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#1 Posted on 18.11.03 1327.31
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And it wasn't even close; here are the votes:

Player/Club                  1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Points

Barry Bonds, San Francisco 28 2 2 - - - - - - - 426
Albert Pujols, St. Louis 3 29 - - - - - - - - 303
Gary Sheffield, Atlanta 1 1 18 9 2 1 - - - - 247
Jim Thome, Philadelphia - - 5 12 9 5 - - - - 203
Javy Lopez, Atlanta - - 4 3 5 8 8 1 - 1 159
Eric Gagne, Los Angeles - - 3 6 5 4 4 2 2 1 143
Todd Helton, Colorado - - - 2 3 2 2 6 2 3 75
Sammy Sosa, Chicago - - - - 1 4 2 2 6 1 53
Mark Prior, Chicago - - - - 2 3 1 1 4 2 44
Juan Pierre, Florida - - - - 1 - 5 3 1 2 39
Mike Lowell, Florida - - - - - 2 2 3 1 1 30
Richie Sexson, Milwaukee - - - - 1 1 - 1 1 5 21
Andruw Jones, Atlanta - - - - - 1 1 1 1 1 15
Jeff Bagwell, Houston - - - - - 1 - 2 1 1 14
Edgar Renteria, St. Louis - - - - 1 - - - 1 5 13
Preston Wilson, Colorado - - - - - - 1 1 2 1 12
Vladimir Guerrero, Montreal - - - - - - 2 - 1 - 10
John Smoltz, Atlanta - - - - 1 - - 1 - - 9
Marcus Giles, Atlanta - - - - 1 - - - 1 1 9
Richard Hidalgo, Houston - - - - - - - 1 2 2 9
Luis Castillo, Florida - - - - - - 2 - - - 8
Jason Schmidt, San Francisco - - - - - - - 1 1 2 7
Ivan Rodriguez, Florida - - - - - - 1 - - 1 5
Billy Wagner, Houston - - - - - - - - 2 1 5
Luis Gonzalez, Arizona - - - - - - - - 2 - 4
Chipper Jones, Atlanta - - - - - - 1 - - - 4
Bobby Abreu, Philadelphia - - - - - - - 1 - - 3
Miguel Cabrera, Florida - - - - - - - 1 - - 3
Jim Edmonds, St. Louis - - - - - - - 1 - - 3
Mark Grudzielanek, Chicago - - - - - - - 1 - - 3
Derrek Lee, Florida - - - - - - - 1 - - 3
Russ Ortiz, Atlanta - - - - - - - 1 - - 3
Rafael Furcal, Atlanta - - - - - - - - 1 - 2
Dontrelle Willis, Florida - - - - - - - - - 1 1


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#2 Posted on 19.11.03 0104.21
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As much as I don't like him, Bonds was the right choice. Pujols dropped off down the stretch and the Cards went with him. Bonds, on the other hand, played it out the whole way. Can't argue with this choice.
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#3 Posted on 20.11.03 1002.02
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If Pujols played in the American League he wins hands down. Only one guy better this season and it has to be Barry Fucking Bonds. Maybe next year Pujols!
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#4 Posted on 21.11.03 1133.19
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Pujols led the National League in battign avg., hits, runs and doubles. Bonds led in slugging percentage, with Pujols in 2nd. Pujols is a much better fielder, and Pujols is not going to go to jail for steroids. The voters, as in most things, are morons.
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#5 Posted on 26.11.03 1905.12
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Pujols led the National League in battign avg., hits, runs and doubles. Bonds led in slugging percentage, with Pujols in 2nd. Pujols is a much better fielder, and Pujols is not going to go to jail for steroids. The voters, as in most things, are morons.

Or perhaps you're under analyzing the statistics.

The key words is Valuable. Did Albert Pujols get the hits when they mattered the most? Did Albert Pujols add JUST that much more to his team by being there and get them over the hump?

Stats count for a lot.

From there though, how do you determine? Well, stats are nice and help you find the top contenders to the award. From there, you look at who did that extra things...

Bonds got the key hits, Bonds carried his team on his back when he needed to. Bonds was determined come hell or high water he was going to get the Giants to the playoffs.

Pujols didn't. Advantage, Bonds.

End of story. Bonds in a near sweep.
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