With a little less than two months left on the regular season schedule, St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt looks to be the favorite to win the National League Most Valuable Player Award. While the battle in the NL is much closer than the AL (thanks to Aaron Judge), Goldschmidt is currently leading the NL in batting average, slugging and OPS, and has led the Cardinals to the lead in the NL Central. A seven-time All-Star and four-time Silver Slugger, Goldschmidt has finished in the top-five in MVP voting five times throughout his career, but this would be his…

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Sam Zimmer

A University of Oregon grad and Oklahoma native, Sam is a diehard baseball fan who has been lucky enough to attend games at 25 current MLB stadiums, all alongside his dad. He collects mainly baseball cards but also dabbles in SGA bobbleheads and poker chips from various casinos. His collections revolve around the San Francisco Giants, the New York Giants, his Oregon Ducks and any of his fellow Oklahomans. You can reach him by email and on Twitter.

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