Chicago Cubs Rookie of the Year Award Winners
Cubs Rookie of the Year Award Winners
1961 Billy Williams
1962 Ken Hubbs
1989 Jerome Walton
1998 Kerry Wood
2008 Geovany Soto
2015 Kris Bryant
Ian Happ received one 3rd place vote in the 2017 voting for Rookie of the Year.
Starlin Castro finished 5th in the NL Rookie of the Year voting behind:
November 16, 2015
2009 Randy Wells finished 6th in the NL Rookie of the Year voting behind:
collected 30 out of 30 first place votes to win the NL Rookie of the Year Award. 2015 was a great year for the Cubs making it to the NLCS and winning 97 games. Bryant played a big role in this great year, batting .275/.369/.488 (avg, obp & slugging %) and breaking Billy Williams Cubs rookie record with 26 home runs and 99 RBI's.
November 6, 1998
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kerry Wood, who posted a 13-6 record, wins the National League Rookie of the Year Award. Wood held batters to a NL best .196 average and finished third in the league in strikeouts with 233 in just 166 2/3 innings pitched. Kerry Wood
November 8, 1989
Congratulations to Cubs outfielder Jerome Walton as he is voted 1989 National League Rookie of the Year Award. Another Cub, Dwight Smith finshes second.
Walton becomes the first Cubs Rookie of the Year since Ken Hubbs won the award in 1962
Source: Baseball Reference
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