Winning the World Series is one way to create–or cement–a legacy for players and teams alike. But it takes a special performance to be named the Most Valuable Player of the Fall Classic. There have been some flat-out amazing playoff performances throughout MLB history, but just in case you don’t know who won the MVP in every World Series, we’ll break them down for you. We’ll look at the 1960s.
1969 – Donn Clendenon (New York Mets)
Clendenon is best remembered for his performance in the 1969 World Series–leading the “Amazin’ Mets” to a surprising victory over the heavily favored Baltimore Orioles. In the series, Clendenon batted .357 with three home runs and four RBI.