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Cubs star on top as MLB releases top selling jerseys of 2015

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There is no denying that Kris Bryant has had an excellent rookie season.

The 23-year old Chicago Cubs phenom was amongst the best rookies in the MLB this season. He led all rookies with 26 home runs, 99 RBIs and 87 runs.

Top of the pile

And he added to his list of accomplishments when MLB released the most popular jerseys of the 2015 season, with Bryant at the top of the list.

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The rookie led all of baseball, selling the most jerseys of players this season. He passed MLB superstars like Madison Bumgarner and Clayton Kershaw on his way to the top.

While Bryant was the top selling jersey, even at 23-years-old he wasn't the youngest on the list as 22-year-old Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper came in at number six.

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Fellow Cub, Anthony Rizzo had the eighth highest selling jersey, and NL Central companion Andrew McCutchen closed up the list at number ten.

Amongst the top ten selling jerseys, six of the ten are 26-years-old or younger, showing the true importance and following of young, talented players in the MLB the past few years.

Amongst the top 20 jerseys rookies Carlos Correa and Jacob deGrom also made the list at numbers 16 and 17 respectively.

Veterans like David Wright, David Ortiz, and Yadier Molina were also on the list of top 20. The Mets and the Giants each had three players within the top 20, but for the Giants all three fell in the top ten. The list has a healthy balance of veterans and younger players and a mix of clubs represented as well.

Top 20

The full list:

1. Kris Bryant, Cubs
2. Madison Bumgarner, Giants
3. Buster Posey, Giants
4. Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers
5. Mike Trout, Angels
6. Bryce Harper, Nationals
7. Hunter Pence, Giants
8. Anthony Rizzo, Cubs
9. Matt Harvey, Mets
10. Andrew McCutchen, Pirates
11. David Wright, Mets
12. Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays
13. Todd Frazier, Reds
14. David Ortiz, Red Sox
15. Yadier Molina, Cardinals
16. Carlos Correa, Astros
17. Jacob deGrom, Mets
18. Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox
19. Felix Hernandez, Mariners
20. Albert Pujols, Angels

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