August 10, 2022

LaRoche, Desmond and Strasburg Win Silver Slugger Awards


Washington Nationals First Baseman Adam LaRoche, Shortstop Ian Desmond and Pitcher Stephen Strasburg were each named as recipients of the 2012 Louisville Silver Slugger Award.

LaRoche adds the offensive award to his 2012 Gold Glove.  Silver Sluggers are a career first for the trio.

Full list of 2012 Silver Slugger Winners. Washington Nationals received most 2012 Silver Sluggers for any MLB team.

Adam LaRoche homers on a fly ball to right field and Ryan Zimmerman scores in the 6th – Chicago Cubs v Washington Nationals, 9/6/2012. (Cheryl Nichols/District Sports Page)

Ian Desmond earns first career Silver Slugger. (Cheryl Nichols/District Sports Page)

Washington Nationals RHP Stephen Strasburg takes a curtain call after hitting his 1st MLB home run in 4th inning, May 20, 2012. (Cheryl Nichols/District Sports Page)


About Cheryl Nichols

Cheryl Nichols is a Columnist and Photographer for District Sports Page. She is credentialed to cover the Washington Capitals and has reported on the community service and fan events since 2006. Cheryl has been published in The Washington Post and many other local media. She was a credentialed photographer for the 2010 season covering the Washington Nationals. You can follow her on Twitter @cnichols14.

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