New York Yankees award winners and league leaders


New York Yankees award winners and league leaders

This is a list of award winners and league leaders for the New York Yankees professional baseball team.

Contents

Baseball Hall of Famers

Elected mainly for Yankee service

 

Elected for service with other teams, as well as the Yankees

(Affiliation according to National Baseball Hall of Fame; Reggie Jackson is affiliated with the Athletics, but wears a New York Yankees cap[1][2][3])

Awards

Most Valuable Player

Cy Young

Rookie of the Year

Manager of the Year

See footnote[1]

Gold Glove Award

Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
Pitcher
Player Times Won Years
Ron Guidry 5 1982–86
Bobby Shantz 4 1957–60
Mike Mussina 3 2001, 2003, 2008
Catcher
Player Times Won Years
Thurman Munson 3 1973–75
Elston Howard 2 1963–64
First base
Player Times Won Years
Don Mattingly 9 1985–89, 1991–94
Joe Pepitone 3 1965–66, 1969
Mark Teixeira 2 2009–10
Chris Chambliss 1 1978
Second base
Player Times Won Years
Bobby Richardson 5 1961–65
Robinson Cano 1 2010
Third base
Player Times Won Years
Wade Boggs 2 1994–95
Graig Nettles 2 1977–78
Scott Brosius 1 1999
Shortstop
Player Times Won Years
Derek Jeter 5 2004–06, 2009–10
Outfield
Player Times Won Years
Bernie Williams 4 1997–2000
Dave Winfield 4 1982–85
Mickey Mantle 1 1962
Roger Maris 1 1960
Bobby Murcer 1 1972
Norm Siebern 1 1958
Tom Tresh 1 1965


Silver Slugger

DH
Player Times Won Years
Don Baylor 2 1983, 1985
Reggie Jackson 1 1980
Catcher
Player Times Won Years
Jorge Posada 5 2000–03, 2007
Mike Stanley 1 1993
First baseman
Player Times Won Years
Don Mattingly 3 1985–87
Jason Giambi 1 2002
Tino Martinez 1 1997
Second baseman[2]
Player Times Won Years
Robinson Canó 3 2006, 2010–11
Willie Randolph 1 1980
Alfonso Soriano 1 2002
Third baseman
Player Times Won Years
Alex Rodriguez 3 2005, 2007–2008
Wade Boggs 2 1993–94
Shortstop
Player Times Won Years
Derek Jeter 4 2006–2009
Outfielders[2]
Player Times Won Years
Dave Winfield 4 1981–82, 1984–85
Gary Sheffield 2 2004–05
Rickey Henderson 1 1985
Bernie Williams 1 2002
Curtis Granderson 1 2011

Comeback Player of the Year Award

Hank Aaron Award (top hitter)

MLB All-Century Team (1999)

DHL Hometown Heroes (2006)

  • Babe Ruth — voted by MLB fans as the most outstanding player in the history of the franchise, based on on-field performance, leadership quality and character value

MLB All-Time Team (1997; Baseball Writers Association of America)

Sporting News All-Decade Team

See: Sporting News #Major-league baseball awards
  • Alex Rodriguez, third base (2009) (also played with Seattle and Texas, 2000-03)
  • Derek Jeter, shortstop (2009)
  • Mariano Rivera, relief pitcher (2009)

Sports Illustrated MLB All-Decade Team

  • Derek Jeter, shortstop (2009)
  • Alex Rodriguez, third base (2009) (also played with Seattle and Texas, 2000-03)
  • Mariano Rivera, closer (2009)

USA Today Cy Young

  • 2010 – C.C. Sabathia

Baseball America All-Rookie Team

See: Baseball America #Baseball America All-Rookie Team
  • 2011 – Ivan Nova (SP; one of five)[3]

Topps All-Star Rookie teams

Babe Ruth Award (postseason MVP)

  • Alex Rodriguez (2009)

Lou Gehrig Memorial Award

  • Gil McDougald (1958)
  • Bobby Richardson (1963)
  • Tommy John (1981)
  • Don Mattingly (1993)

MLB All-Time Manager

See: Major League Baseball All-Time Team (1997; BBWAA)

Sporting News Manager of the Decade

See: Sporting News #Major-league baseball awards
  • Joe Torre (2009) (also managed the Los Angeles Dodgers, 2008-09)

Sports Illustrated MLB Manager of the Decade

  • Joe Torre (2009) (also managed the Los Angeles Dodgers, 2008-09)

The Sporting News Manager of the Year

Note: Established in 1936, this award was given annually to one manager in Major League Baseball. In 1986 it was expanded to honor one manager from each league.
See footnote[1]

