No rookie since the NHL's inception has ever won the Hart Memorial Trophy (The league MVP trophy which was first presented in 1924) in his rookie year.
Ichiro Suzuki won both the Rookie of the Year, and the MVP Award in 2001.
Wilt Chamberlain was the 1959-60 NBA Rookie of the year. During his first season in the league, while playing with the Philadelphia Warriors, Chamberlain averaged 37.6 PPG, 27.0 RPG and 2.3 APG in 46.4 MPG. Chamberlain also won the MVP award that season, becoming the first NBA player to ever win both the Rookie of the Year and the MVP awards in the same season.
In 1978, running back Earl Campbell of the Houston Oilers was named MVP by the Pro Football Writers of America and the Newspaper Enterprise Association and Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press.
Wes Unseld was the 1968-69 NBA Rookie of the year. During his first season in the league, while playing with the Baltimore Bullets, Unseld averaged 13.8 PPG, 18.2 RPG and 2.6 APG in 36.2 MPG. Unseld also won the MVP award that season, becoming only the second NBA player to ever win both Rookie of the Year and MVP in the same season (the previous was Wilt Chamberlain, in 1959-60).
1947. The Sporting News named one Rookie of the Year for both leagues in that season. Robinson was named ROY for the entire majors and not just the National League.
Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners in 2001 and Fred Lynn of the Boston Red Sox in 1975.
Fernando Valenzuela won both the National League Cy Young and Rookie of the Year Awards in 1981. "El Toro" started the season with an 8-0 record. The season was then interrupted by a player's strike. He finished the season at 13-7 with an ERA of 2.48 and 180 strikeouts.
1. Fred Lynn in 1975 2. Ichiro Suzuki in 2001 These two players won both MVP and Rookie of the Year in the same season.
Wes Unseld of the Baltimore Bullets was both MVP and Rookie of the Year of the 1968-69 NBA season.
The only NBA players that won Rookie of the Year and MVP in the same year were, Wes Unseld of the Baltimore Bullets in 1968-69 and Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors in 1959-60.
In 2001, Kevin Harvick became the first and only driver to win both the Busch Series Championship and the Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year Award in the same season.
Both Wilt Chamberlain of the 1959-60 Philadelphia Warriors and Wes Unseld of the 1968-69 Baltimore Bullets won the NBA Rookie of the Year and MVP awards in the same season.
Cal Ripken, Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles won Rookie of the year in 1982. In 1983 he won the AL MVP award as well as the World Series.
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Fred Lynn and Ichiro Suzuki.
Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles was the American League's Rookie of the Year in 1982 and Most Valuable Player in 1983. Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies duplicated the feat in the National League in 2005 and 2006. The third person to do it was Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox in 2007 and 2008.
Don Newcombe of the Brooklyn Dodgers won Rookie of the Year in 1949 and both the MVP and Cy Young awards in 1956.
Through the 2008 season, as far as the Associated Press awards go that has happened once. In 2003, the Associated Press awarded their Offensive Player of the Year award to Jamal Lewis and their Defensive Player of the Year award to Ray Lewis, both of the Baltimore Ravens.
Each year, a Rookie of the Year Award is given in both leagues: American League- Evan Longoria, Third Baseman, Tampa Bay Rays National League- Geovany Soto, Catcher, Chicago Cubs
The minimum salary for an NHL rookie is $ 875,00. However, he can earn a set amount of what is called Schedule A and Schedule B bonuses from both the team and league. Correction: $875,000 is the MAXIMUM entry-level salary. (Not counting bonuses.) The minumum salary for a rookie is the same as any other player; $500,000 in 09-10 and 10-11, then $525,000 for the 11-12 season.
Dustin pedroia Boston red sox.. 2007 rookie and 2008 MVP, Johnson Before him, this was done by Ryan Howard: RoY in 2005 and MVP in 2006; and by Cal Ripken Jr, 1982 and 1983. Ichiro Suzuki and Fred Lynn both won the RoY and the MVP in the SAME year: 2001 and 1975.