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Texas League Player of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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Juan Gonzalez won this award in 1998
Recent history of winners for Texas League 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.

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Years Available1993-2018

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - Texas League 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)
2018Joey CurlettaRF-OF46-4 225 R-R 1994-03-08 24Phoenix,Arizona AAA2012-2019
2012- 6- 206-LAN
Free Agent  
2018Joey CurlettaRF-OF46-4 225 R-R 1994-03-08 24Phoenix,Arizona AAA2012-2019
2012- 6- 206-LAN
Free Agent  
2017Matt BeatyC56-0 195 L-R 1993-04-28 24Snellville,Georgia MLB2012-20192019-2019
2015-12- 372-LAN
Belmont U.ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
2017Matt BeatyC56-0 195 L-R 1993-04-28 24Snellville,Georgia MLB2012-20192019-2019
2015-12- 372-LAN
Belmont U.ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
2016Matt Chapman3B126-1 195 R-R 1993-04-28 23Victorville,California MLB2012-20192017-2019
2014- 1-  25-OAK
Cal St FullertonActiveOakland Athletics (MLB)
2016Matt Chapman3B126-1 195 R-R 1993-04-28 23Victorville,California MLB2012-20192017-2019
2014- 1-  25-OAK
Cal St FullertonActiveOakland Athletics (MLB)
2015Chad PinderSS36-2 192 R-R 1992-03-29 23Richmond,Virginia MLB2011-20192016-2019
2013- 2-  71-OAK
Virginia TechActiveOakland Athletics (MLB)
2015Chad PinderSS36-2 192 R-R 1992-03-29 23Richmond,Virginia MLB2011-20192016-2019
2013- 2-  71-OAK
Virginia TechActiveOakland Athletics (MLB)
2014Alex Yarbrough2B65-11 180 B-R 1991-08-03 22Allen,Texas AAA2010-2017
2012- 4- 147-ANA
MississippiMinorsMiami Marlins (AA)
2014Alex Yarbrough2B65-11 180 B-R 1991-08-03 22Allen,Texas AAA2010-2017
2012- 4- 147-ANA
MississippiMinorsMiami Marlins (AA)
2013Yu DarvishP56-5 190 R-R 1986-08-16 26Osaka,Japan MLB2005-20192012-2019
2012-   UDFA-TEX
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
2013George SpringerOF206-3 205 R-R 1989-09-19 23New Britain,Connecticut MLB2009-20192014-2019
2011- 1-  11-HOU
ConnecticutActiveHouston Astros (MLB)
2013George SpringerOF206-3 205 R-R 1989-09-19 23New Britain,Connecticut MLB2009-20192014-2019
2011- 1-  11-HOU
ConnecticutActiveHouston Astros (MLB)
2013Yu DarvishP56-5 190 R-R 1986-08-16 26Osaka,Japan MLB2005-20192012-2019
2012-   UDFA-TEX
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
2012Oscar TaverasOF126-2 180 L-L 1992-06-19 20Puerto Plata,Dom Rep MLB2010-20142014-2014
2008-   UDFA-SLN
Free Agent  
2012Adrian Beltre3B385-11 170 R-R 1979-04-07 33Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20181998-2018
1994-   UDFA-LAN
Free Agent  
2012Adrian Beltre3B385-11 170 R-R 1979-04-07 33Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20181998-2018
1994-   UDFA-LAN
Free Agent  
2012Oscar TaverasOF126-2 180 L-L 1992-06-19 20Puerto Plata,Dom Rep MLB2010-20142014-2014
2008-   UDFA-SLN
Free Agent  
2011Adrian Beltre3B385-11 170 R-R 1979-04-07 32Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20181998-2018
1994-   UDFA-LAN
Free Agent  
2011Matt Adams1B66-3 230 R-R 1988-08-31 22Phillipsburg,Pennsylvania MLB2007-20192012-2019
2009-23- 699-SLN
Slippery Rock PennsylvaniaFree Agent  
