Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year



Chris Coglan wins tight race for NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Florida Marlins outfielder Chris Coghlan was elected the National League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award by the BBWAA. Although he was not on seven of the 32 ballots cast by two writers from each league city, Coghlan out-pointed Philadelphia Phillies pitcher J.A. Happ, the only…


Andrew Bailey wins AL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award

Oakland right-hander Andrew Bailey, who emerged as the Athletics’ closer in his first major league season, was voted the American League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award. Bailey, 25, was listed first on 13 ballots submitted by two writers in each league city, second on six…


Evan Longoria named AL’s top rookie

Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria was a unanimous choice as the American League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award. He became the first player in Tampa Bay’s 11 seasons to win a BBWAA award. Longoria, 23, was listed first on all 28 ballots submitted…


Cubs’ Geovany Soto wins NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Chicago Cubs catcher Geovany Soto was the overwhelming National League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award by the BBWAA. He was the only player named on all ballots. Soto, 25, was first on 31 and second on one of the 32 ballots cast by two writers…


Ryan Braun narrowly wins NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Ryan Braun was elected the National League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award by the BBWAA in a very close vote over Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. Braun, 24 next week, was listed first in on 17 of 32 ballots cast by…


Red Sox’ Dustin Pedroia wins AL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was an overwhelming choice as the American League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award in voting by the BBWAA. Pedroia, 24, was listed first on 24 of the 28 ballots submitted by two writers in each league city and…


Hanley Ramirez wins tight race for NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Florida Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez was elected the National League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award by the BBWAA in a close vote over Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman. Ramirez, 21, who batted .292 with 46 doubles, 11 triples, 17 home runs, 59 RBI and…


Justin Verlander wins AL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Justin Verlander, who was among the league leaders in the major pitching categories, was named the American League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award in voting by the BBWAA. Verlander, 21, was listed first on 26 of the 28 ballots submitted by two writers in each…