Texas Rangers award winners and league leaders

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This article does not include the franchise's first eleven years (1961-1971), as the Washington Senators.

This is a list of award winners and league leaders for the Texas Rangers baseball team.

Baseball Hall of Famers[edit]

See Texas Rangers (baseball)#Baseball Hall of Famers

Awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player[edit]

Rookie of the Year[edit]

Manager of the Year[edit]

See footnote[1]

Gold Glove Award[edit]

Silver Slugger[edit]

Hank Aaron Award (top hitter)[edit]

Rolaids Relief Man of the Year Award[edit]

See footnote[2]

The Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year[edit]

See footnote below[3]

MLB "This Year in Baseball Awards"[edit]

See: This Year in Baseball Awards#Award winners
Note: Voted by fans as the best in all of Major League Baseball (i.e., not two awards, one for each league).

"This Year in Baseball Awards" Player of the Year[edit]

"This Year in Baseball Awards" Defensive Player of the Year[edit]

Ted Williams MVP Award (All-Star Game)[edit]

All-Star Game — Home Run Derby champion[edit]

DHL Hometown Heroes (2006)[edit]

  • Nolan Ryan[4] — voted by MLB fans as the most outstanding player in the history of the franchise, based on on-field performance, leadership quality and character value

Baseball Prospectus Internet Baseball Awards AL Most Valuable Player[edit]

See: Baseball Prospectus#Internet Baseball Awards

USA Today AL Most Valuable Player[edit]

Topps All-Star Rookie teams[edit]

Rawlings Platinum Glove Award[edit]

See footnote[6]

MLB Insiders Club Magazine All-Postseason Team[edit]

Associated Press Manager of the Year Award[edit]

See footnote[1]

Baseball Prospectus Internet Baseball Awards AL Manager of the Year[edit]

See: Baseball Prospectus#Internet Baseball Awards
See footnote[1]

USA Today AL Manager of the Year[edit]

See footnote[1]

The Sporting News Executive of the Year Award[edit]

Baseball America Major League Executive of the Year[edit]

See: Baseball America Major League Executive of the Year

Team award[edit]

Team records (single-game, single-season, career)[edit]

Minor-league system[edit]

International Senior Athlete of the Year[edit]

  • 2009 – Justin Smoak (Triple-A Oklahoma City)[8]

Other achievements[edit]

Texas Rangers Hall of Fame[edit]

See Texas Rangers (baseball)#Texas Rangers Hall of Fame

Retired numbers[edit]

See Texas Rangers (baseball)#Retired numbers

American League statistical leaders[edit]

A.L. Batting Title[edit]

A.L. Home Run Champ[edit]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d In 1936, The Sporting News began The Sporting News Manager of the Year Award. (In 1986, TSN expanded the award to one for each league.) In 1959, the Associated Press began its AP Manager of the Year Award, which was discontinued in 2001. (From 1984 to 2000, the award was given to one manager in all of MLB.) In 1983, MLB began its own Manager of the Year Award (in each league). In 1998, Baseball Prospectus added a Manager of the Year award to its "Internet Baseball Awards" (one per league). In or about 2000, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum began its Charles Isham "C. I." Taylor Legacy Award for "Managers of the Year". In 2003, MLB added a Manager of the Year award (for all of MLB) to its This Year in Baseball Awards. In 2007, the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh began its Chuck Tanner Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award (for all of MLB). (In 2010, it began a separate Chuck Tanner Collegiate Baseball Manager of the Year Award.) Baseball America also has a Manager of the Year award (for all of MLB). USA Today has a Manager of the Year award (one per league).
  2. ^ MLB appears to have dropped the Rolaids Relief Man of the Year Award as an official MLB award, after the 2006 season. Relief Man Award winners (1976-2006). Awards (The Official Site of MLB's Honors and Accolades). MLB Advanced Media, L.P. (MLB.com). Retrieved 2010-06-09. Established in 1976, it does not appear on the MLB.com awards page for the most recent completed season. 2010 Awards. MLB Advanced Media, L.P. Retrieved 2011-08-21. The MLB Delivery Man of the Year Award (initially sponsored by DHL) was first given in 2005 and does appear on the MLB.com awards page for the most recent completed season. Prior to both awards, in 1960, The Sporting News established its Fireman of the Year Award, to recognize the best closer from each league. In 2001, the award was broadened to include all relievers and was re-named The Sporting News Reliever of the Year Award. In 2002, MLB began its This Year in Baseball Awards (TYIB Awards) (for all of MLB, not for each league), including Pitcher of the Year and Setup Man of the Year. In 2004, a Closer of the Year category was added and "Pitcher of the Year" was re-named "Starting Pitcher of the Year". In or about 2000, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum began its Hilton Smith Legacy Award for "Relievers of the Year".
  3. ^ The TSN Comeback Player of the Year Award was established in 1965 and was recognized as a Major League Baseball (MLB) award. In 2005, MLB started its own MLB Comeback Player of the Year Award.
  4. ^ Ryan was the only player to win the award for two different teams, the other team being the Houston Astros.
  5. ^ a b Spira, Greg (November 10, 2010). "Internet Baseball Awards: American League". Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  6. ^ Beginning in 2011, the Platinum Glove is a fan-voted award, conferred annually to single out the top-fielding player from all Gold Glove winners in each league. "Platinum Glove Award". BaseballAlmanac. March 25, 2013. Retrieved 2013-11-04. 
  7. ^ For the other members of the 2011 team, see Baseball awards. MLB Insiders Club Magazine selected its first All-Postseason Team in 2008. Boye, Paul. All-Postseason Team. MLB Insiders Club Magazine (ISSN: 1941-5060), Vol. 5, Issue 1 (December 2011), pp. 30-31. North American Media Group, Inc.
  8. ^ Cassandra Sedgman, "Paul Hyham IBAF 2009 Umpire of the Year". Baseball Australia, 7 December 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-07. See also: International Baseball Federation#Awards.