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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 Marty Marion STL 26 SS 190 7 4.7 1.1 2.6 0.0 1.0
2 Bill Nicholson CHC 29 RF 189 4 6.0 7.1 -0.4 0.0 -0.8
3 Dixie Walker BRO 33 RF 145 3 5.7 7.3 -0.9 0.0 -0.7
4 Stan Musial STL 23 RF 136 3 8.8 7.9 1.4 0.0 -0.6
5 Bill Voiselle NYG 25 SP 107 0 4.3 0.4 -0.0 3.9 0.0
6 Bucky Walters CIN 35 SP 107 3 6.1 0.9 -0.0 5.2 0.0
7 Ray Mueller CIN 32 C 85 2 3.8 3.1 0.1 0.0 0.6
8 Walker Cooper STL 29 C 72 1 3.6 3.1 0.1 0.0 0.4
9 Mort Cooper STL 31 SP 63 0 5.5 0.2 -0.0 5.3 0.0
10 Bob Elliott PIT 27 3B 57 0 3.9 4.5 -0.6 0.0 0.1
11 Rip Sewell PIT 37 SP 49 0 6.2 0.2 -0.0 6.0 0.0
12 Babe Dahlgren PIT 32 1B 33 1 2.4 3.0 0.2 0.0 -0.8
13 Frank McCormick CIN 33 1B 32 0 6.1 5.5 1.4 0.0 -0.7
14 Phil Cavarretta CHC 27 1B 27 0 3.6 5.3 -1.0 0.0 -0.7
15 Ray Sanders STL 27 1B 25 0 3.6 4.3 0.0 0.0 -0.7
16 Mel Ott NYG 35 RF 20 0 5.2 5.8 -0.0 0.0 -0.5
17 Jim Tobin BSN 31 SP 13 0 6.2 0.6 -0.0 5.6 0.0
18 Ron Northey PHI 24 RF 10 0 4.4 5.5 -0.4 0.0 -0.7
19 Johnny Hopp STL 27 CF 10 0 5.5 5.4 0.2 0.0 -0.1
20 Joe Medwick NYG 32 LF 9 0 4.0 4.0 0.6 0.0 -0.6
21 Johnny Barrett PIT 28 RF 8 0 3.8 3.6 0.7 0.0 -0.5
22 Eddie Miller CIN 27 SS 7 0 2.3 -1.1 2.2 0.0 1.1
23 Tommy Holmes BSN 27 CF 6 0 4.6 4.7 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
24 Ted Wilks STL 28 SP 4 0 4.3 -0.2 -0.0 4.5 0.0
25 Tony Lupien PHI 27 1B 3 0 2.0 2.8 -0.1 0.0 -0.7
26 Connie Ryan BSN 24 2B 2 0 3.1 1.9 0.7 0.0 0.4
27 Stan Hack CHC 34 3B 2 0 1.6 1.8 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
28 Max Lanier STL 28 SP 2 0 3.4 -0.1 -0.0 3.5 0.0
29 Whitey Kurowski STL 26 3B 1 0 3.7 3.4 0.3 0.0 0.1
30 Jim Russell PIT 25 LF 1 0 4.8 5.1 0.4 0.0 -0.7
31 Augie Galan BRO 32 LF 1 0 6.0 7.0 -0.4 0.0 -0.6

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Stan Musial STL 23 RF 136 3 8.8 7.9 1.4 0.0 -0.6
2 Jim Tobin BSN 31 SP 13 0 6.2 0.6 -0.0 5.6 0.0
3 Rip Sewell PIT 37 SP 49 0 6.2 0.2 -0.0 6.0 0.0
4 Bucky Walters CIN 35 SP 107 3 6.1 0.9 -0.0 5.2 0.0
5 Frank McCormick CIN 33 1B 32 0 6.1 5.5 1.4 0.0 -0.7
6 Augie Galan BRO 32 LF 1 0 6.0 7.0 -0.4 0.0 -0.6
7 Bill Nicholson CHC 29 RF 189 4 6.0 7.1 -0.4 0.0 -0.8
8 Dixie Walker BRO 33 RF 145 3 5.7 7.3 -0.9 0.0 -0.7
9 Fritz Ostermueller BRO/PIT 36 SP 5.7 0.2 -0.0 5.5 0.0
10 Johnny Hopp STL 27 CF 10 0 5.5 5.4 0.2 0.0 -0.1
11 Mort Cooper STL 31 SP 63 0 5.5 0.2 -0.0 5.3 0.0
