The Mets’ Jacob deGrom earned his first National League Cy Young Award after having a leading 2018 campaign, adding yet another lineup to the right-hander’s already well-decorated resume. The twotime All-Star won the NL Rookie of the Year Award at 2014, and he is currently the hottest in a lengthy line of MLB stars to earn multiple major year-end honors.

Below is a look at the players and directors who’ve taken home two or more of baseball’s top annually prizes — Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Cy Young and Manager of the Year.

Justin Verlander
2006 AL ROY, 2011 AL CY, 2011 AL MVP
Following his 2006 Rookie of the Year campaign and 2011 Cy Young and MVP season, the consistent, durable Verlander has become the Cy Young runner up three days, most recently as a 35-year-old at 2018.

Don Newcombe
1949 NL ROY, 1956 NL CY, 1956 NL MVP
One of the leaders of incorporated baseball, Newcombe won Rookie of the Year to Branch Rickey’s Dodgers and listed his Very Best period in 1956, three years after he returned from service at the Korean War.

Jacob deGrom
2014 NL ROY, 2018 NL CY
deGrom revealed glimpses of greatness as a portion of the elite Mets turning when he burst on the scene just as 2014 Rookie of the Year. Four decades after, he assembled among the best pitching seasons of his age, while also prompting Republicans to look beyond conventional stats.

Dwight Gooden
1984 NL ROY, 1985 NL CY
like a 19-year-old, Gooden took the Majors by storm in’8-4, shattering Herb Score’s Modern Era rookie strikeout record, together with 276. This year, Dr. K published a 1.53 ERA that was not bested by almost any pitcher who has qualified for the ERA title.

Fernando Valenzuela
1981 NL ROY, 1981 CY
Valenzuela is the sole player on this list to secure the Cy Young Award and Rookie of the Year at the exact same season, resulting in to Majors with eight shutouts as”Fernandomania” turned into a cultural phenomenon.

Rick Sutcliffe
1979 NL ROY, 1984 NL CY
Following the Indians exchanged Sutcliffe to the Cubs in 1984 with a 4-5 start and 5.15 ERA, the major righty stunned baseball, losing only 1 more game and unanimously winning the NL Cy Young Award.

Tom Seaver
1967 NL ROY; 1969, 1973, 1975 NL CY
The first of Seaver’s three Cy Young Awards came in 1969, when he led MLB together with 25 wins while throwing the”Miracle Mets” with their first World Series championship and finished as the NL MVP runner up to Willie McCovey.


Clayton Kershaw
2011, 2013, 2014 NL CY; 2014 NL MVP
The best pitcher of his own generation, the southpaw’s consistent dominance became such a given that his 2.73 ERA at 2018 — a career year for most pitchers — has been cause for concern at the baseball area.

Dennis Eckersley
1992 AL CY, 1992 AL MVP
Would a closer win an MVP Award in today’s game? Almost definitely not. But don’t let that remove Eck’s at-times incomprehensible amounts. By 1989-90, the sidearm slinger saved 81 matches and walked a combined seven batters.

Roger Clemens
1986, 1987, 1991, 1997, 1998, 2001 AL CY; 2004 NL CY; 1986 AL MVP
A two-time Triple Crown winner and seven-time ERA winner, the Rocket was the record holder together with six Cy Young Awards if he won a second at the NL for good step — in age 42.

Willie Hernandez
1984 AL CY, 1984 AL MVP
Hernandez became among four relievers ever before to win MVP throughout his initial season with the Tigers, once he controlled 16 first-place votes to top an unspectacular area of standing players led by Kent Hrbek.

Rollie Fingers
1981 AL CY, 1981 AL MVP
Fingers’ 4-7 appearances and 78 innings pitched during his MVP season proved actually the lowest of his protracted career to that point, but so was his first 1.04 ERA.

Vida Blue
1971 AL CY, 1971 AL MVP
At 21, the lefty became the youngest AL MVP of the 20thcentury throughout his 1971 campaign, once he started the year 16-2 using 16 complete games, including six shutouts.

Bob Gibson
1968 NL CY, 1968 NL MVP
Gibson’s outrageous 1.12 ERA throughout the”Year of the Pitcher” is usually cited as one of the reasons why MLB lowered the mound and paid down the size of the attack zone to the 1969 season. He had been, quite literally, a game-changer.

