Hal Newhouser is the only pitcher in baseball history to win the Most Valuable Player Award two years in a row, 1944-1945. Newhouser dominated the American League in 1944 when he was 29-9 with an ERA of 2.22. He came back the next season and he went 25-9 with an outstanding 1.81 ERA. With his fastball and great slider, Hal Newhouser was 118-46 including 25 shutouts in a five year period, 1944-1948. In 1946, he had a 26-9 record and an ERA of 1.94. In 1948 he again won 21 games. In the 1945 World Series vs. the Cubs, Newhouser won two games and lost one.
Hal Newhouser was elected to the 'Hall of Fame' in 1992. Newhouser's career record was 207-150 with an ERA of 3.06.
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