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Internet Baseball Awards: The Jokester-Free AL Player of the Year
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Tom Tango

01-18

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Internet Baseball Awards: Fin
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Sam Miller

10-23

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Internet Baseball Awards: Rejoice, The IBA Returns!
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Ian Frazer

11-08

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Internet Baseball Awards: The 2014 Internet Baseball Award Winners
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Craig Goldstein

11-14

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Internet Baseball Awards: AL Player of the Year
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Nick Bacarella

11-14

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Internet Baseball Awards: NL Player of the Year
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Chris Mosch

11-13

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Internet Baseball Awards: AL Pitcher of the Year
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Nick Bacarella

11-13

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Internet Baseball Awards: NL Pitcher of the Year
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Chris Mosch

11-12

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Internet Baseball Awards: NL Top Manager
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Chris Mosch

11-12

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Internet Baseball Awards: AL Top Manager
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Nick Bacarella

11-11

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Internet Baseball Awards: American League Top Rookie
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Nick Bacarella

11-11

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Internet Baseball Awards: National League Top Rookie
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Chris Mosch

11-14

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Internet Baseball Awards: National League
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Dave Pease

11-09

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Internet Baseball Awards: American League
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Dave Pease

11-21

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Internet Baseball Awards: National League
by
Greg Spira

11-18

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Internet Baseball Awards: American League
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Greg Spira

11-10

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Internet Baseball Awards: American League
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Greg Spira

11-09

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Internet Baseball Awards: National League
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Greg Spira

10-26

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Internet Baseball Awards: NL Player of the Year
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Greg Spira

10-23

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Internet Baseball Awards: AL Player of the Year
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Greg Spira

10-23

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Internet Baseball Awards: Pitcher of the Year
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Greg Spira

10-18

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Internet Baseball Awards: Rookies of the Year
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Greg Spira

10-16

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Internet Baseball Awards: Managers of the Year
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Greg Spira

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The NL results of the 21st-annual Internet Baseball Awards are in, and the winners include a few of the season's best stories.

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The AL results of the 21st-annual Internet Baseball Awards are in, and the big winner is as old as the IBAs are.

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Kemp, Kershaw take home NL IBA lumber

For full results to this year's IBA voting, look here.

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A look at who took home the virtual hardware in the junior circuit.

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A look at who takes home the virtual hardware in the junior loop.

For full results to this year's IBA voting, look here. For NL Wrap-up, look here.

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A look at who takes home the virtual hardware in the senior circuit.

For full results to this year's IBA voting, look here. For AL Wrap-up, look here.

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Barry Bonds continued his domination of Internet NL Player of the Year voting by winning the IBA NL Player of the Year for the third straight year and the sixth time overall. Bonds has finished at least third in Internet NL Player of the Year voting after every season except 1999, when he was limited to less than 450 plate appearances by an injury.

Barry Bonds continued his domination of Internet NL Player of the Year voting by winning the IBA NL Player of the Year for the third straight year and the sixth time overall. Bonds has finished at least third in Internet NL Player of the Year voting after every season except 1999, when he was limited to less than 450 plate appearances by an injury. Vlad Guerrero, who had finished in the top 20 each of the last four years, finished second despite playing for the seemingly doomed Expos. Randy Johnson, who finished in third place, was the highest ranking pitcher in Internet NL Player of the Year voting since Greg Maddux won the award in 1995. Albert Pujols, who finished fourth after his 2001 rookie campaign, moved up a notch to third in 2002 and was the only everyday player from a division winner to finish in the top ten.

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It's hard to say if the Baseball Writers Association will ever give Alex Rodriguez the MVP award he's due, but Internet Baseball Awards electors voted Rodriguez his second Internet AL Player of the Year award in 2002 by a decisive margin; he won almost 70% of the first-place votes.

It's hard to say if the Baseball Writers Association will ever give Alex Rodriguez the MVP award he's due, but Internet Baseball Awards electors voted Rodriguez his second Internet AL Player of the Year award in 2002 by a decisive margin; he won almost 70% of the first-place votes. He had previously won this award in 1996, while finishing second in 1998, 2000, and 2001. Miguel Tejada, who had never finished in the top twenty before, came in second as a result of his strong performance during the Athletics' 103-win season. Jason Giambi, the winner of the 2000 and 2001 Internet AL Player of the Years while with Oakland, finished third in his first year as a Yankee. Alfonso Soriano, who had a season not like any other in baseball history with its blend of strengths and weaknesses, finished a strong fourth, and had the third-highest total of first-place votes. Jim Thome, who has finished in the top fifteen seven of the last eight years, matched his highest-ever ranking with a fifth place finish. Torii Hunter's breakout season with the bat vaulted him into sixth place, while Manny Ramirez' seventh-place mark is the fifth year in a row he's finished in the top ten. Pedro Martinez, the winner of the 1999 Internet AL Player of the Year, was the highest ranking pitcher in ninth place, while the highest-rated reliever, Billy Koch, wound up in twenty-sixth place. Ichiro Suzuki, last year's BBWAA AL MVP--he finished fifth in Internet voting--wound up being twentieth in his second go-round. Derek Jeter finished outside the top fifteen for the first time since 1997. Seventeen of the top twenty players were on teams with at least a .500 record, while ten of the those seventeen made it into the playoffs.

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Winning a close race with Barry Zito and Derek Lowe, Pedro Martinez followed in the footsteps of Randy Johnson, Greg Maddux and Roger Clemens by winning his fourth Internet Cy Young Award.

Winning a close race with Barry Zito and Derek Lowe, Pedro Martinez followed in the footsteps of Randy Johnson, Greg Maddux and Roger Clemens by winning his fourth Internet Pitcher of the Year Award. Zito was actually named on more ballots than Martinez and finished a extremely strong second. He is the last member of Oakland's big three to finish among the top three in Internet AL Pitcher of the Year voting; Mark Mulder finished third in 2001 and Tim Hudson finished third in 2000. Lowe, who allowed less runs per 9 innings than anyone in baseball in 2002, finished a strong third. Of last year's top three finishers, only Mark Mulder received any significant support this time around, finishing seventh. The highest ranking reliever this year was Billy Koch, who finished tenth.

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For the fourth time in the last five years, Internet Baseball Awards™ voters chose a pitcher as the National League Rookie of the Year.

For the fourth time in the last five years, Internet Baseball Awards™ voters chose a pitcher as the National League Rookie of the Year. This 2002 winner is Jason Jennings, who impressed voters by prospering despite the unique challenges presented by his home park, Coors Field. He is the first Rockie to win any Internet Baseball Award. Two Rockies have previously finished second: Larry Walker in the 1997 NL Player of the Year voting and Todd Helton in the 1998 NL Rookie voting. While Jennings won easily, four other players earned over 100 first place votes--Austin Kearns, Damian Moss, Brad Wilkerson and Mark Prior. Not one of the top five finishers were projected to be one of the top ten rookies in the majors by Baseball America.

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Welcome to the presentation of the first batch of results from the 11th Annual Internet Baseball Awards. Today we present the Manager of the Year winners.

Welcome to the presentation of the first batch of results from the 11th Annual Internet Baseball Awards. Today we present the Manager of the Year winners.

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