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National League Rookie of the MonthHistory of Award Winners
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Kolten Wong won this award in 2014
Recent history of winners for National League Rookie of the Month. 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.

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Years Available2001-2018

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - National League Rookie of the Month

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)
2018Christian Villanueva3BApril45-11 160 R-R 1991-06-19 27Guadalajara,Mexico MLB2010-20182017-2018
2008-   UDFA-TEX
Free Agent  
2018Austin MeadowsOFMay56-2 195 L-L 1995-05-03 23Atlanta,Georgia MLB2013-20192018-2019
2013- 1-   9-PIT
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)
2018Juan SotoOFJune76-1 185 L-L 1998-10-25 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2016-20192018-2019
2015-   UDFA-WAS
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2018Juan SotoOFJuly76-1 185 L-L 1998-10-25 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2016-20192018-2019
2015-   UDFA-WAS
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2018Ronald AcunaOFAugust86-0 180 R-R 1997-12-18 20La Guaira,Venezuela MLB2015-20192018-2019
2014-   UDFA-ATL
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)
2018Juan SotoOFSeptember76-1 185 L-L 1998-10-25 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2016-20192018-2019
2015-   UDFA-WAS
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2017Antonio SenzatelaPApril76-1 180 R-R 1995-01-21 22Caracas,Venezuela MLB2012-20192017-2019
2011-   UDFA-COL
MinorsColorado Rockies (AAA)
2017Cody Bellinger1BMay106-4 180 L-L 1995-07-13 21Chandler,Arizona MLB2013-20192017-2019
2013- 4- 124-LAN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
2017Cody Bellinger1BJune106-4 180 L-L 1995-07-13 21Chandler,Arizona MLB2013-20192017-2019
2013- 4- 124-LAN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
2017Paul DeJongCJuly46-0 190 R-R 1993-08-02 23Orlando,Florida MLB2013-20192017-2019
2015- 4- 131-SLN
Illinois StActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)
2017Rhys HoskinsIFAugust176-4 215 R-R 1993-03-17 24Sacramento,California MLB2012-20192017-2019
2014- 5- 142-PHI
Sacramento StActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)
2017Jose MartinezOFSeptember26-5 170 R-R 1988-07-25 28Vargas,Venezuela MLB2007-20192016-2019
2006-   UDFA-CHA
DL-10St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)
2016Trevor StorySSApril86-1 175 R-R 1992-11-15 23Irving,Texas MLB2011-20192016-2019
2011- 1-  45-COL
ActiveColorado Rockies (MLB)
2016Steven MatzPMay86-2 192 R-L 1991-05-29 25Stony Brook,New York MLB2012-20192015-2019
2009- 2-  72-NYN
ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
2016Corey SeagerSSJune196-4 205 L-R 1994-04-27 22Kannapolis,North Carolina MLB2012-20192015-2019
2012- 1-  18-LAN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
2016Ryan Schimpf3B-2BJuly25-8 180 L-R 1988-04-11 28New Orleans,Louisiana MLB2007-20182016-2018
2009- 5- 160-TOR
Louisiana StFree Agent  
2016Trea TurnerSSAugust156-2 160 R-R 1993-06-30 23Lake Worth,Florida MLB2012-20192015-2019
2014- 1-  13-SDN
North Carolina StActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2016Trea TurnerSSSeptember156-2 160 R-R 1993-06-30 23Lake Worth,Florida MLB2012-20192015-2019
