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player name year award notes pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
Shohei Ohtani 2021 -- dh-p 6-3 198 L R 1994-07-05 Iwate,JP MLB 2018-2021 2013-2021
2017-   -udfa-ANA
Jose Abreu 2020 -- 1b 6-3 250 R R 1987-01-29 Cruces,CU MLB 2014-2021 2014-2021
2013-   -udfa-CHA
Mike Trout 2019 -- cf 6-1 200 R R 1991-08-07 Millville,NJ MLB 2011-2021 2009-2021
2009-  1-  25-ANA
Mookie Betts 2018 -- rf-cf 5-9 180 R R 1992-10-07 Brentwood,TN MLB 2014-2021 2011-2021
2011-  5- 172-BOS
Jose Altuve 2017 -- 2b 5-6 166 R R 1990-05-06 Maracay,VZ MLB 2011-2021 2008-2021
2007-   -udfa-HOU
Mike Trout 2016 -- cf 6-1 200 R R 1991-08-07 Millville,NJ MLB 2011-2021 2009-2021
2009-  1-  25-ANA
Josh Donaldson 2015 -- 3b-dh 6-1 210 R R 1985-12-08 Pensacola,FL MLB 2010-2021 2005-2021
2007-  1-  48-CHN
Mike Trout 2014 -- cf 6-1 200 R R 1991-08-07 Millville,NJ MLB 2011-2021 2009-2021
2009-  1-  25-ANA
Miguel Cabrera 2013 -- dh-1b 6-4 249 R R 1983-04-18 Maracay,VZ MLB 2003-2021 2000-2021
1999-   -udfa-MIA
Miguel Cabrera 2012 -- dh-1b 6-4 249 R R 1983-04-18 Maracay,VZ MLB 2003-2021 2000-2021
1999-   -udfa-MIA
Justin Verlander 2011 -- p 6-5 235 R R 1983-02-20 Manakin-Sabot,VA MLB 2005-2020 2002-2020
2004-  1-   2-DET
Josh Hamilton 2010 -- rf 6-4 240 L L 1981-05-21 Raleigh,NC MLB 2007-2015 1999-2016
1999-  1-   1-TBA
Joe Mauer 2009 -- c 6-4 220 L R 1983-04-19 St. Paul,MN MLB 2004-2018 2001-2018
2001-  1-   1-MIN
Dustin Pedroia 2008 -- 2b 5-9 170 R R 1983-08-17 Woodland,CA MLB 2006-2019 2002-2019
2004-  2-  65-BOS
Alex Rodriguez 2007 -- 3b 6-3 195 R R 1975-07-27 New York,NY MLB 1994-2016 1994-2016
1993-  1-   1-SEA
Justin Morneau 2006 -- 1b 6-4 205 L R 1981-05-15 New Westminster,BC MLB 2003-2016 1999-2016
1999-  3-  89-MIN
Alex Rodriguez 2005 -- 3b 6-3 195 R R 1975-07-27 New York,NY MLB 1994-2016 1994-2016
1993-  1-   1-SEA
Vladimir Guerrero 2004 -- lf 6-3 205 R R 1975-02-09 Nizao Bani,DR MLB 1996-2011 1994-2012
1993-   -udfa-MON
Alex Rodriguez 2003 -- 3b 6-3 195 R R 1975-07-27 New York,NY MLB 1994-2016 1994-2016
1993-  1-   1-SEA
Miguel Tejada 2002 -- 2b-3b 5-9 188 R R 1974-05-25 Bani,DR MLB 1997-2013 1995-2015
1993-   -udfa-OAK
Ichiro Suzuki 2001 -- rf 5-11 170 L R 1973-10-23 Kasugai,JP MLB 2001-2019 1992-2019
2000-   -udfa-SEA
Jason Giambi 2000 -- dh 6-3 235 L R 1971-01-08 West Covina,CA MLB 1995-2014 1992-2014
1992-  2-  58-OAK
Ivan Rodriguez 1999 -- c 5-9 205 R R 1971-11-30 Vega Baja,PR MLB 1991-2011 1989-2011
1988-   -udfa-TEX
Juan Gonzalez 1998 -- rf-lf 6-3 220 R R 1969-10-16 Vega Baja,PR MLB 1989-2005 1986-2005
1986-   -udfa-TEX
Ken Griffey 1997 -- cf 6-3 205 L L 1969-11-21 Donora,PA MLB 1989-2010 1987-2010
1987-  1-   1-SEA
Juan Gonzalez 1996 -- rf-lf 6-3 220 R R 1969-10-16 Vega Baja,PR MLB 1989-2005 1986-2005
1986-   -udfa-TEX
Mo Vaughn 1995 -- 1b 6-1 268 L R 1967-12-15 Norwalk,CT MLB 1991-2003 1987-2003
1989-  1-  23-BOS
Frank Thomas 1994 -- 1b-dh 6-5 270 R R 1968-05-27 Columbus,GA MLB 1990-2008 1987-2008
1989-  1-   7-CHA
Frank Thomas 1993 -- 1b-dh 6-5 270 R R 1968-05-27 Columbus,GA MLB 1990-2008 1987-2008
