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AL Comeback Player of the Year

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  • YearWinnerPosHigh LevelHtWtB-TBornPlaceNotes
    2005Jason GiambiDHMLB6-3235L-RWest Covina,California
    2004Paul Konerko1B-DHMLB6-3211R-RProvidence,Rhode Island
    2003Gil MechePMLB6-3180R-RLafayette,Louisiana
    2002Tim SalmonRFMLB6-3221R-RLong Beach,California
    2001Ruben SierraRFMLB6-1200B-RRio Piedras,Puerto Rico
    2000Frank Thomas1B-DHMLB6-5270R-RColumbus,Georgia
    1999John Jaha1BMLB6-1217R-RPortland,Oregon
    1998Bret SaberhagenPMLB6-1200R-RChicago Heights,Illinois
    1997David JusticeRF-LFMLB6-3200L-LCincinnati,Ohio
    1996Kevin ElsterSSMLB6-2200R-RSan Pedro,California
    1995Tim WakefieldPMLB6-2210R-RMelbourne,Florida
    1994Jose CansecoRF-LFMLB6-4240R-RHavana,Cuba
    1993Bo JacksonLF-CFMLB6-1225R-RBessemer,Alabama
    1992Rick SutcliffePMLB6-7215R-RIndependence,Missouri
    1991Jose GuzmanPMLB6-3185R-RSanta Isabel,Puerto Rico
    1990Dave WinfieldRFMLB6-6220R-RSt. Paul,Minnesota
    1989Bert BlylevenPMLB6-3207R-RZeist,Netherlands
    1988Storm DavisPMLB6-4207R-RDallas,Texas
    1987Bret SaberhagenPMLB6-1200R-RChicago Heights,Illinois
    1986John CandelariaPMLB6-6225R-LBrooklyn,New York
    1985Gorman ThomasOFMLB6-2210R-RCharleston,South Carolina
    1984Dave KingmanOF-1BMLB6-6210R-RPendleton,Oregon
    1983Alan TrammellSSMLB6-0175R-RGarden Grove,California
    1982Andre Thornton1BMLB6-2205R-RTuskegee,Alabama
    1981Richie ZiskOFMLB6-1208R-RBrooklyn,New York
    1980Matt KeoughPMLB6-3190R-RPomona,California
    1979Willie HortonOFMLB5-11209R-RArno,Virginia
    1978Mike CaldwellPMLB6-0185R-LTarboro,North Carolina
    1977Eric Soderholm3BMLB5-11187R-RCortland,New York
    1976Dock EllisPMLB6-3210B-RLos Angeles,California
    1975Boog Powell1B-OFMLB6-4240L-RLakeland,Florida
    1974Fergie JenkinsPMLB6-5210R-RChatham,Ontario
    1973John HillerPMLB6-0195R-LToronto,Ontario
    1972Luis TiantPMLB5-11190R-RMariano,Cuba
    1971Norm Cash1BMLB6-0190L-LJusticeburg,Texas
    1970Clyde WrightPMLB6-1185R-LJefferson City,Tennessee
    1969Tony ConigliaroOFMLB6-3185R-RRevere,Massachusetts
    1968Ken Harrelson1B-OFMLB6-2190R-RWoodruff,South Carolina
    1967Dean ChancePMLB6-3200R-RPlain City,Ohio
    1966Boog Powell1B-OFMLB6-4240L-RLakeland,Florida
    1965Norm Cash1BMLB6-0190L-LJusticeburg,Texas

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