Baseball glove manufacturer Rawlings created the gold glove award in 1957, MLB revealed the 20 Gold Glove winners from both the American League and National League on Sunday.
The Gold Glove is awarded to fielders who exhibited standout performances at a consistent level throughout the season. Winners are determined by managers and coaches who get to vote on the positions, but not for their own players. thank god the BBWAA has nothing to do with it.
Here are your 20 Rawlings Gold Glovers for 2023
Two teams saw three players each get awarded: the 90-72 world champion Rangers and the Wild card 89-73 Toronto Blue Jays.
First base: Nathaniel Lowe, Texas Rangers
Second base: Andres Gimenez, Cleveland Guardians
Third base: Matt Chapman, Toronto Blue Jays
Shortstop: Anthony Volpe, New York Yankees
Catcher: Jonah Heim, Texas Rangers
Pitcher: Jose Berrios, Toronto Blue Jays
Left field: Stevan Kwan, Cleveland Guardians
Center field: Kevin Kiermaier, Toronto Blue Jays
Right field: Adolis Garcia, Texas Rangers
Utility: Mauricio Dubon, Houston Astros
Despite not making the postseason, the 83-79 Chicago Cubs had the most representation in the NL with three recipients. The runner-ups Arizona Diamondbacks had two players earn an award, along with the 82-80 San Diego Padres.
First base: Christian Walker, Arizona Diamondbacks
Second base: Nico Hoerner, Chicago Cubs
Third base: Ke'Bryan Hayes, Pittsburgh Pirates
Shortstop: Dansby Swanson, Chicago Cubs
Catcher: Gabriel Moreno, Arizona Diamondbacks
Pitcher: Zach Wheeler, Philadelphia Phillies
Left field: Ian Happ, Chicago Cubs
Center field: Brenton Doyle, Colorado Rockies
Right field: Fernando Tatis Jr., San Diego Padres
Utility: Ha-Seong Kim, San Diego Padres