Denny McLain
1968, 1969 AL CY; 1968 AL MVP
Even the most fervent opponents of the wins stat need to give a hat trick to McLain, who became one of only 11 pitchers in the 20th century to reach the 30-wins plateau, even documenting a 1.96 ERA at 336 innings at 1968.

Sandy Koufax
1963, 1965, 1966 CY; 1963 NL MVP
one of the biggest travesties in baseball record would be that we will not ever discover how Koufax’s career could have turned out had it been cut short after having a 1.86 ERA, three Cy Youngs, three top-two MVP endings and also a 382-strikeout season in his final four decades.

Kris Bryant
2015 NL ROY, 2016 NL MVP
The former No. 2 complete Draft pick broke out into his first Major League season in 2015, breaking Billy Williams’ Cubs rookie home run record. Bryant took his game to the next level in his sophomore campaign, becoming the first player to win the Golden Spikes Award (top college player), Minor League Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year and MVP in four consecutive decades.

Bryce Harper
2012 NL ROY, 2015 NL MVP
Harper reached the big leagues as a teenager at 2015, then in 20, he turned into the most second-youngest player to win Rookie of the Year honors. He also followed up that accomplishment by winning MVP just shy of his 23rd birthday.

Mike Trout
2012 AL ROY; 2014, 2016 AL MVP
Trout was appointed 2012 AL Rookie of the Year in his first full season and never looked back, becoming the first player in MLB history to finish in the top 2 in MVP voting at each of his first five full seasons in the Majors, winning the award in 2014 and’16.

Buster Posey
2010 NL ROY, 2012 NL MVP
Inside his initial year at the Major leagues, Posey struck .305/.357/.505 and won a World Series with the Giants. Posey was named NL MVP 2 decades after in a second championship season for bay area.

Ryan Braun
2007 NL ROY, 2011 NL MVP
Braun clubbed 3-4 home runs and led the NL in slugging percentage in his initial season at the big leagues. Four decades after, he combined the 30-30 club and helped the Brewers win their first NL Central title in just about three decades using an MVP year old.

Dustin Pedroia
2007 AL ROY, 2008 AL MVP
Pedroia won the AL Rookie of the Year Award and a World Series in 2007, Then a diminutive second baseman was named AL MVP the following year after leading the league in hits, doubles and runs.

Ryan Howard
2005 NL ROY, 2006 NL MVP
Jim Thome’s season-ending knee accident at 2005 opened the door for Howard to assume regular first-base duties with the Phillies, and he rewarded them with a Rookie of the Year season. Then led the Majors in home runs on the next year, winning the NL MVP Award.

Albert Pujols
2001 NL ROY; 2005, 2008, 2009 NL MVP
The three-time MVP started his career by being unanimously voted 2001 NL Rookie of the Year with all an Cardinals. He struck .329/.403/.610 with 37 home runs, 47 doubles and 130 RBIs as a 21-year-old third-baseman.

Ichiro Suzuki
2001 AL ROY, 2001 AL MVP
Following nine seasons in Japan, Ichiro signed with the Mariners in 27 yrs old and had an impact with 242 hits (the first of 10 consecutive 200-hit seasons), 56 stolen bases and also a .350 batting average en route to AL Rookie of the Year and MVP honors.

Jeff Bagwell
1991 NL ROY, 1994 NL MVP
The longtime Astro jumped from Double a to the Majors at 1991 and became the first player in franchise history to win the Rookie of the Year Award. He was later unanimously voted NL MVP throughout the strike-shortened 1994 year old.

Jose Canseco
1986 AL ROY, 1988 AL MVP
Canseco enjoyed a fast start to his own 17-year livelihood, winning Rookie of the Year in 1986, afterward he had been named MVP after leading the Majors in home runs (42), RBIs (124) and slugging (.569) at’8 8.

1982 AL ROY; 1983, 1991 AL MVP
One of baseball’s most productive shortstops won AL Rookie of the Year and MVP in backtoback decades. It had been the first of the two MVP Awards (too 1991).

Andre Dawson
1977 NL ROY, 1987 NL MVP
Dawson started his career with the Montreal Expos using a Rookie of the Year campaign. Ten decades after, he signed up with the Cubs and opened up his first Chicago tenure with 49 home runs, 137 RBIs and also an NL MVP Award.

