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Welcome to the 2003 MLB.com This Year in Baseball Awards.
Scott Podsednik was voted the "This Year in Baseball" Rookie of the Year for the 2003 Major League Baseball season. Click here for a complete list of winners and final voting tallies. Nearly 800,000 ballots were cast for this year's awards. Thanks to all the fans who voted.
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BALDELLI LED ALL ROOKIES WITH 184 HITS IN 2003. HE RANKED SECOND WITH 27 STEALS AND TIED FOR THE ROOKIE LEAD WITH EIGHT TRIPLES.
  56K | 300K


BERROA SMACKED 17 HOMERS AND STOLE 21 BASES IN HIS FIRST BIG LEAGUE SEASON. HE RANKED SECOND AMONG ALL ROOKIES WITH A .451 SLG.
  56K | 300K


CABRERA HIT 12 HOME RUNS AND DROVE IN 62 RUNS (2ND AMONG NL ROOKIES) IN ONLY 314 AT-BATS. HIS ADDITION TO THE MARLINS LINEUP HELPED PROPEL THE TEAM TO THE NL WILD CARD.
  56K | 300K


GERUT BURST ONTO THE SCENE IN CLEVELAND, HITTING 22 HOME RUNS AND DRIVING IN 75 RUNS IN HIS FIRST YEAR IN THE MAJORS. HIS .830 OPS TOPPED ALL ROOKIES.
  56K | 300K


MATSUI'S 106 RBIS WERE 22 MORE THAN THE NEXT CLOSEST ROOKIE. HIS CLUTCH HITTING AND STELLAR FIELDING HELPED THE YANKEES TO THE AL EAST CROWN.
  56K | 300K


PODSEDNIK'S 43 STEALS AND .314 BATTING AVERAGE LED ALL ROOKIES IN 2003. HE WAS ALSO THE ONLY ROOKIE TO SCORE 100 RUNS.
  56K | 300K


RAMIREZ TOPPED ALL ROOKIES WITH A .750 WINNING PERCENTAGE. HIS 12 WINS RANKED THIRD AMONG ALL FIRST-YEAR PITCHERS.
  56K | 300K


NO ROOKIE HIT MORE HOME RUNS IN 2003 THAN TEIXEIRA (26). HIS 84 RBIS AND .811 OPS BOTH RANKED SECOND AMONG FIRST-YEAR PLAYERS.
  56K | 300K


WEBB'S 172 STRIKEOUTS AND 2.84 ERA LED ALL ROOKIES IN 2003. THE YOUNG RIGHTY ALLOWED ONLY 140 HITS IN 180.2 INNINGS.
  56K | 300K


WILLIS ELECTRIFIED THE BASEBALL WORLD IN 2003. HIS 14 WINS AND 142 STRIKEOUTS RANKED SECOND AMONG ALL ROOKIE HURLERS.
  56K | 300K