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Sophomore of the Year Award Winners
By Patrick Mondout
The Baseball Writers Association of America awarded a Sophomore of the
Year Award from 1953-1962. Players below in bold proved resistant
to the "sophomore jinx" by winning the award the year after
winning Rookie of the Year honors.
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