Joe Mauer was named Most Valuable Player for the American League on November 23, 2009. In spite of missing the first month of the season with a back injury, Mauer received 27 of 28 first place votes from the BBWAA to become the fifth Twin in history to earn MVP honors.
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You say he got 27 of 18 1st place votes. I presume you mean 18 of 27.
Good stuff anyway.
27 of 28. Though 27 of 18 would be quite a trick! Thanks for the heads up on the typo, I’ll get that fixed.