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Historical winners for National League Comeback Player of the Year. Major MLB Awards are mostly complete. Award winners are updated during the off-season, even if they occur mid-season.

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National League Comeback Player of the Year - Historical Winners

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  • YearPlayer NameNotesCareer Award CountTeam(s)PosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    2020Daniel Bard---5COLp6-4197RR1985-06-25Charlotte,NC
    2006-  1-  28-BOS
    MLB2009-20202004-2020
    2019Josh Donaldson---19ATL3B-DH6-1210RR1985-12-08Pensacola,FL
    2007-  1-  48-CHN
    MLB2010-20202005-2020
    2018Jonny Venters---3TBA, ATLP6-3175LL1985-03-20Altamonte Springs,FL
    2003- 30- 907-ATL
    MLB2010-20192004-2019
    2017Greg Holland---4COLP5-10205RR1985-11-20Morganton,NC
    2007- 10- 306-KCA
    MLB2010-20202005-2020
    2016Anthony Rendon---18WAS3B-2B5-11170RR1990-06-06Houston,TX
    2011-  1-   6-WAS
    MLB2013-20202009-2020
    2015Matt Harvey---11NYNP6-4220RR1989-03-27New London,CT
    2010-  1-   7-NYN
    MLB2012-20202008-2020
    2014Casey McGehee---5MIA3B-1B6-1190RR1982-10-12Santa Cruz,CA
    2003- 10- 283-CHN
    MLB2008-20162001-2018
    2013Francisco Liriano---14PITP6-2185LL1983-10-26San Cristobal,DR
    2000-  0-   0-SFN
    MLB2005-20192001-2019
    2012Buster Posey---45SFNC-1B-6-1205RR1987-03-27Leesburg,GA
    2008-  1-   5-SFN
    MLB2009-20192006-2019
    2011Lance Berkman---35SLN1B-LF6-1205BL1976-02-10Waco,TX
    1997-  1-  16-HOU
    MLB1999-20131997-2013
    2010Tim Hudson---24ATLP-DH6-0160RR1975-07-14Columbus,GA
    1997-  6- 185-OAK
    MLB1999-20151996-2015
    2009Chris Carpenter---7---P6-4215RR1985-12-26Kent,OH
    2008-  3-  97-CHN
    MLB2011-20122005-2015
    2008Brad Lidge---13PHIP6-5200RR1976-12-23Sacramento,CA
    1998-  1-  17-HOU
    MLB2002-20121996-2012
    2007Dmitri Young---9WAS1B-LF6-2235BR1973-10-11Vicksburg,MS
    1991-  1-   4-SLN
    MLB1996-20081991-2009
    2006Nomar Garciaparra---33LANSS-1B6-0175RR1973-07-23Whittier,CA
    1994-  1-  12-BOS
    MLB1996-20091994-2009
    2005Ken Griffey---50CINCF-OF6-3205LL1969-11-21Donora,PA
    1987-  1-   1-SEA
    MLB1989-20101987-2010
    2004Chris Carpenter---17SLNP6-6225RR1975-04-27Exeter,NH
    1993-  1-  15-TOR
    MLB1997-20121994-2013
    2003Javy Lopez---13ATLC-DH6-3200RR1970-11-05Ponce,PR
    1987-  0-   0-ATL
    MLB1992-20061988-2006
    2002Mike Lieberthal---4PHIC-DH6-0190RR1972-01-18Glendale,CA
    1990-  1-   3-PHI
    MLB1994-20071990-2007
    2001Matt Morris---12SLNP6-5210RR1974-08-09Middletown,NY
    1995-  1-  12-SLN
    MLB1997-20081995-2008
    2000Andres Galarraga---21ATL1B-DH6-3235RR1961-06-18Caracas,VZ
    1979-  0-   0-MON
    MLB1985-20041979-2004
    1999Rickey Henderson---21NYNOF-LF5-10190RL1958-12-25Chicago,IL
    1976-  4-  96-OAK
    MLB1979-20031976-2005
    1998Greg Vaughn---9SDNOF-LF6-0202RR1965-07-03Sacramento,CA
    1986-  1-   4-MIL
    MLB1989-20031986-2003
    1997Darren Daulton---5MIA, PHIC-RF6-2190LR1962-01-03Arkansas City,KS
    1980- 25- 629-PHI
    MLB1983-19971980-1997
    1996Eric Davis---27CINOF-RF6-3185RR1962-05-29Los Angeles,CA
    1980-  8- 201-CIN
    MLB1984-20011980-2001
    1995Ron Gant---9CINOF-LF6-0196RR1965-03-02Victoria,TX
    1983-  4- 100-ATL
    MLB1987-20031983-2003
    1994Tim Wallach---15LAN3B-1B6-3200RR1957-09-14Huntington Park,CA
