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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 Stan Musial STL 25 1B 319 22 8.6 9.7 -0.2 0.0 -0.8
2 Dixie Walker BRO 35 RF 159 0 4.3 5.5 -0.5 0.0 -0.8
3 Enos Slaughter STL 30 RF 144 2 4.4 5.4 -0.2 0.0 -0.8
4 Howie Pollet STL 25 SP 116 0 6.8 -0.0 0.0 6.8 0.0
5 Johnny Sain BSN 28 SP 95 0 8.0 0.9 0.0 7.2 0.0
6 Pee Wee Reese BRO 27 SS 79 0 6.0 3.8 1.0 0.0 1.1
7 Eddie Stanky BRO 30 2B 67 0 5.8 4.8 0.2 0.0 0.7
8 Del Ennis PHI 21 LF 61 0 4.9 5.3 0.4 0.0 -0.8
9 Pete Reiser BRO 27 LF 58 0 3.8 3.6 0.6 0.0 -0.4
10 Phil Cavarretta CHC 29 RF 49 0 5.1 5.3 0.5 0.0 -0.7
11 Buddy Kerr NYG 23 SS 37 0 2.9 1.4 0.6 0.0 0.9
12 Johnny Hopp BSN 29 1B 34 0 3.9 4.1 0.2 0.0 -0.4
13 Eddie Waitkus CHC 26 1B 21 0 2.3 2.6 0.2 0.0 -0.6
14 Bruce Edwards BRO 22 C 20 0 1.9 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.3
15 Kirby Higbe BRO 31 SP 18 0 2.3 -0.5 0.0 2.8 0.0
16 Harry Brecheen STL 31 SP 14 0 5.1 -0.4 0.0 5.5 0.0
17 Johnny Mize NYG 33 1B 14 0 6.3 6.3 0.6 0.0 -0.5
18 Grady Hatton CIN 23 3B 12 0 3.2 3.6 -0.5 0.0 0.0
19 Tommy Holmes BSN 29 RF 11 0 4.3 4.7 0.5 0.0 -0.8
20 Emil Verban STL/PHI 30 2B 10 0 0.4 0.8 -1.1 0.0 0.6
21 Jim Tabor PHI 29 3B 10 0 1.2 1.9 -0.8 0.0 -0.0
22 Harry Walker STL 29 CF 9 0 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.0 -0.2
23 Schoolboy Rowe PHI 36 SP 8 0 4.2 0.2 0.0 4.0 0.0
24 Phil Masi BSN 30 C 7 0 2.1 2.0 -0.4 0.0 0.5
25 Johnny Vander Meer CIN 31 SP 7 0 2.9 0.3 0.0 2.6 0.0
26 Red Schoendienst STL 23 2B 6 0 2.2 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.7
27 Billy Cox PIT 26 SS 5 0 1.0 1.8 -1.6 0.0 0.8
28 Marty Marion STL 28 SS 4 0 4.0 0.8 2.1 0.0 1.1
29 Frankie Gustine PIT 26 2B 4 0 1.7 1.6 -0.7 0.0 0.7
30 Ray Mueller CIN 34 C 3 0 3.1 1.5 1.2 0.0 0.4
31 Ralph Kiner PIT 23 CF 3 0 2.8 3.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.4
32 Whitey Kurowski STL 28 3B 3 0 4.9 5.2 -0.3 0.0 -0.0
33 Johnny Schmitz CHC 25 SP 3 0 5.2 -0.2 0.0 5.4 0.0
34 Peanuts Lowrey CHC 28 LF 2 0 1.6 1.9 0.1 0.0 -0.4
35 Frank McCormick PHI 35 1B 2 0 2.7 2.8 0.6 0.0 -0.7
36 Oscar Judd PHI 38 SP 1 0 2.6 1.1 0.0 1.5 0.0
37 Carl Furillo BRO 24 CF 1 0 2.7 1.9 0.9 0.0 -0.1

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Stan Musial STL 25 1B 319 22 8.6 9.7 -0.2 0.0 -0.8
2 Johnny Sain BSN 28 SP 95 0 8.0 0.9 0.0 7.2 0.0
3 Howie Pollet STL 25 SP 116 0 6.8 -0.0 0.0 6.8 0.0
4 Fritz Ostermueller PIT 38 SP 6.5 1.0 0.0 5.5 0.0
5 Johnny Mize NYG 33 1B 14 0 6.3 6.3 0.6 0.0 -0.5
6 Pee Wee Reese BRO 27 SS 79 0 6.0 3.8 1.0 0.0 1.1
7 Eddie Stanky BRO 30 2B 67 0 5.8 4.8 0.2 0.0 0.7
8 Johnny Schmitz CHC 25 SP 3 0 5.2 -0.2 0.0 5.4 0.0
9 Phil Cavarretta CHC 29 RF 49 0 5.1 5.3 0.5 0.0 -0.7
10 Harry Brecheen STL 31 SP 14 0 5.1 -0.4 0.0 5.5 0.0
11 Whitey Kurowski STL 28 3B 3 0 4.9 5.2 -0.3 0.0 -0.0
12 Del Ennis PHI 21 LF 61 0 4.9 5.3 0.4 0.0 -0.8
13 Enos Slaughter STL 30 RF 144 2 4.4 5.4 -0.2 0.0 -0.8
14 Tommy Holmes BSN 29 RF 11 0 4.3 4.7 0.5 0.0 -0.8
15 Dixie Walker BRO 35 RF 159 0 4.3 5.5 -0.5 0.0 -0.8
16 Schoolboy Rowe PHI 36 SP 8 0 4.2 0.2 0.0 4.0 0.0
17 Hank Wyse CHC 28 SP 4.0 0.2 0.0 3.7 0.0
18 Marty Marion STL 28 SS 4 0 4.0 0.8 2.1 0.0 1.1
19 Johnny Hopp BSN 29 1B 34 0 3.9 4.1 0.2 0.0 -0.4
20 Pete Reiser BRO 27 LF 58 0 3.8 3.6 0.6 0.0 -0.4
21 Billy Herman BRO/BSN 36 2B 3.8 3.9 -0.3 0.0 0.2
22 Mort Cooper BSN 33 SP 3.7 0.2 0.0 3.5 0.0
23 Joe Hatten BRO 29 SP 3.5 -0.8 0.0 4.3 0.0
24 Murry Dickson STL 29 SP 3.4 0.6 0.0 2.8 0.0
25 Joe Beggs CIN 35 SP 3.3 0.3 0.0 3.0 0.0
26 Ewell Blackwell CIN 23 SP 3.3 -0.4 0.0 3.7 0.0
27 Johnny Wyrostek PHI 26 CF 3.2 3.8 -0.5 0.0 -0.1
28 Grady Hatton CIN 23 3B 12 0 3.2 3.6 -0.5 0.0 0.0
29 Buddy Blattner NYG 26 2B 3.1 2.8 -0.2 0.0 0.6
30 Augie Galan BRO 34 LF 3.1 3.9 -0.4 0.0 -0.4