“It Was Awesome”- Bobby Witt Jr. Shines in His MLB Debut for Kansas City Royals on Opening Day Game

Published 04/08/2022, 5:45 AM EDT

Bobby Witt jr. has taken the internet by storm. Yes, the Kansas City Royals superstar has displayed a brilliant performance on the Opening Day of the 2022 MLB season. And his performance is even more significant because it was his debut in the big league.

Before making his MLB debut, Bobby Witt Jr. was probably the best prospect in the league. There is no question about it. And guess what? As expected, the superstar prospect delivered in his first big league game for the Kansas City Royals.

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His exceptional debut not only helped him to make some headlines for the day, but the five-tool player also helped his team to win the opening day game against the Cleveland Guardians.

Bobby Witt Jr. delivered when it mattered the most

Some players know how to make their moment and own it, and Bobby Witt Jr. is one of them. When the 21-year-old came to bat, the score was tied at 1-1. But Witt single-handedly changed the momentum and won the game for the Royals.

After winning the game for the Royals, Witt admitted that he was not nervous at all. Instead, it was quite awesome for him.

As per ESPN, Bobby Witt Jr. said, “I thought I’d be a lot more nervous, honestly. But beforehand, the introductions, nothing. During the game, nothing. First at-bat, nothing. So, when’s this gonna happen? It was awesome. It just felt right.”

Notably, when Witt stepped up to the plate for his MLB debut, the crowd erupted with the chant of his name “bob-by”. And the superstar infielder didn’t disappoint the Royals’ fans. He helped the Kansas City Royals win their opening day game 3-1 over the Guardians.

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For those who don’t know, Bobby Witt Jr. is not the first superstar from his family. Way before his MLB debut, his father, Bobby Witt, has already played for over 16 seasons in Major League Baseball for various teams.

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Following the footsteps of his father, Witt Jr. is on the same path to becoming a baseball great. What are your opinions on the future of Bobby Witt Jr.?

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Abhishek Kumar

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Abhishek Kumar is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. After completing his Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Abhishek has been working in the media industry since two years. Before joining EssentiallySports, he previously worked at APN News as a sub-editor, where he has written articles on sports and politics.

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