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Babe Ruth: 7 MVP Seasons but the BBWAs Award Didn’t Exist Until 1931

Posnanski, a senior editor at Sports Illustrated, recently confirmed a fact that at one time didn't need confirmation.

No one is even close to Babe Ruth when one considers baseball's greatest player.

Ruth dominated his era more than any player who ever played the game. He was the greatest offensive threat ever, as well as an outstanding pitcher.

Posnanski asks how you can beat a hitter who out homered every team in 1927, led the league in ERA with a 1.75 mark in 1916 when he was a 21-year-old and had a 3-0 World Series record with an 0.64 ERA?

Ruth led the league in OPS every season but one from 1918-31 and he led in WAR 11 times.

For his career, Ruth's .690 slugging percentage, 1.164 OPS and 206 OPS+ are the ...

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