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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 Orlando Cepeda STL 29 1B 280 20 6.8 7.3 0.6 0.0 -1.1
2 Tim McCarver STL 25 C 136 0 6.0 3.8 1.3 0.0 0.9
3 Roberto Clemente PIT 32 RF 129 0 8.9 9.0 0.7 0.0 -0.8
4 Ron Santo CHC 27 3B 103 0 9.8 7.1 2.3 0.0 0.4
5 Hank Aaron ATL 33 RF 79 0 8.5 9.0 0.3 0.0 -0.8
6 Mike McCormick SFG 28 SP 73 0 4.2 -0.2 0.0 4.4 0.0
7 Lou Brock STL 28 LF 49 0 5.6 6.0 0.6 0.0 -1.0
8 Tony Perez CIN 25 3B 43 0 3.2 3.9 -0.9 0.0 0.2
9 Julian Javier STL 30 2B 41 0 2.6 3.2 -0.9 0.0 0.4
10 Pete Rose CIN 26 LF 40 0 4.8 5.1 0.4 0.0 -0.7
11 Jimmy Wynn HOU 25 CF 29 0 5.3 6.7 -1.2 0.0 -0.1
12 Fergie Jenkins CHC 24 SP 26 0 5.2 0.2 0.0 5.0 0.0
13 Curt Flood STL 29 CF 24 0 5.3 4.7 0.7 0.0 -0.1
14 Ernie Banks CHC 36 1B 22 0 2.4 3.5 -0.0 0.0 -1.0
15 Nelson Briles STL 23 SP 20 0 3.6 -0.0 0.0 3.6 0.0
16 Rusty Staub HOU 23 RF 12 0 5.1 6.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.8
17 Jim Ray Hart SFG 25 3B 10 0 5.8 7.0 -0.9 0.0 -0.3
18 Dick Hughes STL 29 SP 10 0 3.9 -0.3 0.0 4.2 0.0
19 Dick Allen PHI 25 3B 9 0 5.3 6.6 -1.6 0.0 0.3
20 Ted Abernathy CIN 34 RP 8 0 6.0 -0.3 0.0 6.2 0.1
21 Clete Boyer ATL 30 3B 6 0 3.0 2.4 0.3 0.0 0.4
22 Randy Hundley CHC 25 C 5 0 3.9 2.3 0.7 0.0 1.0
23 Jim Bunning PHI 35 SP 5 0 8.0 0.1 0.0 7.8 0.0
24 Bob Gibson STL 31 SP 5 0 2.7 0.1 0.0 2.5 0.0
25 Tom Seaver NYM 22 SP 5 0 6.7 0.6 0.0 6.0 0.0
26 Gene Alley PIT 26 SS 3 0 4.8 2.8 1.0 0.0 1.0
27 Tommy Davis NYM 28 LF 3 0 2.7 4.2 -0.6 0.0 -0.9
28 Tony Gonzalez PHI 30 LF 3 0 5.4 5.1 1.0 0.0 -0.8
29 Willie McCovey SFG 29 1B 2 0 5.0 5.9 -0.0 0.0 -0.9

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Ron Santo CHC 27 3B 103 0 9.8 7.1 2.3 0.0 0.4
2 Roberto Clemente PIT 32 RF 129 0 8.9 9.0 0.7 0.0 -0.8
3 Hank Aaron ATL 33 RF 79 0 8.5 9.0 0.3 0.0 -0.8
4 Jim Bunning PHI 35 SP 5 0 8.0 0.1 0.0 7.8 0.0
5 Orlando Cepeda STL 29 1B 280 20 6.8 7.3 0.6 0.0 -1.1
6 Tom Seaver NYM 22 SP 5 0 6.7 0.6 0.0 6.0 0.0
7 Gary Nolan CIN 19 SP 6.1 -0.3 0.0 6.3 0.0