2014- 1-  13-SDN
North Carolina StActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2015Alex GuerreroIFApril15-10 205 R-R 1986-12-20 28Las Tunas,Cuba MLB2014-20172014-2015
2013-   UDFA-LAN
International  
2015Kris Bryant3BMay326-5 205 R-R 1992-01-04 23Las Vegas,Nevada MLB2011-20192015-2019
2013- 1-   2-CHN
San DiegoActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
2015Maikel Franco3BJune46-1 180 R-R 1992-08-26 22Azua,Dom Rep MLB2010-20192014-2019
2010-   UDFA-PHI
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (AAA)
2015Jung-Ho KangSSJuly26-0 180 R-R 1987-04-05 28Gwangju,Korea MLB2015-20192015-2019
2013-   UDFA-PIT
Free Agent  
2015Kris Bryant3BAugust326-5 205 R-R 1992-01-04 23Las Vegas,Nevada MLB2011-20192015-2019
2013- 1-   2-CHN
San DiegoActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
2015Justin Bour1BSeptember56-4 250 L-R 1988-05-28 27Centreville,Virginia MLB2007-20192014-2019
2009-25- 770-CHN
George Mason U.MinorsLos Angeles Angels (AAA)
2014Chris OwingsSSApril65-11 170 R-R 1991-08-12 22Leesville,South Carolina MLB2009-20192013-2019
2009- 1-  41-ARI
ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2014Kolten Wong2BMay45-8 175 L-R 1990-10-10 23Hilo,Hawaii MLB2009-20192013-2019
2011- 1-  22-SLN
HawaiiActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)
2014Billy HamiltonCF-OFJune156-1 160 R-R 1990-09-09 23Taylorsville,Mississippi MLB2009-20192013-2019
2009- 2-  57-CIN
DFAKansas City Royals (MLB)
2014Jacob DeGromPJuly116-4 180 L-R 1988-06-19 26DeLand,Florida MLB2008-20192014-2019
2010- 9- 272-NYN
Stetson U.ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
2014Kyle HendricksPAugust86-2 175 R-R 1989-12-07 24Newport Beach,California MLB2009-20192014-2019
2011- 8- 264-TEX
Dartmouth ColActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
2014Jacob DeGromPSeptember116-4 180 L-R 1988-06-19 26DeLand,Florida MLB2008-20192014-2019
2010- 9- 272-NYN
Stetson U.ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
2013Evan GattisLF-CApril76-4 230 R-R 1986-08-18 26Forney,Texas MLB2006-20182013-2018
2010-23- 704-ATL
Texas the Permian Basin, Seminole StFree Agent  
2013Evan GattisLF-CMay76-4 230 R-R 1986-08-18 26Forney,Texas MLB2006-20182013-2018
2010-23- 704-ATL
Texas the Permian Basin, Seminole StFree Agent  
2013Yasiel PuigRFJune96-3 245 R-R 1990-12-07 22Cienfuegos,Cuba MLB2012-20192013-2019
2012-   UDFA-LAN
ActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)
2013Jose FernandezPJuly186-3 215 R-R 1992-07-31 20Tampa,Florida MLB2011-20162013-2016
2011- 1-  14-FLO
Free Agent  
2013Jose FernandezPAugust186-3 215 R-R 1992-07-31 20Tampa,Florida MLB2011-20162013-2016
2011- 1-  14-FLO
Free Agent  
2013Gerrit ColePSeptember86-4 215 R-R 1990-09-08 22Newport Beach,California MLB2009-20192013-2019
2011- 1-   1-PIT
UCLAActiveHouston Astros (MLB)
2012Wade MileyPApril56-2 195 L-L 1986-11-13 25Hammond,Louisiana MLB2006-20192011-2019
2008- 1-  43-ARI
Southeastern Louisiana U.ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)
2012Bryce HarperLFMay266-3 205 L-R 1992-10-16 19Las Vegas,Nevada MLB2010-20192012-2019
2010- 1-   1-WAS
Col. So.NevadaActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)
2012Andrelton SimmonsSSJune136-2 170 R-R 1989-09-04 22Mundo Nobo,Netherlands Antilles MLB2010-20192012-2019
2010- 2-  70-ATL
Western Oklahoma StDL-10Los Angeles Angels (MLB)
