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Alexei Ramirez (2007)

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Nicknamed the "Cuban Missile" by former White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, Ramirez finished second to Evan Longoria for AL Rookie of the Year in 2008. Ramirez won the Silver Slugger Award with 18 homers and 70 RBIs at shortstop in 2010.