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Jansen, Fullmer prove it's good to be in Church

  When the original Joe Foys drafted Brad Fullmer, they believed they had their next George Brett. Both players hit from the left; both had hitting eyes of a Hawk. The Fullmer Promise, sadly, went unfulfilled. There was one bright spot in a brief 7-year career. "That was my fault," admits manager Fullmer on the player Fullmer. "I came up too young. I believed everything I read." ¶ It's ironic that it was Fullmer who replaced the iconic Brett in the middle of the 1939 season. After a poor 4-17 start, the change was made. Fullmer guided the Brick Church Foys to a furious 24-15 finish. The following season, the Foys won their first division title. ¶ Fullmer made all the right moves a year ago. "We were proud on how far we got," he says. "Getting swept by the (New York) Knights made us tougher for this year." It took toughness to rally in Game 7 against Indianapolis. ¶ Kenley Jansen's stellar season earned the flame-throwing righty the Gooden Award. His dominance didn't end there. In the World Series, Jansen, who was almost traded to Indy three years ago, snuffed out the Cube rally in the 9th in Game 1, his first of two saves. He earned the win in Game 7. "I told Fullmer I was ready to pitch 9 innings," said Jansen.  
1945 BVL Awards
Clemente (MVP)
Jose Altuve, Homestead
Gooden (Cy Young)
Kenley Jansen, Brick Church
Gibson (Rookie)
Willson Contreras, New England
Stengel (Manager)
Brad Fullmer, Brick Church
World Series MVP
Kenley Jansen, Brick Church
 
 

Awards

 
Clemente
Year Player, Club
1916
Ruben Sierra,
Joe Foys
1917
Ryne Sanberg, Mighty
1918
Barry Bonds, Brooklyn
1919
Julio Franco, Brooklyn
1920
Mickey Tettleton, Mighty
1921
Juan Gonzalez, Wisconsin
1922
Albert Belle,
Joe Foys
1923
Albert Belle,
Joe Foys
1924
Mo Vaughn,
Joe Foys
1925
Ken Griffey Jr.,
Joe Foys
1926
Juan Gonzalez,
Las Vegas
1927
Jim Edmonds,
Mty Hawks
1928
Shawn Green, Battery
1929
Ivan Rodriguez,
Joe Foys
1930 Alex Rodriguez,
Joe Foys
1931 Manny Ramirez,
New York
1932 Albert Pujols, Banksville
1933 David Ortiz,
New York
1934 Brian Roberts,
New York
1935 David Ortiz,
New York
1936 Chase Utley, LES
1937 Jimmy Rollins, NY
1938 Derek Lee, LES
1939 Troy Tulowitzki, Banksville
1940 Lance Berkman,
New York
1941 Mike Trout, Banksville
1942
Clayton Kershaw, Indianapolis
1943 Giancarlo Stanton, Homestead
1944 Josh Donaldson, Indianapolis
Gooden
Year Player, Club
1916
Mike Scott, Mighty
1917
Nolan Ryan,
New England
1918
Roger Clemens, Mighty
1919
Scott Erickson,
Joe Foys
1920
Chris Bosio,
Joe Foys
1921 
Kevin Appier,
Joe Foys
Roger Clemens, Mighty
1922
Pete Harnisch,
Joe Foys
1923
Randy Johnson, Indianapolis
1924
Greg Maddux,
New England
1925
Mariano Rivera,
Las Vegas
1926
Pedro Martinez, Brooklyn
1927
Andy Benes,
Mighty Hawks
1928
Tim Hudson,
Joe Foys
1929
Rick Ankiel,
Joe Foys
1930
Randy Johnson, Brooklyn
1931
Eric Gagne, Indianapolis
1932 Carlos Zambrano, Banksville
1933 Johan Santana,
Indianapolis
1934
Johan Santana, Indianapolis;
Roger Clemens, New York
1935
Brandon Webb,
New York
1936
John Smolz, BC
1937
Tim Lincecum, Banksville
1938 Josh Beckett,
Banksville
1939 Mariano Rivera, Banksville
1940 Sergio Romo,
New York
1941 Felix Hernandez, Homestead
1942 Clayton Kershaw, Indianapolis
1943 Felix Hernandez, Homestead
1944
Clayton Kershaw, Indianapolis
Gibson
Year Player, Club
1921
Dean Palmer,
Joe Foys
1922
Greg McMichael,
Joe Foys
1923
 
