Making it in the majors: the best MLB rookie seasons

[post_page_title]Tony Oliva[/post_page_title]
Year: 1964
Team: Minnesota Twins
Tony Oliva debuted the same year as the Phillies’ Dick Allen and the two won AL Rookie of the Year and NL Rookie of the year. Oliva, who made appearances in the majors during the 1962 and 1963 seasons, finally had his break in 1964, playing in 161 games with 109 runs and 217 hits. Oliva led the league in hits, total bases and extra base hits (43 doubles and nine triples). The right fielder hit 32 homers in his rookie season.

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