He's had a great year both on and off the field. Each team has a nominee for the award, which is given to:
...the player who best combines outstanding skills on the baseball field with devoted work in the community.
Angel is nominated for his work with the charity City Harvest, an organization devoted to fighting hunger. Past Met winners include Gary Carter (1989), Al Leiter (2000) and Carlos Delgado (2006). Some other big names nominated this season are Albert Pujols, Brian McCann,Torii Hunter and Adrian Gonzalez.