Every year, at this time, there is a debate over what "valuable" means, in terms of Most Valuable Players. The instructions to voters say: "There is no clear-cut definition of what Most Valuable means. It is up to the individual voter to decide who was the Most Valuable Player in each league to his team." The rules of voting do provide some guidelines:
1. Actual value of a player to his team, that is, strength of offense and defense.
2. Number of games played.3. General character, disposition, loyalty and effort.4. Former winners are eligible.5. Members of the committee may vote for more than one member of a team.
Is there any recourse, though, to clarify the first point? Why, as a matter of fact, there is:
1.00—Objectives of the Game.
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