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Baseball America College Player of the YearHistory of Award Winners
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Mark Teixeira won this award in 2000
Recent history of winners for Baseball America College 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.

LevelNCAA
Years Available1981-2017

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Major Leaguers are in bold

Historical Winners - Baseball America College 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)
2017Jose Altuve2B0175-6 153 R-R 1990-05-06 27Maracay,Venezuela MLB2008-20182011-2018
2006-   UDFA-HOU
ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)
2017Brendan McKayP206-2 212 L-L 1995-12-18 21Darlington,Pennsylvania A+2015-2018-
2017- 1-   4-TBA
LouisvilleDL-7Tampa Bay Rays (A+)
2016Mike TroutCF446-1 200 R-R 1991-08-07 24Millville,New Jersey MLB2009-20182011-2018
2009- 1-  25-ANA
ActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)
2016Kyle LewisOF76-4 195 R-R 1995-07-13 20Snellville,Georgia A+2014-2018-
2016- 1-  11-SEA
Mercer U.MinorsSeattle Mariners (A+)
2015Andrew BenintendiCF115-11 175 L-L 1994-07-06 20Cincinnati,Ohio MLB2014-20182016-2018
2015- 1-   7-BOS
ArkansasActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2015Bryce HarperLF206-3 205 L-R 1992-10-16 22Las Vegas,Nevada MLB2010-20182012-2018
2010- 1-   1-WAS
Col. So.NevadaActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2014Clayton KershawP296-3 220 L-L 1988-03-19 26Dallas,Texas MLB2006-20182008-2018
2006- 1-   7-LAN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
2014A.J. Reed1B166-4 230 L-L 1993-05-10 21Terre Haute,Indiana MLB2012-20182016-2017
2014- 2-  42-HOU
KentuckyMinorsHouston Astros (AAA)
2013Mike TroutCF446-1 200 R-R 1991-08-07 21Millville,New Jersey MLB2009-20182011-2018
2009- 1-  25-ANA
ActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)
2013Kris Bryant3B286-5 205 R-R 1992-01-04 21Las Vegas,Nevada MLB2011-20182015-2018
2013- 1-   2-CHN
San DiegoActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
2012Mike TroutCF446-1 200 R-R 1991-08-07 20Millville,New Jersey MLB2009-20182011-2018
2009- 1-  25-ANA
ActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)
2012Mike ZuninoC126-2 220 R-R 1991-03-25 21Cape Coral,Florida MLB2010-20182013-2018
2012- 1-   3-SEA
FloridaActiveSeattle Mariners (MLB)
2011Matt KempCF186-4 210 R-R 1984-09-23 26Midwest City,Oklahoma MLB2003-20182006-2018
2003- 6- 181-LAN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
2011Trevor BauerP156-1 175 R-R 1991-01-17 20North Hollywood,California MLB2009-20182012-2018
2011- 1-   3-ARI
UCLAActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)
2010Anthony Rendon2B105-11 170 R-R 1990-06-06 20Houston,Texas MLB2009-20182013-2018
2011- 1-   6-WAS
Rice U.ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
2010Roy HalladayP306-6 225 R-R 1977-05-14 33Denver,Colorado MLB1995-20131998-2013
1995- 1-  17-TOR
Retired  
2009Stephen StrasburgP186-4 220 R-R 1988-07-20 20San Diego,California MLB2007-20182010-2018
2009- 1-   1-WAS
San Diego StDL-10Washington Nationals (MLB)
2009Joe MauerC306-4 220 L-R 1983-04-19 26St. Paul,Minnesota MLB2001-20182004-2018
2001- 1-   1-MIN
ActiveMinnesota Twins (MLB)
2008Buster PoseyC326-1 205 R-R 1987-03-27 21Leesburg,Georgia MLB2006-20182009-2018
2008- 1-   5-SFN
Florida StActiveSan Francisco Giants (MLB)
2008C.C. SabathiaP186-7 250 L-L 1980-07-21 27Vallejo,California MLB1998-20182001-2018
1998- 1-  20-CLE
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)
2007David PriceP196-6 215 L-L 1985-08-26 21Nashville,Tennessee MLB2005-20182008-2018
2007- 1-   1-TBA
Vanderbilt U.ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
2007Alex Rodriguez3B656-3 195 R-R 1975-07-27 31New York,New York MLB1994-20161994-2016
1993- 1-   1-SEA
Free Agent  
2006Andrew MillerP76-6 175 L-L 1985-05-21 21Gainesville,Florida MLB2004-20182006-2018
2006- 1-   6-DET
North CarolinaDL-10Cleveland Indians (MLB)
2006Johan SantanaP286-0 195 L-L 1979-03-13 27Tovar,Venezuela MLB1997-20122000-2012
1995-   UDFA-HOU
Free Agent  
2005Albert PujolsDH-1B606-3 230 R-R 1980-01-16 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2000-20182001-2018
1999-13- 402-SLN
Maple Woods CCActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)
2005Alex GordonLF256-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 21Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018
2005- 1-   2-KCA
NebraskaActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
2004Jered WeaverP196-7 205 R-R 1982-10-04 21Northridge,California MLB2002-20172006-2017
2004- 1-  12-ANA
Long Beach StRetired  
2004Barry BondsLF726-2 210 L-L 1964-07-24 39Riverside,California MLB1983-20071986-2007
1985- 1-   6-PIT
Arizona St  
2003Barry BondsLF726-2 210 L-L 1964-07-24 38Riverside,California MLB1983-20071986-2007
1985- 1-   6-PIT
Arizona St  
2003Rickie Weeks2B156-0 195 R-R 1982-09-13 20Daytona Beach,Florida MLB2001-20172003-2017
2003- 1-   2-MIL
So.U.Free Agent  
2002Khalil GreeneSS135-11 210 R-R 1979-10-21 22Butler,Pennsylvania MLB1999-20092003-2009
2002- 1-  13-SDN
Clemson U.  
2002Alex Rodriguez3B656-3 195 R-R 1975-07-27 26New York,New York MLB1994-20161994-2016
1993- 1-   1-SEA
Free Agent  
2001Barry BondsLF726-2 210 L-L 1964-07-24 36Riverside,California MLB1983-20071986-2007
1985- 1-   6-PIT
Arizona St  
2001Mark PriorP116-5 225 R-R 1980-09-07 20San Diego,California MLB1999-20132002-2006
2001- 1-   2-CHN
USC, Vanderbilt U.Free Agent  
2000Alex Rodriguez3B656-3 195 R-R 1975-07-27 24New York,New York MLB1994-20161994-2016
1993- 1-   1-SEA
Free Agent  
2000Mark Teixeira1B316-3 225 B-R 1980-04-11 20Severna Park,Maryland MLB1999-20162003-2016
2001- 1-   5-TEX
Georgia TechRetired  
1999Pedro MartinezP285-11 170 R-R 1971-10-25 27Manoguayabo,Dom Rep MLB1990-20101992-2009
1988-   UDFA-LAN
 
