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Gunnar named AL Rookie of the Year

November 14th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

For the first time in 34 years, an Orioles rookie has been named the best in the American League.Gunnar Henderson won the 2023 AL Rookie of the Year Award on Monday night, and he became the first Baltimore player to earn the honor in unanimous fashion, receiving all 30 first-place votes cast by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The 22-year-old infielder’s 150 points made him the clear winner over the other two finalists: Cleveland right-hander Tanner Bibee (67) and Boston first baseman Triston Casas (25).