On November 19, 1990 — Being named first on 23 of 24 of the writer’s ballots cast by the writers with the other first-place vote cast for teammate Bobby Bonilla, Pirates’ outfielder Barry Bonds easily wins the National League Most Valuable Player Award. The future all-time home run king will win an unprecedented seven MVPs, five while playing with the Giants.

Bonds hit .301 with 23 home runs, 114 RBI, and 52 stolen bases leading the Pirates to the NL East Title.



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