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    1957 World Series MVP Award Presented to Lew Burdette. No long hours of contemplation, no heated arguments necessary this year when the New York Chapter Baseball Writers' Association of America gathered to decide which player deserved The Babe Ruth Award as Most Valuable Player of the 1957 World Series. The choice was simple: Lew Burdette, who pitched three complete game victories, surrendering just two earned runs in twenty-seven innings of Fall Classic competition. In a pitching rotation anchored by the legendary Warren Spahn, it was Burdette instead who turned in an October for the ages, winning Games Two, Five and Seven, with all but the first in shut-out fashion, against a team that averaged almost five runs a game during the regular season.

    Crafted by Dieges & Clust, the acclaimed jewelers best known to the hobby as creators of World Series press pins between 1916 and 1956, the unassuming award plaque measures approximately 11x14" in size and is constructed of a stamped metal inlay upon a heavy wooden back. The full text: "The Babe Ruth Award to the Most Outstanding Player of the 1957 World Series, Lew Burdette, Milwaukee Braves, Presented by the New York Chapter Baseball Writers' Association of America." Some general handling wear is evident at the edges of the award, but this is not distracting and could be easily touched up if desired. An important keepsake recognizing one of the greatest clutch pitching performances in baseball history.


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