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Texas Rangers named 2012 Topps Organization of the Year

Texas Rangers named 2012 Topps Organization of the Year

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After another outstanding year of Major and Minor League Baseball, Topps is excited to announce this years’ “Organization of the Year Award” goes to the Texas Rangers. This achievement by the Rangers marks its first win in franchise history.

The Organization of the Year award dates back to 1966 and highlights the Major League team that has shown outstanding performance, depth and talent throughout their Major and Minor League teams. The Award is presented annually based on the number of players in the organization that have received Topps awards during the season. Points are awarded in four different minor league categories including: All-Star players, Players of the Month, Trautman Award recipients, awarded to each league's Minor League Player of the Year, and The J.G Taylor Spink Award recipient, awarded to the overall Minor League Player of the Year. Points are also awarded for those players’ selected for Topps Major League Rookie All-Star team.

The Rangers’ individual winners included: Jurickson Profar (Topps 2012 All-Star/ Player of the Month – Texas League/ ); Joey Gallo (Topps 2012 All-Star / Player of the Month/ Player of the Year – Arizona League); Engel Beltre (Topps 2012 All-Star – Texas League); Leonys Martin (Player of the Month – Pacific Coast League.); Mike Olt (Topps 2012 All-Star – Texas League).

The Milwaukee Brewers and New York Yankees have won the trophy five times while Oakland, Baltimore, Montreal and the New York Mets are three-time winners. Anaheim, Kansas City, San Diego and San Francisco also make note as two-time winners of this award. Topps is proud to sponsor annual awards honoring major league rookies, minor league players and baseball scouts. Its extensive awards program is administered by the Topps Sports/Player Licensing Department, under the direction of Joe Vignier. Topps is an international marketer of entertainment products, principally collectible trading cards, confections and sticker collections.

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