ANTICRIMEDOGGUY: But he never won the MVP and he wasn't THAT great for very long.
In all fairness, McGriff was penciled in as the AL MVP in 1989 until he had a major slump in September that left a bad taste in the voters' collective mouths. After that it turned into Robin Yount winning by default over McGriff and the then-underpublicized Ruben Sierra.
(edited by Blanket Jackson on 22.3.05 1409) "It's floating wicker propelled by fire!"
Pending physicals, the Yankees just acquired Damaso Marte and Xavier Nady (sportsillustrated.cnn.com) from Pittsburgh for Russ Ohlendorf (who they got from Arizona in the Randy Johnson trade), Jose Tabata, and two others from the low minors.