After more impressive performances on the diamond in 2023 that continued to resonate with fans around the world, Shohei Ohtani finished the campaign as the player with the most t-shirt sales in the entire Major Leagues.
After appearing in the top 10 after two previous seasons (2018 and 2021), this is the first season in which Ohtani finishes atop the league-wide rankings and the first time a Japanese player has reached the top step. Ohtani's MVP teammate Mike Trout (10th place) continued his streak of appearing on every player jersey list most popular since he starred in his rookie campaign in 2012.
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Ronald Acuña Jr.'s record-breaking season as the first player in history with 40 home runs and 70 steals propelled him to have the second most popular player jersey in the MLB.
Within the top 20 places were nine Latin baseball players from Venezuela, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.
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