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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 Bobby Shantz PHA 26 SP 280 16 9.3 0.5 0.0 8.8 0.0
2 Allie Reynolds NYY 35 SP 183 4 4.6 -0.1 0.0 4.7 0.0
3 Mickey Mantle NYY 20 CF 143 3 6.5 6.6 0.0 0.0 -0.2
4 Yogi Berra NYY 27 C 104 0 5.9 4.8 0.6 0.0 0.5
5 Early Wynn CLE 32 SP 99 0 4.3 0.8 0.0 3.6 0.0
6 Ferris Fain PHA 31 1B 66 0 4.8 5.2 0.4 0.0 -0.8
7 Nellie Fox CHW 24 2B 59 1 3.1 1.5 0.9 0.0 0.7
8 Bob Lemon CLE 31 SP 58 0 5.8 0.8 0.0 4.9 0.0
9 Mike Garcia CLE 28 SP 52 0 5.3 -0.1 0.0 5.4 0.0
10 Al Rosen CLE 28 3B 51 0 6.0 6.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0
11 Eddie Robinson CHW 31 1B 47 0 3.9 5.1 -0.4 0.0 -0.8
12 Larry Doby CLE 28 CF 46 0 7.1 6.6 0.6 0.0 -0.1
13 Luke Easter CLE 36 1B 40 0 3.5 4.0 0.1 0.0 -0.6
14 Phil Rizzuto NYY 34 SS 33 0 5.3 2.1 2.1 0.0 1.1
15 Eddie Joost PHA 36 SS 20 0 4.0 3.7 -0.7 0.0 1.0
16 Billy Goodman BOS 26 2B 18 0 3.9 2.8 0.7 0.0 0.4
17 Jackie Jensen NYY/WAS 25 RF 12 0 3.0 3.7 0.0 0.0 -0.7
18 Satchel Paige SLB 45 RP 12 0 3.2 -0.2 0.0 3.4 0.0
19 Vic Raschi NYY 33 SP 12 0 2.7 0.1 0.0 2.6 0.0
20 Dale Mitchell CLE 30 LF 11 0 3.9 4.1 0.5 0.0 -0.7
21 Hank Bauer NYY 29 RF 10 0 4.2 4.4 0.5 0.0 -0.7
22 Gene Woodling NYY 29 LF 10 0 4.0 4.3 0.4 0.0 -0.6
23 Pete Runnels WAS 24 SS 8 0 2.0 2.1 -1.1 0.0 1.0
24 Clint Courtney SLB 25 C 7 0 2.2 1.5 0.4 0.0 0.4
25 Dick Gernert BOS 23 1B 6 0 0.9 1.6 -0.2 0.0 -0.5
26 Walt Dropo BOS/DET 29 1B 5 0 1.4 2.7 -0.5 0.0 -0.8
27 Sammy White BOS 24 C 4 0 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.4
28 Saul Rogovin CHW 28 SP 4 0 2.3 0.3 0.0 2.0 0.0
29 Bobby Avila CLE 28 2B 3 0 4.7 4.4 -0.4 0.0 0.7
30 Johnny Sain NYY 34 SP 3 0 0.2 0.9 0.0 -0.7 0.0
31 Billy Pierce CHW 25 SP 3 0 7.4 0.1 0.0 7.3 0.0
32 Bobby Young SLB 27 2B 3 0 0.8 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.7
33 Joe Collins NYY 29 1B 2 0 3.5 4.0 0.1 0.0 -0.6
34 Bob Porterfield WAS 28 SP 1 0 5.3 -0.0 0.0 5.3 0.0
35 Connie Marrero WAS 41 SP 1 0 3.1 -0.6 0.0 3.7 -0.0

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Bobby Shantz PHA 26 SP 280 16 9.3 0.5 0.0 8.8 0.0
2 Billy Pierce CHW 25 SP 3 0 7.4 0.1 0.0 7.3 0.0
3 Larry Doby CLE 28 CF 46 0 7.1 6.6 0.6 0.0 -0.1
4 Mickey Mantle NYY 20 CF 143 3 6.5 6.6 0.0 0.0 -0.2
5 Al Rosen CLE 28 3B 51 0 6.0 6.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0
6 Yogi Berra NYY 27 C 104 0 5.9 4.8 0.6 0.0 0.5
7 Bob Lemon CLE 31 SP 58 0 5.8 0.8 0.0 4.9 0.0
8 Phil Rizzuto NYY 34 SS 33 0 5.3 2.1 2.1 0.0 1.1
9 Bob Porterfield WAS 28 SP 1 0 5.3 -0.0 0.0 5.3 0.0
10 Mike Garcia CLE 28 SP 52 0 5.3 -0.1 0.0 5.4 0.0
11 Ferris Fain PHA 31 1B 66 0 4.8 5.2 0.4 0.0 -0.8
12 Bobby Avila CLE 28 2B 3 0 4.7 4.4 -0.4 0.0 0.7
13 Allie Reynolds NYY 35 SP 183 4 4.6 -0.1 0.0 4.7 0.0
14 Joe Dobson CHW 35 SP 4.4 0.1 0.0 4.3 0.0
15 Early Wynn CLE 32 SP 99 0 4.3 0.8 0.0 3.6 0.0
16 Hank Bauer NYY 29 RF 10 0 4.2 4.4 0.5 0.0 -0.7
17 Gene Woodling NYY 29 LF 10 0 4.0 4.3 0.4 0.0 -0.6
18 Eddie Joost PHA 36 SS 20 0 4.0 3.7 -0.7 0.0 1.0
19 Minnie Minoso CHW 26 CF 4.0 3.8 0.7 0.0 -0.5
20 Dale Mitchell CLE 30 LF 11 0 3.9 4.1 0.5 0.0 -0.7
21 Eddie Robinson CHW 31 1B 47 0 3.9 5.1 -0.4 0.0 -0.8
22 Billy Goodman BOS 26 2B 18 0 3.9 2.8 0.7 0.0 0.4
23 Gil McDougald NYY 24 3B 3.8 2.2 1.5 0.0 0.2
24 Spec Shea WAS 31 SP 3.6 0.3 0.0 3.2 -0.0
25 Joe Collins NYY 29 1B 2 0 3.5 4.0 0.1 0.0 -0.6
26 Luke Easter CLE 36 1B 40 0 3.5 4.0 0.1 0.0 -0.6
27 Vic Wertz DET/SLB 27 RF 3.5 4.0 0.0 0.0 -0.6
28 Satchel Paige SLB 45 RP 12 0 3.2 -0.2 0.0 3.4 0.0
29 Harry Byrd PHA 27 SP 3.1 -0.3 0.0 3.4 0.0
30 Nellie Fox CHW 24 2B 59 1 3.1 1.5 0.9 0.0 0.7