Oakland Athletics award winners and league leaders

This is a list of award winners and league leaders for the Oakland Athletics professional baseball franchise.

The team was first known as the Philadelphia Athletics from 1901 to 1954 and then as the Kansas City Athletics from 1955 to 1967.

American League Most Valuable Player

See: Kenesaw Mountain Landis Most Valuable Player Award

American League Cy Young Award

See: Cy Young Award

American League Rookie of the Year

See: Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award

American League Manager of the Year

See: Manager of the Year Award

American League Gold Glove Award

First base
Third base

Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award

See explanatory note at Atlanta Braves award winners and league leaders.
Team (at all positions)

American League Silver Slugger

First baseman
Third baseman

MLB All-Century Team (1999)

See: MLB All-Century Team

DHL Hometown Heroes (2006)

See: DHL Hometown Heroes

MLB All-Time Team (1997; Baseball Writers Association of America)

See: MLB All-Time Team

Baseball Prospectus "Internet Baseball Awards" Team of the Decade (1999)

Chuck Tanner Major League Baseball Manager of the Year Award

Babe Ruth Award (World Series)

See: Babe Ruth Award

Topps All-Star Rookie Teams

See: Topps All-Star Rookie Teams

Baseball America Major League Executive of the Year

See: Baseball America Major League Executive of the Year

Team award

Team records (single-game, single-season, career)

Minor-league system

MiLB Overall Minor League Hitter of the Year

Oakland Athletics Minor League Player of the Year

Other achievements

National Baseball Hall of Fame

See: Oakland Athletics#Baseball Hall of Famers

Athletics in the California Sports Hall of Fame

Athletics in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame

See: Oakland Athletics#Athletics in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame

Athletics in the Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame

See: Oakland Athletics#Athletics in the Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame

Retired numbers

See: Oakland Athletics#Retired numbers

Catfish Hunter Award

See footnote[3] and Catfish Hunter

The award is given to the Athletics' most inspirational player.[4]

2004Hudson, TimTim HudsonP
2005Ellis, MarkMark Ellis (1)2B
2006Kendall, JasonJason KendallC
2007Ellis, MarkMark Ellis (2)2B
2008Sweeney, MikeMike Sweeney1B[5]
2009Suzuki, KurtKurt SuzukiC
2010Sheets, BenBen SheetsP[6]
2011Willingham, JoshJosh WillinghamOF[4]
2012Gomes, JonnyJonny GomesOF
2013Crisp, CocoCoco CrispOF
2014Vogt, StephenStephen VogtC/OF/1B[7]
2015Vogt, StephenStephen VogtC/OF/1B[8]

Sporting News Sportsman of the Year

See: Sporting News#Sportsman of the Year

Ford C. Frick Award recipients

See: Oakland Athletics#Ford C. Frick Award recipients

Sports Illustrated Top 10 GMs/Executives of the Decade (2009)

See: List of 2009 all-decade Sports Illustrated awards and honors#Top 10 GMs/Executives of the Decade

American League Statistical Batting Leaders

Batting Average

On-base Percentage

Slugging Percentage



At Bats



Total Bases



Home Runs




Stolen Bases


Runs Created

Extra-Base Hits

Times on Base

Hit By Pitch

Sacrifice Hits

Sacrifice Flies

Intentional Walks

Grounded into Double Plays

At Bats per Strikeout

At Bats per Home Run


American League Statistical Pitching Leaders



Won-Loss Percentage


Hits Allowed/9IP







Games Started

Complete Games


Home Runs Allowed

Walks Allowed

Hits Allowed

Strikeout to Walk


Earned Runs Allowed

Wild Pitches

Hit Batsmen

Batters Faced

Games Finished

Oldest Player

Youngest Player

See also


  1. 1 2 3 The World Series Trophy was first awarded in 1967. In 1985, it was re-named the Commissioner's Trophy. From 1970 to 1984, the "Commissioner's Trophy" was the name of the award given to the All-Star Game MVP.
  2. 1 2 3 Winston, Lisa (January 1, 2010). "A's Carter pays immediate dividends: Slugger earns MiLBY for Overall Minor League Hitter". MLB Advanced Media, L.P. Retrieved 2011-06-17.
  3. Catfish Hunter Award (2004–present). Baseball-Almanac. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
  4. 1 2 Lee, Jane (Sep 20, 2011). "Willingham selected for Catfish Hunter Award". MLB.com. Retrieved 2014-04-04. [F]or the past seven years has recognized the A's most inspirational player ....
  5. http://oakland.athletics.mlb.com/news/print.jsp?ymd=20080914&content_id=3475064&vkey=news_oak&fext=.jsp&c_id=oak&affiliateId=CommentWidget
  6. http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/sep/21/as-pound-buehrle-white-sox-7-2/
  7. http://m.athletics.mlb.com/news/article/95584618/oakland-as-name-stephen-vogt-recipient-of-catfish-hunter-award
  8. http://m.mlb.com/news/article/151423600/stephen-vogt-wins-catfish-hunter-award
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