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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 George Brett KCR 27 3B 335 17 9.4 8.2 0.9 0.0 0.3
2 Reggie Jackson NYY 34 RF 234 5 4.8 6.8 -1.3 0.0 -0.7
3 Rich Gossage NYY 28 RP 218 4 3.4 0.0 0.0 3.4 0.0
4 Willie Wilson KCR 24 LF 169 1 8.5 6.3 2.5 0.0 -0.3
5 Cecil Cooper MIL 30 1B 160 0 6.8 6.8 0.8 0.0 -0.8
6 Eddie Murray BAL 24 1B 106 0 4.5 5.6 -0.4 0.0 -0.8
7 Rick Cerone NYY 26 C 77 1 4.2 2.3 0.8 0.0 1.1
8 Dan Quisenberry KCR 27 RP 70 0 2.4 0.0 0.0 2.4 0.0
9 Steve Stone BAL 32 SP 53 0 3.9 -0.0 0.0 4.0 -0.1
10 Rickey Henderson OAK 21 LF 51 0 8.8 7.4 1.9 0.0 -0.5
11 Al Oliver TEX 33 LF 31 0 3.5 4.6 -0.6 0.0 -0.6
12 Tony Armas OAK 26 RF 29 0 5.9 4.1 2.3 0.0 -0.5
13 Al Bumbry BAL 33 CF 27 0 6.1 5.7 0.3 0.0 0.1
14 Ben Oglivie MIL 31 LF 27 0 6.5 5.6 1.4 0.0 -0.6
15 Willie Randolph NYY 25 2B 10 0 6.6 5.8 0.2 0.0 0.6
16 Mike Norris OAK 25 SP 10 0 5.9 0.0 0.0 5.9 0.0
17 Robin Yount MIL 24 SS 8 0 7.1 5.5 0.7 0.0 1.0
18 Buddy Bell TEX 28 3B 7 0 6.5 4.8 1.3 0.0 0.4
19 Mickey Rivers TEX 31 CF 7 0 3.5 4.8 -1.4 0.0 0.1
20 Alan Trammell DET 22 SS 6 0 4.8 3.5 0.2 0.0 1.1
21 Ken Singleton BAL 33 RF 4 0 4.0 6.0 -1.5 0.0 -0.5
22 Miguel Dilone CLE 25 LF 2 0 3.0 4.0 -0.6 0.0 -0.5
23 Tony Perez BOS 38 1B 2 0 0.7 2.1 -0.6 0.0 -0.8
24 John Wathan KCR 30 C 1 0 2.7 2.8 -0.5 0.0 0.4
25 Fred Lynn BOS 28 CF 1 0 4.7 3.8 0.8 0.0 0.1

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 George Brett KCR 27 3B 335 17 9.4 8.2 0.9 0.0 0.3
2 Rickey Henderson OAK 21 LF 51 0 8.8 7.4 1.9 0.0 -0.5
3 Willie Wilson KCR 24 LF 169 1 8.5 6.3 2.5 0.0 -0.3
4 Robin Yount MIL 24 SS 8 0 7.1 5.5 0.7 0.0 1.0
5 Britt Burns CHW 21 SP 7.0 0.0 0.0 7.0 0.0
6 Dwayne Murphy OAK 25 CF 6.9 4.4 2.4 0.0 0.1
7 Cecil Cooper MIL 30 1B 160 0 6.8 6.8 0.8 0.0 -0.8
8 Willie Randolph NYY 25 2B 10 0 6.6 5.8 0.2 0.0 0.6
9 Buddy Bell TEX 28 3B 7 0 6.5 4.8 1.3 0.0 0.4
10 Ben Oglivie MIL 31 LF 27 0 6.5 5.6 1.4 0.0 -0.6
11 Al Bumbry BAL 33 CF 27 0 6.1 5.7 0.3 0.0 0.1
12 Larry Gura KCR 32 SP 6.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 0.0
13 Tony Armas OAK 26 RF 29 0 5.9 4.1 2.3 0.0 -0.5
14 Mike Norris OAK 25 SP 10 0 5.9 0.0 0.0 5.9 0.0
15 Doug Corbett MIN 27 RP 5.7 0.0 0.0 5.7 0.0
16 Jim Clancy TOR 24 SP 5.5 0.0 0.0 5.5 0.0
17 Rudy May NYY 35 SP 4.9 0.0 0.0 4.9 0.0
18 Dave Stieb TOR 22 SP 4.9 -0.0 0.0 4.9 -0.0
19 Alan Trammell DET 22 SS 6 0 4.8 3.5 0.2 0.0 1.1
20 Reggie Jackson NYY 34 RF 234 5 4.8 6.8 -1.3 0.0 -0.7
21 Fred Lynn BOS 28 CF 1 0 4.7 3.8 0.8 0.0 0.1
22 John Castino MIN 25 3B 4.5 2.8 1.1 0.0 0.5
23 Moose Haas MIL 24 SP 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0
24 Eddie Murray BAL 24 1B 106 0 4.5 5.6 -0.4 0.0 -0.8
25 Toby Harrah CLE 31 3B 4.4 4.0 -0.0 0.0 0.4
26 Scott McGregor BAL 26 SP 4.4 0.0 0.0 4.4 -0.0
27 Jon Matlack TEX 30 SP 4.3 0.0 0.0 4.3 0.0
28 Rick Cerone NYY 26 C 77 1 4.2 2.3 0.8 0.0 1.1
29 Floyd Bannister SEA 25 SP 4.2 0.0 0.0 4.2 0.0
30 Chet Lemon CHW 25 CF 4.2 4.4 -0.3 0.0 0.1