World Series Most Valuable Player Award
The World Series Most Valuable Player Award is given to the player who most contributes to his team's success in the World Series. The award was first awarded by the editors of Sport magazine in 1955. It was preceded by the similar Babe Ruth Award by seven years. It is currently decided by a combination of media members, Major League Baseball officials, and fan voting. The award has only gone to a player on the losing team once - Bobby Richardson in 1960 for the New York Yankees.