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National League Players Choice Comeback Player of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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Lance Berkman won this award in 2011
Recent history of winners for National League 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.

LevelNL
Years Available1997-2017

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - National League 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)
2017Ryan Zimmerman3B176-2 210 R-R 1984-09-28 32Washington,North Carolina MLB2003-20192005-2019
2005- 1-   4-WAS
VirginiaActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2016Jose FernandezP186-3 215 R-R 1992-07-31 23Tampa,Florida MLB2011-20162013-2016
2011- 1-  14-FLO
Free Agent  
2015Matt HarveyP106-4 210 R-R 1989-03-27 26New London,Connecticut MLB2008-20192012-2019
2010- 1-   7-NYN
North CarolinaMinorsOakland Athletics (AAA)
2014Casey McGehee1B46-1 190 R-R 1982-10-12 31Santa Cruz,California MLB2001-20182008-2016
2003-10- 283-CHN
Fresno StInternational  
2013Francisco LirianoP126-2 185 L-L 1983-10-26 29San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2001-20192005-2019
2000-   UDFA-SFN
ActivePittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
2012Buster PoseyC386-1 205 R-R 1987-03-27 25Leesburg,Georgia MLB2006-20192009-2019
2008- 1-   5-SFN
Florida StActiveSan Francisco Giants (MLB)
2011Lance BerkmanDH286-1 205 B-L 1976-02-10 35Waco,Texas MLB1997-20131999-2013
1997- 1-  16-HOU
Rice U.Retired  
2010Tim HudsonP206-0 160 R-R 1975-07-14 34Columbus,Georgia MLB1996-20151999-2015
1997- 6- 185-OAK
Auburn U., Chattahoochee Valley CCRetired  
2009Chris CarpenterP76-4 215 R-R 1985-12-26 23Kent,Ohio MLB2005-20152011-2012
2008- 3-  97-CHN
Kent StFree Agent  
2008Fernando Tatis3B55-10 175 R-R 1975-01-01 33San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1994-20141997-2010
1992-   UDFA-TEX
 
2007Dmitri YoungLF-1B96-2 235 B-R 1973-10-11 33Vicksburg,Mississippi MLB1991-20091996-2008
1991- 1-   4-SLN
 
2006Nomar GarciaparraSS286-0 175 R-R 1973-07-23 32Whittier,California MLB1994-20091996-2009
1994- 1-  12-BOS
Georgia Tech  
2005Ken GriffeyCF416-3 205 L-L 1969-11-21 35Donora,Pennsylvania MLB1987-20101989-2010
1987- 1-   1-SEA
 
2004Chris CarpenterP76-4 215 R-R 1985-12-26 18Kent,Ohio MLB2005-20152011-2012
2008- 3-  97-CHN
Kent StFree Agent  
2003Rod BeckP26-1 235 R-R 1968-08-03 34Burbank,California MLB1986-20041991-2004
1986-13- 327-OAK
 
2002Mike LieberthalC46-0 190 R-R 1972-01-18 30Glendale,California MLB1990-20071994-2007
1990- 1-   3-PHI
 
2002John SmoltzP246-3 220 R-R 1967-05-15 35Warren,Michigan MLB1986-20091988-2009
1985-22- 574-DET
 
2001Matt MorrisP106-5 210 R-R 1974-08-09 26Middletown,New York MLB1995-20081997-2008
1995- 1-  12-SLN
Seton Hall U.  
2000Andres Galarraga1B146-3 235 R-R 1961-06-18 39Caracas,Venezuela MLB1979-20041985-2004
1979-   UDFA-MON
 
1999Alex FernandezP46-1 215 R-R 1969-08-13 29Miami Beach,Florida MLB1990-20001990-2000
1990- 1-   4-CHA
Miami  
1998Greg VaughnLF76-0 202 R-R 1965-07-03 32Sacramento,California MLB1986-20031989-2003
1986- 1-   4-MIL
Miami  
1997Darren DaultonC36-2 190 L-R 1962-01-03 35Arkansas City,Kansas MLB1980-19971983-1997
1980-25- 629-PHI
Cowley Col