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    ACHIEVEMENTS — AWARDS

    1979
    3rd youngest player in MLB (Raines' first season)

    1981
    Led the NL in Stolen Bases
    Winner of Sporting News Rookie Player of the Year
    Second place to Fernando Valenzuela in the BBWAA Rookie of the Year
    6th in On Base Percentage
    19th in NL MVP voting

    1982
    Led the NL in Stolen Bases
    5th in Times On Base
    10th in Runs Scored

    1983
    Named on The Sporting News NL All-Star Team
    Led the NL in Assists for an OF
    Led the NL in Runs Scored
    Led the NL in Times On Base
    Led the NL in Stolen Bases
    4th in On Base Percentage
    5th in NL MVP voting

    1984
    Led the NL in Times On Base
    Led the NL in Stolen Bases
    Led the NL in Doubles
    2nd in Runs Scored
    4th in On Base Percentage
    8th in Batting Average
    11th in NL MVP voting

    1985
    Led the NL OF in DP made by a fielder
    2nd in Runs Scored
    2nd in Times On Base
    2nd in Stolen Bases
    3rd in Batting Average
    3rd in On Base Percentage
    12th in NL MVP voting

    1986
    Named on The Sporting News NL All-Star Team
    Winner of the Silver Slugger, OF
    Led the NL in On Base Percentage
    Led the NL in Batting Average
    Led the NL in Times On Base
    Led the NL in Assists for a LF
    3rd in Stolen Bases
    6th in NL MVP voting
    8th in Runs Scored

    1987
    Led the NL in Runs Scored
    All-Star MVP
    2nd in Intentional Walks
    3rd in On Base Percentage
    3rd in Batting Average
    4th in Stolen Bases
    5th in Times On Base
    7th in NL MVP voting
    9th in Slugging Percentage

    1989
    4th in Stolen Bases
    5th in On Base Percentage
    7th in Times On Base
    17th in NL MVP voting

    1990
    6th in Stolen Bases

    1991
    3rd in Stolen Bases
    9th in Runs Scored
    10th in Times On Base

    1992
    Led the AL in Assists for a LF
    6th in Runs Scored
    7th in Stolen Bases

    1996
    Won the World Series

    1998
    Won the World Series

    2002
    4th oldest player in MLB (Raines' last season)

    Source: baseball-reference.com