My “Prime 9” Greatest Rookie Seasons

PRIME 9 ROOKIE SEASONS

 (Completely individual, team success not taken in to consideration)

 

9.) Wally Berger (1930)

                – BA: .310

                – OBP: .375

                – HITS: 172

                – HR: 38

                – RBI: 119

                – RUNS: 98

8.) Mike Piazza (1993)

                – BA: .318

                – OBP: .370

                – HITS: 174

                – HR: 35

                – RBI: 112

                – RUNS: 81

                              – ROY

                              – 9th in MVP

                              – All-Star

                             – Silver Slugger

7.) Fernando Valenzuela (1981)

               – RECORD: 13-7

               – IP: 192.1 (Led League)

               – ERA: 2.48

               – Ks: 180 (Led League)

               – WHIP: 1.04

                                – ROY

                               – Cy Young

                               – 5th in MVP

                               – All-Star

6.) Hal Trosky (1934)

               – BA: .330

               – OBP: .338

               – HITS: 206

               – HR: 35

               – RBI: 142

               – RUNS: 117

                            -7th in MVP

5.) Ted Williams (1939)

               – BA: .327

               – OBP: .436

               – HITS: 185

               – HR: 31

               – RBI: 145 (Led League)

               – RUNS: 131

                               -4th in MVP

4.) Dwight Gooden (1984)

                – RECORD: 17-9

                – IP: 218

                – ERA: 2.60

                – Ks: 276 (Led League)

                – WHIP: 1.07 (Led League)

                                 – ROY

                                 – 2nd in Cy Young

                                 – 15th in MVP

3.) Fred Lynn (1975)

               – BA: .331

               – OBP: .401

               – HITS: 175

               – HR: 21

               – RBI: 105

               – RUNS: 103

                           – ROY

                           – MVP

                           – All-Star

                           – Gold Glove

2.) Albert Pujols (2001)

              – BA: .329

              – OBP: .403

              – HITS: 194

              – HR: 37

              – RBI: 130

              – RUNS: 112

                           – ROY

                           – 4th in MVP

                           – All-Star

                           – Silver Slugger

1.) Ichiro Suzuki (2001)

              – BA: .350 (Led League)

              – OBP: .381

              – HITS: 242 (Led League)

              – HR: 8

              – RBI: 69

              – RUNS: 127

              – SB: 56 (Led League)

                              – ROY

                              – MVP

                              – All-Star

                              – Gold Glove

                              – Silver Slugger

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