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Baseball - Player Athlete of the Year

Syndication: Panama City News-Herald (pcnh) MIKE FENDER / THE NEWS HERALD via Imagn Content Services, LLC

As many players will tell you, baseball is a sport that needs players who can manage slumps and periods of hot play. However, the 2021 season was one long hot streak to players like Lapel’s senior Parker Allman. The senior first baseman has been consistently near the top in around eight of the most crucial offensive As a result, Allman has been chosen as the 2021 Baseball Player of the Year, with many baseball punters at tempted to wager on him.

Talking to the press about being named as baseball player of the year, Allman said he feels like he deserved the honor because of his excellent play this season. Even after a whole season was taken out, Allman played well coming to the pitch after two years.

From his first pitch this season, Allman displayed an incredible performance for the Bulldogs. Allman led in total hits (51), runs (37) and home runs (9), while being among the top five baseball players in slugging (857) and batting (455). He also recorded 31 runs, 1,315 on-base plus slugging, and 12 doubles.

No matter what pitchers tried to outsmart Allman, the baseball seemed like a beach ball in size to the left-handed slugger. According to Allman, the way he saw baseball this season was unlike any other and he was just ready to play after putting in the work during the offseason.

Allman was picked by the association of the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches for the North-South All-Star Series, contributing a stolen base and a hit. He also scored a run in late June as his Southern team swept a doubleheader.

Following his impressive display with the Bulldogs, Allman will be playing on the Marian defensive end. Allman is also open to offering his excellent skills to the Knights and getting the ultimate challenge of participating in two sports at the collegiate level.

According to Allman, nothing is certain at the moment, although he might talk to the coach before making his final decision. The baseball player encouraged his fans to continue watching him hit and he’ll know what to do with time. However, Allman said he knows it will be tough combining all that with his studies and hence he’ll need time to be ready for that.

Allman will be studying sports management at Marian, as he’s interested in working with a professional sports franchise in the future. That includes the Indiana Pacers or the Indianapolis Colts.