1989-  1-   7-CHA
Dennis Eckersley 1992 -- p 6-2 190 R R 1954-10-03 Oakland,CA MLB 1975-1998 1975-1998
1972-  3-  50-CLE
Cal Ripken 1991 -- ss-3b 6-4 220 R R 1960-08-24 Havre de Grace,MD MLB 1981-2001 1978-2001
1978-  2-  48-BAL
Rickey Henderson 1990 -- lf-of 5-10 190 R L 1958-12-25 Chicago,IL MLB 1979-2003 1977-2005
1976-  4-  96-OAK
Robin Yount 1989 -- ss-cf 6-0 180 R R 1955-09-16 Danville,IL MLB 1974-1993 1974-1993
1973-  1-   3-MIL
Jose Canseco 1988 -- rf-lf 6-4 240 R R 1964-07-02 Havana,CU MLB 1985-2001 1982-2018
1982- 15- 392-OAK
George Bell 1987 -- lf-of 6-1 190 R R 1959-10-21 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 1981-1993 1978-1993
1978-   -udfa-PHI
Roger Clemens 1986 -- p 6-4 230 R R 1962-08-04 Dayton,OH MLB 1984-2007 1982-2012
1983-  1-  19-BOS
Don Mattingly 1985 -- 1b 5-11 185 L L 1961-04-20 Evansville,IN MLB 1982-1995 1979-1995
1979- 19- 493-NYA
Willie Hernandez 1984 -- p 6-3 180 L L 1954-11-14 Aguada,PR MLB 1977-1989 1976-1995
1973-   -udfa-PHI
Cal Ripken 1983 -- ss-3b 6-4 220 R R 1960-08-24 Havre de Grace,MD MLB 1981-2001 1978-2001
1978-  2-  48-BAL
Robin Yount 1982 -- ss-cf 6-0 180 R R 1955-09-16 Danville,IL MLB 1974-1993 1974-1993
1973-  1-   3-MIL
Rollie Fingers 1981 -- p 6-4 195 R R 1946-08-25 Steubenville,OH MLB 1968-1985 1968-1985
1964-   -udfa-KC1
George Brett 1980 -- 3b-1b 6-0 205 L R 1953-05-15 Glen Dale,WV MLB 1973-1993 1973-1993
1971-  2-  29-KCA
Don Baylor 1979 -- of 6-1 220 R R 1949-06-28 Austin,TX MLB 1970-1988 1970-1988
1967-  2-  39-BAL
Jim Rice 1978 -- lf-of 6-2 205 R R 1953-03-08 Anderson,SC MLB 1974-1989 1974-1989
1971-  1-  15-BOS
Rod Carew 1977 -- 1b-2b 6-0 182 L R 1945-10-01 Gatun,PN MLB 1967-1985 1967-1985
1964-   -udfa-MIN
Thurman Munson 1976 -- c 5-11 191 R R 1947-06-07 Akron,OH MLB 1969-1979 1969-1979
1968-  1-   4-NYA
Fred Lynn 1975 -- of 6-1 190 L L 1952-02-03 Chicago,IL MLB 1974-1990 1971-1990
1973-  2-  41-BOS
Jeff Burroughs 1974 -- of 6-1 200 R R 1951-03-07 Long Beach,CA MLB 1970-1985 1970-1985
1969-  1-   1-WS2
Reggie Jackson 1973 -- of 6-0 200 L L 1946-05-18 Wynecote,PA MLB 1967-1987 1967-1987
1966-  1-   2-KC1
Dick Allen 1972 -- 1b-3b 5-11 190 R R 1942-03-08 Wampum,PA MLB 1963-1977 1963-1977
1960-   -udfa-PHI
Vida Blue 1971 -- p 6-0 189 B L 1949-07-28 Mansfield,LA MLB 1969-1986 1969-1986
1967-  2-  27-KC1
Boog Powell 1970 -- 1b-of 6-4 240 L R 1941-08-17 Lakeland,FL MLB 1961-1977 1961-1977
1959-   -udfa-BAL
Harmon Killebrew 1969 -- 1b-3b 5-11 214 R R 1936-06-29 Payette,ID MLB 1954-1975 1954-1975
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Denny McLain 1968 -- p 6-1 185 R R 1944-03-29 Chicago,IL MLB 1963-1972 1963-1972
1962-   -udfa-CHA
Carl Yastrzemski 1967 -- of 5-11 188 L R 1939-08-22 Southampton,NY MLB 1961-1983 1961-1983
1958-   -udfa-BOS
Frank Robinson 1966 -- of 6-1 195 R R 1935-08-31 Beaumont,TX MLB 1956-1976 1956-1976
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Zoilo Versalles 1965 -- ss 5-10 150 R R 1939-12-18 Veldado,CU MLB 1959-1971 1959-1971
1958-   -udfa-WS1