12 Mel Ott NYG 35 RF 20 0 5.2 5.8 -0.0 0.0 -0.5
13 Claude Passeau CHC 35 SP 5.1 -0.2 -0.0 5.2 0.0
14 Buster Adams PHI 29 CF 5.0 4.7 0.4 0.0 -0.1
15 Jim Russell PIT 25 LF 1 0 4.8 5.1 0.4 0.0 -0.7
16 Marty Marion STL 26 SS 190 7 4.7 1.1 2.6 0.0 1.0
17 Tommy Holmes BSN 27 CF 6 0 4.6 4.7 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
18 Ken Raffensberger PHI 26 SP 4.5 -0.6 -0.0 5.1 0.0
19 Nate Andrews BSN 30 SP 4.5 -0.5 -0.0 5.0 0.0
20 Ron Northey PHI 24 RF 10 0 4.4 5.5 -0.4 0.0 -0.7
21 Ted Wilks STL 28 SP 4 0 4.3 -0.2 -0.0 4.5 0.0
22 Phil Weintraub NYG 36 1B 4.3 4.5 0.3 0.0 -0.5
23 Bill Voiselle NYG 25 SP 107 0 4.3 0.4 -0.0 3.9 0.0
24 Ed Heusser CIN 35 SP 4.0 0.1 -0.0 4.0 0.0
25 Joe Medwick NYG 32 LF 9 0 4.0 4.0 0.6 0.0 -0.6
26 Bob Elliott PIT 27 3B 57 0 3.9 4.5 -0.6 0.0 0.1
27 Red Munger STL 25 SP 3.9 -0.4 0.0 4.3 0.0
28 Johnny Barrett PIT 28 RF 8 0 3.8 3.6 0.7 0.0 -0.5
29 Ray Mueller CIN 32 C 85 2 3.8 3.1 0.1 0.0 0.6
30 Whitey Kurowski STL 26 3B 1 0 3.7 3.4 0.3 0.0 0.1

American League Most Valuable Player

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Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Hal Newhouser DET 23 SP 236 7 8.3 0.6 0.0 7.8 0.0
2 Dizzy Trout DET 29 SP 232 10 10.8 1.5 0.0 9.3 0.0
3 Vern Stephens SLB 23 SS 193 4 5.2 4.0 0.1 0.0 1.1
4 Snuffy Stirnweiss NYY 25 2B 129 1 8.5 6.0 1.7 0.0 0.8
5 Dick Wakefield DET 23 LF 128 2 3.9 4.6 -0.2 0.0 -0.4
6 Lou Boudreau CLE 26 SS 84 0 8.0 5.8 1.0 0.0 1.1
7 Bobby Doerr BOS 26 2B 75 0 5.9 5.7 -0.5 0.0 0.7
8 Stan Spence WAS 29 CF 56 0 6.0 6.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
9 Nels Potter SLB 32 SP 52 0 5.6 -0.2 0.0 5.7 0.0
10 Bob Johnson BOS 38 LF 51 0 6.3 7.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.7
11 Mark Christman SLB 30 3B 27 0 1.4 1.1 0.3 0.0 0.0
12 Tex Hughson BOS 28 SP 22 0 5.7 -0.0 0.0 5.7 0.0
13 Doc Cramer DET 38 CF 14 0 0.9 1.5 -0.6 0.0 -0.1
14 Frankie Hayes PHA 29 C 13 0 2.2 1.7 -0.1 0.0 0.6
15 Pete Fox BOS 35 RF 12 0 2.3 2.9 0.0 0.0 -0.6
16 Jack Kramer SLB 26 SP 9 0 5.4 0.2 0.0 5.2 0.0
17 Paul Richards DET 35 C 8 0 1.5 0.1 1.0 0.0 0.3
18 Johnny Lindell NYY 27 CF 8 0 5.4 4.7 0.8 0.0 -0.1
19 Pinky Higgins DET 35 3B 7 0 4.0 4.0 -0.0 0.0 0.0
20 Don Gutteridge SLB 32 2B 7 0 -0.1 0.1 -0.9 0.0 0.8
21 George McQuinn SLB 34 1B 7 0 1.1 2.2 -0.3 0.0 -0.8
22 George Kell PHA 21 3B 6 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
