NL MVP 2011: Power Ranking Ryan Braun and the 20 Most Fraudulent MVPs in History

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NL MVP 2011: Power Ranking Ryan Braun and the 20 Most Fraudulent MVPs in History
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Matt Kemp was the best player in the National League in 2011. He led the league in home runs, RBI and finished third in batting average—and yet he did not win the NL MVP Award.

Ryan Braun did.

Braun also had a year in which he went 30/30, but it could easily be argued that the reason he won the award instead of Kemp is because his team made the playoffs.

This is not the first time the best player in his respective league did not win the MVP award, and it certainly will not be the last. The following are some of the most undeserving MVP winners in baseball history.

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