Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/11/12
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Only two players in Major League Baseball history have won both the Rookie of the Year and MVP awards in the same season. Of course Boston fans know one of them: outfielder Fred Lynn in his memorable 1975 campaign. The other was Seattle’s Ichiro Suzuki in 2001. Current Los Angeles Angels rookie outfielder Mike Trout could make it a trio as he is now the 5-2 co-favorite at Bovada to win the 2012 AL MVP award. Trout wasn't even a betting option in the spring as he didn't make the big club heading out of spring training. But since Trout...

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