Alec Bohm, a Wichita State Alum and a member of the Philadelphia Phillies, has been nominated for the 2021 Roberto Clemente Award. This prestigious Major League Baseball award is given annually to the player who best represents the game of baseball by their character, community work, philanthropy and positivity on and off the field. Nominees are selected by their team.
Bohm, who graduated from WSU in 2018, was a first-round pick in the 2018 draft. Alec was runner-up for National League Rookie of the Year in 2020.
Alec contributes to helping others whenever possible through the Alec Bohm Foundation. The foundation’s various projects, both in the United States and Africa, are described in detail at the link below. Baseball fans can also vote for their favorite nominee at this link.