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September 13, 2013

Pebble Hunting

Casting the Most Unconventional MVP Vote

by Sam Miller


If you’re one of the 60 writers who get to vote on the MVP award this year, then by all means, take it seriously and vote in good faith for the player you think was most valuable. If you’re one of the hundreds of writers who don’t: Man, I feel for you. This all over again.

...because ultimately Miguel Cabrera just was more significant to his team because Mike Trout couldn’t make up the difference on Miguel Cabrera who was just more valuable than Mike Trout was valuable compared to Miguel Cabrera the most valuable not Mike Trout less valuable than Miguel Cabrera because Mike Trout was Miguel Cabrera and Mike Cabrera Mabrera Mara Ara Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr…

So I don’t hold it against you that, as you plan your annual My Ballot column, you’re starting to talk yourself into an idiosyncratic pick for MVP. Doesn’t matter anyway. Expands the conversation a bit. Lets you highlight a player who deserves some attention. Clicks. It’s supposed to be just for fun, anyway. And it’s not like you’re going to write the worst MVP column ever, promise.

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