27-year old infielder Jose Abreu, and 26-year old pitcher Jason deGrom have been honored by their respective leagues as the 2014 Rookies of the Year.
Here are the voting results of the 2014 American League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award. Ballots from two writers in each league city prior to postseason play are tabulated on a system that rewards five points for first place, three points for second place and one point for third place.
Abreu was the ninth player to win the AL award by a unanimous vote. The others: Carlton Fisk, Mark McGwire, Sandy Alomar Jr., Tim Salmon, Derek Jeter, Nomar Garciaparra, Evan Longoria, Mike Trout. There have been 10 unanimous winners in the National League. Abreu was the seventh first baseman honored in the AL. The others: Walt Dropo, Chris Chambliss, Mike Hargrove, Eddie Murray, Alvin Davis, Mark McGwire. There have been seven first-base winners in the NL. Abreu was the sixth White Sox player to win the award. The others: Luis Aparicio, Gary Peters, Tommie Agee, Ron Kittle, Ozzie Guillen. Abreu was the only player named to every ballot.
It marked the second consecutive year that a Cuban-born player was honored and the fourth time overall. Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was the NL winner in 2013. Other Cuban-born Rookie of the Year winners: Tony Oliva and Jose Canseco.
Previous 20 Winners
2013 Wil Myers, Tampa Bay Rays
2012 *Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
2011 Jeremy Hellickson, Tampa Bay Rays
2010 Neftali Feliz, Texas Rangers
2009 Andrew Bailey, Oakland Athletics
2008 *Evan Longoria,Tampa Bay Rays
2007 Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox
2006 Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers
2005 Huston Street, Oakland Athletics
2004 Bobby Crosby, Oakland Athletics
2003 Angel Berroa, Kansas City Royals
2002 Eric Hinske, Toronto Blue Jays
2001 Ichiro Suzuki, Seattle Mariners
2000 Kazuhiro Sasaki, Seattle Mariners
1999 Carlos Beltran, Kansas City Royals
1998 Ben Grieve, Oakland Athletics
1997 *Nomar Garciaparra, Boston Red Sox
1996 *Derek Jeter, New York Yankees
1995 Marty Cordova, Minnesota Twins
1994 Bob Hamelin, Kansas City Royals
Here are the voting results of the 2014 National League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award. Ballots from two writers in each league city prior to postseason play are tabulated on a system that rewards five points for first place, three points for second place and one point for third place.
deGrom was the fifth Mets player honored. The others: Tom Seaver, Jon Matlack, Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden. deGrom was the 22nd pitcher to win the NL award. There have been 15 pitchers that won in the American League. deGrom and Hamilton were the only players named to every ballot. deGrom's victory total (9-6) was the fewest for a starting pitcher in a full season to win the award. New York Yankees lefthander Dave Righetti, the AL winner in 1981 when he was a starter, was 8-4 in a season truncated by a 50-day players' strike.
Previous 20 Winners
2013 Jose Fernandez. Miami Marlins
2012 Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals
2011 *Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves
2010 Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants
2009 Chris Coghlan, Florida Marlins
2008 Geovanny Soto,Chicago Cubs
2007 Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers
2006 Hanley Ramirez,Florida Marlins
2005 Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies
2004 Jason Bay,Pittsburgh Pirates
2003 Dontrelle Willis, Florida Marlins
2002 Jason Jennings,Colorado Rockies
2001 *Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals
2000 Rafael Furcal, Atlanta Braves
1999 Scott Williamson, Cincinnati Reds
1998 Kerry Wood, Chicago Cubs
1997 *Scott Rolen, Philadelphia Phillies
1996 Todd Hollandsworth, Los Angeles Dodgers
1995 Hideo Nomo, Los Angeles Dodgers
1994 *Raul Mondesi, Los Angeles Dodgers
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