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Welcome to the 2003 MLB.com This Year in Baseball Awards.
Dusty Baker was voted the "This Year in Baseball" Manager 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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ALOU LED THE GIANTS TO THE NL WEST CROWN IN HIS FIRST YEAR AT THE HELM IN SAN FRANCISCO, FINISHING THE SEASON AT 100-61.


IN BAKER'S DEBUT IN CHICAGO, THE CUBS WON THEIR FIRST DIVISION CROWN IN 14 YEARS, EDGING OUT THE ASTROS IN THE SEASON'S FINAL WEEKEND.


COX AND THE BRAVES REACHED THE POSTSEASON FOR THE 12TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR, AFTER WINNING A LEAGUE-HIGH 101 GAMES IN 2003.


WITH HIS TEAM IN THIRD PLACE, 7 1/2 GAMES BACK AT THE ALL-STAR BREAK, GARDENHIRE TURNED THE TWINS (90-72) AROUND AND LED THEM TO THEIR SECOND STRAIGHT AL CENTRAL CROWN.


IN HIS FIRST YEAR AS A MAJOR LEAGUE MANAGER, MACHA LED THE A'S TO A 96-66 RECORD AND THE AL WEST TITLE.


MCKEON INHERITED A 16-22 TEAM ON MAY 11 AND TURNED THEM AROUND, GOING 75-49 THE REST OF THE WAY TO WIN THE NL WILD CARD BY FOUR GAMES.


DESPITE SEVERAL KEY INJURIES TO STAR PLAYERS, PENA'S ROYALS (83-79) WON 21 MORE GAMES THAN IN 2002 AND WERE IN THE HUNT FOR THE AL CENTRAL TITLE UNTIL THE FINAL WEEK OF THE SEASON.


IN HIS SECOND SEASON AS MONTREAL'S SKIPPER, ROBINSON LED THE EXPOS TO THEIR SECOND STRAIGHT WINNING SEASON (83-79) AND KEPT HIS TEAM IN WILD CARD CONTENTION FOR MOST OF 2003.


TORRE IS NOW 8-FOR-8 IN REACHING THE POSTSEASON AS THE YANKEES MANAGER, AFTER LEADING HIS TEAM TO A 101-61 RECORD IN 2003.


IN HIS FIRST FULL SEASON AS A BIG LEAGUE MANAGER, TOSCA KEPT THE BLUE JAYS IN THE WILD CARD HUNT AND FINISHED WITH AN 86-76 RECORD, THE TEAM'S FIRST WINNING SEASON IN THREE YEARS.