2011Adrian Beltre3B385-11 170 R-R 1979-04-07 32Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20181998-2018
1994-   UDFA-LAN
Free Agent  
2011Matt Adams1B66-3 230 R-R 1988-08-31 22Phillipsburg,Pennsylvania MLB2007-20192012-2019
2009-23- 699-SLN
Slippery Rock PennsylvaniaFree Agent  
2010Josh HamiltonRF316-4 240 L-L 1981-05-21 29Raleigh,North Carolina MLB1999-20162007-2015
1999- 1-   1-TBA
Free Agent  
2010Josh HamiltonRF316-4 240 L-L 1981-05-21 29Raleigh,North Carolina MLB1999-20162007-2015
1999- 1-   1-TBA
Free Agent  
2010Mike Moustakas3B136-0 195 L-R 1988-09-11 21Los Angeles,California MLB2007-20192011-2019
2007- 1-   2-KCA
Free Agent  
2010Mike Moustakas3B136-0 195 L-R 1988-09-11 21Los Angeles,California MLB2007-20192011-2019
2007- 1-   2-KCA
Free Agent  
2009Michael Young3B176-1 175 R-R 1976-10-19 32Covina,California MLB1997-20132000-2013
1997- 5- 149-TOR
California-Santa BarbaraRetired  
2009Michael Young3B176-1 175 R-R 1976-10-19 32Covina,California MLB1997-20132000-2013
1997- 5- 149-TOR
California-Santa BarbaraRetired  
2009Chris CarterLF-RF126-0 225 L-L 1982-09-16 26Fremont,California MLB2002-20142008-2010
2004-17- 506-ARI
Stanford U.International  
2009Chris CarterLF-RF126-0 225 L-L 1982-09-16 26Fremont,California MLB2002-20142008-2010
2004-17- 506-ARI
Stanford U.International  
2008Josh HamiltonRF316-4 240 L-L 1981-05-21 27Raleigh,North Carolina MLB1999-20162007-2015
1999- 1-   1-TBA
Free Agent  
2008Josh HamiltonRF316-4 240 L-L 1981-05-21 27Raleigh,North Carolina MLB1999-20162007-2015
1999- 1-   1-TBA
Free Agent  
2008Kila Ka'aihue1B86-3 210 L-R 1984-03-29 24Kailua,Hawaii MLB2002-20152008-2012
2002-15- 438-KCA
Free Agent  
2008Kila Ka'aihue1B86-3 210 L-R 1984-03-29 24Kailua,Hawaii MLB2002-20152008-2012
2002-15- 438-KCA
Free Agent  
2007Michael Young3B176-1 175 R-R 1976-10-19 30Covina,California MLB1997-20132000-2013
1997- 5- 149-TOR
California-Santa BarbaraRetired  
2007Michael Young3B176-1 175 R-R 1976-10-19 30Covina,California MLB1997-20132000-2013
1997- 5- 149-TOR
California-Santa BarbaraRetired  
2007Chase Headley3B186-2 195 B-R 1984-05-09 23Fountain,Colorado MLB2003-20182007-2018
2005- 2-  66-SDN
Pacific, TennesseeFree Agent  
2007Chase Headley3B186-2 195 B-R 1984-05-09 23Fountain,Colorado MLB2003-20182007-2018
2005- 2-  66-SDN
Pacific, TennesseeFree Agent  
2006Alex GordonLF346-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 22Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20192007-2019
2005- 1-   2-KCA
NebraskaFree Agent  
2006Alex GordonLF346-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 22Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20192007-2019
2005- 1-   2-KCA
NebraskaFree Agent  
2006Mark Teixeira1B366-3 225 B-R 1980-04-11 26Severna Park,Maryland MLB2001-20162003-2016
2001- 1-   5-TEX
Georgia TechRetired  
2006Mark Teixeira1B366-3 225 B-R 1980-04-11 26Severna Park,Maryland MLB2001-20162003-2016
2001- 1-   5-TEX
Georgia TechRetired  
2005Andre EthierCF-RF156-3 200 L-L 1982-04-10 23Phoenix,Arizona MLB2002-20172006-2017
2003- 2-  62-OAK
Arizona St, Chandler-Gilbert CCFree Agent  
2005Mark Teixeira1B366-3 225 B-R 1980-04-11 25Severna Park,Maryland MLB2001-20162003-2016
2001- 1-   5-TEX
Georgia TechRetired  
2005Mark Teixeira1B366-3 225 B-R 1980-04-11 25Severna Park,Maryland MLB2001-20162003-2016
2001- 1-   5-TEX
Georgia TechRetired  
