World Series MVP: Pablo Sandoval

San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2012 World Series after batting .500 in the series and hitting three home runs in Game 1.

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval (48) watches his solo home run against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning during Game 1 of baseball's World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Jose Luis Villegas) MAGS OUT; TV OUT (KCRA3, KXTV10, KOVR13, KUVS19, KMAZ31, KTXL40) MANDATORY CREDIT

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander waits for a new ball as San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ezra Shaw, Pool)

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval hits a two run home run during the third inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval hits a home run during the fifth inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

World Series - Detroit Tigers v San Francisco Giants - Game 2

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 25: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after Gerald Laird #9 (not pictured) of the Detroit Tigers grounded out in to end the top of the eighth inning during Game Two of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Detroit Tigers - Game 3

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants jokes around in the dugout prior to Game Three of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 27, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco is congratulated by Pablo Sandoval after scoring during the second inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series against the Detroit Tigers Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Detroit Tigers - Game 3

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants fails to make a throw hit by Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers in the third inning during Game Three of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 27, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Detroit Tigers - Game 3

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants hits a double to deep left field against Joaquin Benoit #53 of the Detroit Tigers in the eighth inning during Game Three of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 27, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Detroit Tigers - Game 4

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 28: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after being struck out swinging against Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers in the first inning during Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

World Series - San Francisco Giants v Detroit Tigers - Game 4

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 28: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants reacts against the Detroit Tigers during Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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