The Year of Mariano continues.
Tonight, the Yankees closer was named the American League Comeback Player of the Year. He also won the Marvin Miller Man of the Year as chosen by his fellow the Major League players. The Man of the Year award is given based on outstanding character and charitable work, and there are few people in the game with character as respected as Mariano Rivera.
The other Players Choice Award winners.
Outstanding Player: Miguel Cabrera
Outstanding Pitcher: Max Scherzer
Outstanding Rookie: Wil Myers
Comeback Player: Mariano Rivera
Outstanding Player: Andrew McCutchen
Outstanding Pitcher: Clayton Kershaw
Outstanding Rookie: Jose Fernandez
Comeback Player: Francisco Liriano
Player of Year: Miguel Cabrera
Man of the Year: Mariano Rivera
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