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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 Ernie Banks CHC 27 SS 283 16 9.3 7.4 0.9 0.0 1.1
2 Willie Mays SFG 27 CF 185 3 10.3 8.8 1.5 0.0 0.0
3 Hank Aaron MIL 24 RF 166 0 7.3 7.1 0.7 0.0 -0.5
4 Frank Thomas PIT 29 3B 143 2 2.9 4.0 -1.3 0.0 0.2
5 Warren Spahn MIL 37 SP 108 1 5.9 1.9 -0.0 4.1 0.0
6 Bob Friend PIT 27 SP 98 0 1.8 -0.8 -0.0 2.6 0.0
7 Richie Ashburn PHI 31 CF 62 0 7.1 6.8 0.3 0.0 0.0
8 Bill Mazeroski PIT 21 2B 61 1 4.9 2.0 2.3 0.0 0.6
9 Orlando Cepeda SFG 20 1B 57 0 3.1 4.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.8
10 Del Crandall MIL 28 C 48 0 4.7 2.8 1.2 0.0 0.8
11 Lew Burdette MIL 31 SP 47 0 4.1 0.8 -0.0 3.4 0.0
12 Stan Musial STL 37 1B 39 0 4.1 4.9 -0.1 0.0 -0.6
13 Ken Boyer STL 27 3B 31 0 6.0 4.3 1.4 0.0 0.3
14 Johnny Temple CIN 30 2B 26 0 3.5 3.6 -0.7 0.0 0.6
15 Bob Skinner PIT 26 LF 18 1 4.3 5.2 -0.3 0.0 -0.6
16 Wes Covington MIL 26 LF 16 0 3.3 4.2 -0.6 0.0 -0.3
17 Roy Face PIT 30 RP 8 0 1.6 -0.1 0.0 1.8 -0.0
18 Harry Anderson PHI 26 LF 5 0 3.2 4.7 -0.8 0.0 -0.7
19 Jim Gilliam LAD 29 LF 4 0 2.0 1.7 0.4 0.0 -0.1
20 Frank Robinson CIN 22 LF 4 0 4.3 4.4 0.3 0.0 -0.4
21 Bob Purkey CIN 28 SP 4 0 4.5 -0.3 -0.0 4.9 0.0
22 Joe Adcock MIL 30 1B 2 0 1.4 2.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.5
23 Carl Furillo LAD 36 RF 1 0 1.3 2.2 -0.5 0.0 -0.5

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Willie Mays SFG 27 CF 185 3 10.3 8.8 1.5 0.0 0.0
2 Ernie Banks CHC 27 SS 283 16 9.3 7.4 0.9 0.0 1.1
3 Hank Aaron MIL 24 RF 166 0 7.3 7.1 0.7 0.0 -0.5
4 Richie Ashburn PHI 31 CF 62 0 7.1 6.8 0.3 0.0 0.0
5 Robin Roberts PHI 31 SP 6.6 0.3 -0.0 6.3 0.0
6 Eddie Mathews MIL 26 3B 6.5 4.6 1.6 0.0 0.3
7 Ken Boyer STL 27 3B 31 0 6.0 4.3 1.4 0.0 0.3
8 Warren Spahn MIL 37 SP 108 1 5.9 1.9 -0.0 4.1 0.0
9 Sam Jones STL 32 SP 5.3 -1.0 -0.0 6.3 0.0
10 Stu Miller SFG 30 SP 5.0 0.1 -0.0 4.9 0.0
11 Bill Mazeroski PIT 21 2B 61 1 4.9 2.0 2.3 0.0 0.6
12 Del Crandall MIL 28 C 48 0 4.7 2.8 1.2 0.0 0.8
13 Bob Purkey CIN 28 SP 4 0 4.5 -0.3 -0.0 4.9 0.0
14 Lee Walls CHC 25 RF 4.4 4.8 0.2 0.0 -0.5
15 Roberto Clemente PIT 23 RF 4.4 2.1 2.8 0.0 -0.5
16 Bob Skinner PIT 26 LF 18 1 4.3 5.2 -0.3 0.0 -0.6
17 Frank Robinson CIN 22 LF 4 0 4.3 4.4 0.3 0.0 -0.4
18 Lew Burdette MIL 31 SP 47 0 4.1 0.8 -0.0 3.4 0.0
19 Stan Musial STL 37 1B 39 0 4.1 4.9 -0.1 0.0 -0.6
20 Johnny Antonelli SFG 28 SP 4.1 0.3 -0.0 3.8 0.0
21 Red Witt PIT 26 SP 3.8 -0.1 -0.0 4.0 0.0
22 Don Drysdale LAD 21 SP 3.8 0.8 -0.0 3.0 -0.0
23 Joe Cunningham STL 26 RF 3.8 4.7 -0.3 0.0 -0.7
24 Dick Groat PIT 27 SS 3.8 2.2 0.6 0.0 1.0
25 Harvey Haddix CIN 32 SP 3.7 0.2 -0.0 3.5 0.0
26 Vinegar Bend Mizell STL 27 SP 3.6 -0.3 -0.0 3.9 0.0
27 Walt Moryn CHC 32 LF 3.6 4.1 0.1 0.0 -0.6
28 Jim Brosnan CHC/STL 28 SP 3.6 -0.4 -0.0 4.0 0.0
29 Johnny Temple CIN 30 2B 26 0 3.5 3.6 -0.7 0.0 0.6
30 Daryl Spencer SFG 29 SS 3.3 2.5 -0.2 0.0 1.0

