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Wed, 1953-12-23

On December 23, 1953, James “Junior” Gilliam of the Brooklyn Dodgers wins the National League’s Rookie of the Year Award. Gilliam, who led the NL with 17 triples, beats out Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander Harvey Haddix.

 

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Brooklyn Dodgers, Harvey Haddix, Jim Gilliam, NL Rookie of the Year

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