MLB The Show 24 Cover Athlete Revealed as Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

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Sony San Diego Studios officially revealed the MLB The Show 24 cover athlete as Vladimir Guerrero Jr. of the Toronto Blue Jays.

After a period of rumors and discussion surrounding who would be the cover star, it's safe to say Vladdy Jr.'s announcement took some by surprise. Many figured it would be Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Atlanta Braves after his historic 40/70 season, while others would've even taken a reappearance for Shohei Ohtani after signing a historic 10-year, $700 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Though, still there will be plenty that are excited to Vladdy Jr. get the cover. Not to mention, the cover as a whole looks great.

The reveal stream featured Ramone Russell, David Ortiz and Eladio Carrion traveling in the Dominican Republic before being joined by the Blue Jays player. Check out the cover art below.

MLB The Show 24 Cover Athlete Revealed as Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Guerrero Jr. is pictured on the cover doing the iconic shush celebration. His nationality and story is highlighted not only throughout the Ride to Reveal promotional video, but also throughout the cover. This is one of the most vibrant covers in the history of the franchise.

Vladdy is 24-years old and is entering his sixth professional season for the Blue Jays. He has 130 total home runs, is a three-time All Star, and he became part of the first ever father-son duo to win the Home Run Derby this past season. He also has a Gold Glove and Silver Slugger to his name among other accolades.

Stay tuned for more information on MLB The Show 24 as we near release and the start of the 2024 MLB season.