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October 29, 1998

1998 Internet Baseball Awards Results

Your ballots have been counted, and the results are in

by Greg Spira

Welcome to the festivities!

We're here to announce the winners of the 7th Annual Internet Baseball Awards. Over 600 knowledgable cyberspace baseball fans participated in this effort to select the baseball players whose 1998 seasons were most deserving of honors.

This year, for the second year in a row, the balloting was conducted primarily over the world wide web, with over 95% of this year's ballots entered thru our exclusively comprehensive web ballot designed by famed superhero David Pease.

The point system for the balloting was as follows:

  • Player of the Year Ballots: 14 points for 1st place votes, 9 points for 2nd place votes, 8 for 3rd, etc.,down to 1 for 10th.
  • Pitcher of the Year Ballots: 10 points for 1st place votes, 7 points for 2nd place votes, 5 for 3rd, 3 for fourth, and 1 for fifth. (This is the one award where our point system differs from the BBWAA point system, since we use a longer ballot.)
  • Rookie of the Year Ballots: 5 points for 1st place votes, 3 for second place votes, and 1 for third.
  • Manager of the Year Ballots: 5 points for 1st place votes, 3 for second place votes, and 1 for third.

This year's awards were helped along by the fine folks at the Baseball Prospectus, the exclusive sponsor of the Internet Awards for the last several years. All of us associated with the Awards greatly appreciate the work of the voters, especially the ones who give their votes plenty of thought.

This year's Internet NL Player of the Year race was won by little-known Cardinals' first baseman, Mark McGwire, who set a few all-time records with a wee bit of fanfare. Sammy Sosa, who competed with McGwire in chasing some of these records, finished solidly in second. Barry Bonds finished third, continuing his tradition of finishing in the top four every single year the Internet NL Player of the Year has been voted upon. Last year's Internet NL Player of the Year, Mike Piazza, finished sixth, while last year's BBWAA NL Player of the Year, Larry Walker, finished sixteenth. Greg Maddux was the highest ranking pitcher, finishing ninth.

Player Name          1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9   10      B      P
Mark McGwire       358  130   41   19   20    3   13    5    1    6    596   6853
Sammy Sosa         205  179   59   47   32   20   20   13    8    8    591   5717
Barry Bonds          3  120  113   95   47   43   25   27   11    8    492   3399
Craig Biggio        26   68  120   83   47   38   32   28   20   11    473   3252
Moises Alou          5   21   61   46   58   52   47   33   28   27    378   2047
Mike Piazza          0   25   47   56   70   42   27   37   30   17    351   1919
Greg Vaughn          3   14   45   50   50   49   38   41   33   29    352   1793
Chipper Jones        0    8   28   36   57   64   50   45   34   18    340   1631
Greg Maddux          3   11   17   26   29   19   28   33   16   10    192    981
John Olerud          1    4   10   21   32   23   36   36   24   45    232    929
Kevin Brown          3    6   13   23   35   30   20   17   30   14    191    926
Trevor Hoffman       1   11   18   23   17   21   10   21   22   10    154    782
Vlad Guerrero        2    4    8   12   22   17   25   33   49   54    226    780
Andres Galarraga     1    5   11   13   13   24   39   25   17   22    170    723
Jeff Bagwell         0    0    2   13   15   23   20   21   25   24    143    529
Larry Walker         1    0    3    7   11    7   11    8   21   17     86    315
