4× All-Star selection (1949, 1950, 1951, 1955)
World Series champion (1955)
1956 NL MVP
1956 Cy Young Award
1949 NL Rookie of the Year
1956 NL TSN Pitcher of the Year
Played for the first racially integrated MLB team (Nashua Dodgers – 1946-47 – a Brooklyn Dodgers minor league team) alongside Roy Campenella
Don Newcombe is the only pitcher to win the Rookie of the Year Award, Cy Young Award, and MVP Award.