American League Most Valuable Player

By Votes


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Jackie Jensen BOS 31 RF 233 9 4.9 5.7 0.0 0.0 -0.8
2 Bob Turley NYY 27 SP 191 7 3.5 -0.1 0.0 3.6 -0.0
3 Rocky Colavito CLE 24 RF 181 4 6.0 6.6 -0.1 0.2 -0.7
4 Bob Cerv KCA 33 LF 164 3 6.3 5.9 1.2 0.0 -0.7
5 Mickey Mantle NYY 26 CF 127 0 8.7 9.3 -0.6 0.0 -0.1
6 Roy Sievers WAS 31 LF 95 0 3.7 5.2 -0.8 0.0 -0.8
7 Ted Williams BOS 39 LF 89 0 4.0 6.4 -1.9 0.0 -0.6
8 Nellie Fox CHW 30 2B 88 1 3.9 2.6 0.8 0.0 0.6
9 Sherm Lollar CHW 33 C 57 0 3.7 3.1 -0.0 0.0 0.6
10 Pete Runnels BOS 30 2B 29 0 5.5 4.9 0.4 0.0 0.2
11 Gus Triandos BAL 27 C 27 0 2.9 2.6 -0.4 0.0 0.7
12 Dick Hyde WAS 29 RP 26 0 4.5 -0.3 -0.0 4.8 -0.0
13 Harvey Kuenn DET 27 CF 24 0 1.9 2.5 -0.5 0.0 -0.1
14 Cal McLish CLE 32 SP 18 0 3.2 0.0 -0.0 3.2 0.0
15 Vic Power KCA/CLE 30 1B 15 0 4.8 4.5 0.8 0.0 -0.4
16 Frank Bolling DET 26 2B 10 0 3.7 1.8 1.3 0.0 0.6
17 Elston Howard NYY 29 C 9 0 3.2 2.5 0.4 0.0 0.2
18 Minnie Minoso CLE 32 LF 6 0 4.9 5.1 0.6 0.0 -0.8
19 Yogi Berra NYY 33 C 6 0 3.2 2.4 0.4 0.0 0.4
20 Gil McDougald NYY 30 2B 5 0 3.0 1.9 0.5 0.0 0.6
21 Al Kaline DET 23 RF 5 0 6.5 4.3 2.9 0.0 -0.7
22 Ryne Duren NYY 29 RP 4 0 2.3 0.1 0.0 2.3 -0.0
23 Frank Lary DET 28 SP 3 0 6.7 0.0 0.0 6.7 -0.0
24 Jack Harshman BAL 30 SP 2 0 5.2 1.2 0.0 4.0 -0.0
25 Frank Malzone BOS 28 3B 1 0 3.4 2.2 1.0 0.0 0.2
26 Dick Donovan CHW 30 SP 1 0 3.6 -0.2 0.0 3.7 -0.0

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Mickey Mantle NYY 26 CF 127 0 8.7 9.3 -0.6 0.0 -0.1
2 Frank Lary DET 28 SP 3 0 6.7 0.0 0.0 6.7 -0.0
3 Al Kaline DET 23 RF 5 0 6.5 4.3 2.9 0.0 -0.7
4 Bob Cerv KCA 33 LF 164 3 6.3 5.9 1.2 0.0 -0.7
5 Rocky Colavito CLE 24 RF 181 4 6.0 6.6 -0.1 0.2 -0.7
6 Pete Runnels BOS 30 2B 29 0 5.5 4.9 0.4 0.0 0.2
7 Jack Harshman BAL 30 SP 2 0 5.2 1.2 0.0 4.0 -0.0
8 Billy Pierce CHW 31 SP 5.1 0.4 0.0 4.8 -0.0
9 Minnie Minoso CLE 32 LF 6 0 4.9 5.1 0.6 0.0 -0.8
10 Jackie Jensen BOS 31 RF 233 9 4.9 5.7 0.0 0.0 -0.8
11 Vic Power KCA/CLE 30 1B 15 0 4.8 4.5 0.8 0.0 -0.4
12 Norm Siebern NYY 24 LF 4.8 4.2 1.3 0.0 -0.7
13 Whitey Ford NYY 29 SP 4.8 0.5 -0.0 4.3 0.0
14 Dick Hyde WAS 29 RP 26 0 4.5 -0.3 -0.0 4.8 -0.0
15 Camilo Pascual WAS 24 SP 4.5 -0.1 0.0 4.5 -0.0
16 Luis Aparicio CHW 24 SS 4.2 1.4 2.0 0.0 0.9
17 Billy O'Dell BAL 25 SP 4.1 0.1 -0.0 4.1 0.0
18 Ted Williams BOS 39 LF 89 0 4.0 6.4 -1.9 0.0 -0.6
19 Paul Foytack DET 27 SP 4.0 0.5 -0.0 3.5 0.0
20 Nellie Fox CHW 30 2B 88 1 3.9 2.6 0.8 0.0 0.6
21 Sherm Lollar CHW 33 C 57 0 3.7 3.1 -0.0 0.0 0.6
22 Frank Bolling DET 26 2B 10 0 3.7 1.8 1.3 0.0 0.6
23 Roy Sievers WAS 31 LF 95 0 3.7 5.2 -0.8 0.0 -0.8
24 Hoyt Wilhelm CLE/BAL 35 SP 3.6 -0.3 -0.0 3.9 0.0
25 Dick Donovan CHW 30 SP 1 0 3.6 -0.2 0.0 3.7 -0.0
26 Bob Turley NYY 27 SP 191 7 3.5 -0.1 0.0 3.6 -0.0
27 Frank Malzone BOS 28 3B 1 0 3.4 2.2 1.0 0.0 0.2
28 Arnie Portocarrero BAL 26 SP 3.2 0.0 -0.0 3.2 0.0
29 Yogi Berra NYY 33 C 6 0 3.2 2.4 0.4 0.0 0.4
30 Elston Howard NYY 29 C 9 0 3.2 2.5 0.4 0.0 0.2