8 Adolfo Phillips CHC 25 CF 6.0 4.8 1.3 0.0 -0.1
9 Tim McCarver STL 25 C 136 0 6.0 3.8 1.3 0.0 0.9
10 Ted Abernathy CIN 34 RP 8 0 6.0 -0.3 0.0 6.2 0.1
11 Jim Ray Hart SFG 25 3B 10 0 5.8 7.0 -0.9 0.0 -0.3
12 Chris Short PHI 29 SP 5.8 -0.5 0.0 6.2 0.0
13 Lou Brock STL 28 LF 49 0 5.6 6.0 0.6 0.0 -1.0
14 Tony Gonzalez PHI 30 LF 3 0 5.4 5.1 1.0 0.0 -0.8
15 Mel Queen CIN 25 SP 5.3 0.3 0.0 5.0 0.0
16 Dick Allen PHI 25 3B 9 0 5.3 6.6 -1.6 0.0 0.3
17 Jimmy Wynn HOU 25 CF 29 0 5.3 6.7 -1.2 0.0 -0.1
18 Curt Flood STL 29 CF 24 0 5.3 4.7 0.7 0.0 -0.1
19 Gaylord Perry SFG 28 SP 5.3 -0.4 0.0 5.6 0.0
20 Fergie Jenkins CHC 24 SP 26 0 5.2 0.2 0.0 5.0 0.0
21 Rusty Staub HOU 23 RF 12 0 5.1 6.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.8
22 Joe Torre ATL 26 C 5.1 3.5 1.0 0.0 0.6
23 Joe Morgan HOU 23 2B 5.0 5.4 -0.7 0.0 0.4
24 Willie McCovey SFG 29 1B 2 0 5.0 5.9 -0.0 0.0 -0.9
25 Phil Niekro ATL 28 SP 4.9 0.0 0.0 4.9 0.0
26 Gene Alley PIT 26 SS 3 0 4.8 2.8 1.0 0.0 1.0
27 Pete Rose CIN 26 LF 40 0 4.8 5.1 0.4 0.0 -0.7
28 Billy Williams CHC 29 LF 4.7 5.5 0.3 0.0 -1.1
29 Don Drysdale LAD 30 SP 4.4 -0.2 0.0 4.5 0.0
30 Willie Mays SFG 36 CF 4.4 4.0 0.4 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 Carl Yastrzemski BOS 27 LF 275 19 12.5 10.7 2.5 0.0 -0.8
2 Harmon Killebrew MIN 31 1B 161 0 6.5 8.3 -0.8 0.0 -1.0
3 Bill Freehan DET 25 C 137 0 6.1 5.5 -0.5 0.0 1.0
4 Joe Horlen CHW 29 SP 91 0 5.6 0.1 -0.0 5.5 -0.0
5 Al Kaline DET 32 RF 88 0 7.5 7.2 0.9 0.0 -0.6
6 Jim Lonborg BOS 25 SP 82 0 3.9 -0.1 -0.0 4.0 0.0
7 Jim Fregosi CAL 25 SS 70 0 5.4 4.2 -0.0 0.0 1.2
8 Cesar Tovar MIN 26 CF 70 1 2.4 3.0 -0.9 0.0 0.3
9 Gary Peters CHW 30 SP 37 0 4.5 0.7 -0.0 3.9 -0.0
10 George Scott BOS 23 1B 33 0 4.4 4.8 0.5 0.0 -0.9
11 Frank Robinson BAL 31 RF 31 0 5.4 7.4 -1.4 0.0 -0.6
12 Earl Wilson DET 32 SP 20 0 3.0 0.8 -0.1 2.2 0.0
13 Dean Chance MIN 26 SP 19 0 5.0 -0.8 -0.0 5.9 -0.0
14 Ron Hansen CHW 29 SS 13 0 2.4 1.2 0.1 0.0 1.2
15 Jerry Adair CHW/BOS 30 SS 11 0 1.6 0.5 0.6 0.0 0.5
