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The following is an extract from an article published on the Baseball Australia website
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL TEAM ANNOUNCES
“FIELDERS CHOICE” AWARDS
The Australian Baseball Federation is pleased to announce the presentation of the inaugural FIELDERS CHOICE Awards for outstanding performances by members the Australian National Team.
Following the team’s return from their most successful World Cup campaign ever – FIELDERS CHOICE have agreed to present two awards in recognition of outstanding individual performances during Australia’s month-long tour of Asia.
FIELDERS CHOICE Most Valuable Player – Trent Oeltjen
Oeltjen emerged as the clear-cut winner of the inaugural FIELDERS
CHOICE MVP Award following his dominant performance in
addition, he played errorless defence in every inning of every game
The accolades continued as he went on to take out the World Cup batting crown (.523), as well as leading the entire tournament in Runs Scored (12) and Stolen Bases (7).