23 Rudy York DET 30 1B 5 0 2.9 3.6 0.1 0.0 -0.8
24 Roy Cullenbine CLE 30 RF 5 0 4.0 5.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.8
25 Nick Etten NYY 30 1B 5 0 5.4 5.9 0.3 0.0 -0.8
26 Wally Moses CHW 33 RF 4 0 1.9 2.6 -0.0 0.0 -0.7
27 Mike Kreevich SLB 36 CF 4 0 1.6 1.7 0.0 0.0 -0.1
28 Rollie Hemsley NYY 37 C 4 0 1.0 0.1 0.6 0.0 0.3
29 Eddie Mayo DET 34 2B 3 0 2.2 -0.3 1.6 0.0 0.8
30 Dick Siebert PHA 32 1B 3 0 3.4 4.1 0.0 0.0 -0.7
31 Frankie Crosetti NYY 33 SS 2 0 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.4
32 Ralph Hodgin CHW 29 3B 2 0 2.7 1.9 0.9 0.0 -0.2
33 Hank Borowy NYY 28 SP 2 0 3.8 -0.4 0.0 4.2 0.0
34 Bob Muncrief SLB 28 SP 1 0 4.4 0.2 0.0 4.2 0.0

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Dizzy Trout DET 29 SP 232 10 10.8 1.5 0.0 9.3 0.0
2 Snuffy Stirnweiss NYY 25 2B 129 1 8.5 6.0 1.7 0.0 0.8
3 Hal Newhouser DET 23 SP 236 7 8.3 0.6 0.0 7.8 0.0
4 Lou Boudreau CLE 26 SS 84 0 8.0 5.8 1.0 0.0 1.1
5 Bob Johnson BOS 38 LF 51 0 6.3 7.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.7
6 Stan Spence WAS 29 CF 56 0 6.0 6.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
7 Bobby Doerr BOS 26 2B 75 0 5.9 5.7 -0.5 0.0 0.7
8 Tex Hughson BOS 28 SP 22 0 5.7 -0.0 0.0 5.7 0.0
9 Ken Keltner CLE 27 3B 5.7 4.7 1.0 0.0 0.0
10 Nels Potter SLB 32 SP 52 0 5.6 -0.2 0.0 5.7 0.0
11 Jack Kramer SLB 26 SP 9 0 5.4 0.2 0.0 5.2 0.0
12 Nick Etten NYY 30 1B 5 0 5.4 5.9 0.3 0.0 -0.8
13 Johnny Lindell NYY 27 CF 8 0 5.4 4.7 0.8 0.0 -0.1
14 Vern Stephens SLB 23 SS 193 4 5.2 4.0 0.1 0.0 1.1
15 Johnny Niggeling WAS 40 SP 4.8 -0.2 0.0 5.0 0.0
16 Bob Muncrief SLB 28 SP 1 0 4.4 0.2 0.0 4.2 0.0
17 Roy Cullenbine CLE 30 RF 5 0 4.0 5.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.8
18 Pinky Higgins DET 35 3B 7 0 4.0 4.0 -0.0 0.0 0.0
19 Dick Wakefield DET 23 LF 128 2 3.9 4.6 -0.2 0.0 -0.4
20 Hank Borowy NYY 28 SP 2 0 3.8 -0.4 0.0 4.2 0.0
21 Bobo Newsom PHA 36 SP 3.8 -0.7 0.0 4.5 0.0
22 Joe Berry PHA 39 RP 3.6 -0.1 0.0 3.7 0.0
23 Steve Gromek CLE 24 SP 3.5 0.6 0.0 2.8 0.0
24 Dick Siebert PHA 32 1B 3 0 3.4 4.1 0.0 0.0 -0.7
25 Thurman Tucker CHW 26 CF 3.3 2.1 1.4 0.0 -0.1
26 Bobby Estalella PHA 33 CF 3.2 3.6 -0.1 0.0 -0.3
27 Joe Haynes CHW 26 SP 3.1 0.2 0.0 2.9 0.0
28 Mickey Haefner WAS 31 SP 2.9 -0.0 0.0 2.9 0.0
29 Russ Christopher PHA 26 SP 2.9 0.4 0.0 2.5 0.0
30 Dutch Leonard WAS 35 SP 2.9 0.3 0.0 2.6 0.0