Awards History

Each year since 2009, IBWAA members have voted for the following postseason awards: MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, and Reliever of the Year (starting in 2010). Additionally, we elect players to the IBWAA Hall of Fame, much in the same manner as the BBWAA.

Hall of Fame

YearPlayer
2020Derek Jeter- 95%
2019Mariano Rivera- 99%Roy Halladay, 93%
2018Chipper Jones- 99%Jim Thome- 91%Mike Mussina- 89%Roger Clemens- 78%Barry Bonds- 76%Trevor Hoffman- 75%
2017Vladimir Guerero- 85%Iván Rodríguez- 85%
2016Ken Griffey, Jr.- 100%Edgar Martinez- 75%Marvin Miller- Veterans
2015Randy Johnson- 98%Pedro Martínez- 95%John Smoltz- 83%Jeff Bagwell- 82%Tim Raines- 79%
2014Greg Maddux- 98%Tom Glavine- 89%Frank Thomas- 84%Craig Biggio- 79%
2013Mike Piazza- 79%
2012none
2011Roberto Alomar
2010Bert Blyleven

Most Valuable Player

YearALNL
2019Mike Trout, LAACody Bellinger, LAD
2018Mookie Betts, BOSChristian Yelich, MIL
2017José Altuve, HOUGiancarlo Stanton, MIA
2016Mike Trout, LAAKris Bryant, CHC
2015Josh Donaldson- TORBryce Harper- WAS
2014Mike Trout, LAAClayton Kershaw, LAD
2013Miguel Cabrera, DETAndrew McCutchen, PIT
2012Miguel Cabrera, DETBuster Posey, SFG
2011Curtis Granderson, NYYMatt Kemp, LAD
2010Josh Hamilton, TEXJoey Votto, CIN
2009Joe Mauer, MINAlbert Pujols, STL

Cy Young

YearALNL
2019Justin Verlander, HOUJacob deGrom, NYM
2018Blake Snell, TBRJacob deGrom, NYM
2017Corey Kluber, CLEMax Scherzer, WAS
2016Corey Kluber, CLEMax Scherzer, WAS
2015Dallas Keuchel, HOUJake Arrieta, CHC
2014Félix Hernández, SEAClayton Kershaw, LAD
2013Max Scherzer, DETClayton Kershaw, LAD
2012David Price, TBRR.A. Dickey, NYM
2011Justin Verlander, DETClayton Kershaw, LAD
2010CC Sabathia, NYYRoy Halladay, PHI
2009Zack Greinke, KCRChris Carpenter, STL

Rookie of the Year

YearALNL
2019Yordan Álvarez, HOUPete Alonso, NYM
2018Shohei Ohtani, LAARonald Acuña, Jr., ATL
2017Aaron Judge, NYYCody Bellinger, LAD
2016Michael Fulmer, DETCorey Seager, LAD
2015Carlos Correa, HOUKris Bryant, CHC
2014José Abreu, CWSJacob deGrom, NYM
2013Wil Myers, TBRJosé Fernández, MIA
2012Mike Trout, LAABryce Harper, WAS
2011Iván Nova, NYY/Mark Trumbo, LAA (tie)Craig Kimbrel, ATL
2010Neftalí Feliz, TEXBuster Posey, SFG
2009Elvis Andrus, TEXTommy Hanson, ATL

Manager of the Year

YearALNL
2019Rocco Baldelli, MINBrian Snitker, ATL
2018Bob Melvin, OAKBrian Snitker, ATL
2017Terry Francona, CLETorey Lovullo, ARI
2016Terry Francona, CLEJoe Maddon, CHC
2015Jeff Banister, TEXJoe Maddon, CHC
2014Buck Showalter, BALMatt Williams, WAS
2013John Farrell, BOSClint Hurdle, PIT
2012Buck Showalter, BALDavey Johnson, WAS
2011Joe Maddon, TBRKirk Gibson, ARI
2010Ron Gardenhire, MINBud Black, SDP
2009Ron Gardenhire, MINJim Tracy, COL

Reliever of the Year

YearAL- Rollie FingersNL- Hoyt Wilhelm
2019Liam Hendrix, OAKKirby Yates, SDP
2018Edwin Díaz, SEAJosh Hader, MIL
2017Craig Kimbrel, BOSKenley Jansen, LAD
2016Zach Britton, BALKenley Jansen, LAD
2015Andrew Miller, NYYMark Melancon, PIT
2014Greg Holland, KCRCraig Kimbrel, ATL
2013Greg Holland, KCRCraig Kimbrel, ATL
2012Fernando Rodney, TBRCraig Kimbrel, ATL
2011José Valverde, DETCraig Kimbrel, ATL
2010Rafael Soriano, TBRBrian Wilson, SFG