Yearly League Leaders & Records for Youngest

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Table
Year National League Youngest American League Youngest Other Youngest Other Youngest
2024Jackson Chourio (MIL)20 Jackson Holliday (BAL)20
2023Eury Pérez (MIA)20 Junior Caminero (TBR)19
2022Francisco Alvarez (NYM)20 Gunnar Henderson (BAL)21
2021Luis García Jr. (WSN)21 Wander Franco (TBR)20
2020Luis García Jr. (WSN)20 Garrett Crochet (CHW)21
2019Adrián Morejón (SDP)20 Elvis Luciano (TOR)19
2018Juan Soto (WSN)19 Meibrys Viloria (KCR)21
2017Víctor Robles (WSN)20 Rafael Devers (BOS)20
2016Julio Urías (LAD)19 Adalberto Mondesí (KCR)20
2015Miguel Castro (COL)20 Adalberto Mondesí (KCR)19
2014Dilson Herrera (NYM)20 Rougned Odor (TEX)20
2013Bryce Harper (WSN)20 Jurickson Profar (TEX)20
2012Bryce Harper (WSN)19 Jurickson Profar (TEX)19
2011Julio Teheran (ATL)20 Mike Trout (LAA)19
2010Starlin Castro (CHC)20 Chris Sale (CHW)21
2009Madison Bumgarner (SFG)19 Rick Porcello (DET)20
2008Clayton Kershaw (LAD)20 Travis Snider (TOR)20
2007Justin Upton (ARI)19 Cameron Maybin (DET)20
2006Lastings Milledge (NYM)21 Félix Hernández (SEA)20
2005Matt Cain (SFG)20 Félix Hernández (SEA)19
2004Edwin Jackson (LAD)20 B.J. Upton (TBD)19
2003Edwin Jackson (LAD)19 Chad Gaudin (TBD)20
2002Wily Mo Peña (CIN)20 Francisco Rodríguez (ANA)20
2001Wilson Betemit (ATL)19 CC Sabathia (CLE)20
2000Corey Patterson (CHC)20 Jon Garland (CHW)20
1999Rick Ankiel (STL)19 Matt Riley (BAL)19
1998Adrian Beltré+ (LAD)19 Dee Brown (KCR)20
1997Andruw Jones (ATL)20 Ben Grieve (OAK)21
1996Andruw Jones (ATL)19 Gene Kingsale (BAL)19
1995Karim García (LAD)19 Alex Rodriguez (SEA)19
1994Ismael Valdez (LAD)20 Alex Rodriguez (SEA)18
1993Cliff Floyd (MON)20 Julián Tavárez (CLE)20
1992Melvin Nieves (ATL)20 Iván Rodríguez+ (TEX)20
1991Jeff Juden (HOU)20 Todd Van Poppel (OAK)19
1990Steve Avery (ATL)20 Rich Garcés (MIN)19
1989Rosario Rodríguez (CIN)19 Wilson Álvarez (TEX)19
1988Ramón Martínez (LAD)20 Gary Sheffield (MIL)19
1987Gregg Jefferies (NYM)19 Miguel García (CAL)20
1986Greg Maddux+ (CHC)20 Ed Correa (TEX)20
1985Jose Gonzalez (LAD)20 Ed Correa (CHW)19
1984Dwight Gooden (NYM)19 José Rijo (NYY)19
1983Gil Reyes (LAD)19 Ed Núñez (SEA)20
1982Scott Garrelts (SFG)20 Ed Núñez (SEA)19
1981David Green (STL)20 Fred Manrique (TOR)19
1980Fernando Valenzuela (LAD)19 Ricky Seilheimer (CHW)19
1979Tim Raines+ (MON)19 Brian Harper (CAL)19
1978Bob James (MON)19 Tim Conroy (OAK)18
1977Brian Greer (SDP)18 Alan Trammell+ (DET)19
1976Rick Sutcliffe (LAD)20 Alfredo Griffin (CLE)18
1975Jack Clark (SFG)19 Robin Yount+ (MIL)19
1974Miguel Diloné (PIT)19 Robin Yount+ (MIL)18
1973Larry Christenson (PHI)19 David Clyde (TEX)18
1972Rowland Office (ATL)19 Fred Holdsworth (DET)20
1971Jay Franklin (SDP)18 Darrell Porter (MIL)19
