Yordan Alvarez made his Major League debut on June 9, 2019 with the Houston Astros, and made franchise history by hitting a home run in each of his first two games. He tied a major league record on June 23, 2019, with his seventh homer in 12 games to begin his career. Alvarez was the Rookie of the Month for June & July, making him the first Houston Astros player with this accomplishment. On August 10, 2019, he contributed to the Astros 23-3 victory, a franchise record, with a grand slam and two home runs. Despite his late start to the season, Alvarez was unanimously voted the 2019 AL Rookie of the Year. This Rawlings official Major League baseball has been hand signed and inscribed "AL ROY 19" by Yordan Alvarez. Each autograph includes an individually numbered TRISTAR Authentic hologram.