Originally Posted by RedsBaron
A .320 BA/25 HR season has been achieved more often than just 20 times.
Babe Ruth achieved that standard 12 times, Ted Williams did so 11 times, Hank Aaron 7 times, Willie Mays 3 times, Mickey Mantle 3 times, Joe DiMaggio 7 times, Jimmie Foxx 9 times, Stan Musial 7 times, Al Simmons 3 times, Frank Robinson 3 times, Carl Yastrzemski 2 times, Duke Snider two times, etc.
OK, I wasn't logged in to BR.com. 321 player seasons, 141 players.
The point still stands: the kinds of guys who achieved that lofty goal (especially multiple times) seem pretty "MVP/The FRANCHISE" to me.