1970César Cedeño (HOU)19 Bert Blyleven+ (MIN)19
1969Mike McQueen (ATL)18 Lloyd Allen (CAL)19
1968Jimmy McMath (CHC)18 Luis Alvarado (BOS)19
1967Gary Nolan (CIN)19 Ken Brett (BOS)18
1966Charlie Vaughan (ATL)18 Willie Montañez (CAL)18
1965Jim Bethke (NYM)18 Joe Coleman (WSA)18
1964Larry Dierker (HOU)17 Dave Duncan (KCA)18
1963Jay Dahl (HOU)17 Wally Bunker (BAL)18
1962Ed Kranepool (NYM)17 Ed Kirkpatrick (LAA)17
1961Danny Murphy (CHC)18 Lew Krausse (KCA)18
1960Danny Murphy (CHC)17 Mike Lee (CLE)19
1959Tim McCarver (STL)17 Bob Saverine (BAL)18
1958Dick Ellsworth (CHC)18 Lou Klimchock (KCA)18
1957Rod Miller (BRO)17 Jim Derrington (CHW)17
1956Mike McCormick (NYG)17 Jim Derrington (CHW)16
1955Fred Van Dusen (PHI)17 Alex George (KCA)16
1954Joey Jay (MLN)18 Harmon Killebrew+ (WSH)18
1953Joey Jay (MLN)17 Bob Miller (DET)17
1952Jim Waugh (PIT)18 Gene Stephens (BOS)19
1951Harry Chiti (CHC)18 Mickey Mantle+ (NYY)19
1950Harry Chiti (CHC)17 Joe Kirrene (CHW)18
1949Johnny Antonelli (BSN)19 Jim Baumer (CHW)18
1948Johnny Antonelli (BSN)18 Chuck Stobbs (BOS)18 NN2: Clyde Sowell (BEG)16NAL: Tincy Jamerson (KCM)17
1947Curt Simmons (PHI)18 Chuck Stobbs (BOS)17 NN2: Toots Ferrell (NE)17NAL: Curt Roberts (KCM)17
1946Granny Hamner (PHI)19 Art Houtteman (DET)18 NN2: Jim Gilliam (BEG)17NAL: Clyde McNeal (CAG)17
1945Erv Palica (BRO)17 Art Houtteman (DET)17 NN2: Gideon Applegate (NBY)17NAL: Clyde McNeal (CAG)16
1944Joe Nuxhall (CIN)15 Carl Scheib (PHA)17 NN2: Donald Troy (BEG)17NAL: Garcia Massingale (KCM)16
1943Roger McKee (PHI)16 Carl Scheib (PHA)16 NN2: Stanley Glenn (PS)16NAL: Hank Thompson (KCM)17
1942Hilly Flitcraft (PHI)18 Ted Sepkowski (CLE)18 NN2: Larry Doby+ (NE)18NAL: Art Pennington (CAG)19
1941Howie Pollet (STL)20 Vern Freiburger (CLE)17 NN2: Mahlon Duckett (2TM)18NAL: Art Pennington (CAG)18
1940Larry File (PHI)18 Hal Newhouser+ (DET)19 NN2: Mahlon Duckett (PS)17NAL: Connie Johnson (TC)17
1939Sibby Sisti (BSN)18 Hal Newhouser+ (DET)18 NN2: Oscar Givens (NE)16NAL: Eugene Tyler (CBR)19
1938Al Epperly (CHC)20 Johnny Lucadello (SLB)19 NN2: Roy Campanella+ (BEG)16NAL: Jimmie Armstead (2TM)18
1937Nick Polly (BRO)20 Bob Feller+ (CLE)18 NN2: Roy Campanella+ (WEG)15NAL: Marshall Riddle (SL2)19
1936Elmer Burkart (PHI)19 Bob Feller+ (CLE)17 NN2: Fred Spearman (NE)19
1935Phil Cavarretta (CHC)18 Walt Ripley (BOS)18 NN2: Leon Day+ (BE)18
1934Phil Cavarretta (CHC)17 Reese Diggs (WSH)18 NN2: Leon Day+ (BBS)17
1933Jack Salveson (NYG)19 Frankie Hayes (PHA)18 NN2: Buddy Armour (ID)18
1932Arky Vaughan+ (PIT)20 Clarence Fieber (CHW)18 EWL: Joe Ware (CLS)19NSL: Wild Bill Wright (NEG)18
1931Van Mungo (BRO)20 Lew Krausse (PHA)19 NNL: Quincy Trouppe (SLS)18
1930Bob Brown (BSN)19 Hank Greenberg+ (DET)19 NNL: Quincy Trouppe (SLS)17
1929Bill Dunlap (BSN)20 Joe Cicero (BOS)18 NNL: Richard Cannon (SLS)19ANL: Herb Thomas (NLG)19
