The Fielding Bible is an award given to one player from each position in the majors. Winners are chosen by a panel of twelve experts, awarding points to ten players for each position, ten for first, one for tenth, with a perfect score being 120. Each vote is then documented in the Bill James Handbook for the following year.
This year Jason Heyward was selected unanimously as the Fielding Bible recipient in right field, appearing on every voters' ballot. Per The Fielding Bible:
Jason Heyward now has six straight years of double-digit Defensive Runs Saved and three Fielding Bible Awards. He has been able to accomplish this by starting and finishing every play extremely well. He excels at picking up the ball off the bat and rarely takes the wrong angle. He is not afraid to dive, demonstrating tremendous body control when doing so. He plays deeper than most right fielders enabling him to track down deeply hit balls saving extra bases. Every Fielding Bible Award voter listed Jason Heyward first on their ballot in 2015.
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