Did you know that this was the first & only "officially" sanctioned Major League Baseball award given to ballplayers by a fraternity? Too easy you say? Did you know that the 1995 recipient, Curt Schilling, named his son after Gehrig (Gehrig Schilling)?
Gehrig Award spokesman Sean Wagner has provided Baseball Almanac with the 2010 Press Release — download it today and read exactly why Pujols won.
A breakdown by position for the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award: fourteen pitchers, twelve first basemen, eight shortstops, eight third basemen, four right-fielders, two center-fielders, two left-fielders, two second basemen, one catcher & one designated hitter.