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2008 MLB Awards: AL Rookie of the Year

11/11/2008 - MLB


It's unanimous: Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria was voted the American League Rookie of the Year, receiving all 28 first-place votes.

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  • EVAN LONGORIA, 3B, TAMPA BAY

    Led all AL rookies in home runs, RBIs, and slugging percentage while playing Gold Glove-caliber defense.

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  • ALEXEI RAMIREZ, 2B, CHICAGO


    Trying to become the first White Sox player to be named AL Rookie of the Year since Ozzie Guillen in 1985.

    Rob Grabowski/US Presswire

  • ARMANDO GALARRAGA, RHP, DETROIT

    Led all major league rookies in victories and became the surprising anchor of the Tigers' rotation in '08.

    Steven King/Icon SMI

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