Huston Street chosen as Players Choice Rookie of the Year
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Major League baseball players named reliever Huston Street of the Oakland A's as
American League Outstanding Rookie of the Year, when they today announced the
winners of the 2005 Players Choice Awards.
Street saved 23 games in 2005,
leading all MLB rookies. He also crushed the A's rookie save record of 12, set
in 1969 by Rollie Fingers. Street's ERA of 1.72 ranked second among all AL
relievers and was the third lowest in A's history based on a minimum of 70
innings pitched. Street was drafted from the University of Texas by the A's in
2004 and was called up to the majors in 2005.