Brooks Robinson 1964 -- 3b 6-1 190 R R 1937-05-18 Little Rock,AR MLB 1955-1977 1955-1977
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Elston Howard 1963 -- c-of 6-2 200 R R 1929-02-23 St. Louis,MO MLB 1955-1968 1955-1968
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Mickey Mantle 1962 -- of 5-11 198 B R 1931-10-20 Spavinaw,OK MLB 1951-1968 1951-1968
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Roger Maris 1961 -- of 6-0 204 L R 1934-09-10 Hibbing,MN MLB 1957-1968 1957-1968
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Roger Maris 1960 -- of 6-0 204 L R 1934-09-10 Hibbing,MN MLB 1957-1968 1957-1968
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Nellie Fox 1959 -- 2b 5-9 150 L R 1927-12-25 St. Thomas,PA MLB 1947-1965 1947-1965
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Jackie Jensen 1958 -- of 5-11 190 R R 1927-03-09 San Francisco,CA MLB 1950-1961 1950-1961
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Mickey Mantle 1957 -- of 5-11 198 B R 1931-10-20 Spavinaw,OK MLB 1951-1968 1951-1968
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Mickey Mantle 1956 -- of 5-11 198 B R 1931-10-20 Spavinaw,OK MLB 1951-1968 1951-1968
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Yogi Berra 1955 -- c 5-8 194 L R 1925-05-12 St. Louis,MO MLB 1946-1965 1946-1965
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Yogi Berra 1954 -- c 5-8 194 L R 1925-05-12 St. Louis,MO MLB 1946-1965 1946-1965
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Al Rosen 1953 -- 3b 5-10 180 R R 1924-02-29 Spartanburg,SC MLB 1947-1956 1947-1956
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Bobby Shantz 1952 -- p 5-6 142 R L 1925-09-26 Pottstown,PA MLB 1949-1964 1949-1964
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Yogi Berra 1951 -- c 5-8 194 L R 1925-05-12 St. Louis,MO MLB 1946-1965 1946-1965
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Phil Rizzuto 1950 -- ss 5-6 160 R R 1917-09-25 Brooklyn,NY MLB 1941-1956 1941-1956
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Ted Williams 1949 -- of 6-3 205 L R 1918-08-30 San Diego,CA MLB 1939-1960 1939-1960
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Lou Boudreau 1948 -- ss 5-11 185 R R 1917-07-17 Harvey,IL MLB 1938-1952 1938-1952
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Joe DiMaggio 1947 -- of 6-2 193 R R 1914-11-25 Martinez,CA MLB 1936-1951 1936-1951
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Ted Williams 1946 -- of 6-3 205 L R 1918-08-30 San Diego,CA MLB 1939-1960 1939-1960
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Hal Newhouser 1945 -- p 6-2 192 L L 1921-05-20 Detroit,MI MLB 1939-1955 1939-1955
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Hal Newhouser 1944 -- p 6-2 192 L L 1921-05-20 Detroit,MI MLB 1939-1955 1939-1955
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Spud Chandler 1943 -- p 6-0 181 R R 1907-09-12 Commerce,GA MLB 1937-1947 1937-1947
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Joe Gordon 1942 -- 2b 5-10 180 R R 1915-02-18 Los Angeles,CA MLB 1938-1950 1938-1950
