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MLB Rookie of the Year Awards 2017: Judge, Bellinger Take Home Honors
HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 21: Aaron Judge bats against the Houston Astros during the World Series (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

On Monday night, the winners of BBWAA's 2017 Rookie of the Year Awards were announced. Outfielder Aaron Judge and first baseman Cody Bellinger took home the awards in the AL and NL, respectively. Spectacularly, both rookies won their hardware unanimously.

Aaron Judge

Judge's 2017 season was something unlike baseball has ever seen before. The Yankees' rookie came out swinging; he smashed 10 homers during the month of April and seemed unstoppable through the season's first half. New York fans quickly warmed to the prolific power hitter, adopting an "All Rise" mantra for him. Judge earned the most All-Star votes in the AL. He then put an exclamation point on his first half performance by winning the Home Run Derby.

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