QUESTION: What legendary hitter won a Triple Crown yet somehow only placed fifth in MVP voting that season? (Scroll down for answer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWER: Yankees Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig won the 1934 Triple Crown (49 HR, 165 RBI, .363). In the MVP race, he came in behind winner Mickey Cochrane (2 HR, 76 RBI, .320), Charlie Gehringer, teammate Lefty Gomez and Schoolboy Rowe.

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