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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 Joe Morgan CIN 31 2B 321 21 11.0 9.0 1.6 0.0 0.4
2 Greg Luzinski PHI 24 LF 154 0 3.2 6.0 -2.0 0.0 -0.8
3 Dave Parker PIT 24 RF 120 0 6.3 5.3 1.7 0.0 -0.7
4 Johnny Bench CIN 27 C 117 0 6.6 4.8 1.1 0.0 0.7
5 Pete Rose CIN 34 3B 114 2 4.1 5.2 -1.2 0.0 0.2
6 Ted Simmons STL 25 C 103 0 4.9 4.9 -1.0 0.0 1.0
7 Willie Stargell PIT 35 1B 69 0 3.6 4.5 -0.1 0.0 -0.8
8 Al Hrabosky STL 25 RP 66 0 4.0 0.1 0.0 3.9 -0.0
9 Tom Seaver NYM 30 SP 65 0 8.2 0.4 0.0 7.8 0.0
10 Randy Jones SDP 25 SP 54 0 7.6 0.1 0.0 7.5 0.0
11 Steve Garvey LAD 26 1B 50 0 5.1 5.5 0.7 0.0 -1.0
12 Bill Madlock CHC 24 3B 45 0 4.9 5.4 -0.8 0.0 0.3
13 Dave Cash PHI 27 2B 26 0 5.1 3.5 1.0 0.0 0.5
14 Rusty Staub NYM 31 RF 20 0 3.0 4.5 -0.8 0.0 -0.7
15 Tony Perez CIN 33 1B 18 0 3.1 3.1 0.8 0.0 -0.8
16 Mike Schmidt PHI 25 3B 16 0 7.7 5.4 1.8 0.0 0.5
17 Manny Sanguillen PIT 31 C 16 0 4.6 3.9 -0.2 0.0 0.9
18 Ron Cey LAD 27 3B 11 0 6.7 5.1 1.2 0.0 0.4
19 Dave Kingman NYM 26 LF 9 0 1.4 2.5 -0.4 0.0 -0.7
20 Bob Watson HOU 29 1B 8 0 3.3 4.8 -0.7 0.0 -0.8
21 Lou Brock STL 36 LF 6 0 1.8 2.9 -0.5 0.0 -0.6
22 Larry Bowa PHI 29 SS 3 0 2.9 2.2 -0.3 0.0 0.9
23 Jerry Reuss PIT 26 SP 2 0 5.7 0.3 0.0 5.4 0.0
24 Andy Messersmith LAD 29 SP 1 0 6.8 0.4 0.0 6.5 0.0
25 Willie Montanez PHI/SFG 27 1B 1 0 1.1 2.1 -0.0 0.0 -1.0

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Joe Morgan CIN 31 2B 321 21 11.0 9.0 1.6 0.0 0.4
2 Tom Seaver NYM 30 SP 65 0 8.2 0.4 0.0 7.8 0.0
3 Mike Schmidt PHI 25 3B 16 0 7.7 5.4 1.8 0.0 0.5
4 Randy Jones SDP 25 SP 54 0 7.6 0.1 0.0 7.5 0.0
5 Andy Messersmith LAD 29 SP 1 0 6.8 0.4 0.0 6.5 0.0
6 Ron Cey LAD 27 3B 11 0 6.7 5.1 1.2 0.0 0.4
7 Bob Forsch STL 25 SP 6.7 1.1 0.0 5.5 0.0
8 Johnny Bench CIN 27 C 117 0 6.6 4.8 1.1 0.0 0.7
9 Phil Niekro ATL 36 SP 6.6 -0.2 0.0 6.7 0.0
10 John Montefusco SFG 25 SP 6.4 -0.4 0.0 6.8 -0.0
11 Dave Parker PIT 24 RF 120 0 6.3 5.3 1.7 0.0 -0.7
12 Carl Morton ATL 31 SP 6.1 -0.0 0.0 6.1 0.0
13 Jim Barr SFG 27 SP 5.8 -0.3 0.0 6.0 0.0
