Atlantic League Awards

ATLANTIC LEAGUE AWARDS

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The Atlantic League will announce monthly award recipients for the league's Player and Pitcher of the Month during the regular season.
Teams will submit nominees each month, with winners chosen by league officials.

PLAYER OF THE MONTH         PITCHER OF THE MONTH
Month Player Team         Month Player Team
May/June 2021 Carlos Castro York Revolution         May/June 2021 Daryl Thompson Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
July 2021 Daniel Fields Long Island Ducks         July 2021 Cooper Casad High Point Rockers
August 2021 Rubi Silva Southern Maryland Blue Crabs         August 2021 Tommy Lawrence  High Point Rockers
September 2021 Courtney Hawkins  Lexington Legends         September 2021 Austin Nicely York Revolution
October 2021             October 2021    

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The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named the 2021 Postseason All-Star Team, featuring the league's best players.
Voting was based on nominations by club officials, team managers, and team broadcasters.

POSITION PLAYER TEAM
Catcher Hector Sanchez Long Island Ducks
First Baseman Nellie Rodriguez York Revolution
Second Baseman Steve Lombardozzi Long Island Ducks
Third Baseman Alberto Callaspo Charleston Dirty Birds
Shortstop Roberto Baldoquin Lexington Legends
Outfielder Courtney Hawkins Lexington Legends
Outfielder Caleb Gindl Lancaster Barnstormers
Outfielder Tillman Pugh Lexington Legends
Designated Hitter Jimmy Paredes Charleston Dirty Birds
Starting Pitcher Daryl Thompson Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
Relief Pitcher Endrys Briceno Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
Closer Scott Shuman Lancaster Barnstormers
     

2021 Atlantic League Player of the Year: Steve Lombardozzi (Long Island Ducks)
2021 Atlantic League Pitcher of the Year: Daryl Thompson (Southern Maryland Blue Crabs)
2021 Atlantic League Manager of the Year: Stan Cliburn (Southern Maryland Blue Crabs)

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A Red, White and Blue All-Defensive team was established in 2015 to celebrate the red and blue stitched Rawlings baseball that was adopted as the official league baseball that season. In addition, the league established the Defensive Player of the Year award. The 2021 results were based on nominations by club officials, team managers, and team broadcasters:

POSITION PLAYER TEAM
Catcher Hector Sanchez Long Island Ducks
First Baseman Jerry Downs High Point Rockers
Second Baseman Steve Lombardozzi Long Island Ducks
Third Baseman Alberto Callaspo Charleston Dirty Birds
Shortstop Roberto Baldoquin Lexington Legends
Outfielder Boog Powell Gastonia Honey Hunters
Outfielder L.J. Mazzilli Long Island Ducks
Outfielder Zach Collier Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
Pitcher Daryl Thompson Southern Maryland Blue Crabs

2021 Defensive Player of the Year: Steve Lombardozzi (Long Island Ducks)

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The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has announced a number of special recognitions for team accomplishments both on and off the field. The 2021 results were based on nominations by club officials, team managers, and team broadcasters:

Joe Klein Executive of the Year: John Gibson (General Manager, York Revolution)
Ken Shepard Award for Promotional Excellence: York Revolution
Promotion of the Year: High Point Rockers (9/11 Day of Remembrance)

Outstanding Club Community Service Award: Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
Ray Cipperly Award for Groundskeeping Excellence: Chris Carbaugh (Director of Grounds and Field Operations, York Revolution)
Ballpark of the Year: PeoplesBank Park (York, Pa.)
Mascot of the Year: Cylo (Lancaster Barnstormers)

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ATLANTIC LEAGUE AWARDS HISTORY

