in 2018 with a .326/.402/.598 slash line, 36 home runs, and 110 RBIs, narrowly missing out on a triple crown.
He also had the second-best power-speed ratio in the league (27.3). Yelich received the yearly Hank Aaron Award for the National League on October 26.
Yelich was chosen as the National League’s Most Valuable Player on November 16, falling one vote short of being chosen unanimously.
Yelich hit a home run in each of his team’s first four games on March 31, 2019, becoming the sixth player in MLB history to accomplish this feat.
Yelich surpassed former Brewer Prince Fielder’s record of 29 home runs on July 1 to become the first player in Brewers franchise history to hit 30 home runs before the All-Star Break.
Yelich was chosen to take part in the Home Run Derby but was forced to drop out due to a back issue. In the Home Run Derby, Matt Chapman took his position.
Yelich departed the game on September 10, 2019, after a foul ball bounced off his kneecap. His 2019 season was abruptly over when it was discovered that he has a fractured right kneecap.
Where Is Christian Yelich Originally From?
Christian Yelich is originally from Thousand Oaks, California, United States.Great-great-grandfather of Yelich was a Bosnian Serb from Trebinje, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina.