The Art of Words created a great way to commemorate Jose Altuve’s MVP season and the Astros winning the World Series.
As we get the turkey ready for today’s Thanksgiving dinner, Astros fans have a lot to be thankful for. Houston finally has a World Series trophy! The best thing is that the majority of the team will be returning in 2018. No matter who is on this team, Jose Altuve is the best player.
That is not an opinion. It’s a matter of fact as Altuve won the 2017 AL MVP Award this season over the Yankees Aaron Judge. As I listened to national media, they kept saying that Altuve is good, but Judge was better. They referred to him as the powerful Judge. They kept trying to find words to describe how good Altuve is.
Judge had the more runs scored, homers, RBIs, and a better on-base percentage. Altuve had more hits, stolen bases, and a better batting average. The average fans would say that Judge’s stats are more impressive. However, Altuve won the award in a blowout, receiving 27 out of 30 first-place votes.
Can you describe Altuve in one word?
The words that I used through the season to describe Altuve is a consistent game changer. Despite his rough five-game stretch to start the season, Altuve was consistently impacting each game. While George Springer and Carlos Correa both missed extended time with injuries, Altuve was still smiling and playing ball.
It’s hard to describe Altuve in one word because he has so much impact all around. If you have to express how good Altuve is in words, express what they accomplished this season. Better yet, describe how many wins the Astros won because of Altuve.
There are a lot of things that you can get your die-hard Astros fans this holiday season. You can get a bobblehead with Altuve holding the World Series Trophy. But something caught my eye while scrolling through my timeline, something that shows the passion of Mr. Altuve.
My wife’s favorite moment of the World Series was when Altuve got the final out and ran in screaming with his fists up. After years of losing, Altuve finally reached his dream. His expression at that moment summarized the season.
A great gift for the holidays.
An artist at Art of Words took 65 hours to complete a piece of art to commemorate the Astros winning. Of course, it’s Altuve being super excited after getting the final out. It is a classic already, and a must have for Astros fans, take a look at the tweet below.
You see Altuve, but if you look closer, you will see letters and numbers. If you look even closer, you will see the Rangers, Yankees, Red Sox, and many other teams written out to create Altuve’s image.
The image is “handwritten with the date, score, and opponent of every Astros game in 2017.” What better way can you describe Altuve than with the 101 wins for the Astros in 2017? Instead of going Black Friday shopping, go online to https://www.artofwords.com and buy a copy of this piece.
The artist wrote a short blog post to describe how and why he selected this moment to recreate. His name is Daniel Duffy, and he hit a home run for this piece. He also did a recent piece to remember Roy Halladay. Duffy does artwork for the MLB and the Hall of Fame. Check it out fans, would you like to have a copy of the exuberant Altuve on your wall?
***Information from Art of Words press release***