Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Awards And Honors Newsbeat

Monday, August 29, 2016

Cubs star Kris Bryant has a chance to be a very unique MVP | FOX Sports

Has anyone else tried to quantify the value of position flexibility? I’ve investigated the topic a little myself for my WAR system for the simulation league I play in. Despite some effort I’ve always ended up using WAR without any additional adjustment.

But while Bryant is only in his second season and Musial is a Hall of Famer, the two could end up sharing a unique distinction.

Musial is the only player to win an MVP award after a season in which he started 30 games in both the infield and outfield, according to STATS LLC.

Bryant could become the second.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 29, 2016 at 10:14 AM | 48 comment(s)
  Beats: awards and honors, cubs, kris bryant, mvp, stan musial

 

 

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Don Malcolm
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT - December 2016 NBA thread
(2503 - 10:07am, Feb 24)
Last: stanmvp48

NewsblogDon Mattingly thinks pace of play can be improved by changing views on strikeouts
(29 - 10:06am, Feb 24)
Last: stanmvp48

NewsblogOTP 20 Feb. 2017: Baseball in a Time of Politics
(1395 - 10:05am, Feb 24)
Last: Gone Fishing

NewsblogIs 300-wins club done adding members?
(130 - 10:03am, Feb 24)
Last: 6 - 4 - 3

NewsblogMike Piazza Learns How to Be an Owner. Of a Soccer Team. In Italy.
(103 - 9:38am, Feb 24)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogIn defense of Sammy Sosa
(7 - 9:37am, Feb 24)
Last: Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant

Sox TherapyTruckin' Along
(4 - 9:32am, Feb 24)
Last: Jose is El Absurd Pollo

NewsblogOT: January 2016 Soccer Thread
(270 - 8:46am, Feb 24)
Last: He who brought the butter dish to Balshazar (CoB)

NewsblogPump The Brakes On Kyle Schwarber? Well, Actually...
(10 - 8:05am, Feb 24)
Last: Lassus

NewsblogHeyman: Romneys, who bid on Marlins, in talks to buy piece of Yankees
(8 - 1:28am, Feb 24)
Last: Meatwad needs baseball

NewsblogExclusive: Facebook in talks to live stream one MLB game per week - sources
(14 - 12:08am, Feb 24)
Last: Bote Man

NewsblogWhy Joe Maddon sees Kyle Schwarber as the leadoff guy in Cubs lineup | CSN Chicago
(6 - 11:29pm, Feb 23)
Last: zonk

NewsblogBaseball Reference has a New Look
(91 - 11:26pm, Feb 23)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogThe Bizarre Ending to Pitching's Greatest Winning Streak
(3 - 9:04pm, Feb 23)
Last: AndrewJ

NewsblogThe End of “Stick to Sports”
(72 - 8:37pm, Feb 23)
Last: Betts, Bogaerts, and D Price(GGC)

Page rendered in 1.1123 seconds
45 querie(s) executed