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Today in Pittsburgh Pirates History – November 15th

On this day in Pittsburgh Pirates history, Dave Parker won the National League Most Valuable Player award. “The Cobra” had a monstrous year the plate en route to his second consecutive NL batting title. Parker posted a slash line of .334/.394/.585 and smashed 30 home runs. Parked led the league in number of categories, via baseball reference:

Batting Average – .334
Slugging – .585
OPS – .979
OPS+ – 166
Total Bases – 340
Intentional Walks – 23
Offensive WAR – 6.