The Comeback Player of the Year Awards are presented annually to one player in each league who has re-emerged on the field during the season. The 30 club beat reporters from MLB.com selected the winners from an original list of 30 candidates (one per MLB club). The award debuted in 2005.
|2013||Mariano Rivera||NY Yankees||P|
|2012||Fernando Rodney||Tampa Bay||P|
|2007||Carlos Pena||Tampa Bay||1B|
|2006||Jim Thome||Chi White Sox||DH|
|2005||Jason Giambi||NY Yankees||1B|