The 2023 National League Rookie of the Year, Corbin Carroll, was asked if he had been starstruck by anyone in MLB.
Carroll said that Philadelphia Phillies superstar Bryce Harper was one of two players that left him starstruck.
In 2022, Carroll first seen Harper in person, when the Phillies crushed the Arizona Diamondbacks 18-2. Harper went went 3-for-4 with an RBI against Carroll’s Diamondbacks.
The other player that Carroll was starstruck by was Juan Soto. Carroll is now a superstar in his own right.
In 2023, Carroll had a .285 batting average with 25 home runs and 54 stolen bases, while leading the Diamondbacks to a World Series appearance.
Bryce Harper of the Philadelphia Phillies and Corbin Carroll of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Photo courtesy of The Sporting News / Getty Images