On This Day In Baseball History: October 29, 1975

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Boston Red Sox centerfielder Fred Lynn is voted by the Baseball Writers Association of America as the American League Rookie of the Year running away with the vote. Only his teammate Jim Rice received any votes. Lynn led the league in runs scored (103), doubles (47), slugging percentage (.566), and OPS (.967). Only his 1979 season would statistically top his rookie campaign.

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