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2006 American League Awards, All-Stars and Other Leaders

League Awards

Batting stats are G BA/OBP/SLG Pitching stats are W-L ERA, SO.

Award-Winners Complete Voting Results

Most Valuable Player Award

Justin Morneau
MIN 157 G .321/.375/.559

Cy Young Award

Johan Santana
MIN 19-6, 2.77, 245 SO

Rookie of the Year Award

Justin Verlander
DET 17-9, 3.63, 124 SO

Manager of the Year Award

Jim Leyland

Triple Crown

Johan Santana
MIN 19-6, 2.77, 245 SO
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Joe Mauer
MIN 140 G .347/.429/.507
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Johan Santana
MIN 19-6, 2.77, 245 SO

Rolaids Reliever of the Year

Francisco Rodriguez
LAA 2-3 (47 SV), 1.73, 98 SO

ALCS MVP

Placido Polanco - S

Hank Aaron Award

Derek Jeter
NYY 154 G .343/.417/.483

TSN Pitcher of the Year

Johan Santana
MIN 19-6, 2.77, 245 SO

Gold Glove Winners (history)

PitcherKenny Rogers
CatcherIvan Rodriguez
First BaseMark Teixeira
Second BaseMark Grudzielanek
Third BaseEric Chavez
ShortstopDerek Jeter
OutfieldTorii Hunter, Ichiro Suzuki and Vernon Wells

Silver Slugger Winners (history)

CatcherJoe Mauer MIN 140 G .347/.429/.507
First BaseJustin Morneau MIN 157 G .321/.375/.559
Second BaseRobinson Cano NYY 122 G .342/.365/.525
Third BaseJoe Crede CHW 150 G .283/.323/.506
ShortstopDerek Jeter NYY 154 G .343/.417/.483
OutfieldJermaine Dye CHW 146 G .315/.385/.622
Vladimir Guerrero LAA 156 G .329/.382/.552
Manny Ramirez BOS 130 G .321/.439/.619

League All-Stars

All Star Directory · (* - indicates they played)
Box Score and Play-by-Play

Starters
P. Kenny Rogers (DET)
C. Ivan Rodriguez (DET)
1B. David Ortiz (BOS)
2B. Mark Loretta (BOS)
3B. Alex Rodriguez (NYY)
SS. Derek Jeter (NYY)
LF. Vladimir Guerrero (LAA)
CF. Vernon Wells (TOR)
RF. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA)

 
Mark Buehrle (CHW)
Robinson Cano (NYY)
Jose Contreras (CHW)
Jermaine Dye* (CHW)
Troy Glaus* (TOR)
Roy Halladay* (TOR)
Bobby Jenks (CHW)
Scott Kazmir* (TBD)
Paul Konerko* (CHW)
 
Francisco Liriano (MIN)
Jose Lopez* (SEA)
Gary Matthews* (TEX)
Joe Mauer* (MIN)
Magglio Ordonez* (DET)
Jonathan Papelbon (BOS)
A.J. Pierzynski (CHW)
Manny Ramirez (BOS)
Mark Redman (KCR)
 
Alex Rios (TOR)
Mariano Rivera* (NYY)
B.J. Ryan* (TOR)
Johan Santana* (MIN)
Grady Sizemore* (CLE)
Miguel Tejada* (BAL)
Jim Thome* (CHW)
Michael Young* (TEX)
Barry Zito* (OAK)
 

AL Other Leaders

Glossary · Hold mouse over statistic name to see description

For batting rate stats, generally a minimum of 3.1 Plate Appearances/G, 1.0 IP/G, 0.67 Gm and Chances/Team Game (fielding), 0.2 SB att/Team Game (catchers), and 0.1 SB att/Team Game (baserunners only since 1951), and 0.1 decision/G for single-season leaderboards generally needed for rate statistics. For pitcher fielding the minimums are reduced by a third. For LF, CF, RF fielding stats, we only have reliable data since 1954, so all leaders are since 1954. Explanation of min. requirements