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 1980s.
1989 – Dave Stewart (Oakland Athletics)
Stewart started Game One of the ‘89 World Series against the San Francisco Giants–hurling a complete game shutout. He allowed three runs in a Game Three win as the A’s swept the Giants.