On November 10, 2008 — Evan Longoria (.272, 27, 85), the unanimous choice of the BBWAA, wins the American League Rookie of the Year award. The Rays’ slugging third baseman becomes the first player in franchise history to win a major postseason award.

 


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Baseball Reference November 10
National Pastime November 10
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