2012Anthony Rizzo1BJuly226-3 220 L-L 1989-08-08 22Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB2007-20192011-2019
2007- 6- 204-BOS
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
2012Todd Frazier3BAugust146-3 215 R-R 1986-02-12 26Toms River,New Jersey MLB2005-20192011-2019
2007- 1-  34-CIN
Rutgers U.ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
2012Bryce HarperLFSeptember266-3 205 L-R 1992-10-16 19Las Vegas,Nevada MLB2010-20192012-2019
2010- 1-   1-WAS
Col. So.NevadaActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)
2011Darwin Barney2BApril65-10 175 R-R 1985-11-08 25Portland,Oregon MLB2005-20172010-2017
2007- 4- 127-CHN
Oregon StFree Agent  
2011Justin Turner3B-SSMay125-11 180 R-R 1984-11-23 26Long Beach,California MLB2003-20192009-2019
2006- 7- 204-CIN
Cal St FullertonActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
2011Craig KimbrelPJune125-11 205 R-R 1988-05-28 23Huntsville,Alabama MLB2007-20192010-2019
2008- 3-  96-ATL
Wallace St CCDL-10Chicago Cubs (MLB)
2011Freddie Freeman1BJuly176-5 220 L-R 1989-09-12 21Orange,California MLB2007-20192010-2019
2007- 2-  78-ATL
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)
2011Craig KimbrelPAugust125-11 205 R-R 1988-05-28 23Huntsville,Alabama MLB2007-20192010-2019
2008- 3-  96-ATL
Wallace St CCDL-10Chicago Cubs (MLB)
2011Dee GordonSSSeptember115-11 150 L-R 1988-04-22 23Windermere,Florida MLB2008-20192011-2019
2008- 4- 127-LAN
Seminole St Florida, Nova Southeastern U.ActiveSeattle Mariners (MLB)
2010Jason HeywardRFApril246-4 220 L-L 1989-08-09 20McDonough,Georgia MLB2007-20192010-2019
2007- 1-  14-ATL
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
2010Jason HeywardRFMay246-4 220 L-L 1989-08-09 20McDonough,Georgia MLB2007-20192010-2019
2007- 1-  14-ATL
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
2010Gaby Sanchez1BJune86-2 225 R-R 1983-09-02 26Miami,Florida MLB2003-20152008-2014
2005- 4- 126-FLO
MiamiFree Agent  
2010Buster PoseyCJuly386-1 205 R-R 1987-03-27 23Leesburg,Georgia MLB2006-20192009-2019
2008- 1-   5-SFN
Florida StActiveSan Francisco Giants (MLB)
2010Daniel HudsonPAugust66-4 215 R-R 1987-03-09 23Virginia Beach,Virginia MLB2006-20192009-2019
2008- 5- 150-CHA
Old Dominion U.ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2010Pedro Alvarez3BSeptember176-2 225 L-R 1987-02-06 23New York,New York MLB2006-20182010-2018
2008- 1-   2-PIT
Vanderbilt U.Free Agent  
2009Brian Barden3BApril35-11 195 R-R 1981-04-02 28Templeton,California MLB2000-20142007-2010
2002- 6- 189-ARI
Oregon StFree Agent  
2009Gerardo ParraRFMay45-11 197 L-L 1987-05-06 22Santa Barbara del Zulia,Venezuela MLB2006-20192009-2019
2004-   UDFA-ARI
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2009Tommy HansonPJune66-6 210 R-R 1986-08-28 22Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB2005-20152009-2013
2005-22- 677-ATL
Riverside CCFree Agent  
2009Garrett Jones1BJuly16-4 205 L-L 1981-06-21 28Harvey,Illinois MLB1999-20162007-2015
1999-14- 444-ATL
International  
2009Chris CoghlanLF-CFAugust66-1 190 L-R 1985-06-18 24Gaithersburg,Maryland MLB2004-20182009-2017
2006- 1-  36-FLO
MississippiFree Agent  
2009Casey McGehee1BSeptember46-1 190 R-R 1982-10-12 26Santa Cruz,California MLB2001-20172008-2016
2003-10- 283-CHN
Fresno StInternational  
2008Geovany SotoCApril116-1 190 R-R 1983-01-20 25San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB2001-20172005-2017
2001-11- 318-CHN
Free Agent  
