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Matsui left off Topps' top rookie list

Updated: November 14, 2003, 3:14 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Hideki Matsui didn't make the Topps All-Rookie Team, either.

The Japanese outfielder who starred for the New York Yankees was beaten out by Tampa Bay's Rocco Baldelli, Cleveland's Jody Gerut and Milwaukee's Scott Podsednik in voting announced Friday.

Earlier this week, Matsui was beaten by Kansas City shortstop Angel Berroa in voting for American League Rookie of the Year. Yankees owner George Steinbrenner criticized two voters who left Matsui off their ballots -- the two ...

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