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Joe DiMaggio 1941 -- of 6-2 193 R R 1914-11-25 Martinez,CA MLB 1936-1951 1936-1951
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Hank Greenberg 1940 -- 1b-of 6-3 210 R R 1911-01-01 New York,NY MLB 1930-1947 1930-1947
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Joe DiMaggio 1939 -- of 6-2 193 R R 1914-11-25 Martinez,CA MLB 1936-1951 1936-1951
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Jimmie Foxx 1938 -- 1b 6-0 195 R R 1907-10-22 Sudlersville,MD MLB 1925-1945 1925-1945
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Charlie Gehringer 1937 -- 2b 5-11 180 L R 1903-05-11 Fowlerville,MI MLB 1924-1942 1924-1942
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Lou Gehrig 1936 -- 1b 6-0 200 L L 1903-06-19 New York,NY MLB 1923-1939 1923-1939
1923-   -udfa-NYA
Hank Greenberg 1935 -- 1b-of 6-3 210 R R 1911-01-01 New York,NY MLB 1930-1947 1930-1947
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Mickey Cochrane 1934 -- c 5-10 180 L R 1903-04-06 Bridgewater,MA MLB 1925-1937 1925-1937
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Jimmie Foxx 1933 -- 1b 6-0 195 R R 1907-10-22 Sudlersville,MD MLB 1925-1945 1925-1945
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Jimmie Foxx 1932 -- 1b 6-0 195 R R 1907-10-22 Sudlersville,MD MLB 1925-1945 1925-1945
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Lefty Grove 1931 -- p 6-3 190 L L 1900-03-06 Lonaconing,MD MLB 1925-1941 1925-1941
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Mickey Cochrane 1928 -- c 5-10 180 L R 1903-04-06 Bridgewater,MA MLB 1925-1937 1925-1937
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Lou Gehrig 1927 -- 1b 6-0 200 L L 1903-06-19 New York,NY MLB 1923-1939 1923-1939
1923-   -udfa-NYA
George Burns 1926 -- 1b 6-1 180 R R 1893-01-31 Niles,OH MLB 1914-1929 1914-1929
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Roger Peckinpaugh 1925 -- ss 5-10 165 R R 1891-02-05 Wooster,OH MLB 1910-1927 1910-1927
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Walter Johnson 1924 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1887-11-06 Humboldt,KS MLB 1907-1927 1907-1927
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Babe Ruth 1923 -- of 6-2 215 L L 1895-02-06 Baltimore,MD MLB 1914-1935 1914-1935
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George Sisler 1922 -- 1b 5-11 170 L L 1893-03-24 Manchester,OH MLB 1915-1930 1915-1930
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Eddie Collins 1914 -- 2b 5-9 175 L R 1887-05-02 Millerton,NY MLB 1906-1930 1906-1930
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Walter Johnson 1913 -- p 6-1 200 R R 1887-11-06 Humboldt,KS MLB 1907-1927 1907-1927
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Tris Speaker 1912 -- of 5-11 193 L L 1888-04-04 Hubbard,TX MLB 1907-1928 1907-1928
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Ty Cobb 1911 -- of 6-1 175 L R 1886-12-18 Narrows,GA MLB 1905-1928 1905-1928
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