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Tue, 1937-11-02

Detroit second baseman Charlie Gehringer is named Most Valuable Player of the American League. Gehringer led the league in batting with a .371 mark. He received 78 out of a possible 80 points. The New York Yankees' Joe DiMaggio is a close second, four points behind, while Gehringer's teammate Hank Greenberg, who had 183 RBI, is a distant third. Gehringer also becomes the third Detroit player in four years to be named MVP.

 

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AL MVP 1937, Charlie Gehringer, Detroit Tigers, Hank Greenberg, Joe DiMaggio
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