Tampa Bay Rays award winners and league leaders

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This is a list of award winners and league leaders for the Tampa Bay Rays professional baseball team.

Award winners[edit]

Cy Young Award[edit]

Main article: Cy Young Award

Rookie of the Year[edit]

Gold Glove Award[edit]

Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award[edit]

See explanatory note at Atlanta Baves award winners and league leaders.
Team (at all positions)
  • (2012)
  • (2013)

Silver Slugger Award[edit]

Main article: Silver Slugger Award
  • Carlos Peña, 1B (2007)
  • Evan Longoria, 3B (2009)
  • Carl Crawford, OF (2010)

Comeback Player of the Year[edit]

Manager of the Year[edit]

See footnote[1]

MLB "This Year in Baseball Awards"[edit]

Note: These awards were renamed the "GIBBY Awards" (Greatness in Baseball Yearly) in 2010 and then the "Esurance MLB Awards" in 2015.

"Esurance MLB Awards" Best Defensive Player[edit]

DHL Hometown Heroes (2006)[edit]

Main article: DHL Hometown Heroes
  • Wade Boggs — 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.[2]

Baseball America Rookie of the Year[edit]

  • Jeremy Hellickson (2011)

Baseball America All-Rookie Team[edit]

See: Baseball America#Baseball America All-Rookie Team

Topps All-Star Rookie Rosters[edit]

Tony Conigliaro Award[edit]

Main article: Tony Conigliaro Award

Baseball America Manager of the Year[edit]

See: Baseball America#Baseball America Manager of the Year
See footnote[1]
  • Joe Maddon (2011)

USA Today AL Top Manager[edit]

  • Joe Maddon (2011)

Baseball Prospectus AL Manager of the Year[edit]

  • Joe Maddon (2011)

Chuck Tanner Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award[edit]

See footnote[1]
  • Joe Maddon (2008)

Team award[edit]

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

Minor-league system[edit]

Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year Award[edit]

  • Rocco Baldelli (2002)
  • Delmon Young (2005)
  • Jeremy Hellickson (2010)

TOPPS Minor League Player of the Year[edit]

See footnote[5] and Topps#Awards

USA Today Minor League Player of the Year Award[edit]

Joe Bauman Home Run Award[edit]

Other achievements[edit]

National Baseball Hall of Fame[edit]

See: Tampa Bay Rays#Baseball Hall of Famers

Retired numbers[edit]

See: Tampa Bay Rays#Retired numbers

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c 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. ^ Mark Newman (September 27, 2006). "And the Hometown Heroes are ...". MLB.com. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  3. ^ Eddy, Matt (October 21, 2011). "Infield, Pitching Staff Highlight 2011 Rookie Team". Baseball America. Retrieved 2011-11-08. 
  4. ^ Topkin, Marc (December 22, 2008). "Built To Last: Our Organization of the Year should have staying power". Baseball America Inc. Retrieved 2011-10-31. 
  5. ^ "Awards". Tampa Bay Rays official website. Retrieved 2011-10-31. 

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