November 22, 2011

Ellsbury finishes 2nd for MVP award

Navajo Jacoby Ellsbury Finishes 2nd in American League MVP ContestRed Sox centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury finished second in the overall voting for baseball's Most Valuable Player in American League. Jacoby is the first Navajo baseball player to reach Major League Baseball.

Ellsbury finished second to Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers, who became the first starting pitcher to receive the honor since 1986. Verlander won with 280 total points. Ellsbury was second with 242 points.
Comment:  For more on Jacoby Ellsbury, see Ellsbury Wins Golden Glove and ZinfandEllsbury Wine.

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