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National League Most Valuable Player

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Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Dale Murphy ATL 27 CF 318 21 7.1 7.1 0.2 0.0 -0.1
2 Andre Dawson MON 28 CF 213 1 6.9 5.7 1.1 0.0 0.1
3 Mike Schmidt PHI 33 3B 191 1 6.9 6.1 0.6 0.0 0.2
4 Pedro Guerrero LAD 27 3B 182 1 5.5 6.7 -1.3 0.0 0.2
5 Tim Raines MON 23 LF 83 0 6.0 6.5 0.1 0.0 -0.7
6 Jose Cruz HOU 35 LF 76 0 6.2 5.8 1.1 0.0 -0.7
7 Dickie Thon HOU 25 SS 67 0 7.4 4.2 2.1 0.0 1.1
8 Bill Madlock PIT 32 3B 45 0 2.4 3.5 -1.3 0.0 0.2
9 Al Holland PHI 30 RP 42 0 3.2 -0.1 0.0 3.3 -0.0
10 Terry Kennedy SDP 27 C 37 0 4.5 3.0 0.5 0.0 0.9
11 George Hendrick STL 33 1B 33 0 3.2 4.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.9
12 Tony Pena PIT 26 C 25 0 4.1 2.8 0.4 0.0 1.0
13 John Denny PHI 30 SP 24 0 7.5 0.1 0.0 7.4 0.0
14 Darrell Evans SFG 36 1B 16 0 4.0 5.3 -0.7 0.0 -0.6
15 Mario Soto CIN 26 SP 16 0 6.7 -0.1 0.0 6.8 0.0
16 Rafael Ramirez ATL 25 SS 15 0 2.1 1.3 -0.2 0.0 1.0
17 Jesse Orosco NYM 26 RP 14 0 4.0 0.2 0.0 3.8 -0.0
18 Lee Smith CHC 25 RP 8 0 4.7 0.0 0.0 4.8 -0.0
19 Al Oliver MON 36 1B 3 0 1.5 2.6 -0.2 0.0 -0.9
20 Jeffrey Leonard SFG 27 LF 2 0 3.5 3.6 0.5 0.0 -0.6
21 Jody Davis CHC 26 C 1 0 2.6 2.4 -0.8 0.0 0.9
22 Lonnie Smith STL 27 LF 1 0 3.5 3.9 0.1 0.0 -0.5
23 Ozzie Smith STL 28 SS 1 0 3.8 1.5 1.3 0.0 1.0
24 Bob Horner ATL 25 3B 1 0 2.9 4.2 -1.4 0.0 0.1
25 Keith Hernandez STL/NYM 29 1B 1 0 5.6 4.6 1.9 0.0 -0.9

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 John Denny PHI 30 SP 24 0 7.5 0.1 0.0 7.4 0.0
2 Dickie Thon HOU 25 SS 67 0 7.4 4.2 2.1 0.0 1.1
3 Dale Murphy ATL 27 CF 318 21 7.1 7.1 0.2 0.0 -0.1
4 Gary Carter MON 29 C 7.1 3.1 3.0 0.0 1.0
5 Mike Schmidt PHI 33 3B 191 1 6.9 6.1 0.6 0.0 0.2
6 Andre Dawson MON 28 CF 213 1 6.9 5.7 1.1 0.0 0.1
7 Mario Soto CIN 26 SP 16 0 6.7 -0.1 0.0 6.8 0.0
8 Jose Cruz HOU 35 LF 76 0 6.2 5.8 1.1 0.0 -0.7
9 Tim Raines MON 23 LF 83 0 6.0 6.5 0.1 0.0 -0.7
10 Steve Carlton PHI 38 SP 5.7 0.3 0.0 5.5 0.0
11 Keith Hernandez STL/NYM 29 1B 1 0 5.6 4.6 1.9 0.0 -0.9
12 Pedro Guerrero LAD 27 3B 182 1 5.5 6.7 -1.3 0.0 0.2
13 Johnny Ray PIT 26 2B 5.1 2.3 2.3 0.0 0.5
14 Bill Doran HOU 25 2B 4.8 3.1 1.1 0.0 0.5
15 Rick Rhoden PIT 30 SP 4.7 -0.2 0.0 4.9 0.0
16 Lee Smith CHC 25 RP 8 0 4.7 0.0 0.0 4.8 -0.0
17 Craig McMurtry ATL 23 SP 4.7 -0.5 0.0 5.2 0.0
18 Pascual Perez ATL 26 SP 4.6 0.2 0.0 4.4 0.0
19 John Candelaria PIT 29 SP 4.5 -0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0
20 Terry Kennedy SDP 27 C 37 0 4.5 3.0 0.5 0.0 0.9
21 Bob Welch LAD 26 SP 4.4 -0.3 0.0 4.6 0.0
22 Atlee Hammaker SFG 25 SP 4.4 -0.3 0.0 4.6 0.0
23 Jerry Reuss LAD 34 SP 4.2 0.7 0.0 3.5 0.0
24 Tony Pena PIT 26 C 25 0 4.1 2.8 0.4 0.0 1.0
25 Alan Wiggins SDP 25 LF 4.1 3.2 1.5 0.0 -0.6
26 Eddie Milner CIN 28 CF 4.1 2.7 1.3 0.0 0.1
27 Darrell Evans SFG 36 1B 16 0 4.0 5.3 -0.7 0.0 -0.6
28 Jesse Orosco NYM 26 RP 14 0 4.0 0.2 0.0 3.8 -0.0
29 Darrell Porter STL 31 C 3.9 2.5 0.6 0.0 0.8
30 Jack Clark SFG 27 RF 3.9 4.2 0.4 0.0 -0.6

