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Rawlings Gold Glove Award

The Rawlings Gold Glove Award® represents overall fielding excellence, and it is not an award based only on fielding metrics and statistics, it also factor's offensive production. Only the manager and his coaching staff on each Major League Baseball team vote, and each person must sign the completed ballot in order to be considered valid. Managers and coaches cannot vote for their own players and can only vote for players in their own League. Only players listed in the resource guide are eligible for a Rawlings Gold Glove Award at the specific position listed.

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The votes are confidential between Major League Baseball and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. Only players listed in the resource guide areeligible for a Rawlings Gold Glove Award at the specific position listed. The votes are confidential between Major League Baseball and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. All pitchers must have pitched in at least 137 innings by his team’s 137th game; A catcher must have played in at least half of his team’s games by his team’s 137th game (a minimum of 69 games); All infielders and outfielders must have played in the field for at least 690 total innings through his team’s 137th game: this equates to playing in the field for approximately 7.5 innings per game in approximately 67% of his team’s games by his team’s 137th game; this ensures that only full-time players are considered); All infielders and outfielders with at least 690 total innings played qualify at the specific position where he played the most innings (i.e. where his manager utilized him the most) Cast votes for players at particular positions, not in general terms; i.e. qualified LF instead of three general OF.

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