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Nov 16, 2017

So guessing a couple guys were crediting him with the 29-win turnaround. Or something.

Nov 16, 2017

He was 31 years old, actually spent all of 1946 in the minors. Hit .206/.348/.330 while playing SS for a 78-76 A's team. They'd won 49 games year before.

Nov 16, 2017

Here's a weird MVP vote: In 1947, the year DiMaggio famously beat Williams by one point, Eddie Joost hit .206 and received two first-place votes.

Nov 16, 2017

Altuve is just third player in wild-card era to win MVP and World Series in the same year, joining Buster Posey (2012) and Kris Bryant (2016).

Nov 16, 2017

In a bit of a surprise, Jose Altuve was the landslide winner over Aaron Judge in the AL MVP voting, collecting 27 of 30 first-place votes. He becomes the second MVP in Astros history, joining Jeff Bagwell, and he did it on the strength of his all-around... https://t.co/CmRRurGGzN

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