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Historical winners for American League Rookie of the Year. Major MLB Awards are mostly complete. Award winners are updated during the off-season, even if they occur mid-season.

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American League Rookie of the Year - Historical Winners

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  • YearPlayer NameNotesCareer Award CountTeam(s)PosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    2019Yordan Alvarez---7HOULF-DH6-5225LL1997-06-27Las Tunas,CU
    2016-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB2019-20202016-2020
    2018Shohei Ohtani---8ANADH-P6-3198LR1994-07-05Iwate,JP
    2017-  0-   0-ANA
    MLB2018-20202013-2020
    2017Aaron Judge---23NYARF-OF6-7282RR1992-04-26Sacramento,CA
    2013-  1-  32-NYA
    MLB2016-20202011-2020
    2016Michael Fulmer---10DETP6-3200RR1993-03-15Oklahoma City,OK
    2011-  1-  44-NYN
    MLB2016-20202011-2020
    2015Carlos Correa---14HOUSS-DH6-4190RR1994-09-22Santa Isabel,PR
    2012-  1-   1-HOU
    MLB2015-20202012-2020
    2014Jose Abreu---20CHA1B-DH6-2258RR1987-01-29Cruces,CU
    2013-  0-   0-CHA
    MLB2014-20202014-2020
    2013Wil Myers---17TBALF-CF6-3190RR1990-12-10Thomasville,NC
    2009-  3-  91-KCA
    MLB2013-20202009-2020
    2012Mike Trout---69ANACF-OF6-1200RR1991-08-07Millville,NJ
    2009-  1-  25-ANA
    MLB2011-20202009-2020
    2011Jeremy Hellickson---17TBAP6-1185RR1987-04-08Des Moines,IA
    2005-  4- 118-TBA
    MLB2010-20192005-2019
    2010Neftali Feliz---5TEXP6-3180RR1988-05-02Azua,DR
    2005-  0-   0-ATL
    MLB2009-20172006-2018
    2009Andrew Bailey---4OAKP6-3220RR1984-05-31Haddon Heights,NJ
    2006-  6- 188-OAK
    MLB2009-20172003-2017
    2008Evan Longoria---37TBA3B6-2180RR1985-10-07Downey,CA
    2006-  1-   3-TBA
    MLB2008-20202005-2020
    2007Dustin Pedroia---31BOS2B-DH5-9180RR1983-08-17Woodland,CA
    2004-  2-  65-BOS
    MLB2006-20192002-2019
    2006Justin Verlander---59DETP6-5200RR1983-02-20Manakin-Sabot,VA
    2004-  1-   2-DET
    MLB2005-20202002-2020
    2005Huston Street---20OAKP6-0185RR1983-08-02Austin,TX
    2004-  1-  40-OAK
    MLB2005-20172002-2017
    2004Bobby Crosby---14OAKSS-1B6-3195RR1980-01-12Lakewood,CA
    2001-  1-  25-OAK
    MLB2003-20101999-2010
    2003Angel Berroa---8KCASS-2B6-0175RR1980-01-27Santo Domingo,DR
    1997-  0-   0-OAK
    MLB2001-20091999-2015
    2002Eric Hinske---6TOR3B-1B6-2225LR1977-08-05Neenah,WI
    1998- 17- 496-CHN
    MLB2002-20131998-2013
    2001Ichiro Suzuki---50SEAOF-LF5-11170LR1973-10-23Kasugai,JP
    2000-  0-   0-SEA
    MLB2001-20191992-2019
    2000Kazuhiro Sasaki---4SEAP6-4208RR1968-02-22Sendai City,JP
    2000-  0-   0-SEA
    MLB2000-20031990-2005
    1999Carlos Beltran---34KCACF-RF6-1190BR1977-04-24Manati,PR
    1995-  2-  49-KCA
