On November 25, 1970 — New York Yankees catcher Thurman Munson receives 23 of 24 first-place votes and is named American League Rookie of the Year. Munson batted .302 during the regular season. Cleveland Indians outfielder Roy Foster is also named on a first-place ballot.
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