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The Sporting News Awards

Rookie of the Year

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    Rookie Player of the Year (Since 1957)
    Year American League                      National League
    1998 Ben Grieve, Oak, OF                  Todd Helton, Col, 1B
    1997 Nomar Garciaparra, Bos, SS           Scott Rolen, Phi, 3B
    1996 Derek Jeter, NY, SS                  Jason Kendall, Pit, C
    1995 Garret Anderson, Cal, OF             Chipper Jones, Atl, 3B
    1994 Bob Hamelin, KC, DH                  Raul Mondesi, LA, OF
    1993 Tim Salmon, Cal, OF                  Mike Piazza, LA, C
    1992 Pat Listach, Mil, SS                 Eric Karros, LA, 1B
    1991 Chuck Knoblauch, Min, 2B             Jeff Bagwell, Hou, 1B
    1990 Sandy Alomar, Cle, C                 Dave Justice, Atl, OF
    1989 Craig Worthington, Bal, 3B           Jerome Walton, Chi, OF
    1988 Walt Weiss, Oak, SS                  Mark Grace, Chi, 1B
    1987 Mark McGwire, Oak, 1B                Benito Santiago, SD, C
    1986 Jose Canseco, Oak, OF                Robby Thompson, SF, 2B
    1985 Ozzie Guillen, Chi, SS               Vince Coleman, StL, OF
    1984 Alvin Davis, Sea, 1B                 Juan Samuel, Phi, 2B
    1983 Ron Kittle, Chi, OF                  Darryl Strawberry, NY, OF
    1982 Cal Ripken, Bal, SS                  Johnny Ray, Pit, 2B
    1981 Rich Gedman, Bos, C                  Tim Raines, Mon, OF
    1980 Joe Charboneau, Cle, OF              Lonnie Smith, Phi, OF
    1979 Pat Putnam, Tex, 1B                  Jeffrey Leonard, Hou, OF
    1978 Paul Molitor, Mil, 2B                Bob Horner, Atl, 3B
    1977 Mitchell Page, Oak, OF               Andre Dawson, Mon, OF
    1976 Butch Wynegar, Min, C                Larry Herndon, SF, OF
    1975 Fred Lynn, Bos, OF                   Gary Carter, Mon, OF
    1974 Mike Hargrove, Tex, 1B               Greg Gross, Hou, OF
    1973 Al Bumbry, Bal, OF                   Gary Matthews, SF, OF
    1972 Carlton Fisk, Bos, C                 Dave Rader, SF, C
    1971 Chris Chambliss, Cle, 1B             Earl Williams, Atl, C
    1970 Roy Foster, Cle, OF                  Bernie Carbo, Cin, OF
    1969 Carlos May, Chi, OF                  Coco Laboy, Mon, 2B
    1968 Del Unser, Was, OF                   Johnny Bench, Cin, C
    1967 Rod Carew, Min, 2B                   Lee May, Cin, 1B
    1966 Tommie Agee, Chi, OF                 Tommy Helms, Cin, 3B
    1965 Curt Blefary, Bal, OF                Joe Morgan, Hou, 2B
    1964 Tony Oliva, Min, OF                  Dick Allen, Phi, 3B
    1963 Pete Ward, Chi, 3B                   Pete Rose, Cin, 2B
    1962 Tom Tresh, NY, SS                    Ken Hubbs, Chi, 2B
    1961 Dick Howser, KC, SS                  Billy Williams, Chi, OF
    1960 Ron Hansen, Bal, SS                  Frank Howard, LA, OF
    1959 Bob Allison, Was, OF                 Willie McCovey, SF, 1B
    1958 Albie Pearson, Was, OF               Orlando Cepeda, SF, 1B
    1957 Tony Kubek, NY, OF                   Ed Bouchee, Phi, 1B


