He is one of three players to be named a finalist for a Gold Glove Award each year since Rawlings started naming finalists in 2011, along with St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina and Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia.
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The only three shortstops in Phillies history to win a Gold Glove award are Jimmy Rollins, Larry Bowa and Bobby Wine.
Rawlings also announced that winners will be revealed on Tuesday, November 7 at 8 p.m. CT, during a special edition of "Baseball Tonight - The 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Award Announcement Show", which will air on ESPN.More news: Dont'a Hightower out Sunday, potentially longer due to shoulder injury
Each manager and up to six coaches on his staff vote from a pool of qualified players in their League, and can not vote for players from their own team.
Betts (pictured) was the 2016 American League victor in right field, where he once again was a standout this season. This season he pitched for Atlanta was named a National League pitcher finalist. He is the only Royals first baseman to be honored.
Dickey and Betts are finalists for the second straight season.
Dickey won the award for American League pitchers in 2013 with Toronto and was a finalist last season, his final year with the Blue Jays. Winners will be announced November 17.