Associated Press Manager of the Year Award

See: Associated Press #AP sports awards
Note: Discontinued in 2001. From 1959 to 1983, the award was given annually to one manager in each league. From 1984 to 2000, the award was given to one manager in all of Major League Baseball.
See footnote[1]

Ford C. Frick Award recipients (broadcasters)

See New York Yankees#Ford C. Frick Award recipients

Team award

Team records (single-game, single-season, career)

Minor-league system

Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year Award

USA Today Minor League Player of the Year Award

MiLB George M. Trautman Award / Topps Player of the Year

  • 2009Shelley Duncan (International League; Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; OF)[5]
  • 2009 – Austin Romine (Florida State League; Tampa; C)[5]

Other achievements

Monument Park

Retired numbers

See New York Yankees#Retired numbers

New York BBWAA chapter awards

See: New York BBWAA chapter awards

Sid Mercer–Dick Young Player of the Year Award

Arthur and Milton Richman "You Gotta Have Heart" Award

Joan Payson Award

Note: The award is for excellence in community service.

Casey Stengel "You Can Look It Up" Award

Note: The award is to honor career achievement for those who went home empty-handed at previous dinners.

Joe DiMaggio "Toast of the Town" Award

The awards is for a player who has become a New York favorite.

William J. Slocum–Jack Lang Award

Note: The award is for long and meritorious service.

Ben Epstein–Dan Castellano "Good Guy" Award

Note: The award is for candor and accessibility to writers.

Willie, Mickey and the Duke Award

Note: The awrd is given to a group of players forever linked in baseball history.

Associated Press Athlete of the Year

Hickok Belt

Note: The Hickok Belt trophy was awarded to the top professional athlete of the year in the U.S., from 1950 to 1976.

Sporting News Sportsman of the Year

See: Sporting News #Sportsman of the Year

Sporting News Pro Athlete of the Year

See: Sporting News #Pro Athlete of the Year
  • 2009 – Mariano Rivera

Sports Illustrated Top 20 Male Athletes of the Decade

See: List of 2009 all-decade Sports Illustrated awards and honors #Top 20 Male Athletes of the Decade
  • 2009 – Mariano Rivera (#11)
  • 2009 – Derek Jeter (#18)
  • 2009 – A Rodriguez (#20)

Sports Illustrated Top 10 Coaches/Managers of the Decade (2009)

See: List of 2009 all-decade Sports Illustrated awards and honors #Top 10 Coaches/Managers of the Decade
  • No. 3 – Joe Torre, Yankees–Dodgers (the list's only other MLB manager was Boston's Terry Francona, No. 4)

Best Coach/Manager ESPY Award

  • Joe Torre (1997, 1999, 2000, 2001)

See also

Footnotes

  1. ^ a b c In 1936, The Sporting News began The Sporting News Manager of the Year Award. (In 1986, TSN expanded the award to one for each league.) In 1959, the Associated Press began its AP Manager of the Year Award, which was discontinued in 2001. (From 1984 to 2000, the award was given to one manager in all of MLB.) In 1983, MLB began its own Manager of the Year Award (in each league). In 1998, Baseball Prospectus added a Manager of the Year award to its "Internet Baseball Awards" (one per league). In 2003, MLB added a Manager of the Year award (for all of MLB) to its This Year in Baseball Awards. In 2007, the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh began its Chuck Tanner Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award (for all of MLB). (In 2010, it began a separate Chuck Tanner Collegiate Baseball Manager of the Year Award.) Baseball America also has a Manager of the Year award (for all of MLB). USA Today has a Manager of the Year award (one per league).
  2. ^ a b Marchand, Andrew (November 2, 2011). "Cano & Grandy win Silver Sluggers". ESPN. http://espn.go.com/blog/new-york/yankees/post/_/id/25234/cano-grandy-win-silver-sluggers. Retrieved 2011-11-05. 
  3. ^ Eddy, Matt (October 21, 2011=). "Infield, Pitching Staff Highlight 2011 Rookie Team". Baseball America. http://www.baseballamerica.com/today/majors/awards/rookie-of-the-year/2011/2612464.html. Retrieved 2011-11-08. 
  4. ^ a b The World Series Trophy was first awarded in 1967. In 1985, it was re-named the Commissioner's Trophy. From 1970 to 1984, the "Commissioner's Trophy" was the name of the award given to the All-Star Game MVP.
  5. ^ a b The Trautman Award is presented to the Topps Player of the Year in each of 16 domestic minor leagues. "Topps, MiLB name Players of the Year: Trautman Award winners announced for each league". Minor League Baseball (MiLB.com). November 5, 2009. http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20091105&content_id=7626652&vkey=news_milb&fext=.jsp. Retrieved 2010-06-09.  See also Baseball awards #U.S. minor leagues.

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