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Who Is The MLB The Show 22 Cover Athlete?

Read this guide to find who the cover athlete is for the 2022 edition of MLB The Show.

With MLB The Show 22 just around the corner, fans are eager to know all they can about their favorite game, and many want to know who the cover athlete is this year. Every year, fans wait with bated breath to learn all about the cover stars for the game’s several editions. The joy of seeing your favorite player grace the cover of a series like MLB The Show is unmatchable. Just like every year, 2022, too, brings with it a new cover athlete. Want to know who it is? Keep reading to find out.

Who is The Cover Athlete in MLB The Show 22?



The Cover Athlete for MLB The Show 22 is none other than Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels. The 27 year old Japanese international makes it to the cover of an MLB video game series for the first time in his life, and rightfully so.

Ohtani seems to have had the season of his life in 2021. With impressive stats that would make even the best baseball players quake in their boots, it’s no surprise to see Ohtani’s meteoric rise rewarded with cover star status.


In 2021, Shohei Ohtani dazzled the world with 46 home runs, 26 Stolen Bases, 8 Triples, and a .965 OPS. He also bagged a 3.18 ERA during the 23 starts he made for the LA Angels. His exploits in the MLB also saw him win the AL MVP award, an honor he can now proudly place next to his 2018 AL Rookie of the Year award.

As for Shohei Ohtani’s stats and ratings in the game, there does not seem to be any official information at the time of writing this article. However, you can expect a full release of ratings for players anytime now, considering the game’s 1st April release date.

So there you have it. This is all you need to know about the cover athlete for MLB The Show 22. Excited to see Shohei Ohtani in the latest edition of the game? We are too, and we can’t wait to get the chance to experience playing as him soon!


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