Aaron Judge Winning AL MVP Over Shohei Ohtani Causes Social Media Stir

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Sports Illustrated

By Nick Selbe Did the voters get it right? View the original article to see embedded media. The voting for the 2022 American League MVP award came down to a two-way sensation against a man who hit more home runs than anybody in AL history. In the end, the long ball prevailed. Judge won the hotly-contested race for the AL’s top individual award, receiving a whopping 28 out of 30 first-place votes. While the writers who decided the award saw the race as one-sided, baseball fans were a bit more split. Firstly, both players had historic seasons. Judge—who is now, at 6’7”, the tallest player to eve…

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