It was Baltimore's first ALCS appearance since '97, and the team's best regular-season record since that year.
Duquette is the first Orioles executive to receive the award, which has been given since 1998. He is also one of six nominees for the annual GIBBY Executive of the Year award, which will be handed out live at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday on MLB Network and MLB.com.
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