14 Jerry Reuss PIT 26 SP 2 0 5.7 0.3 0.0 5.4 0.0
15 Davey Lopes LAD 30 2B 5.3 4.3 0.4 0.0 0.5
16 Steve Garvey LAD 26 1B 50 0 5.1 5.5 0.7 0.0 -1.0
17 Dave Cash PHI 27 2B 26 0 5.1 3.5 1.0 0.0 0.5
18 Rennie Stennett PIT 24 2B 4.9 2.0 2.4 0.0 0.5
19 Ted Simmons STL 25 C 103 0 4.9 4.9 -1.0 0.0 1.0
20 Bill Madlock CHC 24 3B 45 0 4.9 5.4 -0.8 0.0 0.3
21 George Foster CIN 26 LF 4.8 3.7 1.7 0.0 -0.6
22 Steve Rogers MON 25 SP 4.8 0.3 0.0 4.5 0.0
23 Jimmy Wynn LAD 33 CF 4.7 4.0 0.9 0.0 -0.2
24 Manny Sanguillen PIT 31 C 16 0 4.6 3.9 -0.2 0.0 0.9
25 Cesar Cedeno HOU 24 CF 4.4 4.8 -0.4 0.0 -0.1
26 Richie Zisk PIT 26 LF 4.2 4.2 0.7 0.0 -0.7
27 Chris Speier SFG 25 SS 4.2 2.6 0.6 0.0 0.9
28 Pete Rose CIN 34 3B 114 2 4.1 5.2 -1.2 0.0 0.2
29 Cesar Geronimo CIN 27 CF 4.1 1.4 2.8 0.0 -0.1
30 Al Hrabosky STL 25 RP 66 0 4.0 0.1 0.0 3.9 -0.0

American League Most Valuable Player

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Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Fred Lynn BOS 23 CF 326 22 7.4 6.5 0.8 0.0 0.1
2 John Mayberry KCR 26 1B 157 0 7.2 7.3 0.8 0.0 -0.9
3 Jim Rice BOS 22 LF 154 0 3.0 3.9 -0.1 0.0 -0.9
4 Rollie Fingers OAK 28 RP 129 2 2.2 -0.0 0.0 2.2 0.0
5 Reggie Jackson OAK 29 RF 118 0 6.7 5.7 1.6 0.0 -0.6
6 Jim Palmer BAL 29 SP 82 0 8.4 0.0 0.0 8.4 0.0
7 Thurman Munson NYY 28 C 69 0 6.6 5.0 0.8 0.0 0.8
8 George Scott MIL 31 1B 64 0 3.2 4.8 -0.8 0.0 -0.8
9 Rod Carew MIN 29 2B 54 0 7.9 7.0 0.4 0.0 0.4
10 Ken Singleton BAL 28 RF 44 0 5.1 6.7 -1.0 0.0 -0.6
11 George Brett KCR 22 3B 37 0 5.8 4.5 0.8 0.0 0.6
12 Catfish Hunter NYY 29 SP 31 0 8.1 0.0 0.0 8.1 0.0
13 Rick Burleson BOS 24 SS 28 0 2.1 0.0 0.9 0.0 1.2
14 Claudell Washington OAK 20 LF 22 0 4.9 4.9 0.5 0.0 -0.5
15 Toby Harrah TEX 26 SS 16 0 7.1 5.7 0.3 0.0 1.1
16 Mike Torrez BAL 28 SP 12 0 3.5 0.0 0.0 3.5 0.0
17 Rich Gossage CHW 23 RP 11 0 8.2 0.0 0.0 8.2 0.0
18 Paul Lindblad OAK 33 RP 7 0 1.8 0.0 0.0 1.8 0.0
19 Gene Tenace OAK 28 C 7 0 5.2 5.6 -1.0 0.0 0.6
20 Boog Powell CLE 33 1B 6 0 4.1 4.8 -0.1 0.0 -0.6
21 Don Baylor BAL 26 LF 6 0 3.0 4.5 -0.9 0.0 -0.6
22 Bert Campaneris OAK 33 SS 6 0 3.1 2.0 0.1 0.0 1.0
