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Friday, 01 January 2016

When MVP misses the Play OffsWhen the MVP misses the playoffs

An article by Sports on Earth

Bryce Harper's 2015 season proved to be too dominant for MVP voters to ignore, despite the fact that his Nationals failed to qualify for the postseason.

In being named the National League MVP on Thursday, by a unanimous vote no less, Harper became just the sixth player -- and the sport's seventh instance overall -- during the Wild Card era to earn MVP honors while playing for a team that did not make the playoffs. Each of the seven cases has its own circumstances, with some players simply putting up indisputable MVP-type numbers -- and others also benefitting from there being no obvious candidates on a postseason qualifier.

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