Venezuelan José Altuve was crowned World Series champion this Saturday night after the Houston Astros beat the Phillies. The Venezuelan has become one of the protagonists for the American franchise to win the title.
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For the man born in Maracay, this achievement has become "a dream come true", which he also affirms that it is the product of everyone on the team with talent and discipline.
“We worked very hard for this and we did it. All the pieces we had. All the guys did something to make this dream come true,” he commented.
Altuve had the best batting average in his four appearances in the World Series, with .307 (26-8), hit two doubles and scored five runs, responding as expected in the fight for the crown.
The record of the Venezuelan has been incredible, since he has become the third Venezuelan with the most crowns in the Major Leagues. In addition to being a three-time batting champion.
As for the boss Dusty Baker, “he is the perfect manager for the situation we were in, he comes in and wins his first World Series. I'm very happy for him," Altuve said.