We are still celebrating a New Year, full of hope, dreams, and goals to achieve.
2022 is now in the rearview mirror, but that doesn’t mean we can’t stop for a minute and cherish every memory it left us.
For MLB in particular, it was an exciting year full of glorious achievements and impressive moments.
The league posted a video with some of the highlights of the season.
What a memorable 2022 in ⚾️! pic.twitter.com/Z7WFwP80rV
— MLB (@MLB) December 31, 2022
We could see Miguel Cabrera‘s successful quest for 3,000 hits, one that gave him yet another milestone in his Hall of Fame career.
Albert Pujols‘ own chase, for 700 home runs, also yielded positive results, and he did it in his walk season with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Several rookies made their debuts and left their mark in baseball this past campaign: Julio Rodriguez, Adley Rutschman, Jeremy Pena (the MVP of the American League Championship Series and the World Series), Oscar Gonzalez (who had multiple walk-off heroics for the Cleveland Guardians) and Michael Harris II, among others.
Of course, we can’t forget about how Cal Raleigh sent the Seattle Mariners to the postseason with a walk-off shot, and how Bryce Harper made sure the Philadelphia Phillies played in the Fall Classic with a monumentally clutch dinger off San Diego Padres reliever Robert Suarez.
The season also included a couple of no-hitters, most notably one from Reid Detmers.
In the end, the Houston Astros celebrated another World Series, their first one since 2017, thanks to a solid all-around roster with virtually no weaknesses.
It was a fantastic season to be a baseball fan, and we can’t wait to see what 2023 has in store for us.