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Here's just what baseball desperately needs: More postseason awards
Here's just what baseball desperately needs: More postseason awards

I’m so dizzy, somebody lead me to my walker. I just can’t keep up. It’s a never-ending avalanche of baseball awards. As any of my beloved analytic followers would tell you, I long for the old days. So much simpler then. Baseball offered its Big Four -- the most valuable player, Cy Young Award, manager- and rookie-of-the-year awards -- and the Gold Gloves. It was all so nice and neat. Only now it’s almost impossible to keep up. Everybody and his tobacco-chewing mother gives out an award. What's baseball become, country music? One day after the Gold Gloves, Wilson gives out defensive awards. There are Players Choice awards, GIBBYs, ESPYs, the Hank Aaron...

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