Age of Trout, Harper

Youngest AL winner; second-youngest in NL

Posted: November 13, 2012 at 4:11 a.m.

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout was named the American League Rookie of the Year receiving all 28 first-place votes Monday. Trout, a former Arkansas Traveler, finished the season with a .326 batting average, 30 home runs and 83 RBI.

Mike Trout and Bryce Harper were teammates on the Scottsdale Scorpions last fall. The outfielders arrived in the major leagues on the same April day this year, both played in the All-Star Game and they won Rookie of the Year awards a half-hour apart Monday.


Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, 20, edged Arizona pitcher Wade Miley 112 points to 105 to become the second you... (By: ALEX BRANDON) (Credit: AP)

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