Sport: Most Valuable

In Chicago last week, a committee of baseball writers announced the winners of their annual poll to determine the most valuable player in each major league. Most valuable National: Pitcher Jerome Herman ("Dizzy") Dean of the St. Louis Cardinals. Most valuable American: Catcher-Manager Gordon Stanley ("Mickey") Cochrane of the Detroit Tigers.

For the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals, Pitcher Dean last season won 30 games, lost 7, best National League pitching record since 1915. For the pennant-winning Detroit Tigers, Catcher Cochrane last season played in 121 games, had a batting average of .321,...