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Rookie of the Year and the Cy Young Award in the Same Year

Picture of a BaseballTrivia Question

To date, who is the only major league baseball player to win both the Rookie of the Year Award and the Cy Young Award in the same year?

Trivia Question Answer

In 1981, pitcher Fernando Valenzuela won both the National League Rookie of the Year Award and the Cy Young Award. To date, he is the only major league baseball player to win both in the same year.