Best player in baseball?
On Thursday, the
Trout, 23, became the youngest unanimous winner of the award and third youngest to win it behind Vida Blue of the
Trout is the first player since Mickey Mantle in 1962 to win the award after two consecutive second-place finishes. Mantle trailed
Trout finished behind
The Angels posted the best record in the major leagues this season. Trout hit a career-high 36 home runs and led the league in runs scored (115) and runs batted in (111). He also led the league in extra-base hits, the first player to lead the AL in runs, RBIs and extra-base hits since
He is the first player ever to hit 75 home runs, steal 75 bases and score 300 runs in his first 400 career games.