Tigers’ third baseman Nick Castellanos was named the Tigers Rookie of the Year by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association today.

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Castellanos hit .259 (138x533) with 50 runs scored, 31 doubles, four triples, 11 home runs and 66 RBI in 148 games. His 31 doubles were the 10th most by a rookie in franchise history and the most since Austin Jackson had 34 doubles in 2010.

Castellanos ranked second among American League rookies with 31 doubles, 66 RBI and 138 hits, while he was tied for fourth with 35 multi-hit games.

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Castellanos will be presented with his award prior to a 2015 Tigers home game at Comerica Park. The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association has selected a Tigers Rookie of the Year since 1969.

Castellanos got out of the starting gate with a big game on March 31st against the Royals, and talked about it after the game..

Castellanos delivered several key hits, including a homer to lead Detroit to a come from behind win over Toronto on August 8th.

Recipients of the Tigers Rookie of the Year Award

1969 – Mike Kilkenny, LHP
1970 – Elliott Maddox, 3B/OF
1971 – No Award
1972 – Chuck Seelbach, RHP
1973 – Dick Sharon, OF
1974 – Ron LeFlore, OF
1975 – Vern Ruhle, RHP
1976 – Mark Fidrych, RHP
1977 – Dave Rozema, RHP
1978 – Lou Whitaker, 2B
1979 – Lynn Jones, OF
1980 – Rick Peters, OF
1981 – No Award
1982 – Glenn Wilson, OF
1983 – Dave Gumpert, RHP
1984 – Barbaro Garbey, 1B
1985 – Nelson Simmons, OF
1986 – Eric King, RHP
1987 – Matt Nokes, C
1988 – Paul Gibson, LHP
1989 – Kevin Ritz, RHP
1990 – Travis Fryman, SS
1991 – Milt Cuyler, OF
1992 – Scott Livingstone, 3B
1993 – Chris Gomez, SS
1994 – Chris Gomez, SS
1995 – Bobby Higginson, OF
1996 – Tony Clark, 1B
1997 – Delvi Cruz, SS
1998 – Matt Anderson, RHP
1999 – Gabe Kapler, OF
2000 – Jose Macias, 2B/3B
2001 – Victor Santos, RHP
2002 – Carlos Pena, 1B
2003 – Craig Monroe, OF
2004 – Nook Logan, OF
2005 – Curtis Granderson, OF
2006 – Justin Verlander, RHP
2007 – Ryan Raburn, OF
2008 – Armando Galarraga, RHP
2009 – Rick Porcello, RHP
2010 – Austin Jackson, OF
2011 – Al Alburquerque, RHP
2012 – Quintin Berry, OF
2013 – Jose Iglesias, SS
2014 – Nick Castellanos, 3B