This day in baseball: First MVPs

The Most Valuable Player award was introduced April 4, 1911, sponsored by automobile manufacturer Hugh Chalmers.  The first winners of the MVP award would be Ty Cobb of the Tigers and Frank “Wildfire” Schulte of the Cubs.

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Frank Schulte (Wikipedia)

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4 Comments on “This day in baseball: First MVPs”

  1. verdun2 says:

    I really miss oldtime nicknames like “Wildfire.”
    v


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