On This Day In Baseball History: November 21, 2011

Justin Verlander

 

Detroit Tiger Justin Verlander is named AL MVP a week after winning the AL CY Young. Verlander is the first player to win AL MVP and CY Young since Roger Clemens did so in 1986. Verlander won an MLB best 24 games and led the league in ERA (2.40), innings pitched (251), strikeouts (250), WHIP (0.92), and H/9 (6.2).

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