16 Paul Blair BAL 23 CF 9 0 6.8 4.3 2.4 0.0 0.0
17 Rico Petrocelli BOS 24 SS 7 0 4.1 2.4 0.7 0.0 1.1
18 Elston Howard NYY/BOS 38 C 7 0 -1.3 -1.9 -0.0 0.0 0.6
19 Tony Oliva MIN 28 RF 6 0 4.1 4.4 0.4 0.0 -0.7
20 Jim Kaat MIN 28 SP 4 0 4.6 0.5 -0.0 4.2 -0.0
21 Don Mincher CAL 29 1B 3 0 4.4 5.5 -0.2 0.0 -0.9
22 Paul Casanova WAS 25 C 3 0 2.1 0.6 0.5 0.0 1.0
23 Mickey Lolich DET 26 SP 2 0 3.2 0.6 -0.0 2.7 0.0
24 Minnie Rojas CAL 33 RP 1 0 0.7 -0.1 -0.0 0.8 -0.1

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Carl Yastrzemski BOS 27 LF 275 19 12.5 10.7 2.5 0.0 -0.8
2 Brooks Robinson BAL 30 3B 7.7 3.5 3.7 0.0 0.5
3 Al Kaline DET 32 RF 88 0 7.5 7.2 0.9 0.0 -0.6
4 Paul Blair BAL 23 CF 9 0 6.8 4.3 2.4 0.0 0.0
5 Jim Merritt MIN 23 SP 6.5 0.0 -0.0 6.5 -0.0
6 Harmon Killebrew MIN 31 1B 161 0 6.5 8.3 -0.8 0.0 -1.0
7 Bill Freehan DET 25 C 137 0 6.1 5.5 -0.5 0.0 1.0
8 Joe Horlen CHW 29 SP 91 0 5.6 0.1 -0.0 5.5 -0.0
9 Dave Boswell MIN 22 SP 5.4 0.8 -0.0 4.6 -0.0
10 Frank Robinson BAL 31 RF 31 0 5.4 7.4 -1.4 0.0 -0.6
11 Jim Fregosi CAL 25 SS 70 0 5.4 4.2 -0.0 0.0 1.2
12 Catfish Hunter KCA 21 SP 5.3 0.7 -0.0 4.6 -0.0
13 Luis Tiant CLE 26 SP 5.3 0.8 -0.0 4.6 0.0
14 Dick McAuliffe DET 27 2B 5.1 4.7 -0.5 0.0 0.9
15 Dean Chance MIN 26 SP 19 0 5.0 -0.8 -0.0 5.9 -0.0
16 Sonny Siebert CLE 30 SP 4.9 0.3 -0.0 4.6 -0.0
17 Steve Hargan CLE 24 SP 4.8 0.3 -0.0 4.5 0.0
18 Tommie Agee CHW 24 CF 4.6 2.8 2.0 0.0 -0.1
19 Al Downing NYY 26 SP 4.6 0.1 -0.0 4.5 -0.0
20 Jim Kaat MIN 28 SP 4 0 4.6 0.5 -0.0 4.2 -0.0
21 Ken McMullen WAS 25 3B 4.6 2.3 1.8 0.0 0.5
22 Gary Peters CHW 30 SP 37 0 4.5 0.7 -0.0 3.9 -0.0
23 Don Mincher CAL 29 1B 3 0 4.4 5.5 -0.2 0.0 -0.9
24 George Scott BOS 23 1B 33 0 4.4 4.8 0.5 0.0 -0.9
25 Tony Oliva MIN 28 RF 6 0 4.1 4.4 0.4 0.0 -0.7
26 Rico Petrocelli BOS 24 SS 7 0 4.1 2.4 0.7 0.0 1.1
27 Frank Howard WAS 30 LF 4.1 5.9 -1.1 0.0 -0.7
28 Norm Cash DET 32 1B 4.0 4.0 0.9 0.0 -0.9
29 Jim Lonborg BOS 25 SP 82 0 3.9 -0.1 -0.0 4.0 0.0
30 Mickey Mantle NYY 35 1B 3.9 5.4 -0.7 0.0 -0.8