Tom Glavine          0    1    0    4    9    7   17    8    8    7     61    241
Jason Kendall        1    0    2    4    5    5    7   10   17   18     69    223
Barry Larkin         0    1    1    3    6   10    9    9   10    6     55    213
Randy Johnson        1    0    2    6    6    4    9    4    6    7     45    195
Vinny Castilla       0    0    0    4    6    7    6    7   10   16     56    180
Jeff Kent            0    0    0    6    4   10    5    4    7   12     48    174
Scott Rolen          0    0    0    3    2    5    6    6   15   19     56    149
Javier Lopez         0    1    0    1    3    6    5    3    4    5     28    106
Tony Gwynn           0    3    2    1    3    1    1    1    2    2     16     86
Ray Lankford         0    1    0    1    0    2    3    6    2    3     18     63
Gary Sheffield       0    0    0    2    0    3    3    1    1    4     14     50
Rod Beck             0    0    1    2    1    1    2    1    2    1     11     49
John Smoltz          0    0    1    0    3    2    1    2    1    1     11     49
Mark Grace           0    0    3    0    1    1    0    1    4    1     11     47
Kerry Wood           0    0    0    0    4    0    3    1    1    4     13     45
Jeromy Burnitz       0    1    0    0    0    3    1    1    3    6     15     43
Ken Caminiti         0    0    1    1    0    2    0    4    0    2     10     39
Curt Schilling       0    0    0    1    1    2    0    3    2    2     11     38
Al Leiter            0    0    2    0    1    0    2    0    2    2      9     36
Derek Bell           0    0    0    3    0    0    0    2    1    1      7     30
Andruw Jones         0    0    0    0    0    1    3    1    4    1     10     29
Robb Nen             0    0    0    0    0    2    2    2    0    2      8     26
Kerry Lightenberg    0    0    2    0    0    1    0    1    0    0      4     24
Ugueth Urbina        0    0    1    0    0    1    0    0    2    2      6     19
Brian Jordan         0    0    0    0    2    0    1    0    1    0      4     18
Dante Bichette       0    0    0    0    0    0    2    1    0    1      4     12
Bret Boone           0    0    0    0    1    0    0    1    0    0      2      9
Bob Abreu            0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0    1      2      7
Andy Ashby           0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0      1      7
Dmitri Young         0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0      1      7
Jeff Cirillo         0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1    1    1      3      6
Kevin Tapani         0    0    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    1      2      5
Kevin Young          0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1    1    0      2      5
Shane Reynolds       0    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0      1      5
Quilvio Veras        0    0    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0      1      4
Devon White          0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    2      2      2
Carl Everett         0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
Cliff Floyd          0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
Todd Helton          0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
Mickey Morandini     0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
Bill Mueller         0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
Dave Berg            0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
Rey Ordonez          0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
TOTAL              614  614  614  614  614  552  531  505  476  457   5591  34824