23 Denny Doyle CAL/BOS 31 2B 5 0 2.2 1.8 0.1 0.0 0.4
24 Bill Lee BOS 28 SP 5 0 2.4 0.0 0.0 2.4 0.0
25 Jim Todd OAK 27 RP 5 0 2.1 0.0 0.0 2.1 0.0
26 Rick Wise BOS 29 SP 4 0 1.7 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.0
27 Joe Rudi OAK 28 1B 3 0 3.1 3.6 0.1 0.0 -0.7
28 Lee May BAL 32 1B 2 0 1.8 2.5 0.0 0.0 -0.7
29 Jim Kaat CHW 36 SP 2 0 7.7 0.0 0.0 7.7 0.0
30 Bobby Bonds NYY 29 RF 1 0 5.0 5.6 -0.1 0.0 -0.5
31 Carl Yastrzemski BOS 35 1B 1 0 2.8 2.9 0.7 0.0 -0.8

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Jim Palmer BAL 29 SP 82 0 8.4 0.0 0.0 8.4 0.0
2 Rich Gossage CHW 23 RP 11 0 8.2 0.0 0.0 8.2 0.0
3 Catfish Hunter NYY 29 SP 31 0 8.1 0.0 0.0 8.1 0.0
4 Rod Carew MIN 29 2B 54 0 7.9 7.0 0.4 0.0 0.4
5 Jim Kaat CHW 36 SP 2 0 7.7 0.0 0.0 7.7 0.0
6 Fred Lynn BOS 23 CF 326 22 7.4 6.5 0.8 0.0 0.1
7 Frank Tanana CAL 21 SP 7.3 0.0 0.0 7.3 0.0
8 Bobby Grich BAL 26 2B 7.3 4.8 1.8 0.0 0.7
9 John Mayberry KCR 26 1B 157 0 7.2 7.3 0.8 0.0 -0.9
10 Toby Harrah TEX 26 SS 16 0 7.1 5.7 0.3 0.0 1.1
11 Reggie Jackson OAK 29 RF 118 0 6.7 5.7 1.6 0.0 -0.6
12 Thurman Munson NYY 28 C 69 0 6.6 5.0 0.8 0.0 0.8
13 Steve Busby KCR 25 SP 6.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 0.0
14 Bert Blyleven MIN 24 SP 6.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 0.0
15 George Brett KCR 22 3B 37 0 5.8 4.5 0.8 0.0 0.6
16 Gaylord Perry CLE/TEX 36 SP 5.8 0.0 0.0 5.8 0.0
17 Bill North OAK 27 CF 5.7 3.4 2.3 0.0 0.1
18 Ed Figueroa CAL 26 SP 5.5 0.0 0.0 5.5 0.0
19 Dennis Eckersley CLE 20 SP 5.3 0.0 0.0 5.3 0.0
20 Gene Tenace OAK 28 C 7 0 5.2 5.6 -1.0 0.0 0.6
21 Dwight Evans BOS 23 RF 5.1 2.9 2.6 0.0 -0.5
22 Ken Singleton BAL 28 RF 44 0 5.1 6.7 -1.0 0.0 -0.6
23 Bobby Bonds NYY 29 RF 1 0 5.0 5.6 -0.1 0.0 -0.5
24 Mark Belanger BAL 31 SS 5.0 0.1 3.8 0.0 1.1
25 Claudell Washington OAK 20 LF 22 0 4.9 4.9 0.5 0.0 -0.5
26 Graig Nettles NYY 30 3B 4.6 2.9 1.1 0.0 0.6
27 Vida Blue OAK 25 SP 4.6 0.0 0.0 4.6 0.0
28 Eric Soderholm MIN 26 3B 4.5 2.7 1.5 0.0 0.4
29 Boog Powell CLE 33 1B 6 0 4.1 4.8 -0.1 0.0 -0.6
30 Roy White NYY 31 LF 4.0 4.7 -0.1 0.0 -0.6