Images: Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant's year

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
Updated 10/7/2015 5:47 AM

After starting the season in AAA Iowa, third baseman Kris Bryant went 0-4 with 3 strikeouts in his first game. Since then he has set the Cubs rookie record for home runs in a season and has emerged as the presumptive National League Rookie of the Year.

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant celebrates his walk off home run during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs beat the Indians 2-1.
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant celebrates his walk off home run during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs beat the Indians 2-1.
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant (17) watches his home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the fifth inning Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Chicago.
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant (17) watches his home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the fifth inning Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Chicago.
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Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant rounds third base against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field Sunday night in Chicago.
  Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant rounds third base against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field Sunday night in Chicago.
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Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs plays first base against the Kansas City Royals during a game at Wrigley Field in Chicago Monday night.
  Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs plays first base against the Kansas City Royals during a game at Wrigley Field in Chicago Monday night.
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant takes the curtain call after hitting a two-run home run off Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Tyler Cravy, also scoring Kyle Schwarber, during the third inning Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, in Chicago.
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant takes the curtain call after hitting a two-run home run off Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Tyler Cravy, also scoring Kyle Schwarber, during the third inning Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, in Chicago.
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Chicago Cubs' Dexter Fowler (24) and Kris Bryant celebrate after the pair scored on Bryant's home run off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher J.J. Hoover, during the eighth inning Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in Chicago.
Chicago Cubs' Dexter Fowler (24) and Kris Bryant celebrate after the pair scored on Bryant's home run off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher J.J. Hoover, during the eighth inning Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in Chicago.
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant in the dugout after scoring on a sacrifice fly by Addison Russell during the second inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015.
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant in the dugout after scoring on a sacrifice fly by Addison Russell during the second inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015.
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant watches his walk off home run during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs beat the Indians 2-1.
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant watches his walk off home run during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs beat the Indians 2-1.
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant runs the bases after hitting a game-winning two run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the ninth inning in Chicago, Monday, July 27, 2015. The Cubs won 9-8.
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant runs the bases after hitting a game-winning two run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the ninth inning in Chicago, Monday, July 27, 2015. The Cubs won 9-8.
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National League's Kris Bryant, of the Chicago Cubs, hits during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 13, 2015, in Cincinnati.
National League's Kris Bryant, of the Chicago Cubs, hits during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday, July 13, 2015, in Cincinnati.
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Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, left, and first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) celebrate the Cubs' 7-4 win against the St. Louis Cardinals in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Tuesday, July 7, 2015, in Chicago.
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, left, and first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) celebrate the Cubs' 7-4 win against the St. Louis Cardinals in the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Tuesday, July 7, 2015, in Chicago.
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Kris Bryant throws out Adam Eaton in the 8th inning on a bunt attempt during Chicago White Sox vs. the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of their three-game Crosstown Cup series at Wrigley Field.
  Kris Bryant throws out Adam Eaton in the 8th inning on a bunt attempt during Chicago White Sox vs. the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of their three-game Crosstown Cup series at Wrigley Field.
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, left, is safe at first for a single as St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Mark Reynolds handles the throw during the fifth inning Friday, June 26, 2015, in St. Louis.
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, left, is safe at first for a single as St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Mark Reynolds handles the throw during the fifth inning Friday, June 26, 2015, in St. Louis.
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Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant watches batting practice before the Cubs played the San Diego Padres in a baseball game Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in San Diego.
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant watches batting practice before the Cubs played the San Diego Padres in a baseball game Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in San Diego.
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Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, center, tags out New York Mets' Curtis Granderson at third on a throw from left fielder Chris Coghlan, during the fourth inning Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Chicago. Watching the play is third base coach Tim Teufel.
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, center, tags out New York Mets' Curtis Granderson at third on a throw from left fielder Chris Coghlan, during the fourth inning Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Chicago. Watching the play is third base coach Tim Teufel.
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant hits a two-run home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom, Bryant's first home run in Wrigley Field, also scoring Dexter Fowler, during the first inning Monday, May 11, 2015, in Chicago.
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant hits a two-run home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom, Bryant's first home run in Wrigley Field, also scoring Dexter Fowler, during the first inning Monday, May 11, 2015, in Chicago.
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant breaks his bat as he grounds out during the fifth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers, Friday, May 8, 2015, in Milwaukee.
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant breaks his bat as he grounds out during the fifth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers, Friday, May 8, 2015, in Milwaukee.
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant watches his RBI single during the fifth inning against the San Diego Padres Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Chicago. Bryant's single was his first major league hit.
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant watches his RBI single during the fifth inning against the San Diego Padres Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Chicago. Bryant's single was his first major league hit.
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant smiles as he signs autographs before a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Chicago, Friday, April 17, 2015.
Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant smiles as he signs autographs before a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Chicago, Friday, April 17, 2015.
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ASSOCIATED PRESS Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant signs autographs for fans prior to a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres Monday, March 16, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.
ASSOCIATED PRESS Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant signs autographs for fans prior to a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres Monday, March 16, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.
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