Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Phillies slugger Ryan Howard wins NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Ryan Howard, who took over for injured Jim Thome at first base for the Philadelphia Phillies and led all first-year players in the major leagues in home runs with 22, was elected the National League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award by the Baseball Writers’ Association…


A’s closer Huston Street wins Rookie of the Year

Huston Street, who emerged as the closing reliever for the Oakland Athletics in the second month of the 2005 season, was named the American League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Street, 22, was listed first on…


Jason Bay is first Pirate to win Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Outfielder Jason Bay became the first member of the Pittsburgh Pirates and the first native Canadian to win the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award in the National League balloting announced by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Bay, 26, from Trail, British Columbia, batted .282 with 26 home…


A’s Bobby Crosby wins Rookie of the Year

For the second consecutive year, a shortstop was the American League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award as Bobby Crosby of the Oakland Athletics was a near unanimous choice in balloting announced by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Crosby, 24, tabbed to succeed former AL…


Dontrelle Willis wins NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Pitcher Dontrelle Willis became the first member of the Florida Marlins to win a BBWAA award in the franchise’s 11 seasons as he was named the National League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award. Willis, 21, was listed first on 17 of the 32 ballots cast…


Royals’ Angel Berroa wins AL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year

Shortstop Angel Berroa of the Kansas City Royals was elected the American League winner of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award by a narrow margin over left fielder Hideki Matsui of the New York Yankees in balloting announced by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Berroa, 25, who…