Originally Posted by chicagowhitesox1
Kirk Gibson was kinda known as a guy who won a MVP due to his World Series homerun but he actually had a very good year in WAR standards. I think he came in 6Th place overall for WAR that year. I always thought of him as being one of the worst MVP picks of alltime but he actually had a pretty good year compared to the rest of the league.
Daryl Strawberry or Orel Hershiser probably would have been his number one competitors.
Unless they changed the way they vote, the MVP is selected before the World Series and announced after.