This day in baseball: First MVPs
Posted: April 4, 2017 Filed under: 20th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Frank Schulte, history, Hugh Chalmers, Major League Baseball, Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award, MLB, sports, Ty Cobb
The Most Valuable Player award was introduced April 4, 1911, sponsored by automobile manufacturer Hugh Chalmers. The first winners of the MVP award would be Ty Cobb of the Tigers and Frank “Wildfire” Schulte of the Cubs.
Frank Schulte (Wikipedia)