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Year NL Champion AL Champion Top Position Player Team WAR Top Pitcher Team WAR
2017 Los Angeles Dodgers Houston Astros Jose Altuve HOU 8.3 Corey Kluber CLE 8.0
2016 Chicago Cubs Cleveland Indians Mike Trout LAA 10.5 Justin Verlander DET 6.6
2015 New York Mets Kansas City Royals Bryce Harper WAS 9.9 Zack Greinke LAD 9.3
2014 San Francisco Giants Kansas City Royals Mike Trout LAA 7.9 Clayton Kershaw LAD 7.5
2013 St. Louis Cardinals Boston Red Sox Mike Trout LAA 9.3 Clayton Kershaw LAD 7.9
2012 San Francisco Giants Detroit Tigers Mike Trout LAA 10.8 Justin Verlander DET 7.8
2011 St. Louis Cardinals Texas Rangers Ben Zobrist TBR 8.7 Roy Halladay PHI 8.9
2010 San Francisco Giants Texas Rangers Josh Hamilton TEX 8.7 Roy Halladay PHI 8.3
2009 Philadelphia Phillies New York Yankees Albert Pujols STL 9.7 Zack Greinke KCR 10.4
2008 Philadelphia Phillies Tampa Bay Rays Albert Pujols STL 9.2 Tim Lincecum SFG 7.9
2007 Colorado Rockies Boston Red Sox Alex Rodriguez NYY 9.4 Roy Oswalt HOU 6.7
2006 St. Louis Cardinals Detroit Tigers Albert Pujols STL 8.5 Johan Santana MIN 7.5
2005 Houston Astros Chicago White Sox Alex Rodriguez NYY 9.4 Roger Clemens HOU 7.8
2004 St. Louis Cardinals Boston Red Sox Barry Bonds SFG 10.6 Johan Santana MIN 8.6
2003 Florida Marlins New York Yankees Barry Bonds SFG 9.2 Roy Halladay TOR 8.1
2002 San Francisco Giants Anaheim Angels Barry Bonds SFG 11.8 Randy Johnson ARI 10.9
2001 Arizona Diamondbacks New York Yankees Barry Bonds SFG 11.9 Randy Johnson ARI 10.0
2000 New York Mets New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez SEA 10.4 Pedro Martinez BOS 11.7
1999 Atlanta Braves New York Yankees Derek Jeter NYY 8.0 Pedro Martinez BOS 9.7
1998 San Diego Padres New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez SEA 8.5 Kevin Brown SDP 8.6
1997 Florida Marlins Cleveland Indians Larry Walker COL 9.8 Roger Clemens TOR 11.9
1996 Atlanta Braves New York Yankees Ken Griffey SEA 9.7 Pat Hentgen TOR 8.5
1995 Atlanta Braves Cleveland Indians John Valentin BOS 8.3 Greg Maddux ATL 9.7
1994 Jeff Bagwell HOU 8.2 Greg Maddux ATL 8.5
1993 Philadelphia Phillies Toronto Blue Jays Barry Bonds SFG 9.9 Jose Rijo CIN 9.3
1992 Atlanta Braves Toronto Blue Jays Barry Bonds PIT 9.0 Greg Maddux CHC 9.2
1991 Atlanta Braves Minnesota Twins Cal Ripken BAL 11.5 Tom Glavine ATL 8.5
1990 Cincinnati Reds Oakland Athletics Rickey Henderson OAK 9.9 Roger Clemens BOS 10.6
1989 San Francisco Giants Oakland Athletics Lonnie Smith ATL 8.8 Bret Saberhagen KCR 9.7
1988 Los Angeles Dodgers Oakland Athletics Wade Boggs BOS 8.3 Mark Gubicza KCR 7.7
1987 St. Louis Cardinals Minnesota Twins Tony Gwynn SDP 8.5 Roger Clemens BOS 9.4
1986 New York Mets Boston Red Sox Wade Boggs BOS 8.0 Teddy Higuera MIL 9.4
1985 St. Louis Cardinals Kansas City Royals Rickey Henderson NYY 9.9 Dwight Gooden NYM 12.2
1984 San Diego Padres Detroit Tigers Cal Ripken BAL 10.0 Dave Stieb TOR 7.9
1983 Philadelphia Phillies Baltimore Orioles Cal Ripken BAL 8.2 John Denny PHI 7.4
1982 St. Louis Cardinals Milwaukee Brewers Robin Yount MIL 10.5 Dave Stieb TOR 7.7
1981 Los Angeles Dodgers New York Yankees Mike Schmidt PHI 7.7 Bert Blyleven CLE 5.6
1980 Philadelphia Phillies Kansas City Royals George Brett KCR 9.4 Steve Carlton PHI 10.2
1979 Pittsburgh Pirates Baltimore Orioles Fred Lynn BOS 8.8 Phil Niekro ATL 7.6
1978 Los Angeles Dodgers New York Yankees Jim Rice BOS 7.5 Phil Niekro ATL 10.0
1977 Los Angeles Dodgers New York Yankees Rod Carew MIN 9.7 Rick Reuschel CHC 9.4