Why Times Reporters Don’t Vote for M.V.P. (Or the Hall of Fame or the Tonys)

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The Angels’ Shohei Ohtani and the Phillies’ Bryce Harper were baseball’s best in 2021. So says a selection of baseball writers from North America. But writers at The Times didn’t have a vote. They haven’t had one for more than 30 years.

Members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America vote for four annual awards in both the National and American Leagues: the Most Valuable Player (

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