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Monday, May 11, 2020

Most Meritorious Player: 1926 Results

Congratulations to our 1926 Most Meritorious Player - Babe Ruth!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Babe Ruth	104	7	6
George Uhle	74	6	0
Lou Gehrig	59	6	0
Goose Goslin	54	5	0
Willie Foster	46	4	0
Lefty Grove	41	4	0
Paul Waner	36	4	0
Bullet Rogan	36	3	0
Hal Carlson	33	3	0
Mule Suttles	32	3	0
Johnny Mostil	30	3	0
Joe Sewell	29	3	0
Turkey Stearnes	21	2	0
Ray Kremer	20	2	0
Jud Wilson	19	2	0
Nip Winters	15	1	1
Tris Speaker	14	2	0
Dick Lundy	12	2	0
Hack Wilson	11	1	0
Harry Heilmann	8	1	0
Bubbles Hargrave	8	1	0
Oscar Charleston	8	1	0
Al Simmons	7	1	0
Heinie Manush	6	1	0
Charlie Root	6	1	0
Dick Redding	6	1	0

 

DL from MN Posted: May 11, 2020 at 04:02 PM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. DL from MN Posted: May 11, 2020 at 04:19 PM (#5949477)
This is Babe Ruth's 6th MMP award and 10th time getting votes. Only two other players have 6+ MMP awards - Bonds and Mays have 7.

Other player milestones

Player #times on ballot
Speaker 17
Redding 6
Rogan 5
Heilmann 5
Sewell 3

   2. DL from MN Posted: May 11, 2020 at 04:22 PM (#5949478)
Gehrig, Foster, Lundy, Waner and Suttles made their debut on an MMP ballot. The only remaining Hall of Merit inducted players (played from 1901-2019) who have never appeared on an MMP ballot are listed below.

Averill, Earl
Bell, Cool Papa
Cochrane, Mickey
Cronin, Joe
Dickey, Bill
Dihigo, Martin
Ewing, Buck
Ferrell, Wes
Foxx, Jimmie
Gehringer, Charlie
Grant, Frank
Griffith, Clark
Hartnett, Gabby
Herman, Billy
Hubbell, Carl
Mackey, Biz
McGraw, John
Medwick, Joe
Ruffing, Red
Terry, Bill
Trouppe, Quincy
Wells, Willie
   3. DL from MN Posted: May 11, 2020 at 04:56 PM (#5949487)
Only one other player has appeared on more ballots than Tris Speaker - Barry Bonds appeared 18 times.

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