The 1998 Internet AL Player of the Year race was the most wild we've ever seen. Almost no one would have guessed that last year's Internet AL Rookie of the Year, Nomar Garciaparra, would end up as this year's Internet AL Player of the Year, but he did, edging out fellow shortstop phenom (and former Internet AL Player of the Year winner) Alex Rodriguez. Albert Belle, who once again owned the most productive bat in the American League in 1998, actually received the most first-place votes of anybody but finished in third place, while last year's Internet AL Player of the Year winner, Ken Griffey Jr., finished in fourth place. The record-setting Yankees landed two players in the top ten: Bernie Williams, who certainly would have finished higher had he not lost a month of the season to injury, wound up in fifth, and Derek Jeter, the other member of the highly regarded young AL shortstop troika, finished ninth. The highest-ranking pitcher, Roger Clemens, finished seventh.

Player Name          1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9   10      B      P
Nomar Garciaparra  129  116   63   66   72   37   28   18    8    6    543   4621
Alex Rodriguez     107   94   79   64   39   34   31   22   17    8    495   4060
Albert Belle       135   66   70   40   54   27   23   19   21   17    472   3991
Ken Griffey Jr.     36   63  100   93   75   52   41   33   21   13    527   3550
Bernie Williams     47   70   60   65   61   52   38   35   27   12    467   3172
Juan Gonzalez       74   66   58   37   37   28   37   27   41   24    429   3050
Roger Clemens       10   37   46   61   50   46   33   35   28   16    362   2107
Mo Vaughn           23   26   33   41   31   48   44   50   40   36    372   1975
Derek Jeter         21   11   24   27   28   47   38   34   25   28    283   1509
Manny Ramirez        9   19   19   27   40   44   44   42   30   33    307   1493
Ivan Rodriguez       6   13   13   22   28   20   33   33   51   38    257   1098
Pedro Martinez       5    6   11   22   24   39   37   33   30   14    221   1026
Jim Thome            3    8   13   14   17   24   23   19   31   22    174    771
Edgar Martinez       1    0    1    1    6    4    9   14   11   12     59    197
Tom Gordon           1    3    5    2    5    3    3    6    8    5     41    191
Paul O'Neill         2    4    1    3    1    3    8    7    4   13     46    188
Rafael Palmeiro      0    1    1    0    6    5    6   11   17   18     65    187
Darin Erstad         1    1    3    2    4    4    5    5    5    9     39    159
David Wells          1    3    2    1    4    0    8    4    3    6     32    144
Carlos Delgado       2    2    1    0    3    2    2    8    6   16     42    142
Tim Salmon           0    1    1    5    3    2    4    4    7    7     34    129
David Cone           0    0    4    4    0    3    1    2    1    2     17     89
Jose Canseco         0    0    1    0    5    2    1    5    2    8     24     79
Eric Davis           0    0    0    2    3    2    2    0    4    8     21     66
Jose Offerman        0    0    0    0    2    4    0    2    3    8     19     52
John Wetteland       0    0    2    2    0    0    2    2    1    3     12     49
Jim Edmonds          0    0    0    0    1    3    2    4    2    3     15     48
Shawn Green          0    0    1    0    1    2    0    3    2    7     16     44
Kenny Rogers         1    0    0    0    0    0    0    3    3    4     11     33
Ben Grieve           0    1    0    0    2    1    0    0    2    2      8     32
Rickey Henderson     0    0    0    0    1    1    1    2    2    4     11     29
Will Clark           0    0    0    2    0    1    1    1    0    0      5     26
Rusty Greer          0    0    0    2    1    0    0    1    0    0      4     23
Rick Helling         0    0    0    1    1    0    1    0    1    3      7     22
Dean Palmer          0    0    0    1    2    0    0    0    0    3      6     22
Scott Brosius        0    1    1    0    0    0    1    0    0    1      4     22
Todd Walker          0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0    3    6     10     18
Chuck Knoblauch      0    0    0    1    1    1    0    0    0    0      3     18
Ray Durham           0    0    0    0    0    0    2    1    1    2      6     15
Tino Martinez        0    0    0    1    0    0    1    0    1    2      5     15
Troy Percival        0    0    0    2    0    0    0    0    0    1      3     15
Bartolo Colon        0    0    0    1    1    0    0    0    1    0      3     15
Matt Lawton          0    1    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    1      3     14
Bret Saberhagen      0    0    0    0    2    0    0    0    1    0      3     14
Matt Stairs          0    0    1    0    0    0    0    1    0    2      4     13
Kenny Lofton         0    0    0    0    0    1    1    0    2    0      4     13
Omar Vizquel         0    0    0    1    0    0    0    1    0    0      2     10
Dwight Gooden        0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0      1      9
Rolando Arrojo       0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0    1    0      2      8
John Valentin        0    0    0    0    0    0    1    1    0    0      2      7
Frank Thomas         0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0    0    0      1      7
Garrett Anderson     0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0    0      1      6
Roberto Alomar       0    0    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    1      2      5
Damion Easley        0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1    1    0      2      5
Travis Fryman        0    0    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    1      2      5
Mike Caruso          0    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0      1      5
Cal Ripken           0    0    0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0      1      5
Mariano Rivera       0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1    0    1      2      4
Orlando Hernandez    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1    0    0      1      3
Jason Giambi         0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1    0      1      2
Bob Higginson        0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1    0      1      2
Tony Clark           0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
Mike Jackson         0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
Shannon Stewart      0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
Tim Raines           0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
Darren Lewis         0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1      1      1
TOTAL              614  614  614  614  614  544  515  491  467  431   5518  34634

The 1998 Internet NL Pitcher of the Year was a battle of three pitchers who had previously won the award: Greg Maddux, Kevin Brown, and Tom Glavine. Few voters considered any interlopers; only Trevor Hoffman, the Padres' star closer who finished fourth, also received a significant number of first place votes. Maddux ended up the winner, as he previously had in 1992, 1993 and 1995. But it wasn't as easy a victory for Maddux, the NL ERA leader this year, as it had been in his previous winning years. His late season fade earned him strong competition from Brown (who was actually named on more ballots than Maddux) and Glavine in a race that looked like a runaway win for Maddux up through mid-August.

