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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 Ryne Sandberg CHC 24 2B 326 22 8.6 6.6 1.5 0.0 0.5
2 Keith Hernandez NYM 30 1B 195 1 6.3 6.2 1.2 0.0 -1.0
3 Tony Gwynn SDP 24 RF 184 1 6.3 5.5 1.6 0.0 -0.7
4 Rick Sutcliffe CHC 28 SP 151 0 4.2 0.3 0.0 3.9 0.0
5 Gary Matthews CHC 33 LF 70 0 3.2 5.2 -1.4 0.0 -0.6
6 Bruce Sutter STL 31 RP 67 0 4.3 -0.2 0.0 4.5 0.0
7 Mike Schmidt PHI 34 3B 55 0 7.0 5.6 1.3 0.0 0.2
8 Jose Cruz HOU 36 LF 53 0 6.3 6.3 0.8 0.0 -0.8
9 Dale Murphy ATL 28 CF 52 0 5.6 6.2 -0.7 0.0 0.1
10 Jody Davis CHC 27 C 49 0 2.1 0.7 0.5 0.0 0.9
11 Tim Raines MON 24 CF 41 0 6.5 6.5 -0.1 0.0 0.1
12 Leon Durham CHC 26 1B 38 0 3.7 4.3 0.2 0.0 -0.8
13 Rich Gossage SDP 32 RP 34 0 1.7 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.0
14 Gary Carter MON 30 C 32 0 7.5 5.7 1.0 0.0 0.8
15 Dwight Gooden NYM 19 SP 28 0 5.7 0.3 0.0 5.5 0.0
16 Alan Wiggins SDP 26 2B 14 0 3.0 3.3 -0.8 0.0 0.5
17 Kevin McReynolds SDP 24 CF 6 0 5.4 3.2 2.2 0.0 0.1
18 Bob Dernier CHC 27 CF 6 0 3.1 2.9 0.2 0.0 0.0
19 Ron Cey CHC 36 3B 6 0 1.6 2.2 -0.8 0.0 0.2
20 Steve Garvey SDP 35 1B 5 0 0.4 1.5 -0.1 0.0 -1.0
21 Jeffrey Leonard SFG 28 LF 1 0 3.4 4.9 -0.9 0.0 -0.6
22 Juan Samuel PHI 23 2B 1 0 2.9 4.0 -1.6 0.0 0.5
23 Bob Brenly SFG 30 C 1 0 3.7 3.8 -0.8 0.0 0.7

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Ryne Sandberg CHC 24 2B 326 22 8.6 6.6 1.5 0.0 0.5
2 Gary Carter MON 30 C 32 0 7.5 5.7 1.0 0.0 0.8
3 Mike Schmidt PHI 34 3B 55 0 7.0 5.6 1.3 0.0 0.2
4 Tim Raines MON 24 CF 41 0 6.5 6.5 -0.1 0.0 0.1
5 Rick Rhoden PIT 31 SP 6.5 1.2 0.0 5.2 0.0
6 Tony Gwynn SDP 24 RF 184 1 6.3 5.5 1.6 0.0 -0.7
7 Jose Cruz HOU 36 LF 53 0 6.3 6.3 0.8 0.0 -0.8
8 Keith Hernandez NYM 30 1B 195 1 6.3 6.2 1.2 0.0 -1.0
9 Tony Pena PIT 27 C 5.9 3.4 1.6 0.0 0.9
10 Dwight Gooden NYM 19 SP 28 0 5.7 0.3 0.0 5.5 0.0
11 Dale Murphy ATL 28 CF 52 0 5.6 6.2 -0.7 0.0 0.1
12 Kevin McReynolds SDP 24 CF 6 0 5.4 3.2 2.2 0.0 0.1
13 Chili Davis SFG 24 CF 5.1 5.4 -0.0 0.0 -0.3
14 Alejandro Pena LAD 25 SP 5.1 0.1 0.0 5.0 0.0
15 Rick Mahler ATL 30 SP 5.1 0.7 0.0 4.4 0.0
16 Ozzie Smith STL 29 SS 5.0 2.5 1.7 0.0 0.8
17 Mario Soto CIN 27 SP 4.9 0.4 0.0 4.5 0.0
18 Johnny Ray PIT 27 2B 4.6 3.3 0.9 0.0 0.5
19 Orel Hershiser LAD 25 SP 4.6 0.3 0.0 4.3 0.0
20 Tim Wallach MON 26 3B 4.4 2.1 2.1 0.0 0.2
21 Bruce Sutter STL 31 RP 67 0 4.3 -0.2 0.0 4.5 0.0
22 Rick Sutcliffe CHC 28 SP 151 0 4.2 0.3 0.0 3.9 0.0
23 Willie McGee STL 25 CF 4.2 3.2 1.0 0.0 0.0
24 Fernando Valenzuela LAD 23 SP 4.2 0.5 0.0 3.7 0.0
25 Carmelo Martinez SDP 23 LF 4.1 2.7 2.1 0.0 -0.7
26 Von Hayes PHI 25 CF 4.1 4.6 -0.3 0.0 -0.2
27 Bill Doran HOU 26 2B 4.0 2.7 0.8 0.0 0.5
28 John Denny PHI 31 SP 4.0 0.1 0.0 3.8 0.0
29 Joaquin Andujar STL 31 SP 3.8 0.3 0.0 3.4 0.0
30 Mookie Wilson NYM 28 CF 3.8 3.5 0.2 0.0 0.1