Raul Mondesi,
Joe Foys
Steve Traschel, Indianapolis
1924
Troy Percival,
New England
1925
Alex Rodriguez,
Joe Foys
1926
Nomar Garciaparra, Battery
1927
Kerry Wood,
Las Vegas
1928
Tim Hudson,
Joe Foys
1929
Jose Vidro, Moisture
1930
Mark Buehrle,
Joe Foys
1931
Eric Gagne, Indianapolis
1932 Rafael Soriano,
Joe Foys
1933 Zach Grienke,
New Orleans
1934 Joe Mauer,
New York
1935
Jonathan Papelbon,
NE Titans
1936 Troy Tulowitzki, Banksville
1937
Evan Longoria,
NE Hawks
1938 Tom Hanson, BC
1939 Clay Buchholz,
NE Hawks
1940 Craig Kimbrel, LES
1941 Mike Trout, Banksville
1942 Matt Harvey,
New York
1943 Mookie Betts, Brooklyn
1944
Noah Syndergaard, Banksville
Stengel
Year Player, Club
1915
F. Lee Bailey,
Sioux City
1916
J. Henry Waugh,
Joe Foys
1917
Ralph Houk, Wisconsin
1918
Claudell Washington, Brooklyn
1919
Claudell Washington, Brooklyn
1920
Davey Johnson, Mighty
1921
Casey Stengel,
New England
1922
Rod Carew, Indianapolis
1923
J. Henry Waugh,
Joe Foys
1924
J Henry Waugh,
Joe Foys
1925
Alan Greenspan, Moisture
1926
C. Washington, Brooklyn
1927
John Kruk,
Mighty Hawks
1928
J. Henry Waugh,
Joe Foys
1929
Dwight Evans, Battery
1930
J. Henry Waugh,
Joe Foys
1931
Rocky Balboa, Indianapolis
1932
Albert Belle,
Joe Foys
1933
Rocky Balboa, Indianapolis
1934
Will Clark,
New York
1935
Ed Kranepool,
Brooklyn
1936
Rafael Santana, LES
1937
Will Clark, New York
1938 Rafael Santana, LES
1939 Wade Boggs,
NE Hawks
1940 Will Clark, New York
1941 John Kruk, Homestead
1942
Rocky Balboa, Indianapolis
1943 Ryne Sandberg, Banksville
1944
Rocky Balboa, Indianapolis

WS MVP
Year Player, Club
1914
Danny Jackson, Mighty
1915
Tim Raines, Mighty
1916
George Brett,
Ozzie Smith,
Joe Foys
1917
Ryne Sandberg, Mighty
1918
Gene Nelson, Kirby Puckett, Brooklyn
1919
Tim Belcher, Brooklyn
1920
Ken Griffey Jr., Mighty
1921
Chris Hoiles,
New England
1922
Albert Belle,
Joe Foys
1923
Fred McGriff,
Joe Foys
1924
Jamie Navarro,
Joe Foys
1925
Mike James, Moisture
1926
Pedro Martinez, Brooklyn
1927
Mo Vaughn, Indianapolis
1928
Manny Ramirez,
Joe Foys
1929
Rick Ankiel,
Joe Foys
1930
Ken Griffey Jr.,
Joe Foys
1931
Larry Walker, Indianapolis
1932
Rafael Soriano,
Joe Foys
1933
Johan Santana,
Indianapolis
1934
Ken Griffey Jr.,
New York
1935
Ryan Howard,
Brooklyn
1936
Jake Peavy, Tampico
1937
Curtis Granderson, NY
1938 TBA
1939 Tim Lincecum, Banksville
1940 John Axford, Indianapolis
1941
Evan Longoria, Homestead
1942 Brian Dozier,
New York
1943 Clayton Kershaw, Indianapolis
1944
Kyle Seager,
New York
     
 
 
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