1999Jason JenningsP146-2 242 R-R 1978-07-17 20Dallas,Texas MLB1997-20112001-2009
1999- 1-  16-COL
Baylor U.  
1998Mark McGwire1B266-5 250 R-R 1963-10-01 34Pomona,California MLB1982-20011986-2001
1984- 1-  10-OAK
USC  
1997J.D. DrewRF166-1 195 L-R 1975-11-20 21Valdosta,Georgia MLB1995-20111998-2011
1998- 1-   5-SLN
Florida St  
1996Kris BensonP56-4 188 R-R 1974-11-07 21Kennesaw,Georgia MLB1994-20101999-2010
1996- 1-   1-PIT
Clemson U.  
1995Todd Helton1B386-2 206 L-L 1973-08-20 21Knoxville,Tennessee MLB1993-20131997-2013
1995- 1-   8-COL
TennesseeRetired  
1994Jason VaritekC156-2 220 R-R 1972-04-11 22Rochester,Michigan MLB1991-20111997-2011
1994- 1-  14-SEA
Georgia TechRetired  
1993Brooks KieschnickP-LF96-4 230 L-R 1972-06-06 21Robstown,Texas MLB1991-20051996-2004
1993- 1-  10-CHN
Texas  
1992Phil Nevin3B-1B86-2 231 R-R 1971-01-19 21Fullerton,California MLB1990-20061995-2006
1992- 1-   1-HOU
Cal St Fullerton  
1991David McCarty1B-LF16-5 215 R-L 1969-11-23 21Houston,Texas MLB1989-20051993-2005
1991- 1-   3-MIN
Stanford U.  
1990Mike KellyLF-RF26-4 195 R-R 1970-06-02 20Los Angeles,California MLB1990-20041994-1999
1991- 1-   2-ATL
Arizona St  
1989Ben McDonaldP36-7 212 R-R 1967-11-24 21Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1987-19971989-1997
1989- 1-   1-BAL
Louisiana St  
1988John Olerud1B136-5 220 L-L 1968-08-05 19Seattle,Washington MLB1987-20051989-2005
1989- 3-  79-TOR
Washington St  
1987Robin Ventura3B136-1 198 L-R 1967-07-14 19Santa Maria,California MLB1986-20041989-2004
1988- 1-  10-CHA
Oklahoma St  
1986Casey CloseOF16-1 185 R-R 1963-10-21 22Columbus,Ohio AAA1983-1990-
1986- 7- 184-NYA
Michigan  
1985Pete IncavigliaLF16-1 230 R-R 1964-04-02 21Pebble Beach,California MLB1983-20021986-1998
1985- 1-   8-MON
Oklahoma St  
1984Oddibe McDowellCF-OF45-9 160 L-L 1962-08-25 21Hollywood,Florida MLB1983-19951985-1994
1984- 1-  12-TEX
Arizona St, Miami-Dade Col  
1983Dave Magadan3B-1B26-4 215 L-R 1962-09-30 20Tampa,Florida MLB1981-20011986-2001
1983- 2-  32-NYN
Alabama  
1982Jeff Ledbetter1B16-3 200 L-L 1959-12-25 22Largo,Florida AA1980-1986-
1982- 1-  26-BOS
Florida St  
1981Mike Sodders3B16-3 190 R-R 1958-12-26 22Compton,California AAA1981-1984-
1981- 1-  11-MIN
Orange Coast Col, Arizona St