Landis' name pulled off baseball MVP plaques after 75 years

By The Associated Press

The name of the former baseball commissioner who never had a Black player in the majors during his long reign is being pulled off all future MVP plaques after more than 75 years. Kenesaw Mountain Landis won't be depicted on the annual awards presented by the Baseball Writers' Association of the America, the group said Friday. ''We will no longer will be associated with the Landis name, and the MVP plaques will be nameless in 2020,'' BBWAA president Paul Sullivan wrote.

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