The best don't always get recognized

Originally Published: November 11, 2005
By Rob Neyer | ESPN Insider
Maybe you missed it. Andruw Jones was the best hitter in the National League this season. Sure, he ranked 53rd in the National League in batting average. Forty-second in on-base percentage. Fifth in slugging percentage. Still, he was the best. The best.

How do I know? Because a few weeks ago, Jones was proclaimed the National League winner of the 2005 Hank Aaron Award.