Shohei and the Judge

Something completely obvious occurred to me for the first time this week: We don’t have the same sort of MVP arguments in other sports that we do in baseball. The key MVP argument in baseball over the years, as everybody knows, has revolved around the word “Valuable.” What does “valuable” even mean? Does it mean “best?” Does it mean “most useful?” Does it mean “contributed most to the story of the season?”

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