World Series Mvps
Who are your favorite World Series MVP's? The World Series Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award is handed to a player who has contributed the most towards his team’s victorious World Series campaign. Below is a list of players who outshone their counterparts by winning the World Series MVP, sometimes more than once, during their careers. Here are the names and profiles of the five best World Series MVPs.
- Reggie Jackson, 1973 and 1977. Christened as Mr. October, because he dominated the post season home-run scoreboard, Reggie Jackson deserves the topmost position on this list. He won the World Series MVP in 1973 and again in 1977, and is also included in the Major League Baseball (MLB) Hall of Fame.
- Sandy Koufax, 1963 and 1965. Sandy Koufax is a well-known left-handed pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He won the World Series MVP twice due to his remarkable pitching strengths, and is one of the youngest players ever to be inducted in the MLB Hall of Fame.
- Don Larson, 1956. As the first and the only pitcher to throw a perfect game in the World Series, Don Larson and the New York Yankees won the World Series in 1956, with Larson taking MVP honors.
- Brooks Robinson, 1970. Robinson is affectionately called the "Human Vacuum Cleaner" by his fans, due to his excellent fielding and defense capacities. In fact, Robinson is considered by many to be the greatest defensive third baseman ever.
- Rollie Fingers, 1974. Having played for the Oakland Athletics and the Milwaukee Brewers, Rollie Fingers was a well-known relief pitcher in his time. He won the World Series MVP in 1974 and is one of the most successful relief pitchers in MLB history.