Ken Caminiti: National League’s 1996 MVP

Posted: 27th November 2009 by Harold Friend in MLB
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In 1996, Ken Caminiti had a career year, batting .326, hitting 40 home runs, and batting in 130 runs. Ken had a .408 on base average, slugged .621. and won his second consecutive gold glove. As a result of his great season, Ken Caminiti was selected the National League's Most Valuable Player by a unanimous vote. It was only the fourth time a National Leaguer won the award unanimously (Orlando Cepeda, 1967, Mike Schmidt, 1980, Jeff Bagwell, 1994).

Ken Caminiti Showed Courage, Determination, and Loyalty

During the 1996 season, and for most his career, Ken Caminiti showed great courage, determination, and team loyalty by overcoming many aliments. He played most of 1996 with a torn rotator cuff, which was finally repaired at the end of the season. A game against the New Yor ...

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