QUESTION: Perennial MVP candidate Mike Trout entered Tuesday's game against the White Sox hitting .309 with 30 homers over 486 plate appearances for the Angels. Not including pitchers, which player won a league MVP award with the fewest plate appearances?


ANSWER: Pittsburgh's Willie Stargell won the 1979 NL MVP award with just 480 plate appearances in 126 games. Stargell hit .281 with 32 homers and 82 RBIs for the Pirates, who went on to beat Baltimore in the World Series.

0
0
0
0
0

Assistant Sports Editor

Assistant Sports Editor for The Pantagraph.

Load comments