There have been times a player has bombed a team in the post season and picked up a post season MVP for their troubles. And later that player joined the very team they blasted out of the post season.
That must be odd for a fan base to welcome with open arms the very player that broke their hearts.
Here are the players who won hardware for one team and joined the team they beat.
1966 World Series MVP for the Baltimore Orioles against the
Los Angeles Dodgers.
Joined the Dodgers in 1972
1984 ALCS MVP for the Detroit Tigers against the
Kansas City Royals
Joined the Royals in 1991
1988 ALCS MVP for the Oakland Athletics against the
Boston Red Sox
Joined the Red Sox in 1998
1988 NLCS MVP for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the
New York Mets
Joined the Mets in 1999.
1989 ALCS MVP for the Oakland Athletics against the
Toronto Blue Jays
Joined the Blue Jays in 1993
2001 World Series Co-MVP for the Arizona Diamondbacks against the New York Yankees
Joined the Yankees in 2005.
2015 NLCS MVP for the New York Mets against the Chicago Cubs
Joined the Cubs in 2017