On December 2, 1981, Fernando Valenzuela becomes the third consecutive Los Angeles Dodger to win the National League’s Rookie of the Year Award.
The Sporting News select Cardinal outfielder Bill Virdon and Indian fireballer Herb Score as the Rookie of the Year of their respective leagues
October 1, 1955
Jackie Robinson is named Rookie of the Year by The Sporting News two weeks before the season is over.
September 17, 1947