The superstar duo makes up Philadelphia's nominees for the 2019 All-MLB Team, for which the selection process began on Monday and runs through 5 p.m. ET on Dec. 3, with 50 percent of the vote coming from fans and 50 percent coming from a panel of experts.
You can vote right here, and may do so once every 24 hours between now and when voting ends next Tuesday. The inaugural All-MLB Team will be announced on Dec. 10 at baseball’s annual Winter Meetings in San Diego.
There will be a first and second All-MLB Team, and voters are asked only to consider performance during the regular season when casting their ballots. Each team will include one selection at each position (including designated hitter and three outfielders, regardless of specific outfield position), five starting pitchers and two relievers.
Realmuto has already compiled his share of honors this offseason, notching his first career Gold Glove Award and his second straight Silver Slugger Award.
After being acquired by the Phillies last offseason, Realmuto spent 2019 showing why he's widely regarded as the best all-around catcher in the Majors. He hit .275 with 25 home runs, 83 RBIs and an .820 OPS, while also throwing out 43 attempted base stealers -- 16 more than any other catcher.
Realmuto finished with a 5.7 fWAR, which ranked first among catchers and 15th overall among position players (seventh in the National League). He's one of just three catchers all-time -- along with Johnny Bench and Jorge Posada -- to rack up 25 homers, 35 doubles and 90 runs in a season.
As for Harper, he also put up strong numbers in his debut season with the Phils. After signing a massive 13-year, $330 million deal during Spring Training, Harper overcame a slow start to finish with 35 homers, a career-high 114 RBIs and an .882 OPS.
Harper was the first Phillies player to hit 35 homers since 2009, when both Ryan Howard (45) and Jayson Werth (36) reached that mark. Toss in his 15 stolen bases and Harper is one of just three players in franchise history, along with Mike Schmidt and Chuck Klein, to record 35 homers, 100 RBIs and 15 stolen bases in a season.
Harper's contributions in 2019 weren't limited to his offense, however, as he also flashed some improved defense. He led all right fielders with 13 assists, and only Leury García of the White Sox had more assists (14) among outfielders.