Carlos Correa Wins American League Rookie Of The YearCorrea, who debuted on June, 8th, hit .279 with 22 home runs and 68 RBI in 99 games for the Astros. Correa was the number one overall pick in the 2012 draft out of Puerto Rico. The 21-year-old was the youngest position player in the major leagues for the entirety of his time on the team this year, starting as a 20-year-old before turning 21 in September.
Kyrie Irving Wins 2011-2012 NBA Rookie Of The Year AwardKyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers was named the 2012 Rookie of the Year, beating out another point guard Ricky Rubio of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The ascent has been rapid for the 19-year-old former New Jersey high school player from St. Patrick’s who last year, due to an injury, played just 11 games as a freshman at Duke.