    1979-  1-  10-MON
    MLB1980-19961979-1996
    1993Andres Galarraga---21COL1B-DH6-3235RR1961-06-18Caracas,VZ
    1979-  0-   0-MON
    MLB1985-20041979-2004
    1992Gary Sheffield---31SDNRF-3B5-11205RR1968-11-18Tampa,FL
    1986-  1-   6-MIL
    MLB1988-20091986-2009
    1991Terry Pendleton---14ATL3B-2B5-9195BR1960-07-16Los Angeles,CA
    1982-  7- 179-SLN
    MLB1984-19981982-1998
    1990John Tudor---6SLNP6-0185LL1954-02-02Schenectady,NY
    1976-  3-  57-BOS
    MLB1979-19901976-1990
    1989Lonnie Smith---6ATLOF-DH5-9170RR1955-12-22Chicago,IL
    1974-  1-   3-PHI
    MLB1978-19941974-1994
    1988Tim Leary---3LANP6-3205RR1958-12-23Santa Monica,CA
    1979-  1-   2-NYN
    MLB1981-19941980-1994
    1987Rick Sutcliffe---14CHNP6-7215RR1956-06-21Independence,MO
    1974-  1-  21-LAN
    MLB1976-19941974-1994
    1986Ray Knight---7NYN3B-1B6-2185RR1952-12-28Albany,GA
    1970- 10- 238-CIN
    MLB1974-19881971-1988
    1985Rick Reuschel---14PITP6-3235RR1949-05-16Quincy,IL
    1970-  3-  67-CHN
    MLB1972-19911970-1991
    1984Joaquin Andujar---11SLNP6-0180BR1952-12-21San Pedro de Macoris,DR
    1969-  0-   0-CIN
    MLB1976-19881970-1988
    1983John Denny---6PHIP6-3190RR1952-11-08Prescott,AZ
    1970- 29- 679-SLN
    MLB1974-19861970-1986
    1982Joe Morgan---23SFN2B-OF5-7155LR1943-09-19Bonham,TX
    1962-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1963-19841963-1984
    1981Bob Knepper---2HOUP6-2210LL1954-05-25Akron,OH
    1972-  2-  43-SFN
    MLB1976-19901972-1990
    1980Jerry Reuss---8LANP6-5217LL1949-06-19St. Louis,MO
    1967-  2-  30-SLN
    MLB1969-19901967-1990
    1979Lou Brock---19SLNOF5-11170LL1939-06-18El Dorado,AR
    1960-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB1961-19791961-1979
    1978Willie Stargell---21PITOF-1B6-2225LL1940-03-06Earlsboro,OK
    1958-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1962-19821960-1982
    1977Willie McCovey---20SFN1B-OF6-4210LL1938-01-10Mobile,AL
    1955-  0-   0-NY1
    MLB1959-19801955-1980
    1976Tommy John---14LANP6-3185RL1943-05-22Terre Haute,IN
    1961-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1963-19891961-1989
    1975Randy Jones---11SDNP6-0178RL1950-01-12Fullerton,CA
    1972-  5-  97-SDN
    MLB1973-19821972-1982
    1974Jimmy Wynn---6LANOF-DH5-9170RR1942-03-12Hamilton,OH
    1962-  0-   0-CIN
    MLB1963-19771962-1977
    1973Davey Johnson---20ATL2B-1B6-1182RR1943-01-30Orlando,FL
    1962-  0-   0-BAL
    MLB1965-19781962-1978
    1972Bobby Tolan---4CINOF-1B5-11170LL1945-11-19Los Angeles,CA
    1963-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1965-19791963-1979
    1971Al Downing---3LANP5-11177RL1941-06-28Trenton,NJ
    1961-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB1961-19771961-1977
    1970Jim Hickman---3CHNOF-1B6-4205RR1937-05-10Henning,TN
    1956-  0-   0-SLN
    MLB1962-19741956-1974
    1969Tommie Agee---9NYNOF5-11195RR1942-08-09Magnolia,AL
    1961-  0-   0-CLE
    MLB1962-19731961-1973
    1968Alex Johnson---2CINOF-DH6-0205RR1942-12-07Helena,AR
    1961-  0-   0-PHI
    MLB1964-19761962-1976
    1967Mike McCormick---4SFNP6-2195LL1938-09-29Pasadena,CA
    MLB1956-19711956-1971
    1966Phil Regan---3LANP6-3200RR1937-04-06Otsego,MI
    1956-  0-   0-DET
    MLB1960-19721960-1972
    1965Vern Law---9PITP-OF6-2195RR1930-03-12Meridian,ID
    MLB1950-19671950-1967
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