American League Most Valuable Player

By Votes


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Willie Hernandez DET 29 RP 306 16 4.8 0.0 0.0 4.8 0.0
2 Kent Hrbek MIN 24 1B 247 5 5.6 5.1 1.2 0.0 -0.7
3 Dan Quisenberry KCR 31 RP 235 5 3.3 0.0 0.0 3.3 0.0
4 Eddie Murray BAL 28 1B 197 2 7.1 7.0 1.0 0.0 -0.8
5 Don Mattingly NYY 23 1B 113 0 6.3 6.5 0.5 0.0 -0.7
6 Kirk Gibson DET 27 RF 96 0 5.1 5.7 -0.1 0.0 -0.5
7 Tony Armas BOS 30 CF 87 0 2.6 3.4 -0.7 0.0 -0.1
8 Dave Winfield NYY 32 RF 83 0 5.3 6.5 -0.8 0.0 -0.4
9 Alan Trammell DET 26 SS 76 0 6.7 4.5 1.5 0.0 0.7
10 Willie Wilson KCR 28 CF 61 0 4.3 3.5 0.6 0.0 0.2
11 Dwight Evans BOS 32 RF 39 0 5.4 7.0 -1.1 0.0 -0.5
12 Alvin Davis SEA 23 1B 26 0 6.0 6.0 0.7 0.0 -0.8
13 Jim Rice BOS 31 LF 10 0 2.5 2.4 0.5 0.0 -0.5
14 Dave Kingman OAK 35 DH 10 0 2.5 3.9 -0.1 0.0 -1.3
15 Harold Baines CHW 25 RF 10 0 4.3 4.8 -0.0 0.0 -0.4
16 Willie Upshaw TOR 27 1B 8 0 2.6 3.2 0.1 0.0 -0.7
17 Lance Parrish DET 28 C 8 0 2.8 1.6 0.4 0.0 0.8
18 Brian Downing CAL 33 LF 6 0 3.1 3.8 -0.1 0.0 -0.6
19 George Bell TOR 24 RF 5 0 3.2 3.9 -0.2 0.0 -0.6
20 Andre Thornton CLE 34 DH 5 0 2.8 4.6 -0.3 0.0 -1.5
21 Steve Balboni KCR 27 1B 5 0 2.2 2.4 0.4 0.0 -0.6
22 Lloyd Moseby TOR 24 CF 4 0 7.3 5.0 2.0 0.0 0.3
23 Dave Stieb TOR 26 SP 4 0 7.9 0.0 0.0 7.9 0.0
24 Buddy Bell TEX 32 3B 4 0 6.1 3.8 1.9 0.0 0.4
25 Juan Beniquez CAL 34 LF 2 0 2.2 2.5 0.1 0.0 -0.4
26 Mike Boddicker BAL 26 SP 2 0 5.2 0.0 0.0 5.2 -0.0
27 Cal Ripken BAL 23 SS 1 0 10.0 6.4 2.4 0.0 1.3
28 Doyle Alexander TOR 33 SP 1 0 6.1 0.0 0.0 6.1 0.0

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Cal Ripken BAL 23 SS 1 0 10.0 6.4 2.4 0.0 1.3
2 Dave Stieb TOR 26 SP 4 0 7.9 0.0 0.0 7.9 0.0
3 Lloyd Moseby TOR 24 CF 4 0 7.3 5.0 2.0 0.0 0.3
4 Bert Blyleven CLE 33 SP 7.2 0.0 0.0 7.2 0.0
5 Eddie Murray BAL 28 1B 197 2 7.1 7.0 1.0 0.0 -0.8
6 Alan Trammell DET 26 SS 76 0 6.7 4.5 1.5 0.0 0.7
7 Don Mattingly NYY 23 1B 113 0 6.3 6.5 0.5 0.0 -0.7
8 Wade Boggs BOS 26 3B 6.3 4.9 1.0 0.0 0.4
9 Chet Lemon DET 29 CF 6.2 3.9 2.0 0.0 0.2
10 Doyle Alexander TOR 33 SP 1 0 6.1 0.0 0.0 6.1 0.0
11 Buddy Bell TEX 32 3B 4 0 6.1 3.8 1.9 0.0 0.4
12 Rickey Henderson OAK 25 LF 6.0 6.4 0.0 0.0 -0.4
13 Alvin Davis SEA 23 1B 26 0 6.0 6.0 0.7 0.0 -0.8
14 Robin Yount MIL 28 SS 5.9 4.9 0.4 0.0 0.6
15 Kent Hrbek MIN 24 1B 247 5 5.6 5.1 1.2 0.0 -0.7
16 Dwight Evans BOS 32 RF 39 0 5.4 7.0 -1.1 0.0 -0.5
17 Dave Winfield NYY 32 RF 83 0 5.3 6.5 -0.8 0.0 -0.4
18 Mike Boddicker BAL 26 SP 2 0 5.2 0.0 0.0 5.2 -0.0
19 Kirk Gibson DET 27 RF 96 0 5.1 5.7 -0.1 0.0 -0.5
20 Jim Beattie SEA 29 SP 5.1 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0
21 Willie Hernandez DET 29 RP 306 16 4.8 0.0 0.0 4.8 0.0
22 Gary Ward TEX 30 CF 4.6 3.4 1.5 0.0 -0.2
23 Phil Niekro NYY 45 SP 4.6 0.0 0.0 4.6 0.0
24 Mike Witt CAL 23 SP 4.6 0.0 0.0 4.6 0.0
25 Charlie Hough TEX 36 SP 4.6 0.0 0.0 4.6 0.0
26 Buddy Black KCR 27 SP 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0
27 Frank Viola MIN 24 SP 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0
28 Mark Langston SEA 23 SP 4.4 0.0 0.0 4.4 0.0
29 Dwayne Murphy OAK 29 CF 4.3 4.4 -0.4 0.0 0.3
30 Lou Whitaker DET 27 2B 4.3 3.6 0.1 0.0 0.6