2008Blake DeWitt2BMay35-11 175 L-R 1985-08-20 22Sikeston,Missouri MLB2004-20132008-2013
2004- 1-  28-LAN
Free Agent  
2008Jair JurrjensPJune46-1 160 R-R 1986-01-29 22Willemstad,Curacao MLB2003-20182007-2014
2003-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent  
2008Ian Stewart3BJuly106-3 200 L-R 1985-04-05 23Long Beach,California MLB2003-20152007-2014
2003- 1-  10-COL
Free Agent  
2008Geovany SotoCAugust116-1 190 R-R 1983-01-20 25San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB2001-20172005-2017
2001-11- 318-CHN
Free Agent  
2008Joey Votto1BSeptember316-3 200 L-R 1983-09-10 24Toronto,Ontario MLB2002-20192007-2019
2002- 2-  44-CIN
ActiveCincinnati Reds (MLB)
2007Josh HamiltonRFApril316-4 240 L-L 1981-05-21 26Raleigh,North Carolina MLB1999-20162007-2015
1999- 1-   1-TBA
Free Agent  
2007Hunter PenceRFMay186-4 210 R-R 1983-04-13 24Fort Worth,Texas MLB2003-20192007-2019
2004- 2-  64-HOU
Texas-Arlington, Texarkana ColActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
2007Ryan BraunLFJune306-2 205 R-R 1983-11-17 23Mission Hills,California MLB2003-20192007-2019
2005- 1-   5-MIL
MiamiActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
2007Ryan BraunLFJuly306-2 205 R-R 1983-11-17 23Mission Hills,California MLB2003-20192007-2019
2005- 1-   5-MIL
MiamiActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
2007Troy TulowitzkiSSAugust206-3 205 R-R 1984-10-10 22Santa Clara,California MLB2003-20192006-2019
2005- 1-   7-COL
Long Beach StRetired  
2007James Loney1BSeptember86-3 200 L-L 1984-05-07 23Houston,Texas MLB2002-20172006-2016
2002- 1-  19-LAN
International  
2006Prince Fielder1BApril375-11 280 L-R 1984-05-09 22Ontario,California MLB2002-20162005-2016
2002- 1-   7-MIL
Free Agent  
2006Josh JohnsonPMay76-7 220 L-R 1984-01-31 22Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB2002-20152005-2013
2002- 4- 113-FLO
Retired  
2006Dan Uggla2BJune85-11 190 R-R 1980-03-11 26Louisville,Kentucky MLB1999-20152006-2015
2001-11- 338-ARI
MemphisFree Agent  
2006Josh JohnsonPJune76-7 220 L-R 1984-01-31 22Minneapolis,Minnesota MLB2002-20152005-2013
2002- 4- 113-FLO
Retired  
2006Josh BarfieldLF-RFJuly86-0 185 R-R 1982-12-17 23Barquisimeto,Venezuela MLB2001-20132006-2009
2001- 4- 120-SDN
Free Agent  
2006Chris DuncanIFAugust26-5 210 L-R 1981-05-05 25Tucson,Arizona MLB1999-20102005-2009
1999- 1-  46-SLN
 
2006Anibal SanchezPSeptember46-0 180 R-R 1984-02-27 22Maracay,Venezuela MLB2004-20192006-2019
2001-   UDFA-BOS
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2005Clint BarmesSSApril56-1 190 R-R 1979-03-06 26Vincennes,Indiana MLB2000-20162003-2015
2000-10- 287-COL
Indiana St, Olney Central ColFree Agent  
2005Ryan ChurchLF-RFMay46-1 190 L-L 1978-10-14 26Santa Barbara,California MLB1997-20102004-2010
2000-14- 426-CLE
Nevada  
2005Garrett Atkins3BJune156-3 210 R-R 1979-12-12 25Irvine,California MLB1998-20102003-2010
2000- 5- 137-COL
UCLA  
2005Zach DukePJuly126-2 210 L-L 1983-04-19 22Clifton,Texas MLB2002-20192005-2019
2001-20- 594-PIT
DFACincinnati Reds (MLB)
2005Zach DukePAugust126-2 210 L-L 1983-04-19 22Clifton,Texas MLB2002-20192005-2019
2001-20- 594-PIT
DFACincinnati Reds (MLB)
2005Ryan Howard1BSeptember366-4 230 L-L 1979-11-19 25St. Louis,Missouri MLB2001-20172004-2016
2001- 5- 140-PHI
Missouri StRetired  
2004Khalil GreeneSSApril145-11 210 R-R 1979-10-21 24Butler,Pennsylvania MLB1999-20092003-2009
2002- 1-  13-SDN
Clemson U.  