Player Name           1       2       3       4       5       B       P
Greg Maddux         260     135      67      52      18     532    4054
Kevin Brown         147     214     124      37      18     540    3717
Tom Glavine          77     128     205      59      35     504    2903
Trevor Hoffman       58      46      74      96      56     330    1616
Al Leiter             3       9      24      88      81     205     558
Randy Johnson        14      16      16      37      45     128     488
Curt Schilling        5       8      18      61      73     165     452
John Smoltz           6      11      26      45      52     140     454
Kerry Wood            3       5       4      18      26      56     165
Ugueth Urbina         3       1       3       8      23      38      99
Robb Nen              0       2       5       9      21      37      87
Shane Reynolds        0       1       0      11      11      23      51
Andy Ashby            0       0       6       4       9      19      51
Kevin Tapani          1       0       0       4       8      13      30
Rod Beck              0       0       2       5       3      10      28
Omar Daal             0       0       1       3       5       9      19
Dustin Hermanson      1       0       0       2       3       6      19
Rick Reed             0       1       0       1       5       7      15
Francisco Cordova     0       0       1       1       3       5      11
Carlos Perez          0       1       0       0       1       2       8
Kerry Ligtenberg      0       0       0       1       4       5       7
Chan Ho Park          0       0       1       0       2       3       7
Billy Wagner          0       0       0       1       3       4       6
Pete Harnisch         0       0       0       1       2       3       5
Kevin Millwood        0       0       1       0       0       1       5
Chuck McElroy         0       0       0       1       0       1       3
Jose Lima             0       0       0       0       2       2       2
Mike Hampton          0       0       0       0       1       1       1
Scott Radinsky        0       0       0       0       1       1       1
Jeff Shaw             0       0       0       0       1       1       1
Steve Traschel        0       0       0       0       1       1       1
TOTAL               578     578     578     545     513    2792   14864

For the second year in a row, Roger Clemens ran away with the 1998 Internet AL Pitcher of the Year award, winning over 90% of the first place votes. While he didn't have the career season he had in 1997, voters overwhelmingly felt that he clearly edged out last year's Internet NL Pitcher of the Year

winner, Pedro Martinez, who himself received over three-quarters of the second place votes cast. Yankee starters David "Perfect Game" Wells and David Cone finished third and fourth, respectively, while ex-Yankee and comeback player of the year candidate Kenny Rogers finished fifth. Red Sox closer Tom Gordon finished as the highest ranking reliever in sixth place.

Player Name              1       2       3       4       5       B       P
Roger Clemens          526      25       7       5       5     568    5490
Pedro Martinez          23     446      42      27       8     546    3651
David Wells             11      54     207     127      60     459    1964
David Cone               7      24     102     145      81     359    1264
Kenny Rogers             1       2      95      59      50     207     726
Tom Gordon               2       8      56      42      57     165     539
Rick Helling             0       5      17      15      29      66     194
Chuck Finley             0       0       8      15      27      50     112
Mike Jackson             0       1       5      15      14      35      91
Jamie Moyer              0       0       2      14      21      37      73
Mariano Rivera           0       1       6       5      10      22      62
Mike Mussina             0       0       2       9      24      35      61
Rolando Arrojo           0       0       6       7       9      22      60
John Wetteland           1       1       2       4      16      24      55
Bartolo Colon            0       2       3       5       8      18      52
Troy Percival            0       0       5       6       6      17      49
Aaron Sele               0       1       2       1       6      10      26
Orlando Hernandez        0       0       0       4      11      15      23
Andy Pettitte            0       0       0       4       9      13      21
Tim Wakefield            0       1       0       1       2       4      12
Shigetoshi Hasegawa      0       0       0       2       2       4       8
Dave Burba               0       0       1       0       1       2       6
Juan Guzman              0       0       0       2       0       2       6
Bret Saberhagen          0       0       0       1       2       3       5
Hideki Irabu             0       0       0       1       2       3       5
Ramiro Mendoza           0       0       1       0       0       1       5
Charles Nagy             0       0       1       0       0       1       5
Randy Johnson            0       0       1       0       0       1       5
Dwight Gooden            0       0       0       0       4       4       4
Brad Radke               0       0       0       1       0       1       3
James Baldwin            0       0       0       0       1       1       1
Jimmy Haynes             0       0       0       0       1       1       1
Justin Thompson          0       0       0       0       1       1       1
TOTAL                  571     571     571     517     467    2697   14580

The 1998 Internet NL Rookie of the Year Award was won easily by Kerry Wood, the young Cub phenom who looked far from ready for the majors as he battled the strike zone last year, but who quickly blossomed into a star with his record-tying 20-strikeout game. Todd Helton, the Rockies' young first baseman who flourished during the second half, finished in second place, while Kerry Ligtenberg, the ex-Northern Leaguer closer of the falsely maligned Braves bullpen, ended up in third place. Uberprospect Travis Lee had a solid first half, but an awful, injury-plagued second half led to a disappointing (relative to preseason predictions) fourth place finish. Unheralded Japanese import Masato Yoshii finished fifth.

