The 2010 MLB season had plenty of tremendous individual stories.

People were still talking about a potential Triple Crown bid by three different players in the National League in mid August.

As it turned out, Albert Pujols ran away with the home run crown with 42 and killed the intrigue.

But Joey Votto and Carlos Gonzalez put together some of the most impressive individual numbers of any player in recent memory.

Pujols didn’t sport the batting average of the other two, the Cardinals were a big disappointment as a team, and Pujols is always in the mix for MVP. Pujols is out.

So let’s take a look at the two leading candidates for the most valuable player in the National League; Joey Votto and Carlos Gonzalez.

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