MLB Edgar Martinez Award Winners

The Edgar Martinez Award is awarded each year to the best Designated Hitter in baseball. It was established in 1973 as the Designated Hitter of the Year Award and renamed in 2004 to honor the newly retired Edgar Martinez.

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Batting Stats
Year Lg Name Tm WAR BA OBP SLG HR RBI SB
2020MLMarcell OzunaATL2.6.338.431.63618560
2019MLNelson CruzMIN4.4.311.392.639411080
2018MLKhris DavisOAK2.9.247.326.549481230
2017MLNelson CruzSEA4.2.288.375.549391191
2016MLDavid OrtizBOS5.2.315.401.620381272
2015MLKendrys MoralesKCR2.7.290.362.485221060
2014MLVictor MartinezDET5.5.335.409.565321033
2013MLDavid OrtizBOS4.4.309.395.564301034
2012MLBilly ButlerKCR3.0.313.373.510291072
2011MLDavid OrtizBOS4.0.309.398.55429961
2010MLVladimir GuerreroTEX1.8.300.345.496291154
2009MLAdam LindTOR3.9.305.370.562351141
2008MLAubrey HuffBAL4.1.304.360.552321084
2007MLDavid OrtizBOS6.4.332.445.621351173
2006MLDavid OrtizBOS5.8.287.413.636541371
2005MLDavid OrtizBOS5.2.300.397.604471481
2004MLDavid OrtizBOS4.3.301.380.603411390
2003MLDavid OrtizBOS3.4.288.369.592311010
2002MLEllis BurksCLE3.9.301.362.54132912
2001MLEdgar MartinezSEA4.8.306.423.543231164
2000MLEdgar MartinezSEA5.7.324.423.579371453
1999MLRafael PalmeiroTEX5.2.324.420.630471482
1998MLEdgar MartinezSEA5.6.322.429.565291021
1997MLEdgar MartinezSEA6.2.330.456.554281082
1996MLPaul MolitorMIN3.7.341.390.468911318
1995MLEdgar MartinezSEA7.0.356.479.628291134
1993MLPaul MolitorTOR5.6.332.402.5092211122
1992MLDave WinfieldTOR4.1.290.377.491261082
1991MLChili DavisMIN3.3.277.385.50729935
1990MLDave ParkerMIL1.1.289.330.45121924
1989MLDave ParkerOAK0.3.264.308.43222970
1988MLHarold BainesCHW1.3.277.347.41113810
1987MLHarold BainesCHW1.7.293.352.47920930
1986MLDon BaylorBOS1.6.238.344.43931943
1985MLDon BaylorNYY0.7.231.330.43023910
1984MLDave KingmanOAK2.5.268.321.505351182
1983MLGreg LuzinskiCHW2.3.255.352.50232952
1982MLHal McRaeKCR4.1.308.369.542271334
1981MLGreg LuzinskiCHW2.7.265.365.47621620
1980MLHal McRaeKCR2.7.297.342.483148310
1979MLWillie HortonSEA1.0.279.326.458291061
1978MLRusty StaubDET1.5.273.347.435241213
1977MLJim RiceBOS5.2.320.376.593391145
1976MLHal McRaeKCR4.7.332.407.46187322
1975MLWillie HortonDET0.0.275.319.42125921
1974MLTommy DavisBAL0.7.289.325.37711846
1973MLOrlando CepedaBOS1.5.289.350.44420860