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Padsin05 wrote:Also Trout's only played 136 games, compared to 160 for Miggy
lastingsgriller wrote:Padsin05 wrote:Also Trout's only played 136 games, compared to 160 for Miggy
I agree with everything you said except this part. This part favors miggy, not trout.
Padsin05 wrote:If Ted Williams won the triple crown twice, and NEVER got the MVP
ayebatter wrote:Padsin05 wrote:If Ted Williams won the triple crown twice, and NEVER got the MVP
In 1942 he got beat out by the inferior numbers of Joe Gordon on the pennant winning Yankees
In 1947 he got beat out by the inferior numbers of Joe DiMagio on the pennant winning Yankees
Bloody Sox wrote:Voters have been better the last few years (Grienke and Felix Cy Young awards with low win totals, for example), and I think they would get on board with the defense and baserunning argument as justification for voting for Trout, but they will not be able to resist voting for the Triple Crown winner and the guy who had the much better September to lead his team into the playoffs.
Plus, I'd bet that the voters don't feel like dealing with the tons of backlash they will get from the general baseball fan population that knows nothing about WAR or other advanced metrics - to the casual fan, it seems just as obvious that Miggy should be the MVP as folks at the Cafe believe Trout should be.
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