Major League Baseball announced it's 2014 Rookie of the Year Award winners on Monday, with Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu being tabbed in the American League, and New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom being selected in the National League.
It's not a shock.
Mike Trout, a prime candidate for the Most Valuable Player award in the American League, and Bryce Harper, the National League's most touted rookie have won Rookie of the Year awards in their respective leagues.
Trout, of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, was a unanimous choice and in the process, became the youngest ever to win the AL award at age 21...
Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin will be named NBA rookie of the year on Wednesday according to various sources. Griffin has racked up quite the resume in his first full NBA season. Griffin was an NBA all-star, as well as the 2011 Slam Dunk Champion.
Behold, all 214 of Blake Griffin's dunk from the 2010-2011 season. The Rookie of the Year, slam dunk champion, and NBA all-star is in class all by himself when it comes to slam dunk highlight reels.