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Sioux Falls, SD—The American Association announced today that slugger Beau Torbert has been awarded the Pointstreak “Star of Stars” award. The award is given out for overall statistical excellence. This is the second major postseason award given to Torbert who was also named American Association Player of the Year for 2010. Torbert also earned Player of the Week honors on August 29th and was named “Batter of the Month” for the month of August.  Torbert posted one of the best offensive outputs in the history of the league in 2010. He set a team and league record with a .394 batting average. Torbert finished second in the league with 24 home runs and his 100 RBI was tops in the league and set a new team record. The Phenix City, AL native amassed 155 hits this season, breaking the previous league record (148) and team record (136) for hits in a season. From June 20 to July 10, Torbert hit safely in 18 consecutive games. He collected 51 multi-hit games during the year, including seven four-hit games. He notched at least one hit in 80 of 95 games played, and only once did he fail to garner a hit in two consecutive games. Torbert also set a team record for doubles in a season and a league record for total bases in one season. The Pheasants recorded a franchise record 63 victories and captured the first and half North Division titles as well as the North Division playoff championship.
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