Category Archives: LAD Rookies of the Year

Historical LAD ROY voting for position players

With Corey Seager expected to win the NL 2016 Rookie of the Year award, let’s take a look at all the LAD position players who have gotten at least one vote for the award. In 1960 Frank Howard won over his teammate Tommy Davis and future HOF Ron Santo. Frank Howard had an illustrious career …

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Jim Frenchy Lefebvre – 1965 NL ROY

Jim Lefebvre did it all, major league baseball player, Japanese League baseball player, major league coach, major league three team manager, Chinese National team Manager but before he did all that, he was the second LAD to win the NL ROY award, with the first being Frank Howard. Jim Lefebvre was a local kid who went …

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The LAD have had eleven ROY winners and Frank Hondo Howard was the 1st

At 6’7 Frank Howard was a behemoth among baseball players, particularly in 1958 when the Dodgers signed him out of Ohio State University.  Howard would actually join the Dodgers for a brief time in 1958 in Sept after hitting for an OPS of 1.067 in the minor leagues. Howard would again join the team briefly in …

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