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Randy Johnson's perfect game was voted the "This Year in Baseball" Individual Performance of the Year for the 2004 Major League Baseball season. Nearly 800,000 ballots were cast for this year's awards by baseball fans around the globe. Thanks to everyone who voted.

Click here for a complete list of winners and final voting tallies.



David Bell
Bell became only the second Phillie in 40 years to hit for the cycle. He also drove in six runs.
  56K | 350K

Vladimir Guerrero
Guerrero's nine RBIs against Boston set a new single-game record for the Angels.
  56K | 350K

Randy Johnson
The 40-year-old left-hander tossed the 17th perfect game in Major League history.
  56K | 350K

Ted Lilly
Lilly whiffed a career-high 13 batters and scattered three hits in a complete-game shutout of Boston.
  56K | 350K

Rob Mackowiak
Hours after his wife gave birth, Mackowiak hit a two-out, walk-off grand slam in Game 1 of a doubleheader, then followed it up with a ninth-inning, game-tying blast in the second game.
  56K | 350K

Mike Maroth
Maroth threw a complete game, one-hit, seven-strikeout shutout against the Yankees in July.
  56K | 350K

Victor Martinez
Martinez went 5-for-5 with three homers and seven RBIs as Cleveland pounded Seattle, 18-6, in July.
  56K | 350K

Carlos Pena
Pena became the fourth Tiger in history to collect six hits in a game. He had five RBIs and hit two homers.
  56K | 350K

Albert Pujols
Pujols' three homers and five RBIs helped St. Louis erase an 8-2 deficit and defeat the Chicago Cubs, 11-8.
  56K | 350K

Jason Schmidt
Schmidt was dominant in a May start against the Cubs, throwing a one-hit shutout while striking out 13.
  56K | 350K

Ben Sheets
Sheets struck out 18 Braves during a complete-game win on May 16, the highest K total in the Majors in 2004.
  56K | 350K

Mark Teixeira
Teixeira became the 17th switch-hitter in history to hit for the cycle when he pounded Cleveland in August.
  56K | 350K