In the ranks of the reigning World Series champions the Los Angeles Dodgers is sales leader for the second year in a row, outfielder Mookie Betts, who ranks No. 50.
The Los Angeles Dodgers, who finished second in the NL West, had four of the top 10 best-selling jerseys in the major leagues this season.
Betts stood out for the first time in the 2020 season as a player for the Boston Red Sox.
In addition to Betts, the Dodgers’ commercial success was guaranteed by lefty starter Clayton Kershaw, fifth in sales; Cody Bellinger, sixth, and World Series MVP Corey Seager, who was eighth.
Both Kershaw and Seager will be free agents when the Major League Baseball playoffs conclude.
Betts was followed by Tatis, the 22-year-old star slugger, who signed a $ 340 million, 14-year contract to stay with San Diego before the season and then worked his way in the NL MVP race.
Venezuelan Acuña of the Atlanta Braves was third despite a season-ending knee injury in July.
Puerto Rican shortstop Javier Báez finished fourth with combined sales of his Chicago Cubs and Mets jerseys after being traded to New York mid-season.
Los Angeles Angels two-way phenomenon, Japan’s Shohei Ohtani, finished ninth after one of the most notable seasons in baseball history.
The AL MVP favorite had 46 home runs, 100 RBIs and a .965 OPS at the plate and also posted a 9-2 winning mark with a 3.18 ERA in 23 starts on the mound.
New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge, who led the majors in jersey sales for three consecutive years from 2017 to 2019, ranked seventh.
Another Latino player, Nolan Arenado, was 10th in his first season with the St. Louis Cardinals after a trade from the Colorado Rockies, followed by Philadelphia Phillies star Bryce Harper in 11th place.
First baseman Anthony Rizzo, traded midseason from the Cubs to the Yankees, ranked 12th with his combined total. He was followed by Angels star Mike Trout, who broke the roster despite playing just 36 games due to a calf injury. EFE