This Rawlings official Major League baseball has been personally hand signed and inscribed "19 AL ROY" by Yordan Alvarez. Each autographed baseball includes an individually numbered TRISTAR Authentic hologram, which can be verified online at www.tristarauthentic.com.
Yordan Alvarez made his Major League debut with the Houston Astros on June 9, 2019. He immediately made franchise history by hitting a home run in each of his first two games. On June 23, 2019, he tied a Major League record with his seventh homer in 12 games to begin his career. His impressive season earned him a unanimous vote for the 2019 AL Rookie of the Year award.