Comeback Player of the Year
Retiring Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was voted Marvin Miller Man of the Year for excellence on and off the field, and Rivera was also picked as the AL’s Comeback Player of the Year.
Football fans care about the MVP, the Rookie of the Year and the Coach of the Year. Comeback Player of the Year? Wake me when we get to the good part. But this year, it IS the good part.
When it comes to winning awards, the comeback player of the year honor is one nobody starts his NFL career hoping to get.