The National Pastime 1987 A Review of Baseball History by Society for American Baseball Research

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages88
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Open LibraryOL8296347M
ISBN 100910137250
ISBN 109780910137256
OCLC/WorldCa166391012

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Carl Morton, who finished the season with an record for the last-place Expos, wins the National League Rookie of the Year award. The 26 year-old Montreal right-hander receives 11 of the 24 first-place votes cast by the writers, with Bernie Carbo (8), Larry Bowa (3), Cesar Cedeno (1), and Wayne Simpson (1) also named on the BBWAA ballots.

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