2005Andre EthierCF-RF156-3 200 L-L 1982-04-10 23Phoenix,Arizona MLB2002-20172006-2017
2003- 2-  62-OAK
Arizona St, Chandler-Gilbert CCFree Agent  
2004Michael Young3B176-1 175 R-R 1976-10-19 27Covina,California MLB1997-20132000-2013
1997- 5- 149-TOR
California-Santa BarbaraRetired  
2004Michael Young3B176-1 175 R-R 1976-10-19 27Covina,California MLB1997-20132000-2013
1997- 5- 149-TOR
California-Santa BarbaraRetired  
2004Ryan Shealy1B86-5 240 R-R 1979-08-29 24Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB1999-20112005-2010
2002-11- 321-COL
Florida  
2004Ryan Shealy1B86-5 240 R-R 1979-08-29 24Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB1999-20112005-2010
2002-11- 321-COL
Florida  
2003Justin Leone3B46-1 190 R-R 1977-03-09 26Las Vegas,Nevada MLB1999-20092004-2006
1999-13- 395-SEA
St. Martin's U., Barstow Col  
2003Justin Leone3B46-1 190 R-R 1977-03-09 26Las Vegas,Nevada MLB1999-20092004-2006
1999-13- 395-SEA
St. Martin's U., Barstow Col  
2003Alex Rodriguez3B866-3 195 R-R 1975-07-27 27New York,New York MLB1994-20161994-2016
1993- 1-   1-SEA
Free Agent  
2003Alex Rodriguez3B866-3 195 R-R 1975-07-27 27New York,New York MLB1994-20161994-2016
1993- 1-   1-SEA
Free Agent  
2002Alex Rodriguez3B866-3 195 R-R 1975-07-27 26New York,New York MLB1994-20161994-2016
1993- 1-   1-SEA
Free Agent  
2002Chad Tracy1B126-2 190 L-R 1980-05-22 22Charlotte,North Carolina MLB2000-20132004-2013
2001- 7- 218-ARI
East Carolina U.Free Agent  
2002Alex Rodriguez3B866-3 195 R-R 1975-07-27 26New York,New York MLB1994-20161994-2016
1993- 1-   1-SEA
Free Agent  
2002Chad Tracy1B126-2 190 L-R 1980-05-22 22Charlotte,North Carolina MLB2000-20132004-2013
2001- 7- 218-ARI
East Carolina U.Free Agent  
2001Jason LaneP136-2 215 R-L 1976-12-22 24Santa Rosa,California MLB1998-20152002-2014
1999- 6- 203-HOU
USC, Santa Rosa Junior ColFree Agent  
2001Alex Rodriguez3B866-3 195 R-R 1975-07-27 25New York,New York MLB1994-20161994-2016
1993- 1-   1-SEA
Free Agent  
2001Alex Rodriguez3B866-3 195 R-R 1975-07-27 25New York,New York MLB1994-20161994-2016
1993- 1-   1-SEA
Free Agent  
2001Jason LaneP136-2 215 R-L 1976-12-22 24Santa Rosa,California MLB1998-20152002-2014
1999- 6- 203-HOU
USC, Santa Rosa Junior ColFree Agent  
2000Keith Ginter3B-2B115-10 190 R-R 1976-05-05 24Norwalk,Connecticut MLB1998-20102000-2005
1998-10- 302-HOU
Texas Tech U., Cypress Col  
2000Rafael Palmeiro1B236-0 190 L-L 1964-09-24 35Havana,Cuba MLB1984-20181986-2005
1985- 1-  22-CHN
Mississippi St  
2000Rafael Palmeiro1B236-0 190 L-L 1964-09-24 35Havana,Cuba MLB1984-20181986-2005
1985- 1-  22-CHN
Mississippi St  
2000Keith Ginter3B-2B115-10 190 R-R 1976-05-05 24Norwalk,Connecticut MLB1998-20102000-2005
1998-10- 302-HOU
Texas Tech U., Cypress Col  
1999Adam PiattLF-RF86-2 195 R-R 1976-02-08 23Chicago,Illinois MLB1995-20032000-2003
1997- 8- 245-OAK
Mississippi St  
1999Rafael Palmeiro1B236-0 190 L-L 1964-09-24 34Havana,Cuba MLB1984-20181986-2005
1985- 1-  22-CHN
Mississippi St  
1999Rafael Palmeiro1B236-0 190 L-L 1964-09-24 34Havana,Cuba MLB1984-20181986-2005
1985- 1-  22-CHN
Mississippi St  
1999Adam PiattLF-RF86-2 195 R-R 1976-02-08 23Chicago,Illinois MLB1995-20032000-2003
1997- 8- 245-OAK
Mississippi St  
1998Juan GonzalezRF-LF236-3 220 R-R 1969-10-16 28Vega Baja,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20051989-2005
1986-   UDFA-TEX
 
