Josh Hamilton was awarded the American Leugue Player of the Month. Here is a quote from the article:

Hamilton’s virtual sweep of the offensive leaderboards included an AL-best nine home runs, 25 RBIs, 64 total bases and a .744 slugging percentage. He was second with a .395 batting average, 20 runs and 34 hits (tied) in 22 April games.

Few AL players have ever had a start like Hamilton’s. He was just the fourth since 1921 to compile at least nine homers, 25 RBIs, 20 runs, and 34 hits in April. The others were the Mariners’ Ken Griffey Jr. and the Yankees’ Tino Martinez, both in 1997; and the Royals’ Jermaine Dye in 2000. Hamilton tied the Rangers’ team record for homers in April.

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