Found October 09, 2012 on The Flagrant Fan:
As a card-carrying member of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, one of my favorite duties is to vote in the alliance's post season award ballot. Voting is fun and it certainly is much more favorable to not having a voice. That is true in our country as it is for these award selections. It is a privilege.What follows is this Fan's official BBA ballot and feel free to disagree or agree as you will.The Connie Mack Award (best manager)National LeagueDavey JohnsonBruce BochyDusty BakerAmerican LeagueBob MelvinBuck ShowalterJoe GirardiRationale: How do you measure managers? It is impossible. So all such choices are subjective. The AL was a tossup and could have gone to either Melvin or Showalter. The A's sweep of the Rangers to end the season pushed the vote over the edge.Willie Mays Award (top rookie)National LeagueWade MileyBryce HarperMike FiersAmerican LeagueMike TroutYu DarvishYoenis CespedesRationale: The AL was a runaway and not worth discussing. In the NL, Miley and...
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