1998Tyrone HorneOF55-10 185 L-R 1970-11-02 27Troy,North Carolina AAA1989-2001
1989-44-1135-MON
 
1998Juan GonzalezRF-LF236-3 220 R-R 1969-10-16 28Vega Baja,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20051989-2005
1986-   UDFA-TEX
 
1998Tyrone HorneOF55-10 185 L-R 1970-11-02 27Troy,North Carolina AAA1989-2001
1989-44-1135-MON
 
1997Mike KinkadeLF-1B146-1 210 R-R 1973-05-06 24Livonia,Michigan MLB1995-20081998-2003
1995- 9- 236-MIL
Washington St  
1997Mike KinkadeLF-1B146-1 210 R-R 1973-05-06 24Livonia,Michigan MLB1995-20081998-2003
1995- 9- 236-MIL
Washington St  
1996Bubba Smith1B86-2 220 R-R 1969-12-18 26Riverside,California AAA1989-2006
1991-26- 682-SEA
Illinois  
1996Bubba Smith1B86-2 220 R-R 1969-12-18 26Riverside,California AAA1989-2006
1991-26- 682-SEA
Illinois  
1995Johnny DamonLF176-2 190 L-L 1973-11-05 21Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1992-20121995-2012
1992- 1-  35-KCA
Free Agent  
1995Johnny DamonLF176-2 190 L-L 1973-11-05 21Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1992-20121995-2012
1992- 1-  35-KCA
Free Agent  
1994Tim Unroe1B-RF66-3 200 R-R 1970-10-07 23Round Lake Beach,Illinois MLB1992-20021995-2000
1992-28- 780-MIL
Lewis U.  
1994Tim Unroe1B-RF66-3 200 R-R 1970-10-07 23Round Lake Beach,Illinois MLB1992-20021995-2000
1992-28- 780-MIL
Lewis U.  
1993Roberto Petagine1B96-1 215 L-L 1971-06-02 22Nueva Esparita,Venezuela MLB1990-20101994-2006
1990-   UDFA-HOU
 
1993Roberto Petagine1B96-1 215 L-L 1971-06-02 22Nueva Esparita,Venezuela MLB1990-20101994-2006
1990-   UDFA-HOU