Reflections: Acuna looks back on his ‘dream come true’ season

Meet the seven players who hit 25 home runs before turning 21 Mel Ott, N.Y. Giants (1929) Frank Robinson, Redlegs (1956, Rookie of the Year) Tony Conigliaro, Red Sox (1965) Al Kaline, Tigers (1955) Orlando Cepeda, San Francisco Giants (1958, Rookie of the Year) Eddie Mathews, Boston Braves (1952) Ronald Acuna, Atlanta Braves (2018)

The Braves captured the National League East with a remarkable season that was imagined by few. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution asked several players to share their favorite moments from the season. Today, rookie phenom Ronald Acuna talks about his top two moments from the season. 

“My favorite moment of the season so far would be when I got called up to the big leagues. It was a dream come true.”

“If I had to rank a second, it’d just be clinching the playoff berth.”

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