Matt Wieters becomes the first Baltimore backstop to win the Rawlings Gold Glove Award. The 25 year-old All-Star catcher, who appeared in 132 games behind the plate last season for the Orioles, was voted by the American League managers and coaches as the best defensive player in his position.
Benny Distefano of the Pittsburgh Pirates becomes the first lefthanded catcher to appear in a major league game
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