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Ronald Acuña Jr.      

Professional Baseball Outfielder for the Atlanta Braves

Ronald José Acuña Blanco Jr. is a Venezuelan professional baseball outfielder for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). After signing with the Braves as an international free agent in 2014, Acuña made his MLB debut in 2018 and won the National League Rookie of the Year Award the same year.

Since his debut, Acuña has made four MLB All-Star team appearances, won two Silver Slugger Awards, and twice led the league in stolen bases. During the 2023 season, he became the fifth MLB member of the 40–40 club, set a modern era franchise record in stolen bases, with 73, and became the first MLB player to accomplish a 40–70 season.

In recognition of his athletic achievement, Acuña was named to Forbes' 30 Under 30 Local - Atlanta list in 2023.

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