Fred Lynn
1975 AL ROY, 1975 AL MVP
Lynn made the first of nine consecutive All-Star appearances and enjoyed among the better seasons of his own career as a newcomer in 1975. He struck .331/ / .401/ / .566 with 47 doubles, 21 homers and 105 RBIs.

Thurman Munson
1970 AL ROY, 1976 AL MVP
Munson’s career was cut short by a fatal plane crash in 1979, however, the Yankees catcher was well-decorated during his 11 years at the big leagues, that featured seven All-Star appearances, three Gold Gloves, a Rookie of the Year Award and MVP honors.

Johnny Bench
1968 NL ROY; 1970, 1972 NL MVP
The Hall of Famer spent his whole 17-year livelihood in Cincinnati and played with on the”Big Red Machine” teams who dominated the NL at the 1970s. A 14-time All-Star, Bench clubbed 40 or more homers in both of their MVP campaigns.

Rod Carew
1967 AL ROY, 1977 AL MVP
Carew’s Hall of Fame career began using the first of the 18 directly All-Star appearances and also an impressive rookie showing. It wasn’t until his 11th year at the Majors he earned MVP status, resulting in the league in runs (128), strikes (239), triples (16), batting average (.388), on base percentage (.449) and OPS (1.1019).

He enjoyed arguably the most prosperous stretch of his career throughout a three-year All-Star run with all the White Sox that began with an MVP season.

Pete Rose
1963 NL ROY, 1973 NL MVP
MLB’s All Time strikes leader batted .273 as a newcomer in 1963. He received MVP consideration for much of his career, winning the award in’73 when he totaled a career-best 230 hits and batted .338.

Willie McCovey
1959 NL ROY, 1969 NL MVP
McCovey played in just 52 games as a beginner in 1959, but nevertheless won NL Rookie of the Year honors. He slugged 1-3 homers, hit .354/.429/.656 and had a 22-game hitting streak. Ten decades after, McCovey struck an NL-leading 4-5 home runs and 126 RBIs in his 1969 NL MVP campaign.

Orlando Cepeda
1958 NL ROY, 1967 NL MVP
Cepeda’s 1967 MVP season helped the Cardinals win a World Series. Nearly a decade before, the Hall of Famer began his career by hitting on .312 with 38 doubles and 25 homers in his first season with the Giants.

Willie Mays
1951 NL ROY; 1954, 1965 NL MVP
Mays attained the big championships in 1951 and flipped into a Rookie of the Year campaign. His career was interrupted the subsequent season when he had been drafted in the Army during the Korean War, but once he came back he had been better than ever. He struck on a career-best .345 with 41 home runs and won the first of the 2 NL MVP Awards.

Jackie Robinson
1947 MLB ROY, 1949 NL MVP
Robinson’s rookie season has been famous not simply for its societal impact as he awakened MLB’s color barrier, but he also excelled on the industry, winning MLB’s inaugural Rookie of the Year Award. In addition, he became the first African American player to gain an MVP Award.


Frank Robinson
1989 AL MOY, 1956 NL ROY, 1961 NL MVP, 1966 AL MVP
The Reds and Orioles legend turned into the first African supervisor in Major League history after he had been appointed the player manager of these Indians in 1975, and he made a second flair in Baltimore when he first led the Orioles to a 33-win jump from 1988 to’8-9.

Kirk Gibson
2011 NL MOY, 1988 NL MVP
The Dodgers’ postseason hero and 1988 NL MVP led the DBacks to a surprising NL West title in 2011, a season after taking over managerial duties from AJ Hinch at a midseason Shift.

Joe Torre
1996, 1998 AL MOY; 1971 NL MVP
Before his legendary managerial career — that comprised two Manager of the Year — Torre won a batting title (.363) and led the NL with 137 RBIs within a 1971 MVP campaign.

He also followed up his 19 years at the big leagues with nine years as manager of the Rockies and Cubs.

Lou Piniella
2008 NL MOY, 1969 AL ROY
Lou Piniella batted leadoff at the initial game in Kansas City Royals history in 1969 and ended that season as AL Rookie of the Year. After having a successful acting career, Piniella had a far more successful managerial career with the Yankees, Reds, Mariners, Rays and Cubs.

Ozzie Guillen
2005 AL MOY, 1985 AL ROY
Two Decades after winning the 1985 AL Rookie of the Year Award using the White Sox, Guillen guided the franchise to World Series championship as skipper. Chicago went 99-63 and won its first title in 88 years since Guillen got AL Manager of the Year honors.


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