Top 20 MLB Rookie of the Year Seasons Over the Last 35 Years

Joseph DelGrippoAnalyst IApril 15, 2010

Top 20 MLB Rookie of the Year Seasons Over The Last 35 Years

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No. 20: Dontrelle Willis - 2003 Florida Marlins

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No. 19: Andrew Bailey - 2009 Oakland A's

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No. 18: Andre Dawson and Eddie Murray - 1977 ROY winners

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No. 17: Justin Verlander - 2006 Detroit Tigers

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No. 16: Bob Horner - 1978 Atlanta Braves

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No. 15 Ichiro Suzuki - 2001 Seattle Mariners

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No. 14: Cal Ripken, Jr. - 1982 Baltimore Orioles

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No. 13: Huston Street: - 2002 Oakland A's

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No.: 12 Hideo Nomo - 1995 Los Angeles Dodgers

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No. 11: David Justice - 1990 Atlanta Braves

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No. 10: Bob Hamelin - 1994 Kansas City Royals

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No. 9: Kerry Wood - 1998 Chicago Cubs

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No. 8: Derek Jeter - 1996 New York Yankees

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No. 7: Ryan Braun - 2007 Milwaukee Brewers

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No. 6: Mike Piazza - 1993 Los Angeles Dodgers

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No. 5: Mark McGwire - 1987 Oakland A's

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No. 4: Dwight Gooden - 1984 New York Mets

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No. 3: Fred Lynn - 1975 Boston Red Sox

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No. 2: Fernando Valenzuela - 1981 Los Angeles Dodgers

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No. 1: Albert Pujols - 2001 St. Louis Cardinals

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