Today’s question: The MVP award did not begin until 1911, and the Cincinnati Reds had to wait until 1938 for their team to have a winner. Then in 1939, Reds pitcher Bucky Walters won the award, and amazingly enough, the Reds three-peated with Frank McCormick winning it in 1940. Who was the first Red to win the NL MVP in 1938?
Yesterday’s question and answer: Despite being drafted 12th overall in the 1972 draft, Julius Erving decided to sign as an undrafted free agent with the ABAs Virginia Squires. What NBA team selected him 12th in the 1972 draft? Answer: Milwaukee Bucks. Julius Erving eventually came to the NBA in 1976. Imagine if he did sign with the Bucks, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Oscar Robertson, and Dr. J on the same team.
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