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Welcome to the 2003 MLB.com This Year in Baseball Awards.
Jim Edmonds was voted the "This Year in Baseball" Defensive Player of the Year for the 2003 Major League Baseball season. Click here for a complete list of winners and final voting tallies. Nearly 800,000 ballots were cast for this year's awards by baseball fans around the globe. Thanks to everyone who voted.
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AUSMUS HAD ANOTHER SUPERB YEAR BEHIND THE PLATE, ALLOWING ONLY THREE PASSED BALLS ALL SEASON. HE COMMITTED A MERE THREE ERRORS AND GUNNED DOWN 37 BASESTEALERS (2ND NL).
  56K | 300K
 


BELTRAN MADE MANY GAME-SAVING CATCHES IN 2003 AND HAD THE TOP ZONE RATING (.927) OF ALL CENTER FIELDERS IN THE MAJORS.
  56K | 300K
 


CABRERA TOPPED NL SHORTSTOPS IN PUTOUTS (259), RANKED FOURTH IN ASSISTS (456) AND TURNED 101 DOUBLE PLAYS FOR MONTREAL IN 2003.
  56K | 300K
 


CAMERON LED ALL CENTER FIELDERS WITH 485 PUTOUTS IN 2003 AND MADE ONLY FOUR ERRORS THE ENTIRE SEASON.
  56K | 300K
 


CHAVEZ LED ALL THIRD BASEMAN WITH 125 PUTOUTS AND 343 ASSISTS, WHILE TYING FOR THE LEAD WITH 33 DOUBLE PLAYS TURNED.
  56K | 300K
 


EDMONDS WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR MANY OF THE YEAR'S JAW-DROPPING CATCHES. HIS 12 OUTFIELD ASSISTS PLACED HIM SECOND AMONG NL CENTER FIELDERS.
  56K | 300K
 


HUNTER CONTINUED TO DAZZLE FANS WITH HIS WALL-CLIMBING THEATRICS IN 2003. HE COMMITTED ONLY FOUR ERRORS AND HAD THE SECOND-BEST ZONE RATING FOR A CENTER FIELDER (.924).
  56K | 300K
 


MOLINA THREW OUT 36 OF 81 BASESTEALERS IN 2003 WHILE COMMITTING ONLY FIVE ERRORS ALL SEASON. HE ALSO ALLOWED ONLY FOUR PASSED BALLS.
  56K | 300K
 


A-ROD LED ALL SHORTSTOPS IN FIELDING PERCENTAGE (.989), MAKING ONLY EIGHT ERRORS IN 464 ATTEMPTS. HE ALSO TURNED 111 DOUBLE PLAYS, THE MOST OF ANY BIG LEAGUE SS.
  56K | 300K
 


ICHIRO MADE ONLY TWO ERRORS ALL SEASON AND THREW OUT 12 RUNNERS ON THE BASES. HIS 2.3 RANGE FACTOR TOPPED ALL AL RIGHT FIELDERS.
  56K | 300K