    MLB1998-20171995-2017
    1998Ben Grieve---11OAKOF-RF6-4230LR1976-05-04Arlington,TX
    1994-  1-   2-OAK
    MLB1997-20051994-2005
    1997Nomar Garciaparra---33BOSSS-1B6-0175RR1973-07-23Whittier,CA
    1994-  1-  12-BOS
    MLB1996-20091994-2009
    1996Derek Jeter---53NYASS-DH6-3195RR1974-06-26Pequannock,NJ
    1992-  1-   6-NYA
    MLB1995-20141992-2014
    1995Marty Cordova---4MINOF-LF6-0206RR1969-07-10Las Vegas,NV
    1989- 10- 269-MIN
    MLB1995-20031989-2003
    1994Bob Hamelin---5KCA1B-DH6-0235LL1967-11-29Elizabeth,NJ
    1988-  2-  48-KCA
    MLB1993-19981988-1999
    1993Tim Salmon---17CALRF-OF6-3221RR1968-08-04Long Beach,CA
    1989-  3-  69-CAL
    MLB1992-20061989-2006
    1992Pat Listach---5MILSS-2B5-9170BR1967-09-12Natchitoches,LA
    1988-  5- 133-MIL
    MLB1992-19971988-1998
    1991Chuck Knoblauch---10MIN2B-LF5-9170RR1968-07-07Houston,TX
    1989-  1-  25-MIN
    MLB1991-20021987-2002
    1990Sandy Alomar---10CLEC-DH6-5235RR1966-06-18Salinas,PR
    1983-  0-   0-SDN
    MLB1988-20071984-2007
    1989Gregg Olson---5BALP6-4208RR1966-10-11Scribner,NE
    1988-  1-   4-BAL
    MLB1988-20011986-2001
    1988Walt Weiss---5OAKSS-DH6-0175BR1963-11-28Tuxedo,NY
    1985-  1-  11-OAK
    MLB1987-20001985-2000
    1987Mark McGwire---40OAK1B-3B6-5250RR1963-10-01Pomona,CA
    1984-  1-  10-OAK
    MLB1986-20011982-2001
    1986Jose Canseco---25OAKOF-DH6-4240RR1964-07-02Havana,CU
    1982- 15- 392-OAK
    MLB1985-20011982-2018
    1985Ozzie Guillen---7CHASS-2B5-11150LR1964-01-20Oculare Del Tuy,VZ
    1980-  0-   0-SDN
    MLB1985-20001981-2000
    1984Alvin Davis---5SEA1B-DH6-1195LR1960-09-09Riverside,CA
    1982-  6- 138-SEA
    MLB1984-19921982-1992
    1983Ron Kittle---8CHAOF-DH6-4220RR1958-01-05Gary,IN
    1977-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1982-19911977-1995
    1982Cal Ripken---37BALSS-3B6-4220RR1960-08-24Havre de Grace,MD
    1978-  2-  48-BAL
    MLB1981-20011978-2001
    1981Dave Righetti---7NYAP6-4210LL1958-11-28San Jose,CA
    1977-  1-   9-TEX
    MLB1979-19951977-1995
    1980Joe Charboneau---4CLEOF-DH6-2205RR1955-06-17Belvidere,IL
    1976-  2-  35-PHI
    MLB1980-19821976-2000
    1979Alfredo Griffin---4TORSS-2B5-11165BR1957-10-06Santo Domingo,DR
    1973-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1976-19931974-1993
    1979John Castino---2MIN3B-2B5-11175RR1954-10-23Evanston,IL
    1976-  3-  58-MIN
    MLB1979-19841976-1984
    1978Lou Whitaker---13DET2B-DH5-11160LR1957-05-12Brooklyn,NY
    1975-  5-  99-DET
    MLB1977-19951975-1995
    1977Eddie Murray---30BAL1B-DH6-2225BR1956-02-24Los Angeles,CA
    1973-  3-  63-BAL
    MLB1977-19971973-1997
    1976Mark Fidrych---6DETP6-3175RR1954-08-14Worcester,MA
    1974- 10- 232-DET
    MLB1976-19801974-1983
    1975Fred Lynn---21BOSOF-DH6-1190LL1952-02-03Chicago,IL
    1973-  2-  41-BOS
    MLB1974-19901972-1990
    1974Mike Hargrove---12TEX1B-OF6-0195LL1949-10-26Perryton,TX
    1972- 25- 572-TEX
    MLB1974-19851972-1985
    1973Al Bumbry---4BALOF-DH5-8175LR1947-04-21Fredericksburg,VA
    1968- 11- 238-BAL
    MLB1972-19851969-1985
    1972Carlton Fisk---16BOSC-DH6-2220RR1947-12-26Bellows Falls,VT
    1967-  1-   4-BOS
    MLB1969-19931968-1993
    1971Chris Chambliss---7CLE1B-DH6-1212LR1948-12-26Dayton,OH
    1970-  1-   1-CLE
    MLB1971-19881970-1988
    1970Thurman Munson---14NYAC-DH5-11191RR1947-06-07Akron,OH
    1968-  1-   4-NYA
    MLB1969-19791968-1979
    1969Lou Piniella---23KCAOF-DH6-2199RR1943-08-28Tampa,FL
    1962-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1964-19841963-1984
    1968Stan Bahnsen---2NYAP6-2203RR1944-12-15Council Bluffs,IA
    1965-  4-  68-NYA
    MLB1966-19821965-1983
    1967Rod Carew---23MIN1B-2B6-0182LR1945-10-01Gatun,PN
    1964-  0-   0-MIN
    MLB1967-19851964-1985
    1966Tommie Agee---9CHAOF5-11195RR1942-08-09Magnolia,AL
    1961-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1962-19731961-1973
    1965Curt Blefary---2BALOF-1B6-2195LR1943-07-05Brooklyn,NY
    1962-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1965-19721962-1972
    1964Tony Oliva---12MINOF-DH6-2190LR1938-07-20Pinar del Rio,CU
    1961-  0-   0-MIN
    MLB1962-19761961-1976
    1963Gary Peters---5CHAP6-2200LL1937-04-21Grove City,PA
    1956-  0-   0-CHA
    MLB1959-19721956-1972
    1962Tom Tresh---7NYAOF-SS6-0191BR1937-09-20Detroit,MI
    1958-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1961-19691961-1969
    1961Don Schwall---3BOSP6-6200RR1936-03-02Wilkes-Barre,PA
    1958-  0-   0-BOS
    MLB1961-19671961-1967
    1960Ron Hansen---6BALSS-3B6-3200RR1938-04-05Oxford,NE
    MLB1958-19721958-1972
    1959Bob Allison---5WS1OF-1B6-4220RR1934-07-11Raytown,MO
    1955-  0-   0-WS1
    MLB1958-19701958-1970
    1958Albie Pearson---3WS1OF5-5141LL1934-09-12Alhambra,CA
    MLB1958-19661958-1966
    1957Tony Kubek---5NYASS-OF6-3191LR1936-10-12Milwaukee,WI
    MLB1957-19651957-1965
    1956Luis Aparicio---21CHASS5-9160RR1934-04-29Maracaibo,VZ
    MLB1956-19731954-1973
    1955Herb Score---3CLEP6-2185LL1933-06-07Rosedale,NY
    MLB1955-19621955-1962
    1954Bob Grim---4NYAP6-1185RR1930-03-08New York,NY
    MLB1954-19621954-1962
    1953Harvey Kuenn---11DETOF-SS6-2190RR1930-12-04West Allis,WI
    MLB1952-19661952-1966
    1952Harry Byrd---2PHAP6-1188RR1925-02-03Darlington,SC
    MLB1950-19571950-1957
    1951Gil McDougald---7NYA2B-3B6-1180RR1928-05-19San Francisco,CA
    MLB1951-19601951-1960
    1950Walt Dropo---4BOS1B-3B6-5220RR1923-01-30Moosup,CT
    MLB1949-19611949-1961
    1949Roy Sievers---9SLA1B-OF6-1195RR1926-11-18St. Louis,MO
    MLB1949-19651949-1965
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