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Zoilo Versalles
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Baseball Player
    He is considered the least talented winner of the MVP award in the award's history.
    After leading the Twins to their first World Series appearance in 1965, his salary was doubled and his career promptly collapsed.
    He never learned to read or write in English, which badly hurt his chances for employment after his career ended.
    The San Diego Padres picked him up in the expansion draft and promptly traded him.
    Zoilo is a great name.
    He was an exciting fielder.
    Then Minnesota coach Billy Martin motivated him to become all-star player.
    He had the season of his life in 1965 (he led the league in doubles, triples, runs scored and won a Gold Glove) as he drove the Twins to the World Series.
    His homer off Don Drysdale led to the Twins winning Game One in the 1965 World Series.
    He badly injured his back while playing for the Dodgers in 1968, and never physically recovered.
    He suffered two heart attacks after his retirement.
    He sold his Gold Glove, All Star and MVP awards to pay debts.
    He attempted comebacks with Mexican and Japanese baseball clubs.
    After the Twins traded him, he continued to live in Minnesota until his death.
    He had a single dream season (1965).

Credit: Art Gremashlo


    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 83.33% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 9 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 5 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 16 Votes: 68.75% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 25 Votes: 48.00% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 25 Votes: 72.00% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 52 Votes: 69.23% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 128 Votes: 57.03% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 94 Votes: 52.13% Annoying
 
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