2004Terrmel SledgeLF-RFMay106-0 185 L-L 1977-03-18 27Fayetteville,North Carolina MLB1997-20122004-2007
1999- 8- 245-SEA
Long Beach St, Cal St Northridge  
2004Jason BayLF-RFJune246-2 200 R-R 1978-09-20 25Trail,BC MLB1999-20132003-2013
2000-22- 645-MON
Gonzaga U., North Idaho ColFree Agent  
2004Jason BayLF-RFJuly246-2 200 R-R 1978-09-20 25Trail,BC MLB1999-20132003-2013
2000-22- 645-MON
Gonzaga U., North Idaho ColFree Agent  
2004Khalil GreeneSSAugust145-11 210 R-R 1979-10-21 24Butler,Pennsylvania MLB1999-20092003-2009
2002- 1-  13-SDN
Clemson U.  
2004Jason BayLF-RFSeptember246-2 200 R-R 1978-09-20 25Trail,BC MLB1999-20132003-2013
2000-22- 645-MON
Gonzaga U., North Idaho ColFree Agent  
2003Hee Seop Choi1BApril26-5 235 L-L 1979-03-16 24Chun-Nam,Korea MLB1999-20062002-2005
1999-   UDFA-CHN
 
2003Xavier NadyOFMay166-2 205 R-R 1978-11-14 24Carmel,California MLB1998-20142000-2014
2000- 2-  49-SDN
CaliforniaFree Agent  
2003Dontrelle WillisPJune116-4 250 L-L 1982-01-12 21Oakland,California MLB2000-20142003-2011
2000- 8- 223-CHN
Retired  
2003Miguel Cabrera3BJuly516-2 218 R-R 1983-04-18 20Maracay,Venezuela MLB2000-20192003-2019
1999-   UDFA-FLO
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
2003Scott PodsednikLF-CFAugust26-0 170 L-L 1976-03-18 27West,Texas MLB1994-20122001-2012
1994- 3-  85-TEX
Free Agent  
2003Miguel Cabrera3BSeptember516-2 218 R-R 1983-04-18 20Maracay,Venezuela MLB2000-20192003-2019
1999-   UDFA-FLO
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
2002Kazuhisa IshiiPApril16-0 190 L-L 1973-09-09 28Chiba,Japan MLB1992-20132002-2005
2002-   UDFA-LAN
 
2002Austin KearnsRFMay86-3 220 R-R 1980-05-20 22Lexington,Kentucky MLB1998-20132002-2013
1998- 1-   7-CIN
Free Agent  
2002Jason SimontacchiPJune56-2 185 R-R 1973-11-13 28Mountain View,California MLB1995-20102002-2007
1996-21- 619-KCA
Col. Idaho, San Jose St  
2002Kirk SaarloosPJuly116-0 185 R-R 1979-05-23 23Long Beach,California MLB1998-20092002-2008
2001- 3-  86-HOU
Cal St Fullerton  
2002Jason JenningsPAugust166-2 242 R-R 1978-07-17 23Dallas,Texas MLB1999-20112001-2009
1999- 1-  16-COL
Baylor U.  
2002Endy ChavezRF-CFSeptember26-0 150 L-L 1978-02-07 24Valencia,Venezuela MLB1997-20182001-2014
1996-   UDFA-NYN
Free Agent  
2001Albert PujolsDH-1BApril756-3 230 R-R 1980-01-16 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2000-20192001-2019
1999-13- 402-SLN
Maple Woods CCActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)
2001Albert PujolsDH-1BMay756-3 230 R-R 1980-01-16 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2000-20192001-2019
1999-13- 402-SLN
Maple Woods CCActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)
2001Ben SheetsPJune106-1 195 R-R 1978-07-18 22Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1997-20122001-2012
1999- 1-  10-MIL
Louisiana-MonroeRetired  
2001Pedro Feliz3BJuly46-1 195 R-R 1975-04-27 26Azua,Dom Rep MLB1998-20122000-2010
1994-   UDFA-SFN
 
2001Roy OswaltPAugust166-0 170 R-R 1977-08-29 23Weir,Mississippi MLB1996-20132001-2013
1996-23- 684-HOU
Holmes CCRetired  
2001Bud SmithPSeptember96-0 170 L-L 1979-10-23 21Torrance,California MLB1997-20072001-2002
1998- 4- 108-SLN
Los Angeles Harbor Col