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Rookie of the Year

Voted on by the Baseball Writers Assn. of America. One award was presented from 1947-48. Two awards (one for each league) have been presented since 1949. Winners who were also named MVP in the same season are in bold type.

NL and AL Combined

Year Pos
1947Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn1B
1948Alvin Dark, Boston-NLSS

National League

Year Pos
1949Don Newcombe, BklynP
   
1950Sam Jethroe, BosOF
1951Willie Mays, NYOF
1952Joe Black, BklynP
1953Jim Gilliam, Bklyn2B
1954Wally Moon, St.LOF
1955Bill Virdon, St.L.OF
1956Frank Robinson, CinOF
1957Jack Sanford, PhiP
1958Orlando Cepeda, SF1B
1959Willie McCovey, SF1B
   
1960Frank Howard, LAOF
1961Billy Williams, ChiOF
1962Ken Hubbs, Chi2B
1963Pete Rose, Cin2B
1964Richie Allen, Phi3B
1965Jim Lefebvre, LA2B
1966Tommy Helms, Cin3B
1967Tom Seaver, NYP
1968Johnny Bench, CinC
1969Ted Sizemore, LA2B
   
1970Carl Morton, MonP
1971Earl Williams, AtlC
1972Jon Matlack, NYP
1973Gary Matthews, SFOF
1974Bake McBride, St.LOF
1975John Montefusco, SFP
1976Butch Metzger, SDP
  & Pat Zachry, CinP
1977Andre Dawson, MonOF
1978Bob Horner, Atl3B
1979Rick Sutcliffe, LAP
   
1980Steve Howe, LAP
1981Fernando Valenzuela, LAP
1982Steve Sax, LA2B
1983Darryl Strawberry, NYOF
1984Dwight Gooden, NYP
1985Vince Coleman, St.LOF
1986Todd Worrell, St.LP
1987Benito Santiago, SDC
1988Chris Sabo, Cin3B
1989Jerome Walton, ChiOF
   
1990David Justice, AtlOF
1991Jeff Bagwell, Hou.1B
1992Eric Karros, LA1B
1993Mike Piazza, LAC
1994Raul Mondesi, LAOF
1995Hideo Nomo, LAP
1996Todd Hollandsworth, LAOF
1997Scott Rolen, Phi3B
1998Kerry Wood, ChiP
1999Scott Williamson, CinP
   
2000Rafael Furcal, AtlSS
2001Albert Pujols, St.LOF-3B
2002 Jason Jennings, ColP
2003 Dontrelle Willis, FlaP

American League

Year Pos
1949Roy Sievers, St.LOF
   
1950Walt Dropo, Bos1B
1951Gil McDougald, NY3B
1952Harry Byrd, PhiP
1953Harvey Kuenn, DetSS
1954Bob Grim, NYP
1955Herb Score, CleP
1956Luis Aparicio, ChiSS
1957Tony Kubek, NYINF-OF
1958Albie Pearson, WashOF
1959Bob Allison, WashOF
   
1960Ron Hansen, BalSS
1961Don Schwall, BosP
1962Tom Tresh, NYSS-OF
1963Gary Peters, ChiP
1964Tony Oliva, MinOF
1965Curt Blefary, BalOF
1966Tommie Agee, ChiOF
1967Rod Carew, Min2B
1968Stan Bahnsen, NYP
1969Lou Piniella, KCOF
   
1970Thurman Munson, NYC
1971Chris Chambliss, Cle1B
1972Carlton Fisk, BosC
1973Al Bumbry, BalOF
1974Mike Hargrove, Tex1B
1975Fred Lynn, BosOF
1976Mark Fidrych, DetP
1977Eddie Murray, BalDH-1B
1978Lou Whitaker, Det2B
1979John Castino, Min3B
 & Alfredo Griffin, TorSS
   
1980Joe Charboneau, CleOF-DH
1981Dave Righetti, NYP
1982Cal Ripken Jr., BalSS-3B
1983Ron Kittle, ChiOF
1984Alvin Davis, Sea1B
1985Ozzie Guillen, ChiSS
1986Jose Canseco, OakOF
1987Mark McGwire, Oak1B
1988Walt Weiss, OakSS
1989Gregg Olson, BalP
   
1990Sandy Alomar Jr., CleC
1991Chuck Knoblauch, Min2B
1992Pat Listach, MilSS
1993Tim Salmon, CalOF
1994Bob Hamelin, KCDH
1995Marty Cordova, MinOF
1996Derek Jeter, NYSS
1997Nomar Garciaparra, BosSS
1998Ben Grieve, OakOF
1999Carlos Beltran, KCOF
   
2000Kazuhiro Sasaki, SeaP
2001Ichiro Suzuki, SeaOF
2002 Eric Hinske, Tor3B
2003 Angel Berroa, KCSS

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