* Becomes first player to win league Rookie of the Year and MVP awards in back-to-back seasons.
* Is one of only three major- leaguers to play in 162 games this year, but the only player to play every inning.
* Tops major-league shortstops in assists (534) and leads American League in total chances (831) and double plays (113).
* Becomes first Oriole to play every inning of every game.
* Appears in American League's first All-Star victory since 1971.
* Shares Most Valuable Oriole award with Eddie Murray. It is only the third time the award voting is tied.
* His .318 batting average ranks at time as third highest in Orioles history.
* Never goes more than two straight games without a hit.
* Reaches base in 143 of 162 games.
* His 16-game hitting streak is the longest this season by an Oriole.
* Establishes team records for hits (211) and doubles (47) in a season.
* Sets a major-league record for most at-bats in a season without stealing a base (663).
* Receives American League Player of the Month award for September, when he hits .393 (53-for-135) with six homers and 19 RBIs in 31 games.
* Bats .313 (51-for-163) with runners in scoring position.