November 2, 1938 Boston Red Sox first baseman Jimmie Foxx (.349, 50, 175), receiving 19 of 22 first-place votes, becomes the first player to win the Most Valuable Player award three times. He also won the award in 1932 and 1933 with the Philadelphia A’s. The 31 year-old slugger was also the recipient of the honor in 1932 and ’33 playing for the Philadelphia A’s. New York Yankees catcher Bill Dickey is second in the voting.
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