Rookie of the Year - American League

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Player

Team Season Info Career Info
1949 Roy Sievers Browns .306 AVG, 140 G, 16 HR, 91 RBI 17 seasons, .267  AVG, 317 HR, 1147 RBI
1950 Walt Dropo Red Sox .322 AVG, 136 G, 34 HR, 144 RBI 13 seasons, .270 AVG,  1113 H, 152 HR
1951 Gil McDougald Yankees .306 AVG, 131 G, 14 HR, 63 RBI, 14 SB 10 seasons, .276 AVG, 112 HR, 576 RBI
1952 Harry Byrd Athletics 15-10, 3.31 ERA, 3 Sho, 2 SV 7 seasons, 46-54, 4.35 ERA, 355 BB, 381 SO
1953 Harvey Kuenn Tigers .308 AVG, 155 G, 209 H, 94 R, 50 BB, 31 SO 15 seasons, .303 AVG, 2092 H, 356 2b
1954 Bob Grim Yankees 20-6, 3.26 ERA, 8 CG, 8-0 in relief 8 seasons, 61-41, 3.61 ERA, 37 SV
1955 Herb Score Indians 16-10, 2.85 ERA,  227 IP, 158 H, 245 SO, 2 Sho, 11 CG 8 seasons, 55-46, 3.36 ERA, Injury shortens promising career
1956 Luis Aparicio White Sox .266 AVG, 152 G, 21 SB 18 seasons, .262 AVG, 2677 H, 506 SB, 9 time Gold Golve
1957 Tony Kubek Yankees .297 AVG, 127 G, 128 H, 56 R 9 seasons, .266 AVG, 1109 H, 217 BB, 441 SO
1958 Albie Pearson Senators .275 AVG, 148 G, 63 R, 64 BB, 31 SO 9 seasons, .270 AVG, 831 H, 477 BB, 195 SO
1959 Bob Allison Senators .261 AVG, 150 G, 30 HR, 85 RBI, 13 SB 13 seasons, .255 AVG, 256 HR, 796 RBI, 1033 SO
1960 Ron Hansen Orioles .255 AVG, 153 G, 22 HR, 86 RBI 15 seasons, .234 AVG, 106 HR, 501 RBI, 643 SO
1961 Don Schwall Red Sox 15-7, 3.22 ERA, 178 IP,  110 BB, 91 SO, 10 CG, 2 Sho 7 seasons, 49-48, 3.72 ERA, 743 IP, 408 SO
1962 Tom Tresh Yankees .286 AVG, 157 G, 20 HR, 93 RBI 9 seasons, .245 AVG, 153 HR, 530 RBI
1963 Gary Peters White Sox 19-8, 2.33 ERA, 243 IP, 192 H, 13 CG, 4 Sho 14 seasons, 114-103, 3.25 ERA, 2081 IP, 706 BB, 1420 SO
1964 Tony Oliva Twins .323 AVG, 161 G, 217 H, 94 RBI, 109 R, 12 SB  15 seasons, .304 AVG, 1917 H, 220 HR, 947 RBI
1965 Curt Blefary Orioles .260 AVG, 144 G, 22 HR, 70 RBI 8 seasons, .237 AVG, 112 HR, 382 RBI
1966 Tommie Agee White Sox .273 AVG, 160 G, 172 H, 22 HR, 98 R, 86 RBI, 44 SB 12 seasons, .255 AVG, 130 HR, 342 BB, 918 SO, 167 SB
1967 Rod Carew Twins .292 AVG, 137 G, 66 R, 51 RBI, 5 SB 19 seasons, .328 AVG, 3053 H, 445 2b, 112 3b, 1424 R, 353 SB
1968 Stan Bahnsen Yankees 17-12, 2.05 ERA, 267 IP, 216 H, 162 SO 16 seasons, 146-149, 3.61 ERA, 2528 IP, 1359 SO
1969 Lou Pinella Royals .282 AVG, 135 G, 11 HR, 68 RBI 18 seasons, .291 AVG, 1705 H, 305 2b, 102 HR
1970 Thurman Munson Yankees .302 AVG, 132 G, 59 R, 53 RBI, 57 BB, 56 SO 11 seasons, .292 AVG, 7 time All Star, tragic accident ends career
