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American League Most Valuable Player

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Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Ted Williams BOS 27 LF 224 9 10.9 11.2 0.4 0.0 -0.7
2 Hal Newhouser DET 25 SP 197 3 9.4 -0.3 -0.0 9.6 0.0
3 Bobby Doerr BOS 28 2B 158 5 5.6 3.2 1.6 0.0 0.8
4 Johnny Pesky BOS 27 SS 141 2 6.5 4.4 1.0 0.0 1.2
5 Mickey Vernon WAS 28 1B 134 1 5.5 6.5 -0.2 0.0 -0.7
6 Bob Feller CLE 27 SP 105 1 9.7 -0.4 -0.0 10.0 0.0
7 Dave Ferriss BOS 24 SP 94 1 3.7 0.2 -0.0 3.4 0.0
8 Hank Greenberg DET 35 1B 91 2 6.5 6.4 0.8 0.0 -0.7
9 Dom DiMaggio BOS 29 CF 56 0 4.4 3.8 0.7 0.0 -0.1
10 Lou Boudreau CLE 28 SS 37 0 4.2 2.9 0.2 0.0 1.1
11 Rudy York BOS 32 1B 28 0 2.8 3.7 -0.1 0.0 -0.8
12 Luke Appling CHW 39 SS 26 0 5.9 3.6 1.2 0.0 1.2
13 Tex Hughson BOS 30 SP 19 0 5.6 -0.4 0.0 6.0 0.0
14 Earl Caldwell CHW 41 RP 18 0 2.4 0.2 0.0 2.2 0.0
15 Charlie Keller NYY 29 LF 17 0 6.1 6.5 0.3 0.0 -0.7
16 Aaron Robinson NYY 31 C 12 0 4.0 3.4 0.2 0.0 0.4
17 Spud Chandler NYY 38 SP 12 0 5.2 -0.2 0.0 5.4 0.0
18 George Kell PHA/DET 23 3B 12 0 3.9 3.2 0.7 0.0 0.0
19 Joe DiMaggio NYY 31 CF 6 0 5.1 4.8 0.3 0.0 -0.1
20 Bobo Newsom PHA/WAS 38 SP 6 0 3.7 -0.4 0.0 4.1 0.0
21 Vern Stephens SLB 25 SS 6 0 2.7 2.8 -1.0 0.0 0.9
22 Phil Marchildon PHA 32 SP 5 0 1.7 -0.8 0.0 2.5 0.0
23 Buddy Rosar PHA 31 C 4 0 3.0 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.5
24 Stan Spence WAS 31 CF 4 0 4.9 5.4 -0.5 0.0 -0.1
25 Johnny Berardino SLB 29 2B 2 0 0.1 0.1 -0.8 0.0 0.8
26 Tommy Henrich NYY 33 RF 1 0 3.0 3.4 0.4 0.0 -0.8
27 Hal Wagner BOS 30 C 1 0 1.2 0.9 -0.1 0.0 0.5

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Ted Williams BOS 27 LF 224 9 10.9 11.2 0.4 0.0 -0.7
2 Bob Feller CLE 27 SP 105 1 9.7 -0.4 -0.0 10.0 0.0
3 Hal Newhouser DET 25 SP 197 3 9.4 -0.3 -0.0 9.6 0.0
4 Dizzy Trout DET 31 SP 7.8 0.3 0.0 7.6 0.0
5 Johnny Pesky BOS 27 SS 141 2 6.5 4.4 1.0 0.0 1.2
6 Hank Greenberg DET 35 1B 91 2 6.5 6.4 0.8 0.0 -0.7
7 Charlie Keller NYY 29 LF 17 0 6.1 6.5 0.3 0.0 -0.7
8 Luke Appling CHW 39 SS 26 0 5.9 3.6 1.2 0.0 1.2
9 Tex Hughson BOS 30 SP 19 0 5.6 -0.4 0.0 6.0 0.0
10 Bobby Doerr BOS 28 2B 158 5 5.6 3.2 1.6 0.0 0.8
11 Mickey Vernon WAS 28 1B 134 1 5.5 6.5 -0.2 0.0 -0.7
12 Spud Chandler NYY 38 SP 12 0 5.2 -0.2 0.0 5.4 0.0
13 Joe DiMaggio NYY 31 CF 6 0 5.1 4.8 0.3 0.0 -0.1
14 Roy Cullenbine DET 32 RF 5.0 5.4 0.1 0.0 -0.5
15 Fred Hutchinson DET 26 SP 4.9 1.0 0.0 4.0 0.0
16 Stan Spence WAS 31 CF 4 0 4.9 5.4 -0.5 0.0 -0.1
17 Eddie Lopat CHW 28 SP 4.8 0.8 0.0 4.0 0.0
18 Dom DiMaggio BOS 29 CF 56 0 4.4 3.8 0.7 0.0 -0.1
19 Mickey Haefner WAS 33 SP 4.3 0.5 0.0 3.8 0.0
20 Jesse Flores PHA 31 SP 4.3 0.5 0.0 3.8 0.0
21 Bill Bevens NYY 29 SP 4.3 -0.7 0.0 5.0 0.0
22 Lou Boudreau CLE 28 SS 37 0 4.2 2.9 0.2 0.0 1.1
23 Aaron Robinson NYY 31 C 12 0 4.0 3.4 0.2 0.0 0.4
24 Hank Edwards CLE 27 RF 3.9 4.3 0.2 0.0 -0.6
25 George Kell PHA/DET 23 3B 12 0 3.9 3.2 0.7 0.0 0.0
26 Bobo Newsom PHA/WAS 38 SP 6 0 3.7 -0.4 0.0 4.1 0.0
27 Dave Ferriss BOS 24 SP 94 1 3.7 0.2 -0.0 3.4 0.0
28 Virgil Trucks DET 29 SP 3.3 -0.2 0.0 3.5 0.0
29 Jack Kramer SLB 28 SP 3.2 -0.2 0.0 3.4 0.0
30 Buddy Lewis WAS 29 RF 3.0 4.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.7