The first half of the Major League Baseball season is now over. For some, this means discussions can start about MVP races, Cy Young races, the trading deadline, and of course division standings.

For me, it is instead a time to look at the types of statistics and awards not often looked at.

These awards are not for the best pitcher, or the best team. Rather, they are for various players who fit a certain trait, whether it is having a hard luck season, having all power and no speed, etc.

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