Team Awards

Major League Level

Padres MVP – is selected annually by the San Diego Chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) and is awarded to the teams most valuable player

Clyde McCullough Pitcher of the Year – also selected annually by the San Diego Chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) and is awarded to the teams most valuable pitcher. The award is named in honor of the former San Diego bullpen coach, Clyde McCullough, who passed away on September 18, 1982. McCullough’s career as a player, coach, instructor and scout spanned nearly five decades and he was an inspirational and popular figure in baseball

Chairman’s Award – founded by the Padres Community Relations Department in 1995, honors the Padres player, manager or coach who best exemplifies the community spirit of the club

Favorite New Padre – also established in 1995, the award is selected by the Madres, a group of volunteers who have been helping the Padres’ front office and serving San Diego Youth Baseball since 1972, and is given out to their favorite incoming Padre player

Darrel Akerfelds Bullpen Award –  created in 2006 (previously the Fireman’s Award), honors the Padres top relief pitcher of the season, as voted on by his peers. In 2012 it was renamed after long time bullpen coach Darrel Akerfelds, who passed away June 24th, 2012. Ackerfelds spent 11 seasons in that role and was beloved by both the fans and players

Clyde McCullough Award* – until 1989 the Clyde McCullough Award was given out to the Padres top rookie

Padres MVP
Nate Colbert 1969
Cito Gaston 1970
Clay Kirby 1971
Nate Colbert (2) 1972
Fred Kendall 1973
Bobby Tolan 1974
Randy Jones 1975
Randy Jones (2) 1976
George Hendrick 1977
Dave Winfield 1978
Dave Winfield (2) 1979
Gene Richards 1980
Juan Bonilla 1981
Terry Kennedy 1982
Alan Wiggins 1983
Tony Gwynn 1984
Garry Templeton 1985
Tony Gwynn (2) 1986
Tony Gwynn (3) 1987
Tony Gwynn (4) 1988
Mark Davis 1989
Bip Roberts 1990
Fred McGriff 1991
Gary Sheffield 1992
Phil Plantier 1993
Tony Gwynn (5) 1994
Tony Gwynn (6) 1995
Ken Caminiti 1996
Tony Gwynn (7) 1997
Greg Vaughn 1998
Phil Nevin 1999
Phil Nevin (2) 2000
Phil Nevin (3) 2001
Ryan Klesko 2002
Mark Loretta 2003
Mark Loretta (2) 2004
Brian Giles 2005
Adrian Gonzalez 2006
Khalil Greene 2007
Adrian Gonzalez (2) 2008
Adrian Gonzalez (3) 2009
Adrian Gonzalez (4) 2010
Cameron Maybin 2011
Chase Headley 2012
Will Venable 2013
Clyde McCullough Pitcher of the Year
Ed Whitson 1990
Andy Benes 1991
Bruce Hurst 1992
Andy Benes (2) 1993
Trevor Hoffman 1994
Andy Ashby 1995
Trevor Hoffman (2) 1996
Trevor Hoffman (3) 1997
Kevin Brown & Trevor Hoffman (4) 1998
Trevor Hoffman (5) 1999
Woody Williams 2000
Trevor Hoffman (6) 2001
Trevor Hoffman (7) 2002
Rod Beck 2003
Jake Peavy 2004
Jake Peavy (2) 2005
Trevor Hoffman (8) 2006
Jake Peavy (3) 2007
Jake Peavy (4) 2008
Heath Bell 2009
Heath Bell (2) 2010
Heath Bell (3) 2011
Clayton Richard 2012
Andrew Cashner 2013
Chairman’s Award
Tony Gwynn 1995
Brian Johnson 1996
Steve Finley 1997
Greg Vaughn 1998
Trevor Hoffman 1999
Woody Williams 2000
Ryan Klesko 2001
Mark Kotsay 2002
Bruce Bochy 2003
Brian Giles 2004
Woody Williams (2) 2005
Jake Peavy 2006
Adrian Gonzalez 2007
Chris Young 2008
Bud Black 2009
Nick Hundley 2010
Luke Gregerson 2011
Will Venable 2012
Bud Black (2) 2013
Favorite New Padre
Steve Finley 1995
John Flaherty 1996
Mark Sweeney 1997
Kevin Brown 1998
Eric Owens 1999
Ryan Klesko 2000
Bubba Trammell 2001
Gene Kingsale 2002
Mark Loretta 2003
Khalil Greene 2004
Joe Randa 2005
Adrian Gonzalez 2006
Kevin Kouzmanoff 2007
Jody Gerut 2008
David Eckstein 2009
Chris Denorfia 2010
Cameron Maybin 2011
Alexi Amarista 2012
 Jedd Gyorko 2013
Darrel Akerfelds Bullpen Award
Trevor Hoffman 2006
Heath Bell 2007
Trevor Hoffman (2) 2008
Heath Bell (2) 2009
Heath Bell (3) 2010
Heath Bell (4) 2011
Luke Gregerson 2012
Huston Street 2013
Clyde McCullough Award*
Luis DeLeon 1982
Mark Thurmond 1983
Carmelo Martinez 1984
Lance McCullers 1985
John Kruk 1986
Benito Santiago 1987
Roberto Alomar 1988
Greg Harris 1989