The Orioles lost their first 21 games.

**George Steinbrenner**fired

**Billy Martin**for the fifth time, replacing him with

**Lou Piniella**for the second time. The Red Sox won 19 of 20 games after the All-Star break.

**Jose Canseco**became the first 40/40 player, hitting 42 home runs and stealing 40 bases.

**Babe Ruth Award | Jose Canseco, Athletics.**42 home runs, 124 RBIs, .307 batting average, .391 on-base percentage, .569 slugging percentage, 120 runs, 40 stolen bases, 10 HBPs.

2. Wade Boggs, Red Sox

3. Kirby Puckett, Twins

4. Mike Greenwell, Red Sox

5. Frank Viola, Twins

**Walter Johnson Award | Frank Viola, Twins.**24-7, 2.64 ERA, 193 strikeouts and 54 walks in 255.1 innings.

2. Mark Gubicza, Royals

3. Teddy Higuera, Brewers

**Jackie Robinson Award | Walt Weiss, Athletics.**3 home runs, 39 RBIs, .250 batting average, .312 on-base percentage, .321 slugging percentage.

2. Don August, Brewers

3. Jody Reed, Red Sox

**Pee Wee Reese Award | Dennis Eckersley, Athletics.**4-2, 2.35 ERA, 45 saves, 70 strikeouts and 11 walks in 72.2 innings.

**Connie Mack Award | Tony LaRussa, Athletics.**104-58 [.642]

2. Tom Kelly, Twins

3. Joe Morgan, Red Sox

**Catcher | Bob Boone, Angels.**5 home runs, 39 RBIs, .295 batting average, .352 on-base percentage, .386 slugging percentage. 2. Matt Nokes, Tigers. 3. Ernie Whitt, Blue Jays.

**Best fielder |**Andy Allanson, Cleveland.

**First base | Fred McGriff, Blue Jays.**34 home runs, 82 RBIs, .282 batting average, .376 on-base percentage, .552 slugging percentage, 100 runs, 35 doubles. 2. George Brett, Royals.

**Best fielder |**Pete O’Brien, Rangers.

**Second base | Lou Whitaker, Tigers.**12 home runs, 55 RBIs, .275 batting average, .376 on-base percentage, .419 slugging percentage. 2. Julio Franco, Cleveland. 3. Johnny Ray, Angels.

**Best fielder |**Frank White, Royals.

**Third base | Wade Boggs, Red Sox.**5 home runs, 58 RBIs, .366 batting average, .476 on-base percentage, .490 slugging percentage, 128 runs, 214 hits, 45 doubles, 125 walks. Boggs had the highest on-base percentage since Mickey Mantle in 1962. 2. Paul Molitor, Brewers.

**Best fielder |**Kelly Gruber, Blue Jays.

**Shortstop | Cal Ripken, Orioles.**23 home runs, 81 RBIs, .264 batting average, .372 on-base percentage, .431 slugging percentage, 102 walks. 2. Alan Trammell, Tigers.

**Best fielder |**Walt Weiss, Athletics.

**Left field | Mike Greenwell, Red Sox.**22 home runs, 119 RBIs, .325 batting average, .416 on-base percentage, .531 slugging percentage, 39 doubles. 2. Rickey Henderson, Yankees.

**Center field | Kirby Puckett, Twins.**24 home runs, 121 RBIs, .356 batting average, .375 on-base percentage, .545 slugging percentage, 109 runs, 234 hits, 42 doubles. 2. Robin Yount, Brewers. 3. Dave Henderson, Athletics.

**Best fielder |**Yount

**Right field | Jose Canseco, Athletics.**42 home runs, 124 RBIs, .307 batting average, .391 on-base percentage, .569 slugging percentage, 120 runs, 40 stolen bases, 10 HBPs. 2. Dave Winfield, Yankees.

**Designated hitter | Jack Clark, Yankees.**27 home runs, 93 RBIs, .242 batting average, .381 on-base percentage, .433 slugging percentage, 113 walks.

**Starting rotation |**

1. Frank Viola, Twins.24-7, 2.64 ERA, 193 strikeouts and 54 walks in 255.1 innings.

1. Frank Viola, Twins.

**2. Mark Gubicza, Royals.**20-8, 2.70 ERA, 183 strikeouts and 83 walks in 269.2 innings, 12 wild pitches.

**3. Teddy Higuera, Brewers.**16-9, 2.45 ERA, 192 strikeouts and 59 walks in 227.1 innings.

**4. Roger Clemens, Red Sox.**18-12, 2.93 ERA, 291 strikeouts and 62 walks in 264 innings, 14 complete games, eight shutouts.

**5. Greg Swindell, Cleveland.**18-14, 3.20 ERA, 180 strikeouts and 45 walks in 242 innings, 12 complete games. 6. Mark Langston, Mariners. 7. Allan Anderson, Twins. 8. Tom Candiotti, Cleveland.

**Reliever | Doug Jones, Cleveland.**3-4, 2.27 ERA, 37 saves, 72 strikeouts and 16 walks in 83.1 innings. 2. Mike Henneman, Tigers.

**Best Picture |**Bull Durham

*— Kevin Brewer*

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