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AL Players Choice Comeback Player of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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Cliff Lee won this award in 2008
Recent history of winners for AL Players Choice Comeback Player of the Year. There is some lag in updating awards data and they may not provide an entire history of winners. The list below is separated by year with a dividing line. Some awards have multiple award winners for all or some years.

LevelAL
Years Available1997-2017

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - AL Players Choice Comeback Player of the Year

Top Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
YearPlayer NamePosNotesC-AwardsHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
2017Mike Moustakas3B136-0 195 L-R 1988-09-11 28Los Angeles,California MLB2007-20192011-2019
2007- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
2016Mark Trumbo1B86-5 210 R-R 1986-01-16 30Orange,California MLB2005-20192010-2018
2004-18- 533-ANA
DL-60Baltimore Orioles (AAA)
2015Prince Fielder1B375-11 280 L-R 1984-05-09 31Ontario,California MLB2002-20162005-2016
2002- 1-   7-MIL
Free Agent  
2014Chris YoungP76-10 258 R-R 1979-05-25 35Dallas,Texas MLB2000-20172004-2017
2000- 3-  89-PIT
Princeton U.Free Agent  
2013Mariano RiveraP286-2 170 R-R 1969-11-29 43Panama City,Panama MLB1990-20131995-2013
1990-   UDFA-NYA
Retired  
2012Adam DunnDH-1B116-6 235 L-R 1979-11-09 32Houston,Texas MLB1998-20142001-2014
1998- 2-  50-CIN
Retired  
2011Jacoby EllsburyCF126-1 185 L-L 1983-09-11 27Madras,Oregon MLB2003-20172007-2017
2005- 1-  23-BOS
Oregon StDL-60New York Yankees (MLB)
2010Vladimir GuerreroLF536-3 205 R-R 1975-02-09 35Nizao Bani,Dom Rep MLB1994-20121996-2011
1993-   UDFA-MON
Retired  
2009Aaron Hill2B105-11 195 R-R 1982-03-21 27Visalia,California MLB2001-20172005-2017
2003- 1-  13-TOR
Louisiana StFree Agent  
2008Cliff LeeP156-4 190 L-L 1978-08-30 29Benton,Arkansas MLB1998-20142002-2014
2000- 4- 105-MON
Arkansas, Meridian CCFree Agent  
2007Carlos Pena1B-DH86-2 210 L-L 1978-05-17 29Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1997-20142001-2014
1998- 1-  10-TEX
Northeastern U.Free Agent  
2006Frank Thomas1B-DH406-5 270 R-R 1968-05-27 38Columbus,Georgia MLB1987-20081990-2008
1989- 1-   7-CHA
Auburn U.  
2005Jason GiambiDH226-3 235 L-R 1971-01-08 34West Covina,California MLB1992-20141995-2014
1992- 2-  58-OAK
Long Beach StRetired  
2004Orlando HernandezP26-2 190 R-R 1965-10-11 38Villa Clara,Cuba MLB1998-20101998-2007
1998-   UDFA-NYA
 
2003Esteban LoaizaP76-3 210 R-R 1971-12-31 31Tijuana,Mexico MLB1991-20131995-2008
1991-   UDFA-PIT
 
2002Tim SalmonRF136-3 221 R-R 1968-08-04 33Long Beach,California MLB1989-20061992-2006
1989- 3-  69-CAL
Grand Canyon U.  
2001Ruben SierraRF96-1 200 B-R 1965-10-06 35Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1983-20061986-2006
1982-   UDFA-TEX
 
2000Frank Thomas1B-DH406-5 270 R-R 1968-05-27 32Columbus,Georgia MLB1987-20081990-2008
1989- 1-   7-CHA
Auburn U.  
1999John Jaha1B26-1 217 R-R 1966-05-27 33Portland,Oregon MLB1985-20011992-2001
1984-14- 358-MIL
 
1998Eric DavisCF-LF216-3 185 R-R 1962-05-29 36Los Angeles,California MLB1980-20011984-2001
1980- 8- 201-CIN
 
1997David JusticeRF-LF126-3 200 L-L 1966-04-14 31Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1985-20021989-2002
1985- 4-  94-ATL
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