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)
I really miss oldtime nicknames like “Wildfire.”
It has a nice ring to it. Someone ought to come up with nickname like this for me…
“Wildfire Sanders”? It has a certain ring.
Nice – I love it 🙂
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