1971 Chris Chambliss Indians .275 AVG, 111 G, 9 HR, 48 RBI 17 seasons, .279 AVG, 2109 H, 185 HR
1972 Carlton Fisk Red Sox .293 AVG, 131 G, 22 HR, 61 RBI 24 seasons, .269 AVG, 376 HR, 2356 H, 128 SB
1973 Al Bumbry Orioles .337 AVG, 110 G, 11 3b, 73 R, 23 SB 14 seasons, .281 AVG, 1422 H, 254 SB
1974 Mike Hargrove Rangers .323 AVG, 131 G, 66 RBI, 57 R, 4 HR 13 seasons, .290 AVG, 1614 H, 965 BB, 550 SO
1975 Fred Lynn Red Sox .331 AVG, 145 G, 21 HR, 105 RBI 18 seasons, .283 AVG, 1960 H, 306 HR
1976 Mark Fidyrich Tigers 19-9, 2.34 ERA, 24 CG, 4 Sho, 250 IP 5 seasons, 29-19, 3.10 ERA, 412.1 IP, 170 SO
1977 Eddie Murray Orioles .283 AVG, 160 G, 27 HR, 88 RBI 23 seasons, .287 AVG, 3255 H, 504 HR, 1917 RBI, 1333 BB, 1516 SO
1978 Lou Whitaker Tigers .285 AVG, 139 G, 3 HR, 71 R, 61 BB 19 seasons, .276 AVG, 2369 H, 244 HR, 1197 BB, 1099 SO, 143 SB
1979 John Castino Twins .285 AVG, 148 G, 5 HR, 52 RBI 6 seasons, .278 AVG, 41 HR, 249 RBI
1980 Joe Charboneau Indians .289 AVG, 131 G, 23 HR, 87 RBI 3 seasons, .266 AVG, 201 G, 29 HR, 114 RBI
1981 Dave Righetti Yankees 8-4, 2.05 ERA, 105 IP, 75 H, 89 SO 17 seasons, 82-79, 3.46 ERA, 252 SV
1982 Cal Ripken Orioles .264 AVG, 160 G, 28 HR, 93 RBI Active
1983 Ron Kittle White Sox .254 AVG, 145 G, 35 HR, 100 RBI 12 seasons, .239 AVG, 176 HR, 236 BB, 744 SO
1984 Alvin Davis Mariners .284 AVG, 152 G, 27 HR, 116 RBI 9 seasons, .280 AVG, 1189 H, 165 HR
1985 Ozzie Guillen White Sox .273 AVG, 150 G, 9 3b, 71 R Active
1986 Jose Canseco Athletics .240 AVG, 157 G, 33 HR, 117 RBI Active
1987 Mark McGwire Athletics .289 AVG, 151 G, 49 HR, 118 RBI Active
1988 Walt Weiss Athletics .250 AVG, 147 G, 49 RBI, 44 R Active
1989 Gregg Olson Orioles 5-2, 1.69 ERA, 27 SV, 85 IP, 90 SO Active
1990 Sandy Alomar Indians .290 AVG, 132 G, 9 HR, 66 RBI, 60 R Active
1991 Chuck Knoblauch Twins .281 AVG, 151 G, 78 R,  25 SB Active
1992 Pat Listach Brewers .290 AVG, 149 G, 54 SB, 93 R 6 seasons, .251 AVG, 167 BB, 338 SO, 116 SB
1993 Tim Salmon Angels .283 AVG, 142 G, 31 HR, 95 RBI Active
1994 Bob Hamelin Royals .282 AVG, 101 G, 24 HR, 65 RBI 6 seasons, .246 AVG, 67 HR, 209 RBI
1995 Marty Cordova Twins .277 AVG, 137 G, 24 HR, 84 RBI Active
1996 Derek Jeter Yankees .314 AVG, 157 G, 10 HR, 78 RBI Active
1997 N. Garciaparra Red Sox .306 AVG, 153 G, 30 HR, 98 RBI Active
1998 Ben Grieve A's .288 AVG, 155 G, 18 HR, 89 RBI Active
1999 Carlos Beltran Royals .337 AVG, 156 G, 22 HR, 108 RBI Active
2000 Kazuhiro Sasaki Mariners 2-5, 3.16 ERA, 37 SV, 62 IP, 78 SO Active
2001 Ichiro Suzuki Mariners .350 AVG, 157 G 
242 H, 56 SB
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