When occured: 
Thu, 1950-11-02

1950 - The Baseball Writers Association of America select Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Jim Konstanty as the National League MVP. Konstanty becomes the first relief pitcher to win the award. He appeared in 74 games, he finished 62 of them. We won 16 games vs 7 losses and saved 22 games. He pitched 152 innings and had a 2.66 ERA for the season.


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