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Quiz: Who won 'other' award when 1 player won 2?

@paul_casella
June 16, 2020

It's an increasingly rare, and wildly impressive, feat when one player wins both the Most Valuable Player and Cy Young Awards in the same season -- or either of those honors paired with the Rookie of the Year Award (no player has ever won all three in the same year).

It's an increasingly rare, and wildly impressive, feat when one player wins both the Most Valuable Player and Cy Young Awards in the same season -- or either of those honors paired with the Rookie of the Year Award (no player has ever won all three in the same year).

Yet this edition of the "MLB Quiz of the Day" actually focuses on the other player to win one of the three major awards in each of those instances. For example, do you know who won the National League Rookie of the Year Award in 2014 when Clayton Kershaw won both the NL MVP and Cy Young Awards? Or who took home the 2001 AL Cy Young Award when Ichiro Suzuki was named both the AL MVP and Rookie of the Year?

Let's find out below:

Paul Casella is a reporter/editor for MLB.com based in Philadelphia. Follow him on Twitter @paul_casella.