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Dodgers Yasiel Puig and Clayton Kershaw Among Top Second Half Jersey Sales
Major League Baseball issued their list of top jersey sales since the All Star Break in mid-July, and Dodgers Yasiel Puig and Clayton Kershaw were among the head of the class.
While the departing Mariano Rivera of the Yankees topped the list for obvious reasons, the list was filled with emerging stars. The Angels Mike Trout was tenth on the list and Dodgers starter Ryu Hyun-Jin was 17th.
According to the press release:
Players representing 13 different Clubs make up the top 20 (including nine different Clubs in the top 10), with only the Dodgers (Puig, Clayton Kershaw and Hyun-Jin Ryu) and the Yankees (Rivera, Derek Jeter and Robinson Cano) having as many as three players on the list. The top 20 includes 16 players who were All-Stars this year, nine infielders, five outfielders, four pitchers and two catchers.
The list as follows:
1. Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees
2. Matt Harvey, New York Mets
3. Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers
4. Manny Machado, Baltimore Orioles
5. Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants
6. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers
7. Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals
8. Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates
9. Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics
10. Mike Trout, LA Angels of Anaheim
11. Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox
12. Derek Jeter, New York Yankees
13. David Wright, New York Mets
14. Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers
15. Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals
16. Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles
17. Hyun-Jin Ryu, Los Angeles Dodgers
18. David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox
19. Robinson Cano, New York Yankees
20. Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks