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Historical winners for National 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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National League Rookie of the Year - Historical Winners

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  • YearPlayer NameNotesCareer Award CountTeam(s)PosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    2019Pete Alonso---14NYN1B-DH6-2225RR1994-12-07Tampa,FL
    2016-  2-  64-NYN
    MLB2019-20202014-2020
    2018Ronald Acuna---12ATLLF-CF6-0180RR1997-12-18La Guaira,VZ
    2014-  0-   0-ATL
    MLB2018-20202015-2020
    2017Cody Bellinger---18LAN1B-RF6-4180LL1995-07-13Chandler,AZ
    2013-  4- 124-LAN
    MLB2017-20202013-2020
    2016Corey Seager---21LANSS6-4205LR1994-04-27Kannapolis,NC
    2012-  1-  18-LAN
    MLB2015-20202012-2020
    2015Kris Bryant---36CHN3B-RF6-5205RR1992-01-04Las Vegas,NV
    2013-  1-   2-CHN
    MLB2015-20202011-2020
    2014Jacob DeGrom---19NYNP6-4180LR1988-06-19DeLand,FL
    2010-  9- 272-NYN
    MLB2014-20202008-2020
    2013Jose Fernandez---20MIAP6-3215RR1992-07-31Tampa,FL
    2011-  1-  14-MIA
    MLB2013-20162011-2016
    2012Bryce Harper---29WASRF-OF6-3205LR1992-10-16Las Vegas,NV
    2010-  1-   1-WAS
    MLB2012-20202011-2020
    2011Craig Kimbrel---22ATLP5-11205RR1988-05-28Huntsville,AL
    2008-  3-  96-ATL
    MLB2010-20202008-2020
    2010Buster Posey---45SFNC-1B-6-1205RR1987-03-27Leesburg,GA
    2008-  1-   5-SFN
    MLB2009-20192006-2019
    2009Chris Coghlan---7MIALF-1B6-1190LR1985-06-18Gaithersburg,MD
    2006-  1-  36-MIA
    MLB2009-20172004-2018
    2008Geovany Soto---12CHNC-1B6-1190RR1983-01-20San Juan,PR
    2001- 11- 318-CHN
    MLB2005-20172001-2017
    2007Ryan Braun---41MILLF-OF6-2205RR1983-11-17Mission Hills,CA
    2005-  1-   5-MIL
    MLB2007-20202003-2020
    2006Hanley Ramirez---26MIADH-1B6-3200RR1983-12-23Samana,DR
    2000-  0-   0-BOS
    MLB2005-20192002-2019
    2005Ryan Howard---42PHI1B-DH6-4230LL1979-11-19St. Louis,MO
    2001-  5- 140-PHI
    MLB2004-20162001-2017
    2004Jason Bay---28PITLF-OF6-2200RR1978-09-20Trail,BC
    2000- 22- 645-MON
    MLB2003-20131999-2013
    2003Dontrelle Willis---13MIAP6-4250LL1982-01-12Oakland,CA
    2000-  8- 223-CHN
    MLB2003-20112000-2014
    2002Jason Jennings---17COLP6-2242RR1978-07-17Dallas,TX
    1999-  1-  16-COL
    MLB2001-20091999-2011
    2001Albert Pujols---86SLN1B-DH6-3230RR1980-01-16Santo Domingo,DR
    1999- 13- 402-SLN
    MLB2001-20202000-2020
    2000Rafael Furcal---14ATLSS-2B5-10165BR1977-08-24Loma de Cabrera,DR
    1996-  0-   0-ATL
    MLB2000-20141997-2015
    1999Scott Williamson---5CINP6-0185RR1976-02-17Fort Polk,LA
    1997-  9- 278-CIN
    MLB1999-20071995-2011
    1998Kerry Wood---7CHNP6-5230RR1977-06-16Irving,TX
    1995-  1-   4-CHN
    MLB1998-20121995-2012
    1997Scott Rolen---26PHI3B6-4226RR1975-04-04Jasper,IN
    1993-  2-  46-PHI
    MLB1996-20121993-2012
    1996Todd Hollandsworth---3LANLF-OF6-2215LL1973-04-20Dayton,OH
    1991-  3-  80-LAN
    MLB1995-20061991-2006
    1995Hideo Nomo---11LANP6-2230RR1968-08-31Osaka,JP
    1995-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1995-20081990-2008
    1994Raul Mondesi---13LANRF-OF5-11215RR1971-03-12San Cristobal,DR
    1988-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1993-20051990-2005
    1993Mike Piazza---44LANC-DH6-3215RR1968-09-04Norristown,PA
    1988- 62-1390-LAN
    MLB1992-20071989-2007
    1992Eric Karros---7LAN1B-DH6-4226RR1967-11-04Hackensack,NJ
    1988-  6- 140-LAN
    MLB1991-20041988-2004
    1991Jeff Bagwell---35HOU1B-3B6-0195RR1968-05-27Boston,MA
    1989-  4- 110-BOS
    MLB1991-20051989-2005
    1990David Justice---18ATLOF-DH6-3200LL1966-04-14Cincinnati,OH
    1985-  4-  94-ATL
    MLB1989-20021985-2002
    1989Jerome Walton---3CHNOF-LF6-1200RR1965-07-08Newnan,GA
    1986-  2-  36-CHN
    MLB1989-19981986-2001
    1988Chris Sabo---6CIN3B-DH6-0185RR1962-01-19Detroit,MI
    1983-  2-  30-CIN
    MLB1988-19961983-1996
    1987Benito Santiago---12SDNC-1B6-1195RR1965-03-09Ponce,PR
    1982-  0-   0-SDN
    MLB1986-20051983-2005
    1986Todd Worrell---8SLNP-OF6-5222RR1959-09-28Arcadia,CA
    1982-  1-  21-SLN
    MLB1985-19971982-1997
    1985Vince Coleman---5SLNOF-LF6-0170BR1960-09-22Jacksonville,FL
    1982- 10- 257-SLN
    MLB1985-19971982-1998
    1984Dwight Gooden---23NYNP6-3210RR1964-11-16Tampa,FL
    1982-  1-   5-NYN
    MLB1984-20001982-2000
    1983Darryl Strawberry---15NYNOF-DH6-6215LL1962-03-12Los Angeles,CA
    1980-  1-   1-NYN
    MLB1983-19991980-1999
    1982Steve Sax---7LAN2B-OF5-11182RR1960-01-29Sacramento,CA
    1978-  9- 229-LAN
    MLB1981-19941978-1994
    1981Fernando Valenzuela---22LANP-OF5-11195LL1960-11-01Etchohuaquila,MX
    1979-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1980-19971979-1997
    1980Steve Howe---3LANP6-1180LL1958-03-10Pontiac,MI
    1979-  1-  16-LAN
    MLB1980-19961979-1997
    1979Rick Sutcliffe---14LANP6-7215RR1956-06-21Independence,MO
    1974-  1-  21-LAN
    MLB1976-19941974-1994
    1978Bob Horner---11ATL3B-1B6-1190RR1957-08-06Junction City,KS
    1978-  1-   1-ATL
    MLB1978-19881978-1988
    1977Andre Dawson---36MONOF-DH6-3195RR1954-07-10Miami,FL
    1975- 11- 250-MON
    MLB1976-19961975-1996
    1976Butch Metzger---2SDNP6-1185RR1952-05-23Lafayette,IN
    1970-  2-  41-SFN
    MLB1974-19781974-1980
    1976Pat Zachry---3CINP6-5180RR1952-04-24Richmond,TX
    1970- 19- 454-CIN
    MLB1976-19851970-1985
    1975John Montefusco---3SFNP6-1180RR1950-05-25Long Branch,NJ
    1972-  0-   0-SFN
    MLB1974-19861973-1986
    1974Bake McBride---4SLNOF-DH6-2190LR1949-02-03Fulton,MO
    1970- 37- 811-SLN
    MLB1973-19831970-1984
    1973Gary Matthews---10SFNOF-DH6-3205RR1950-07-05San Fernando,CA
    1971-  5-  81-SLN
    MLB1972-19871969-1987
    1972Jon Matlack---5NYNP6-3205LL1950-01-19West Chester,PA
    1967-  1-   4-NYN
    MLB1971-19831967-1983
    1971Earl Williams---2ATLC-1B6-3220RR1948-07-14Newark,NJ
    1965-  1-   6-MLN
    MLB1970-19771966-1977
    1970Carl Morton---4MONP6-0200RR1944-01-18Kansas City,MO
    1964-  0-   0-MLN
    MLB1969-19761965-1977
    1969Ted Sizemore---3LAN2B-SS5-10165RR1945-04-15Gadsden,AL
    1966- 15- 299-LAN
    MLB1969-19801966-1980
    1968Johnny Bench---28CINC-3B6-1208RR1947-12-07Oklahoma City,OK
    1965-  2-  36-CIN
    MLB1967-19831965-1983
    1967Tom Seaver---36NYNP6-1206RR1944-11-17Fresno,CA
    1966-  1-  19-ATL
    MLB1967-19861966-1986
    1966Tommy Helms---5CIN2B-3B5-10175RR1941-05-05Charlotte,NC
    1959-  0-   0-CIN
    MLB1964-19771959-1977
    1965Jim Lefebvre---7LAN2B-3B6-0185BR1942-01-07Inglewood,CA
    1962-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1965-19721962-1976
    1964Dick Allen---10PHI1B-3B5-11190RR1942-03-08Wampum,PA
    1960-  0-   0-PHI
    MLB1963-19771960-1977
    1963Pete Rose---36CINOF-1B5-11203BR1941-04-14Cincinnati,OH
    1960-  0-   0-CIN
    MLB1963-19861960-1986
    1962Ken Hubbs---3CHN2B6-2175RR1941-12-23Riverside,CA
    1959-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB1961-19631961-1963
    1961Billy Williams---13CHNOF-DH6-1175LR1938-06-15Whistler,AL
    1956-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB1959-19761956-1976
    1960Frank Howard---8LANOF-1B6-7255RR1936-08-08Columbus,OH
    1958-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB1958-19731958-1973
    1959Willie McCovey---20SFN1B-OF6-4210LL1938-01-10Mobile,AL
    1955-  0-   0-NY1
    MLB1959-19801955-1980
    1958Orlando Cepeda---13SFN1B-OF6-2210RR1937-09-17Ponce,PR
    MLB1958-19741955-1974
    1957Jack Sanford---7PHIP6-0190RR1929-05-18Wellesley Hills,MA
    MLB1956-19671956-1967
    1956Frank Robinson---29CINOF-DH6-1195RR1935-08-31Beaumont,TX
    MLB1956-19761953-1976
    1955Bill Virdon---4SLNOF6-0175LR1931-06-09Hazel Park,MI
    MLB1955-19681955-1968
    1954Wally Moon---6SLNOF-1B6-0175LR1930-04-03Bay,AR
    MLB1954-19651954-1965
    1953Jim Gilliam---6BRO2B-3B5-10175BR1928-10-17Nashville,TN
    MLB1953-19661953-1966
    1951Willie Mays---38NY1OF-1B5-11180RR1931-05-06Westfield,AL
    MLB1951-19731950-1973
    1950Sam Jethroe---3BSNOF6-1178BR1918-01-20East St. Louis,IL
    MLB1950-19541950-1954
    1949Don Newcombe---10BROP6-4225LR1926-06-14Madison,NJ
    MLB1949-19601949-1960
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