Eight to Know: Mike Trout is Unanimous Rookie of the Year

by Bill Chuck on November 13, 2012

In a campaign that even David Axelrod and David Plouffe would be proud of, Mike Trout joined Evan Longoria, Nomar Garciaparra, Derek Jeter, Tim Salmon, Sandy Alomar Jr., Mark McGwire and Carlton Fisk as a unanimous winner of the Jackie Robinson American League Rookie of the Year.

Here are stats for the unanimous winners

Mike Trout

Year Age Tm AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
2012 20 LAA 559 129 182 27 8 30 83 49 5 67 139 .326 .399 .564 .963
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Evan Longoria

Year Age Tm AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
2008 22 TBR 448 67 122 31 2 27 85 7 46 122 .272 .343 .531 .874
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Generated 11/13/2012.

Nomar Garciaparra

Year Age Tm AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
1997 23 BOS 684 122 209 44 11 30 98 22 35 92 .306 .342 .534 .875
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Generated 11/13/2012.

Derek Jeter

Year Age Tm AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
1996 22 NYY 582 104 183 25 6 10 78 14 48 102 .314 .370 .430 .800
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Tim Salmon

Year Age Tm AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
1993 24 CAL 515 93 146 35 1 31 95 5 6 82 135 .283 .382 .536 .918
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Sandy Alomar

Year Age Tm AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
1990 24 CLE 445 60 129 26 2 9 66 25 46 .290 .326 .418 .744
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Mark McGwire

Year Age Tm AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
1987 23 OAK 557 97 161 28 4 49 118 71 131 .289 .370 .618 .987
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Carlton Fisk

Year Age Tm AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
1972 24 BOS 457 74 134 28 9 22 61 52 83 .293 .370 .538 .909
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The first Rookie of the Year was awarded to Jackie Robinson in 1947, when just one award was given to the majors top rookie.

Here was the 1947 ROY voting

Voting Results Batting Stats Pitching Stats
Rank Tm Vote Pts Share WAR AB R H HR RBI SB BA W L ERA WHIP G BB SO
1 Jackie Robinson BRO 129.0 78% 3.0 590 125 175 12 48 29 .297
2 Larry Jansen NYG 105.0 64% 4.6 86 6 16 0 7 0 .186 21 5 3.16 1.202 42 57 104
3 Spec Shea NYY 67.0 41% 2.8 56 8 11 0 1 0 .196 14 5 3.07 1.209 27 89 89
4 Ferris Fain PHA 43.0 26% 3.8 461 70 134 7 71 4 .291
5 Frank Baumholtz CIN 42.0 25% 0.2 643 96 182 5 45 6 .283
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Generated 11/13/2012.

 

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