2010 Hall of Fame
In its inaugural Cooperstown election, the IBWAA selected pitcher Bert Blyleven. He was officially voted in by the BBWAA the following year.
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2010 Season Awards
AL MVP: Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers
NL MVP: Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds
AL Cy Young: CC Sabathia, New York Yankees
NL Cy Young:: Roy Halladay, Philadelphia Phillies
AL Rookie: Neftali Feliz, Texas Rangers
NL Rookie: Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants
AL Manager: Ron Gardenhire, Minnesota Twins
NL Manager: Bud Black, San Diego Padres
AL Rollie Fingers Relief Pitcher: Rafael Soriano, Toronto Blue Jays *
NL Hoyt Wilhelm Relief Pitcher: Brian Wilson, San Francisco Giants*
* In 2010, the IBWAA began voting in its own relief pitcher category, establishing the Rollie Fingers American League Relief Pitcher of the Year and the Hoyt Wilhelm National League Relief Pitcher of the Year Awards.