    Rookie Pitcher of the Year (Since 1957)
    Year American League                      National League
    1998 Rolando Arrojo, TB                   Kerry Wood, Chi
    1997 Jason Dickson, Ana                   Matt Morris, StL
    1996 James Baldwin, Chi                   Alan Benes, StL
    1995 Julian Tavarez, Cle                  Hideo Nomo, LA
    1994 Brian Anderson, Cal                  Steve Trachsel, Chi
    1993 Aaron Sele, Bos                      Kirk Rueter, Mon
    1992 Cal Eldred, Mil                      Tim Wakefield, Pit
    1991 Juan Guzman, Tor                     Al Osuna, Hou
    1990 Kevin Appier, KC                     Mike Harkey, Chi
    1989 Tom Gordon, KC                       Andy Benes, SD
    1988 Bryan Harvey, Cal                    Tim Belcher, LA
    1987 Mike Henneman, Det                   Mike Dunne, Pit
    1986 Mark Eichhorn, Tor                   Todd Worrell, StL
    1985 Teddy Higuera, Mil                   Tom Browning, Cin
    1984 Mark Langston, Sea                   Dwight Gooden, NY
    1983 Mike Boddicker, Bal                  Craig McMurtry, Atl
    1982 Ed VandeBerg, Sea                    Steve Bedrosian, Atl
    1981 Dave Righetti, NY                    Fernando Valenzuela, LA
    1980 Britt Burns, Chi                     Bill Gullickson, Mon
    1979 Mark Clear, Cal                      Rick Sutcliffe, LA
    1978 Rich Gale, KC                        Don Robinson, Pit
    1977 Dave Rozema, Det                     Bob Owchinko, SD
    1976 Mark Fidrych, Det                    Butch Metzger, SD
    1975 Dennis Eckersley, Cle                John Montefusco, SF
    1974 Frank Tanana, Cal                    John D'Acquisto, SF
    1973 Steve Busby, KC                      Steve Rogers, Mon
    1972 Dick Tidrow, Cle                     Jon Matlack, NY
    1971 Bill Parsons, Mil                    Reggie Cleveland, StL
    1970 Bert Blyleven, Min                   Carl Morton, Mon
    1969 Mike Nagy, Bos                       Tom Griffin, Hou
    1968 Stan Bahnsen, NY                     Jerry Koosman, NY
    1967 Tom Phoebus, Bal                     Dick Hughes, StL
    1966 Jim Nash, KC                         Don Sutton, LA
    1965 Marcelino Lopez, Cal                 Frank Linzy, SF
    1964 Wally Bunker, Bal                    Billy McCool, Cin
    1963 Gary Peters, Chi                     Ray Culp, Phi
    1962 No Pitcher Selected                  No Pitcher Selected
    1961 Don Schwall, Bos                     Ken Hunt, Cin
    1960 No Pitcher Selected                  No Pitcher Selected
    1959 No Pitcher Selected                  No Pitcher Selected
    1958 Ryne Duren, NY                       Carl Willey, Mil
    1957 No Pitcher Selected                  Jack Sanford, Phi


    Combined Rookie Player and Pitcher of the Year (1946-1956)
    Year American League                      National League
    1956 Luis Aparicio, Chi, SS               Frank Robinson, Cin, OF
    1955 Herb Score, Cle, P                   Bill Virdon, StL, OF
    1954 Bob Grim, NY, P                      Wally Moon, StL, OF
    1953 Harvey Kuenn, Det, SS                Jim Gilliam, Bro, 2B
    1952 Clint Courtney, StL, C               Joe Black, Bro, P
    1951 Minnie Minoso, Chi, OF               Willie Mays, NY, OF
    1950 Whitey Ford, NY, P                   No Selection
    1949 Roy Sievers, StL, OF                 Don Necombe, Bro, P

    Year Major Leagues
    1948 Richie Ashburn, Phi-N, OF
    1947 Jackie Robinson, Bro-N, 1B
    1946 Del Ennis, Phi-N, OF