Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_
The point I was trying to make is that the triple crown is a very rare achievement by current standards. For a player to get that and NOT win the MVP will be pretty shocking to most average baseball fans. The SABR followers, not so much. It just seemed like a perfect example of old school vs. new school.
Except even in the the old school era, winning the triple crown certainly didn't guarantee winning the MVP.