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National League Most Valuable Player

By Votes


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Dale Murphy ATL 26 CF 283 14 6.1 6.2 0.4 0.0 -0.4
2 Lonnie Smith STL 26 LF 218 8 6.2 5.9 1.0 0.0 -0.7
3 Pedro Guerrero LAD 26 RF 175 0 6.8 7.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.5
4 Al Oliver MON 35 1B 175 0 5.3 7.1 -0.8 0.0 -1.1
5 Bruce Sutter STL 29 RP 134 2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.0
6 Mike Schmidt PHI 32 3B 54 0 7.4 6.6 0.6 0.0 0.2
7 Jack Clark SFG 26 RF 53 0 4.0 5.4 -0.6 0.0 -0.7
8 Greg Minton SFG 30 RP 44 0 5.5 0.1 0.0 5.4 0.0
9 Steve Carlton PHI 37 SP 41 0 6.1 0.6 0.0 5.5 0.0
10 Bill Buckner CHC 32 1B 38 0 3.7 4.0 0.8 0.0 -1.1
11 Bill Madlock PIT 31 3B 37 0 6.2 5.4 0.6 0.0 0.2
12 Gary Carter MON 28 C 35 0 8.6 5.8 1.7 0.0 1.0
13 Ozzie Smith STL 27 SS 25 0 5.0 1.6 2.6 0.0 0.9
14 George Hendrick STL 32 RF 20 0 1.4 2.6 -0.6 0.0 -0.6
15 Terry Kennedy SDP 26 C 20 0 4.6 3.9 -0.2 0.0 0.9
16 Joe Morgan SFG 38 2B 17 0 5.1 4.9 -0.1 0.0 0.4
17 Keith Hernandez STL 28 1B 12 0 4.6 4.3 1.4 0.0 -1.1
18 Jason Thompson PIT 27 1B 12 0 4.8 5.8 -0.0 0.0 -1.0
19 Gene Garber ATL 34 RP 6 0 2.7 -0.0 0.0 2.7 0.0
20 Joaquin Andujar STL 29 SP 6 0 5.5 -0.3 0.0 5.8 0.0
21 Fernando Valenzuela LAD 21 SP 3 0 5.4 0.3 0.1 5.0 0.0
22 Andre Dawson MON 27 CF 3 0 7.9 5.8 2.2 0.0 -0.0
23 Gary Matthews PHI 31 LF 2 0 2.3 3.6 -0.5 0.0 -0.8
24 Chris Chambliss ATL 33 1B 2 0 2.8 2.6 1.2 0.0 -1.0
25 Ray Knight HOU 29 1B 1 0 3.1 3.6 0.1 0.0 -0.6

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Gary Carter MON 28 C 35 0 8.6 5.8 1.7 0.0 1.0
2 Andre Dawson MON 27 CF 3 0 7.9 5.8 2.2 0.0 -0.0
3 Steve Rogers MON 32 SP 7.7 0.0 0.0 7.6 0.0
4 Mario Soto CIN 25 SP 7.6 0.1 0.0 7.5 0.0
5 Mike Schmidt PHI 32 3B 54 0 7.4 6.6 0.6 0.0 0.2
6 Pedro Guerrero LAD 26 RF 175 0 6.8 7.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.5
7 Bill Madlock PIT 31 3B 37 0 6.2 5.4 0.6 0.0 0.2
8 Lonnie Smith STL 26 LF 218 8 6.2 5.9 1.0 0.0 -0.7
9 Steve Carlton PHI 37 SP 41 0 6.1 0.6 0.0 5.5 0.0
10 Dale Murphy ATL 26 CF 283 14 6.1 6.2 0.4 0.0 -0.4
11 Dickie Thon HOU 24 SS 6.1 3.7 1.6 0.0 0.8
12 Joe Niekro HOU 37 SP 6.1 -0.7 0.0 6.8 0.0
13 Sixto Lezcano SDP 28 RF 5.9 5.3 1.2 0.0 -0.6
14 Joaquin Andujar STL 29 SP 6 0 5.5 -0.3 0.0 5.8 0.0
15 Greg Minton SFG 30 RP 44 0 5.5 0.1 0.0 5.4 0.0
16 Fernando Valenzuela LAD 21 SP 3 0 5.4 0.3 0.1 5.0 0.0
17 Al Oliver MON 35 1B 175 0 5.3 7.1 -0.8 0.0 -1.1
18 Bruce Berenyi CIN 27 SP 5.2 0.3 0.0 4.9 0.0
19 Joe Morgan SFG 38 2B 17 0 5.1 4.9 -0.1 0.0 0.4
20 Ozzie Smith STL 27 SS 25 0 5.0 1.6 2.6 0.0 0.9
21 Bill Russell LAD 33 SS 4.9 2.5 1.4 0.0 0.9
22 Jason Thompson PIT 27 1B 12 0 4.8 5.8 -0.0 0.0 -1.0
23 Leon Durham CHC 24 RF 4.7 5.8 -0.7 0.0 -0.5
24 Keith Hernandez STL 28 1B 12 0 4.6 4.3 1.4 0.0 -1.1
25 Terry Kennedy SDP 26 C 20 0 4.6 3.9 -0.2 0.0 0.9
26 Tim Lollar SDP 26 SP 4.5 1.0 0.0 3.4 0.0
27 Tim Wallach MON 24 3B 4.4 3.9 0.4 0.0 0.2
28 John Candelaria PIT 28 SP 4.4 0.3 0.0 4.0 0.0
29 Ruppert Jones SDP 27 CF 4.2 3.5 0.8 0.0 -0.0
30 Jerry Reuss LAD 33 SP 4.2 0.5 0.0 3.6 0.0