Listen in as Greg Rasheed and Jeremy Lehrman talk about the long, somewhat twisted history of baseball's Most Valuable Player award. Why does the award matter so much to so many people? Are MVP voters racist? Is there anything more to say about Mike Trout (there is)? And what's Lehrman's problem with Juan Gonzalez?
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Koufax, Kershaw and the Fallacy of Orthodoxy
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The Easiest Question in Baseball History
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