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American Association Player of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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Nate Samson won this award in 2016
Recent history of winners for American Association Player of the Year. There is some lag in updating awards data and they may not provide an entire history of winners. The list below is separated by year with a dividing line. Some awards have multiple award winners for all or some years.

Years Available1993-2017

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - American Association Player of the Year

Top Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
YearPlayer NamePosNotesC-AwardsHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationCollege(s)StatusCurrent Org (Level)
2017Josh RomanskiP66-0 185 L-L 1986-10-18 30Corona,California AAA2006-2018-
2008- 4- 128-MIL
San DiegoFree Agent  
2016Nate Samson2B26-0 170 R-R 1987-08-19 28Ocala,Florida AAA2006-2018-
Free Agent  
2015Vincent DiFazioC26-1 215 R-R 1986-05-15 29Hampton,New Jersey AAA2005-2016-
2009-12- 364-TEX
Alabama, Connecticut, Indian River StFree Agent  
2014Brent ClevlenOF76-2 190 R-R 1983-10-27 30Austin,Texas MLB2002-20172006-2010
2002- 2-  49-DET
Free Agent  
2013C.J. Ziegler1B46-4 225 R-R 1985-11-27 27Tucson,Arizona AAA2007-2015-
2008-16- 477-SFN
Arizona, Pima CCMinorsMinnesota Twins (MLB)
2012Nic JacksonOF76-3 205 L-R 1979-09-25 32Richmond,Virginia AAA1998-2015-
2000- 3-  76-CHN
2011Lee CruzLF26-2 190 R-R 1983-06-13 28Dade City,Florida AAA2005-2012-
2006-10- 315-CHA
Tampa, Pasco-Hernando CC  
2010Beau TorbertOF66-4 245 R-R 1983-05-01 27Phenix City,Alabama AAA2004-2010-
2004-17- 514-HOU
Faulkner U.  
2009Greg PorterOF46-4 220 L-R 1980-08-15 28West Point,New York AAA1999-2012-
Texas A&M U.  
2008Beau TorbertOF66-4 245 R-R 1983-05-01 25Phenix City,Alabama AAA2004-2010-
2004-17- 514-HOU
Faulkner U.  
2007Jorge AlvarezOF65-10 150 R-R 1968-10-30 38Las Terrenas Sanchez,Dom Rep AAA1988-2012-    
2006Pichi Balet3B46-0 210 R-R 1977-11-11 28Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico A+2000-2017-   Florida St, Tallahassee CC  
1997Magglio OrdonezRF246-0 200 R-R 1974-01-28 23Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20111997-2011
1991-   UDFA-CHA
1996Lee Stevens1B36-4 235 L-L 1967-07-10 28Kansas City,Missouri MLB1986-20031990-2002
1986- 1-  22-CAL
1995Eric OwensLF-RF56-0 198 R-R 1971-02-03 24Danville,Virginia MLB1990-20051995-2003
1992- 4- 101-CIN
Ferrum Col  
1994Dwayne HoseyCF-LF45-10 175 B-R 1967-03-11 27Sharon,Pennsylvania MLB1987-20021995-1996
1987-13- 323-CHA
Pasadena City Col  
1993Eduardo ZambranoRF-1B36-2 175 R-R 1966-02-01 27Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1985-20021993-1994
1984-   UDFA-BOS