2022 AMERICAN LEAGUE
MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD
TERRY FRANCONA, Cleveland Guardians
For release Tuesday, Nov. 15, on MLB Network.
Here are the voting results of the 2022 American League Manager Rookie of the Year Award. Ballots from two writers in each league city prior to postseason play are tabulated on a system that rewards five points for first place, three points for second place and one point for third place.
AL Manager of the Year
Terry Francona, Guardians
Brandon Hyde, Orioles
Scott Servais, Mariners
Dusty Baker, Astros
Aaron Boone, Yankees
Kevin Cash, Rays
Francona is the ninth manager to win this award three or more times. He also won with Cleveland in 2013 and 2016. Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa share the record with four victories apiece. Cox won in the Al with the Blue Jays in 1985 and in the NL with the Braves in 1991, 2004 and 2005. La Russa won in the AL with the White Sox in 1983, with the A’s in 1988 and 1992 and in the NL with the Cardinals in 2002.
Other three-time winners were Dusty Baker in the NL with the Giants in 1993, 1997 and 2000; Buck Showalter in the AL with the Yankees in 1994, the Rangers in 2004 and the Orioles in 2014; Jim Leyland in the NL with the Pirates in 1990 and 1992 and in the AL with the Tigers in 2006; Joe Maddon in the AL with the Rays in 2008 and 2011 and in the NL with the Cubs in 2015, Lou Piniella in the AL with the Mariners in 1995 and 2001 and in the NL with the Cubs in 2008 and Bob Melvin with the Athletics in 2012 and 2018 and with the Diamondbacks in 2007.
This election marked the fourth time a Cleveland manager won. Eric Wedge was the winner in 2007.
No manager was named on every ballot.
2021 Kevin Cash, Rays; 2020 Kevin Cash, Rays; 2019 Rocco Baldelli, Twins; 2018 Bob Melvin, Athletics; 2017 Paul Molitor, Twins; 2016 Terry Francona, Indians; 2015 Jeff Banister, Rangers; 2014 Buck Showalter, Orioles; 2013 Terry Francona, Indians; 2012 Bob Melvin, Athletics; 2011 Joe Maddon, Rays; 2010 Ron Gardenhire, Twins; 2009 Mike Scioscia, Angels; 2008 Joe Maddon, Rays; 2007 Eric Wedge, Indians; 2006 Jim Leyland, Tigers; 2005 Ozzie Guillen, White Sox; 2004 Buck Showalter, Rangers; 2003 Tony Pena, Royals; 2002 Mike Scioscia, Angels; 2001 Lou Piniella, Mariners; 2000 Jerry Manuel, White Sox; 1999 Jimy Williams, Red Sox; 1998 Joe Torre, Yankees; 1997 Davey Johnson, Orioles; 1996 (Tie) Johnny Oates, Rangers, and Joe Torre, Yankees; 1995 Lou Piniella, Mariners; 1994 Buck Showalter, Yankees; 1993 Gene Lamont, White Sox; 1992 Tony La Russa, Athletics; 1991 Tom Kelly, Twins; 1990 Jeff Torborg, White Sox; 1989 Frank Robinson, Orioles; 1988 Tony La Russa, Athletics; 1987 Sparky Anderson, Tigers; 1986 John McNamara, Red Sox; 1985 Bobby Cox, Blue Jays; 1984 Sparky Anderson, Tigers; 1983 Tony La Russa, White Sox.