Wes Chamberlain (1992, right field, ROY voting: 5th)
Chamberlain was drafted out of high school by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1984. After attending Jackson State University, he was selected again by the Pirates in the fourth round in 1987. After most of four seasons in the Pirates organization, Chamberlain was traded to the Phillies for Carmelo Martinez.
He made his Major League debut on August 31, 1990 and hit .283 with two home runs in 46 at-bats. During his rookie season of 1992, Chamberlain .240 in 101 games with 16 doubles, 13 home runs and 50 RBI. Although not spectacular numbers, they were good enough to earn him fifth place in Rookie of the Year voting.
Chamberlain played 34 games at AAA Lehigh Valley in 1992 and hit .258 with nine home runs and 41 RBI in 76 games with the Phillies. Platooning in right field with Jim Eisenreich in 1993, Chamberlain batted .282 with a career high 20 doubles, 12 home runs, 45 RBI.
He was traded to the Red Sox in the middle of 1994 for Paul Quantrill and Billy Hatcher. Chamberlain hit .256 in 51 games with Boston that season and just .119 in 42 at-bats in 1995. After playing in Japan in 1996, Chamberlain played for several Independent Leagues, earning All-Star honors in 2000 and 2003.
Chamberlain retired with a .255 hitter with 43 home runs and 167 RBI in 385 games.