Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim has been named the American League Most Valuable Player.
Trout hit .287 with 36 home runs and 111 runs batted in. He also scored 115 runs, becoming the first player to lead the league in runs scored in his first three years, according to MLB.com. Ref. CNN
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Angels' Mike Trout wins second AL MVP, beating out Red Sox's Mookie Betts
Trout won despite playing on a non-playoff team. The last MVP to win the award whose team missed the playoffs was Alex Rodriguez in 2003. Ref. USAToday.
A pause from Mike Trout to share scoop from the good old days:
Today is: 22nd March (GMT), in history on the 22nd of March, 1918 AD the following birth happened:
Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen: Composer