Player Name           1       2       3       B       P
Kerry Wood          348     109      29     486    2096
Todd Helton         120     182      95     397    1241
Kerry Ligtenberg     32     118     113     263     627
Travis Lee           12      48     113     173     317
Masato Yoshii         0      14      16      30      58
Brad Fullmer          2       8      23      33      57
Steve Woodard         1       7      14      22      40
Sean Casey            0       9       7      16      34
Mark Kotsay           1       4      10      15      27
Carl Pavano           0       6       9      15      27
Richard Hidalgo       1       2       5       8      16
Scott Elarton         1       1       6       8      14
Derrek Lee            0       2       6       8      12
David Delluci         1       0       5       6      10
Eli Marrero           1       1       2       4      10
John Rocker           0       2       4       6      10
Dennis Reyes          1       0       1       2       6
Desi Relaford         0       0       5       5       5
Jose Silva            0       1       2       3       5
Orlando Cabrera       0       1       1       2       4
Todd Dunwoody         0       1       1       2       4
Matt Luke             0       1       1       2       4
Antonio Alfonseca     0       1       0       1       3
Shayne Bennett        0       1       0       1       3
Bobby M. Jones        0       0       3       3       3
Danny Klassen         0       1       0       1       3
Marc Pisciotta        0       1       0       1       3
Alex Gonzalez         0       0       2       2       2
Adrian Beltre         0       0       1       1       1
Aaron Boone           0       0       1       1       1
Paul Konerko          0       0       1       1       1
Aramis Ramirez        0       0       1       1       1
Jesus Sanchez         0       0       1       1       1
TOTAL               521     521     478    1520    4646

Ben Grieve may not have been the most valuable AL rookie in 1998, but voters awarded the young superstar-in-the-making the Internet AL Rookie of the Year award anyway. The much-hyped Grieve lived up to his press in every way the first four months of the season before struggling somewhat in August and September. Rolando Arrojo and Orlando Hernandez, both experienced pitchers from Cuba, finished second and third respectively. Mike Caruso, the raw but talented White Sox shortstop who made the jump to the majors straight from A ball, finished fourth, while Richie Sexson, the late season offensive sensation out of the Indians farm system, finished fifth.

Player Name            1       2       3       B       P
Ben Grieve           332     106      39     477    2017
Rolando Arrojo        78     151     100     329     943
Orlando Hernandez     66     128      93     287     807
Mike Caruso           10      44      64     118     246
Richie Sexson          3      22      35      60     116
Magglio Ordonez        2      12      28      42      74
Bubba Trammell         0       5       7      12      22
Troy Glaus             2       1       3       6      16
Jason Varitek          0       4       4       8      16
Juan Encarnacion       1       2       4       7      15
Miguel Tejada          0       3       5       8      14
Bobby Smith            0       2       6       8      12
Homer Bush             1       0       6       7      11
Ryan Christensen       0       3       2       5      11
Sidney Ponson          1       1       2       4      10
Miguel Cairo           1       1       1       3       9
Frank Catalanotto      0       1       5       6       8
AJ Hinch               0       1       5       6       8
Randy Winn             0       1       5       6       8
David Ortiz            0       2       2       4       8
Javier Valentin        1       1       0       2       8
Matt Anderson          0       1       4       5       7
Ricky Ledee            0       2       1       3       7
Eric Milton            0       1       2       3       5
Bob Howry              0       1       2       3       5
Jeff Abbott            0       0       3       3       3
Seth Greisinger        0       0       3       3       3
Travis Baptist         0       1       0       1       3
Dan Serafini           0       1       0       1       3
Sean Runyan            0       0       2       2       2
Enrique Wilson         0       0       2       2       2
Carlos Almanzar        0       0       1       1       1
Gabe Alvarez           0       0       1       1       1
Rich Butler            0       0       1       1       1
Robert Machado         0       0       1       1       1
Jim Parque             0       0       1       1       1
John Snyder            0       0       1       1       1
Blake Stein            0       0       1       1       1
Esteban Yan            0       0       1       1       1
Shane Spencer          0       0       1       1       1
TOTAL                498     498     444    1440    4428

