MLB The Show '23: Marlins' Jazz Chisholm unveiled as cover athlete for upcoming video game

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Jazz Chisholm Jr. is the most recent baseball star to look like the cover professional athlete for the MLB The Show computer game franchise. On Monday, it was revealed that Chisholm will be the very first gamer in Miami Marlins history to appear on the cover of the American variation of the computer game series when MLB The Show ’23 is launched on March 28.

Wei-Yin Chen, who was a beginning pitcher for the Marlins from 2016 to 2019, appeared on the cover of MLB The Show’s Taiwanese variation in both 2016 and 2017.

“As a kid, I always wanted to be on the cover of MLB the Show,” Chisholm informed the Associated Press on Monday. “So it means almost just like winning the MVP in a sense. You get to live out your childhood dream.”

Chisholm included that he has in fact been a passionate fan of the computer game franchise given that 2006, when Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz appeared on the cover of the video game’s extremely first edition. 

Entering his 4th expert season, Chisholm has a profession batting average of .243 to accompany 34 crowning achievement, 104 RBIs and 117 runs scored. He’s invested most of his profession in the Marlins’ middle infield, however is anticipated to play center field in 2023 to accommodate the group’s acquisition of American League batting champ Luis Arraez from the Minnesota Twins.

Chisholm handled a tension fracture in his lower back in the 2nd half of the 2022 project, which triggered him to miss out on the rest of the season. The 24-year-old speedster made his very first All-Star Game prior to the injury and was striking .254 with 14 crowning achievement, 45 RBIs, and 12 taken bases in 60 video games.

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