1928Mel Ott+ (NYG)19 Mel Harder (CLE)18 NNL: Richard Cannon (SLS)18ECL: Herb Thomas (NLG)18
1927Mel Ott+ (NYG)18 Wes Ferrell (CLE)19 NNL: Augustus Saunders (CHT)17ECL: Lefty Bowers (BBS)17
1926Mel Ott+ (NYG)17 Jimmie Foxx+ (PHA)18 NNL: Jack Marshall (DM)17ECL: Lefty Bowers (BBS)16
1925Jumbo Brown (CHC)18 Jimmie Foxx+ (PHA)17 NNL: Bill Freeman (ABC)17ECL: John Shackelford (HBG)19
1924Ed Clough (STL)17 Red Ruffing+ (BOS)19 NNL: Lawrence Terrell (DS)18ECL: Ewing Russell (HBG)18
1923Tony Murray (CHC)19 Jess Cortazzo (CHW)18 NNL: Bubbles Anderson (KCM)18ECL: Martín Dihigo+ (CSE)18
1922Travis Jackson+ (NYG)18 Jim Brillheart (WSH)18 NNL: Vic Harris (PK)17
1921Kenny Hogan (CIN)18 Dutch Henry (SLB)19 NNL: Salvador Poree (SLG)18
1920Lefty Weinert (PHI)18 Emmet McCann (PHA)18 NNL: Buck Ewing (CAG)17
1919Lefty Weinert (PHI)17 Gene Robertson (SLB)19
1918Jake Hehl (BRO)18 William Pierson (PHA)19
1917Ross Youngs+ (NYG)20 Walter Anderson (PHA)19
1916Ed Sicking (CHC)19 Charlie Grimm (PHA)17
1915Joe Shannon (BSN) • Red Shannon (BSN)18 Lew Malone (PHA)18 FL: Charlie Pechous (CHI)18
1914Pete Schneider (CIN)18 Ben Rochefort (PHA)17 FL: Jimmy Smith (CHI)19
1913John Merritt (NYG)18 Merito Acosta (WSH)17
1912Mike Loan (PHI)17 Herb Pennock+ (PHA)18
1911Bill Keen (PIT)18 Fred Payne (CHW)13
1910Bunny Hearn (STL)19 Fred Payne (CHW)12
1909Coonie Blank (STL)16 Fred Payne (CHW)11
1908Fred Merkle (NYG)19 Fred Payne (DET)10
1907Fred Merkle (NYG)18 Fred Payne (DET)9
1906Henry Mathewson (NYG)19 Fred Payne (DET)8
1905Bill McCarthy (BSN)19 Ty Cobb+ (DET)18
1904Johnny Lush (PHI)18 Art Bader (SLB)17
1903George Moriarty (CHC)17 Charles Bender+ (PHA)19
1902Jimmy Sebring (PIT)20 Harry Kane (SLB)18
1901Dick Scott (CIN)18 Ed Cermak (CLE)19
1900Christy Mathewson+ (NYG)19
1899Eddie Kolb (CLV)18
1898Bert Conn (PHI)18
1897Joe Stanley (WHS)16
1896Sammy Strang (LOU)19
1895Larry Battam (NYG)19
1894Andy Sommerville (BRO)18
1893Seth Sigsby (NYG)19
1892Frank Shannon (WHS)18
1891Jack Taylor (NYG)18 AA: Willie McGill (STL)17
1890Charlie Heard (PIT)18 AA: Charles Snyder (PHA)17PL: Willie McGill (CLE)16
1889Andy Dunning (PIT)17 AA: Jack Doyle (COL)19
1888Sam Nicholl (PIT)19 AA: Mike Kilroy (BAL)18
1887John Roach (NYG)19 AA: Nat Hudson (STL)18
1886Ed Fuller (WHS)17 AA: Nat Hudson (STL)17
1885Ed Seward (PRO)18 AA: Ed Knouff (PHA)18
1884Ed Gastfield (DTN)18 AA: Larry McKeon (IND)18UA: Jim Donnelly (KCC)17
1883Piggy Ward (PHI)16 AA: Bill Gallagher (BAL)17
1882Jim Halpin (WOR)18 AA: Tug Arundel (PHA)20
1881Dan Stearns (DTN)19
1880Dan Stearns (BUF)18
1879Bill White (PRO)18
1878John Ward+ (PRO)18
1877Leonidas Lee (STL)16
1876Frank Pearce (LOU)16
1875 NA: Bill Crowley (PHI)18
1874 NA: Tommy Bond (BRA)18
1873 NA: Paul Hines (WAS)18
1872 NA: Jacob Doyle (NAT)16
1871 NA: Joe Battin (CLE)17