In the first-ever Internet Awards voting for Manager of the Year, in the National League, leading teams to division titles proved to be the way to get votes. Second-year manager and BP favorite Larry Dierker led his Houston Astros to the Central division title and finished first in the voting, while his fellow division-winning managers, Bruce Bochy of the Padres and Bobby Cox of the Braves, finished second and third respectively. The Internet AL Manager of the Year voting went similarly, with Joe Torre winning the award easily thanks to his record-breaking Yankees and Johnny Oates finishing in third thanks to the Rangers' division victory, but second place ended up with Jimy Williams, whose Red Sox earned the wild card while Mike Hargrove, whose Indians won the AL Central crown, finished way back in sixth.

Manager Name        1       2       3       B       P
Larry Dierker     259     104      42     405    1649
Bruce Bochy        62     116      82     260     740
Bobby Cox          57      82      77     216     608
Dusty Baker        42      72      89     203     515
Jim Riggleman      34      53      40     127     369
Felipe Alou        15      29      34      78     196
Bobby Valentine     5      12      24      41      85
Terry Francon       4       4      11      19      43
Tony Larussa        2       4       6      12      28
Jim Leyland         2       4       4      10      26
Glenn Hoffman       2       1       3       6      16
Buck Showalter      0       3       5       8      14
Phil Garner         1       2       3       6      14
Don Baylor          1       0       3       4       8
Gene Lamont         0       0       4       4       4
Jack McKeon         0       0       2       2       2
Bill Russell        0       0       1       1       1
TOTAL             486     486     430    1402    4318

Manager Name        1       2       3       B       P
Joe Torre         302      91      30     423    1813
Jimy Williams      79     147      79     305     915
Johnny Oates       25      76      73     174     426
Terry Collins      24      45      54     123     309
Tim Johnson        17      36      48     101     241
Mike Hargrove       9      37      45      91     201
Art Howe            6      14      22      42      94
Jerry Manuel        5       7      10      22      56
Lou Piniella        1       4       1       6      18
Buddy Bell          0       4       4       8      16
Tony Muser          0       4       2       6      14
Ray Miller          1       1       3       5      11
Larry Parrish       0       2       0       2       6
Tom Kelly           0       0       6       6       6
Larry Rothschild    0       1       2       3       5
TOTAL             469     469     379    1317    4131

Before we go, let's take a look historical look back at all the previous Internet Baseball Award winners of the decade.

AL Player of the Year NL Player of the Year AL Pitcher of the Year NL Pitcher of the Year AL RoY NL RoY
1997 Ken
Griffey
Mike
Piazza
Roger
Clemens
Pedro
Martinez
Nomar
Garciaparra
Scott
Rolen
1996 Alex
Rodriguez
Mike
Piazza
Pat
Hentgen
Kevin
Brown
Derek
Jeter
Edgar
Renteria
1995 Albert
Belle
Greg
Maddux
Randy
Johnson
Greg
Maddux
Garrett
Anderson
Hideo
Nomo
1993 Frank
Thomas
Barry
Bonds
Kevin
Appier
Greg
Maddux
Tim
Salmon
Mike
Piazza
1992 Frank
Thomas
Barry
Bonds
Roger
Clemens
Greg
Maddux
Pat
Listach
Reggie
Sanders
1991 Cal
Ripken
Barry
Bonds
Roger
Clemens
Tom
Glavine
Chuck
Knoblauch
Jeff
Bagwell

Please remember to tune in to the Baseball Prospectus web site (that's http://www.baseballprospectus.com) during the last few days of the 1999 regular season for information about the 8th Annual Internet Baseball Awards, as well as Player and Pitcher of the Decade awards. This year we had over 600 sentient participants; next year we should be able to have an even more successful vote.

To be reminded by e-mail when the 1999 Internet Baseball Awards balloting begins, please sign on to the official Internet Baseball Awards mailing list.

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