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In the News (Tue 18 Jun 19)

  
  Most Valuable Player Award on Baseball Almanac
There have been three different "official" most valuable player awards in Major League Baseball since 1911; the Chalmer's Award (1911-1914), the League Award (1922-1929), and this is the third, and currently awarded, version simply referred to as the Most Valuable Player Award.
It is considered by Major League Baseball as the only "official" most valuable player award and symbolizes the pinnacle of a player's personal achievement during any single season of play.
Frank Robinson was the first, and still the only, player to win a Most Valuable Player Award from both the American and National League.
www.baseball-almanac.com /awards/aw_mvp.shtml   (256 words)

  
  Most Valuable Player Award on Baseball Almanac
There have been three different "official" most valuable player awards in Major League Baseball since 1911; the Chalmer's Award (1911-1914), the League Award (1922-1929), and this is the third, and currently awarded, version simply referred to as the Most Valuable Player Award.
It is considered by Major League Baseball as the only "official" most valuable player award and symbolizes the pinnacle of a player's personal achievement during any single season of play.
Frank Robinson was the first, and still the only, player to win a Most Valuable Player Award from both the American and National League.
baseball-almanac.com /awards/aw_mvp.shtml   (256 words)

  
 NBA.com: Steve Nash Named
2004-05 NBA MVP
Players were awarded 10 points for each first-place vote, seven points for each second-place vote, five for third, three for fourth and one for each fifth-place vote received.
He is also the fourth player in NBA history to lead the league in assists and win the MVP award in the same season (Cousy, Robertson and then Johnson in 1986-87).
The NBA MVP trophy is named in honor of the late Maurice Podoloff, the first commissioner of the NBA who served from 1946 until his retirement in 1963.
www.nba.com /news/nash_mvp_050508.html   (720 words)

  
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Most Valuable Player’s Mission, as well our commitment, is to satisfy each player, their parents, as well as the college coaches.
Most Valuable Player wants your trust with everything we do and we will work hard at getting it.
Most Valuable Player provides the best instruction and guidance to help your athlete, period.
www.mostvaluableplayer.biz   (170 words)

  
 WNBA.com: Most Valuable Player
WNBA Most Valuable Player Award presented by G.M. Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks
WNBA Most Valuable Player Award presented by Chevy
WNBA Most Valuable Player Award presented by Buick
www.wnba.com /history/mvp.html   (98 words)

  
 Most Valuable Player Award - BR Bullpen
The Most Valuable Player Award (or MVP) in Major League Baseball is given to a player in each league who has contributed the most to the success of the player's team.
The creation of this award was due to the controversy in the American League from the previous year in which the company gave an automobile in to the batting champion in each league.
After that, the belief arose that the Most Valuable Player should be awarded to a position player since pitchers had their own award.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/Most_Valuable_Player   (376 words)

  
 Derek Jeter - The Yankees' Most Valuable Player
Derek Jeter - The Yankees' Most Valuable Player
Without question, Jeter is the most valuable m an on the baseball diamond today and has obtained the type of fame that almost transcends the game.
Aiming for Yankee greatness for most of his life and having the good fortune to be living his dream, "When I retire," Jeter says, "I want to be remembered as a Yankee." No doubt, he will — a very rich Yankee.
www.islandconnections.com /edit/derek_jeter.htm   (913 words)

  
 Softball
Most Valuable Player’s Mission, as well our commitment, is to satisfy each player, their parents, as well as the college coaches.
Each player will learn the proper mechanics, how to increase your speed and how to throw alternate pitches.
A Team can consist of 4 to 5 players, however, only 3 players play at a time, a pitcher, a catcher, and a fielder.
www.mostvaluableplayer.biz /html/softball.html   (231 words)

  
 Most Valuable Player
There have been three different Most Valuable Player awards in baseball since 1911—the Chalmers Award (1911-14), presented by the Detroit-based automobile company; the League Award (1922-29), presented by the National and American Leagues; and the Baseball Writers’ Award (since 1931), presented by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
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www.infoplease.com /ipsa/A0112490.html   (332 words)

  
 Stanford Baseball Announces 2003 Team Awards :: Ryan Garko named Stanford's Most Valuable Player for the 2003 season
Ryan Garko earned the team's Most Valuable Player honors as well as the Jack Shepard Memorial Award, given annually to the player with the team's highest batting average.
He was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the third round of the 2003 MLB First-Year Player Draft last June and spent the summer of 2003 playing for the Single-A Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
He also flirted with the.400 mark for most of the year and finished the season with a.396 batting average, 12 homers, 64 RBI and 10 stolen bases.
www.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/stories/112203aab.html   (1133 words)

  
 All Star Game Most Valuable Player Award on Baseball Almanac
The All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award was originally called the Arch Ward Memorial Award in honor of sportswriter Arch Ward, who is credited with the idea of having this middle of the season classic event.
Juan Marichal was the first pitcher to win the All-Star Most Valuable Player Award.
Willie Mays was the first player to win the All-Star Most Valuable Player Award more than once and one of only four players who have won it twice.
baseball-almanac.com /awards/aw_mvpa.shtml   (345 words)

  
 WEPA Most Valuable Player Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This is not always an easy feat, even for the most skilled polo players, but Angad obviously has elephant polo in his blood, being the son of Raj Kalaan, one of WEPA's most notable players for the past 12 years, and Sunny Kalaan, probably WEPA's most active and enthusiastic supporter.
His performance in the tournament was universally recognized as one of the most consistently masterful performances in WEPA history.
She scored several goals for the Screwy Tuskers, including a most memorable hit from a 25 degree angle, into the air and between the legs of Kristjan Edwards's elephant for a critical goal in the Screwy Tuskers' defeat of the reigning champion Tiger Tops Tuskers in the Quaich Cup semifinal.
www.elephantpolo.com /99WEPA/awards/valuable.htm   (427 words)

  
 The MVP Award
The MVP award is awarded at year's end by the Baseball Writers Association of America based on a point-system determined by first- to 10th-place votes (14-9-8-7...3-2-1).
On 17 occasions one player received all of the available first-place votes in his league, making him a unanimous choice.
The AL players so honored are Ty Cobb (1911), Babe Ruth (1923), Hank Greenberg (1935), Al Rosen (1953), Mickey Mantle (1956), Frank Robinson (1966), Denny McLain (1968), Reggie Jackson (1973), Jose Canseco (1988), Frank Thomas (1993), and Ken Griffey, Jr.
www.angelfire.com /wi/fishbert/mvp.html   (145 words)

  
 Justin Morneau voted most valuable player
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Twins first baseman Justin Morneau was named the American League's Most Valuable Player on Tuesday.
Morneau batted.321 with 34 home runs and 130 RBI this year, helping lead the Twins to the AL Central title.
www.startribune.com /10103/rich_media/827815.html   (60 words)

  
 The Pastor’s Most Valuable Player
The pastor's most valuable player is not the financial giver, the influencer, the worker, the loyal church member or even the most talented singer.
Knowing that the most valuable influencers in the church are the prayer partners, [we have] committed to seeing over 1,000,000 Pastor's Prayer Partners raised up all over the world.
This is without question one of the most exciting, important endeavors ever undertaken and its results are certain to be far-reaching.
www.dashhouse.com /sermons/1998/AM/980705.htm   (2359 words)

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