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Cleveland Indians Player of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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Cliff Lee won this award in 2009
Recent history of winners for Cleveland Indians 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.

Years Available1998-2012

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Historical Winners - Cleveland Indians 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)
2012Shin-Soo ChooCF135-11 178 L-L 1982-07-30 29Pusan,Korea MLB2001-20192005-2019
2000-   UDFA-CLE
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
2011Carlos SantanaC-DH155-11 170 B-R 1986-04-08 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2005-20192010-2019
2004-   UDFA-LAN
ActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)
2009Cliff LeeP156-4 190 L-L 1978-08-30 30Benton,Arkansas MLB1998-20142002-2014
2000- 4- 105-MON
Arkansas, Meridian CCFree Agent  
2008Cliff LeeP156-4 190 L-L 1978-08-30 29Benton,Arkansas MLB1998-20142002-2014
2000- 4- 105-MON
Arkansas, Meridian CCFree Agent  
2007CC SabathiaP206-7 250 L-L 1980-07-21 26Vallejo,California MLB1998-20192001-2019
1998- 1-  20-CLE
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)
2006Grady SizemoreCF126-2 205 L-L 1982-08-02 23Seattle,Washington MLB2000-20152004-2015
2000- 3-  75-MON
Free Agent  
2005Travis HafnerDH116-3 215 L-R 1977-06-03 28Jamestown,North Dakota MLB1997-20182002-2013
1996-31- 923-TEX
Cowley ColFree Agent  
2004Victor MartinezDH246-2 170 B-R 1978-12-23 25Ciudad Bolivar,Venezuela MLB1999-20182002-2018
1996-   UDFA-CLE
Free Agent  
2003Jody GerutRF-LF46-0 190 L-L 1977-09-18 25Elmhurst,Illinois MLB1996-20102003-2010
1998- 2-  71-COL
Stanford U.  
2002Jim ThomeDH276-4 220 L-R 1970-08-27 31Peoria,Illinois MLB1990-20121991-2012
1989-13- 333-CLE
Illinois Central ColRetired  
2001Juan GonzalezRF-LF236-3 220 R-R 1969-10-16 31Vega Baja,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20051989-2005
1986-   UDFA-TEX
2000Manny RamirezDH556-0 205 R-R 1972-05-30 28Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1991-20141993-2011
1991- 1-  13-CLE
Free Agent  
1999Roberto Alomar2B266-0 185 B-R 1968-02-05 31Ponce,Puerto Rico MLB1985-20041988-2004
1985-   UDFA-SDN
1998Manny RamirezDH556-0 205 R-R 1972-05-30 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1991-20141993-2011
1991- 1-  13-CLE
Free Agent