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Friday, June 01, 2012

Most Meritorious Player: 1972 Results

Congratulations to Steve Carlton, 1972’s Most Meritorious Player! Carlton fell one vote short of being a unanimous selection, with Dick Allen‘s tremendous season drawing one vote. Johnny Bench was the best NL non-pitcher.

	1	2	3	4	5	6	7	8	9	10	11	12	Pts
Carlton	11	1											179
Bench		3	5	2	2								153
Morgan		3	4	3	1		1						150
Perry		4	1	4	2			1					147
Allen	1	1	1	3	5	1							143
Cedeno					1	3	3	1	2	2			102
Fisk						3		3	4		1	1	 91
Murcer					1	1	1	2	4	1	1		 85
Wood			1			3	1	3					 76
Gibson						1	2	2	1	1	2		 67
Williams						3			3	2		 55
Speier										3	1	1	 27
Lolich											3	1	 19
Hunter							1			1		1	 19
Rose												4	 16
Wynn												2	  8
Stargell								1				  7
Rudi										1			  6
Sutton											1		  5
Marshall										1		  5
Palmer												1	  4
Grich												1	  4

Total Ballots: 12

The Most Meritorious Player in the American League was Dick Allen, the AL’s Most Meritorious pitcher was another newcomer from the NL, Gaylord Perry.

fra paolo Posted: June 01, 2012 at 08:55 PM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. fra paolo Posted: June 01, 2012 at 09:44 PM (#4145759)
I finally figured out that the submission form from the entry wanted me to 'primary tag' the entry with an already-existing tag, as opposed to inserting 'hall of merit'. (You can't see them here, and they are essential in the site redesign.) The primary tag for this is 'history'. At the moment only Newsblog entries are showing up in the Beta under the 'history' micro. Eventually this should all make sense, if you haven't heard about the site redesign.

Apologies for the delay.
   2. DL from MN Posted: June 01, 2012 at 11:11 PM (#4145874)
Thanks for getting this up.
   3. lieiam Posted: June 03, 2012 at 02:43 PM (#4146889)
Nice to see the results, thanks!

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