1982 Season
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1982 National League Rookie of the Year Award

by Votes
 
Total
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Steve Sax
LAN
2B
22.4
63
3.3
18.1
3.1
2 Johnny Ray
PIT
2B
25.3
57
3.8
18.6
3.1
3 Willie McGee
SLN
CF
23.7
39
1.1
11.0
2.0
4 Chili Davis
SFN
CF
22.5
32
1.9
18.9
4.7
5 Luis DeLeon
SDN
RP
23.9
10
2.7
13.6
7.7
6 Ryne Sandberg
CHN
3B
22.8
9
3.1
16.7
2.7
7 Steve Bedrosian
ATL
RP
24.6
4
4.0
15.7
8.4
8 Dave LaPoint
SLN
SP
22.9
1
0.9
9.6
4.2
9 Eric Show
SDN
SP
26.1
1
2.1
11.7
5.8
by Wins Above Replacement
Total
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Steve Bedrosian
ATL
RP
24.6
4
4.0
15.7
8.4
2 Bill Laskey
SFN
SP
24.5
3.9
12.2
6.4
3 Johnny Ray
PIT
2B
25.3
57
3.8
18.6
3.1
4 Steve Sax
LAN
2B
22.4
63
3.3
18.1
3.1
5 Ryne Sandberg
CHN
3B
22.8
9
3.1
16.7
2.7
6 Luis DeLeon
SDN
RP
23.9
10
2.7
13.6
7.7
7 Eric Show
SDN
SP
26.1
1
2.1
11.7
5.8
8 Chili Davis
SFN
CF
22.5
32
1.9
18.9
4.7
9 Bob Dernier
PHI
CF
25.5
1.7
9.8
1.6
10 Tom Niedenfuer
LAN
RP
22.9
1.6
6.7
2.7
11 John Stuper
SLN
SP
25.1
1.5
8.7
4.5
12 Ben Hayes
CIN
RP
24.9
1.5
5.0
2.4
13 Dave Dravecky
SDN
SP
26.4
1.4
7.3
3.3
14 Wally Backman
NYN
2B
22.8
1.4
9.9
3.1
15 Bob Brenly
SFN
C
28.4
1.4
7.8
3.0
16 Eddie Milner
CIN
LF
27.1
1.3
9.0
0.5
17 David Green
SLN
CF
21.6
1.2
5.4
1.7
18 Alan Wiggins
SDN
LF
24.4
1.2
6.3
1.1
19 Willie McGee
SLN
CF
23.7
39
1.1
11.0
2.0
20 Tony Gwynn
SDN
CF
22.1
1.0
6.7
2.6
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

1982 American League Rookie of the Year Award

by Votes
 
Total
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Cal Ripken
BAL
SS
21.9
132
4.7
23.3
9.5
2 Kent Hrbek
MIN
1B
22.1
90
3.6
18.3
8.5
3 Wade Boggs
BOS
1B
24.0
10
3.9
15.4
8.6
4 Ed Vande Berg
SEA
RP
23.7
9
3.4
11.3
6.9
5 Gary Gaetti
MIN
3B
23.9
4
1.6
11.8
0.7
6 Dave Hostetler
TEX
1B
26.3
3
-0.3
9.2
1.5
7 Von Hayes
CLE
RF
23.8
2
2.8
10.8
0.5
8 Jesse Barfield
TOR
RF
22.7
1
1.0
10.9
3.0
by Wins Above Replacement
Total
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Tom Brunansky
MIN
RF
21.9
5.6
18.2
8.4
2 Cal Ripken
BAL
SS
21.9
132
4.7
23.3
9.5
3 Wade Boggs
BOS
1B
24.0
10
3.9
15.4
8.6
4 Kent Hrbek
MIN
1B
22.1
90
3.6
18.3
8.5
5 Ed Vande Berg
SEA
RP
23.7
9
3.4
11.3
6.9
6 Von Hayes
CLE
RF
23.8
2
2.8
10.8
0.5
7 Jerry Ujdur
DET
SP
25.3
2.3
11.1
5.8
8 Salome Barojas
CHA
RP
25.0
2.3
11.3
5.2
9 Dave Schmidt
TEX
SW
25.2
2.2
10.2
5.6
10 Bob Stoddard
SEA
SP
25.3
2.2
6.3
4.3
11 Dave Henderson
SEA
CF
23.9
2.2
11.3
4.0
12 Glenn Wilson
DET
CF
23.5
2.0
10.5
3.9
13 Luis Aponte
BOS
RP
29.0
1.9
8.1
3.2
14 Kevin Hickey
CHA
RP
26.4
1.6
7.0
2.5
15 George Wright
TEX
CF
23.5
1.6
11.2
-0.6
16 Gary Gaetti
MIN
3B
23.9
4
1.6
11.8
0.7
17 Storm Davis
BAL
SP
20.5
1.5
8.0
3.9
18 Mike Armstrong
KCA
RP
28.3
1.5
9.3
2.8
19 Jim Gott
TOR
SP
22.9
1.3
6.1
1.9
20 Luis Sanchez
CAL
RP
28.9
1.3
8.6
3.3
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James