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2012 Awards

MVP Award

American League
Miguel Cabrera

Miguel Cabrera, who won MLB's first Triple Crown since 1967, topped top rookie Mike Trout for the AL award. More » | Video

National League
Buster Posey

Buster Posey, who sustained multiple left leg injuries in a home-plate collision that sidelined him for most of '11 before making an impressive return, won the NL award. More » | Video

Cy Young Award

American League
David Price

Rays left-hander David Price won his first Cy Young Award, beating out Justin Verlander in a historically tight race. More » | Video

National League
RA Dickey

Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey led the NL in strikeouts and ranked second in wins (20) and ERA (2.73) to win in a landslide. More » | Video

Rookie of the Year

American League
Mike Trout

With MVP-caliber numbers, Angels center fielder Mike Trout was a runaway winner in the Junior Circuit. More » | Video

National League
Bryce Harper

After a buzzworthy and impactful freshman campaign, Nationals budding star Bryce Harper won a close race. More » | Video

Manager of the Year

American League
Bob Melvin

Bob Melvin, who steered the A's (94-68) to the AL West title by overtaking the two-time defending AL champion Texas Rangers on the regular season's final day, won the AL award. More » | Video

National League
Davey Johnson

Davey Johnson -- who led Washington to an MLB-leading 98 wins, an NL East title and DC's first postseason berth in 79 years -- won the award for the second time in his career. More» | Video

Greatness in Baseball Yearly Awards

This Year in Baseball Awards

Miguel Cabrera and R.A. Dickey were two-time winners of GIBBYs trophies, the ultimate honor of baseball's awards season, based on voting by media, front-office personnel, MLB alumni, fans at MLB.com and SABR. GIBBYs categories included players from both leagues -- recognizing the best in all of baseball -- and included performances from both the regular season as well as through the end of the playoffs, making them unique in singling out the best of the best. More » | Video

Postseason Awards

Pablo Sandoval

With a show which included a three-homer performance against Justin Verlander and the Tigers in Game 1, Pablo Sandoval was named MVP of the 2012 World Series. More »

Delivery Man of the Year

Fernando Rodney

Rays closer Fernando Rodney set a record for ERA by a reliever at 0.60. He held opponents to five earned runs in 74 2/3 innings. More | Video

Clemente Award

Clayton Kershaw

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was selected as the player who combined giving back to the community with outstanding on-field skills.
More | Video

Comeback Players

American League
Fernando Rodney

Fernando Rodney made the free agent gamble the Rays made in the offseason pay off in a big way. More | Video

National League
Buster Posey

Giants catcher Buster Posey was recognized for his arduous yet fulfilling journey following extensive left-leg injuries. More | Video

Hank Aaron Award

American League
Miguel Cabrera

The first Triple Crown winner since 1967, Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera hit .330, with 44 long balls and 139 RBIs in leading the Tigers to the AL crown. More »

National League
Buster Posey

The NL batting leader (.336) and Comeback Player of the Year, backstop Buster Posey also clubbed 24 homers with 103 RBIs from the middle of the NL champion Giants lineup in an MVP-caliber season. More »

Players Choice Awards