American League Most Valuable Player

By Votes


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Cal Ripken BAL 22 SS 322 15 8.2 5.9 1.1 0.0 1.2
2 Eddie Murray BAL 27 1B 290 10 6.7 6.6 0.9 0.0 -0.8
3 Carlton Fisk CHW 35 C 209 3 4.3 3.9 -0.6 0.0 0.9
4 Jim Rice BOS 30 LF 150 0 5.7 4.9 1.2 0.0 -0.5
5 Cecil Cooper MIL 33 1B 123 0 4.0 5.6 -0.8 0.0 -0.8
6 Dan Quisenberry KCR 30 RP 107 0 5.5 0.0 0.0 5.5 0.0
7 Dave Winfield NYY 31 LF 85 0 2.5 4.7 -1.9 0.0 -0.4
8 Lou Whitaker DET 26 2B 84 0 6.7 5.6 0.4 0.0 0.7
9 Lance Parrish DET 27 C 66 0 4.7 2.7 1.2 0.0 0.8
10 Harold Baines CHW 24 RF 49 0 2.2 2.5 0.1 0.0 -0.5
11 Willie Upshaw TOR 26 1B 41 0 4.7 5.1 0.4 0.0 -0.8
12 Wade Boggs BOS 25 3B 25 0 7.8 6.8 0.7 0.0 0.4
13 LaMarr Hoyt CHW 28 SP 24 0 3.7 0.0 0.0 3.7 0.0
14 Lloyd Moseby TOR 23 CF 21 0 6.0 4.8 0.9 0.0 0.3
15 Bob Stanley BOS 28 RP 11 0 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0
16 Alan Trammell DET 25 SS 11 0 6.0 5.2 -0.1 0.0 1.0
17 Greg Luzinski CHW 32 DH 9 0 2.3 3.6 -0.0 0.0 -1.3
18 Robin Yount MIL 27 SS 6 0 7.3 6.6 -0.4 0.0 1.0
19 Ted Simmons MIL 33 C 4 0 4.0 4.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1
20 Richard Dotson CHW 24 SP 3 0 5.1 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0
21 Rudy Law CHW 26 CF 2 0 3.2 3.0 0.1 0.0 0.2
22 Ron Guidry NYY 32 SP 2 0 5.3 0.0 0.0 5.3 0.0
23 Jack Morris DET 28 SP 2 0 4.0 -0.0 0.0 4.0 -0.0
24 Rickey Henderson OAK 24 LF 1 0 6.9 6.3 1.0 0.0 -0.4
25 Julio Cruz SEA/CHW 28 2B 1 0 2.4 0.6 1.2 0.0 0.6
26 George Wright TEX 24 CF 1 0 3.2 2.4 0.6 0.0 0.3
27 Tippy Martinez BAL 33 RP 0 0 3.3 0.0 0.0 3.3 0.0

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Cal Ripken BAL 22 SS 322 15 8.2 5.9 1.1 0.0 1.2
2 Wade Boggs BOS 25 3B 25 0 7.8 6.8 0.7 0.0 0.4
3 Robin Yount MIL 27 SS 6 0 7.3 6.6 -0.4 0.0 1.0
4 Dave Stieb TOR 25 SP 7.0 0.0 0.0 7.0 0.0
5 Rickey Henderson OAK 24 LF 1 0 6.9 6.3 1.0 0.0 -0.4
6 Lou Whitaker DET 26 2B 84 0 6.7 5.6 0.4 0.0 0.7
7 Eddie Murray BAL 27 1B 290 10 6.7 6.6 0.9 0.0 -0.8
8 Chet Lemon DET 28 CF 6.2 3.9 2.2 0.0 0.2
9 Alan Trammell DET 25 SS 11 0 6.0 5.2 -0.1 0.0 1.0
10 Lloyd Moseby TOR 23 CF 21 0 6.0 4.8 0.9 0.0 0.3
11 Jim Rice BOS 30 LF 150 0 5.7 4.9 1.2 0.0 -0.5
12 Dan Quisenberry KCR 30 RP 107 0 5.5 0.0 0.0 5.5 0.0
13 Scott McGregor BAL 29 SP 5.3 0.0 0.0 5.3 0.0
14 Ron Guidry NYY 32 SP 2 0 5.3 0.0 0.0 5.3 0.0
15 Richard Dotson CHW 24 SP 3 0 5.1 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0
16 Matt Young SEA 24 SP 5.1 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0
17 Lance Parrish DET 27 C 66 0 4.7 2.7 1.2 0.0 0.8
18 Buddy Bell TEX 31 3B 4.7 2.7 1.6 0.0 0.4
19 Willie Upshaw TOR 26 1B 41 0 4.7 5.1 0.4 0.0 -0.8
20 Charlie Hough TEX 35 SP 4.7 0.0 0.0 4.7 0.0
21 Paul Molitor MIL 26 3B 4.6 3.4 0.8 0.0 0.4
22 John Castino MIN 28 2B 4.5 3.1 0.8 0.0 0.6
23 Rick Honeycutt TEX 29 SP 4.3 0.0 0.0 4.3 0.0
24 George Brett KCR 30 3B 4.3 5.4 -1.2 0.0 0.1
25 Jim Gantner MIL 30 2B 4.3 3.1 0.6 0.0 0.7
26 Bobby Grich CAL 34 2B 4.3 4.3 -0.5 0.0 0.5
27 Carlton Fisk CHW 35 C 209 3 4.3 3.9 -0.6 0.0 0.9
28 Jim Beattie SEA 28 SP 4.3 0.0 0.0 4.3 0.0
29 Gary Ward MIN 29 LF 4.2 3.0 1.7 0.0 -0.5
30 Mike Boddicker BAL 25 SP 4.1 0.0 0.0 4.1 -0.0