TITLE

Sammy Sosa Wins National League MVP

PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Jet;12/07/98, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that baseball player Sammy Sosa was named most valuable player (MVP) in the National League in 1998. His role in leading the Chicago Cubs to the playoffs; The number of first-place votes Sosa got in the balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America; Mark McGwire's second-place finish in the voting; The Major League record that Sosa set for home runs in June; Statistics on runs batted in.
ACCESSION #
1351223

 

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