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Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Most Meritorious Player: 2000 Results

Congratulations to Pedro Martinez for being elected the 2000 Most Meritorious Player. This is the first election which has required a tie-breaker.

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Pedro Martinez	150	11	7
Alex Rodriguez	150	11	3
Jason Giambi	139	11	1
Barry Bonds	118	11	0
Jeff Kent	96	11	0
Carlos Delgado	86	11	0
Randy Johnson	82	10	0
Todd Helton	76	8	0
Darin Erstad	66	9	0
N Garciaparra	51	9	0
Frank Thomas	37	8	0
Mike Piazza	35	7	0
Andruw Jones	32	4	0
Edgardo Alfonzo	28	6	0
Troy Glaus	26	5	0
Greg Maddux	24	8	0
Jim Edmonds	20	6	0
Brian Giles	18	3	0
Gary Sheffield	18	2	0
Kevin Brown	17	5	0
Jorge Posada	16	3	0
Edgar Martinez	14	2	0
Sammy Sosa	11	2	0
Manny Ramirez	7	1	0
Johnny Damon	3	1	0

 

DL from MN Posted: February 01, 2017 at 03:41 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. DL from MN Posted: February 01, 2017 at 05:28 PM (#5394252)
Closest election ever.

Player #times on ballot
Bonds 12 (ties Rickey!)
F Thomas, Maddux 8
R Johnson, Piazza 7
E Martinez 6
K Brown 5
P Martinez, G Sheffield, Garciaparra 4
A Jones, S Sosa, A Rodriguez 3
   2. OCF Posted: February 01, 2017 at 09:03 PM (#5394369)
Oh wow - my "blast from the past" ballot actually mattered, which I'm perhaps not entirely comfortable with. I had Rodriguez 5th; even that was nudged up a bit from what my 2001 document really indicated. On the other hand, I did have Pedro first, so I can't say I'm disappointed.

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