Crawdads infielder Travis Demeritte currently leads the South Atlantic League with 24 home runs, and is among the finalists to win the Joe Bauman Home Run Award, presented by Musco Sports Lighting!
The Joe Bauman Trophy is awarded to the top regular season home run hitter in the minor leagues. The winner receives a check representing $200 for each home run he hits.
Demeritte's 24 home runs currently ranks him 9th in the minor leagues. 2013 Crawdad and winner of last season's Joe Bauman Award, Joey Gallo, once again leads the pack with 38 long balls.
Photo Courtesy: Travis Demeritte, Hickory Crawdads