 
PLAYER OF THE YEAR         PITCHER OF THE YEAR
Year Player Team         Year Player Team
1998 Felix Jose
Kinnis Pledger
Nashua Pride
Bridgeport Bluefish
        1998 Chris Eddy Atlantic City Surf
1999 Glenn Murray Nashua Pride         1999 Justin Jensen Somerset Patriots
2000 Ozzie Canseco Newark Bears         2000 Alan Sontag Bridgeport Bluefish
2001 Michael Warner Somerset Patriots         2001 Len Picota Nashua Pride
2002 Jimmy Hurst Newark Bears         2002 Lincoln Mikkelsen Camden Riversharks
2003 Rolo Avila Bridgeport Bluefish         2003 Ben Simon Camden Riversharks
2004 Victor Rodriguez Somerset Patriots         2004 Kevin Henthorne Bridgeport Bluefish
2005 Brian Becker Nashua Pride         2005 Brett Laxon Camden Riversharks
2006 Lincoln Mikkelsen Atlantic City Surf         2006 Lincoln Mikkelsen Atlantic City Surf
2007 Jesse Hoorelbeke
Victor Rodriguez
Bridgeport Bluefish
Newark Bears
        2007 Brian Adams Somerset Patriots
2008 Josh Pressley Somerset Patriots         2008 Joe Gannon Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
2009 Ray Navarrete Long Island Ducks         2009 Jim Magrane Somerset Patriots
2010 Aaron Herr
Scott Grimes
Lancaster Barnstormers
York Revolution
        2010 Dan Reichert Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
2011 Tommy Everidge Lancaster Barnstormers         2011 Mike Loree Long Island Ducks
2012 Blake Gailen Lancaster Barnstormers         2012 Dwayne Pollok Lancaster Barnstormers
2013 Jake Fox Somerset Patriots         2013 Dwayne Pollok Lancaster Barnstormers
2014 Lew Ford Long Island Ducks         2014 Chris Schwinden Lancaster Barnstormers
2015 Welington Dotel Bridgeport Bluefish         2015 John Brownell Long Island Ducks
2016 Jeremy Barfield Sugar Land Skeeters         2016 Jonathan Albaladejo Bridgeport Bluefish
2017 Alonzo Harris York Revolution         2017 Gaby Hernandez Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
2018 Jordany Valdespin  Long Island Ducks         2018 Nate Reed Lancaster Barnstormers
2019 Telvin Nash York Revolution         2019 Daryl Thompson Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
2021 Steve Lombardozzi  Long Island Ducks         2021 Daryl Thompson Southern Maryland Blue Crabs

 

 
MANAGER OF THE YEAR         DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Year Player Team         Year Player Team
1998 Willie Upshaw Bridgeport Bluefish         2015 Dan Lyons Long Island Ducks
1999 Sparky Lyle Somerset Patriots         2016 Eric Farris Somerset Patriots
2000 Bud Harrelson Long Island Ducks         2017 Michael Crouse New Britain Bees
2001 Butch Hobson Nashua Pride         2018 Edwin Garcia Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
2002 Wayne Krenchicki Camden Riversharks         2019 Edwin Garcia Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
2003 Sparky Lyle Somerset Patriots         2021 Steve Lombardozzi  Long Island Ducks
2004 Jeff Ball Atlantic City Surf              
2005 Sparky Lyle Somerset Patriots              
2006 Dave LaPoint Bridgeport Bluefish              
2007 Jeff Scott Road Warriors              
2008 Butch Hobson Southern Maryland Blue Crabs              
2009 Sparky Lyle Somerset Patriots              
2010 Willie Upshaw Bridgeport Bluefish              
2011 Andy Etchebarren York Revolution              
2012 Butch Hobson Lancaster Barnstormers              
2013 Gary Gaetti Sugar Land Skeeters              
2014 Mark Mason York Revolution              
2015 Brett Jodie Somerset Patriots              
2016 Stan Cliburn New Britain Bees              
2017 Ross Peeples Lancaster Barnstormers              
2018 Pete Incaviglia  Sugar Land Skeeters              
2019 Wally Backman Long Island Ducks              
2021 Stan Cliburn Southern Maryland Blue Crabs              

 

BATTING TRIPLE CROWN WINNERS           PITCHING TRIPLE CROWN WINNERS
Year Player Team AVG. HR RBI           Year Player Team Wins ERA Strikeouts
2002 Jimmy Hurst Newark Bears .341 35 100           2009 Jim Magrane Somerset Patriots 15 2.70 134
                      2011 Mike Loree Long Island Ducks 14 1.98 131