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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 Johnny Bench CIN 24 C 263 11 8.6 6.1 1.7 0.0 0.8
2 Billy Williams CHC 34 LF 211 5 6.2 8.0 -1.0 0.0 -0.9
3 Willie Stargell PIT 32 1B 201 2 3.9 5.7 -1.0 0.0 -0.9
4 Joe Morgan CIN 28 2B 197 5 9.3 7.9 0.9 0.0 0.4
5 Steve Carlton PHI 27 SP 124 1 12.5 0.4 0.0 12.1 0.0
6 Cesar Cedeno HOU 21 CF 112 0 8.0 7.7 0.4 0.0 -0.1
7 Al Oliver PIT 25 CF 52 0 3.2 4.1 -0.8 0.0 -0.2
8 Nate Colbert SDP 26 1B 45 0 5.4 6.0 0.5 0.0 -1.0
9 Lee May HOU 29 1B 30 0 2.8 5.3 -1.6 0.0 -1.0
10 Ted Simmons STL 22 C 22 0 4.5 3.7 -0.0 0.0 0.8
11 Mike Marshall MON 29 RP 22 0 4.0 -0.1 0.0 4.0 0.1
12 Pete Rose CIN 31 LF 19 0 6.1 5.4 1.6 0.0 -0.9
13 Roberto Clemente PIT 37 RF 16 0 4.8 3.9 1.4 0.0 -0.5
14 Clay Carroll CIN 31 RP 16 0 1.6 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.1
15 Lou Brock STL 33 LF 13 0 1.7 3.9 -1.4 0.0 -0.9
16 Manny Sanguillen PIT 28 C 12 0 3.4 1.7 0.8 0.0 0.9
17 Hank Aaron ATL 38 1B 12 0 3.9 5.1 -0.3 0.0 -0.8
18 Steve Blass PIT 30 SP 9 0 4.3 0.3 0.0 4.0 0.0
19 Ralph Garr ATL 26 LF 7 0 1.8 3.5 -0.9 0.0 -0.7
20 Gene Clines PIT 25 RF 6 0 1.5 2.4 -0.4 0.0 -0.4
21 Bobby Tolan CIN 26 CF 6 0 4.9 3.7 1.4 0.0 -0.1
22 Dusty Baker ATL 23 CF 5 0 5.1 4.8 0.5 0.0 -0.1
23 Manny Mota LAD 34 LF 4 0 2.7 3.1 0.2 0.0 -0.5
24 Dave Kingman SFG 23 3B 3 0 1.6 2.3 -0.3 0.0 -0.4
25 Rusty Staub NYM 28 RF 2 0 0.7 2.1 -1.0 0.0 -0.3
26 Tom Seaver NYM 27 SP 2 0 5.6 0.4 0.0 5.2 0.0
27 Tug McGraw NYM 27 RP 2 0 4.2 -0.2 0.0 4.3 0.1
28 Chris Speier SFG 22 SS 1 0 6.1 3.9 1.2 0.0 1.0
29 Fergie Jenkins CHC 29 SP 1 0 5.8 0.0 0.0 5.8 0.0
30 Jose Cardenal CHC 28 RF 1 0 1.7 4.0 -1.5 0.0 -0.7

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Steve Carlton PHI 27 SP 124 1 12.5 0.4 0.0 12.1 0.0
2 Joe Morgan CIN 28 2B 197 5 9.3 7.9 0.9 0.0 0.4
3 Johnny Bench CIN 24 C 263 11 8.6 6.1 1.7 0.0 0.8
4 Cesar Cedeno HOU 21 CF 112 0 8.0 7.7 0.4 0.0 -0.1
5 Bob Gibson STL 36 SP 7.8 0.7 0.0 7.1 0.0
6 Don Sutton LAD 27 SP 6.3 -0.3 0.0 6.6 0.0
7 Claude Osteen LAD 32 SP 6.3 1.2 0.0 5.1 0.0
8 Billy Williams CHC 34 LF 211 5 6.2 8.0 -1.0 0.0 -0.9
9 Jon Matlack NYM 22 SP 6.1 -0.0 0.0 6.1 0.0
10 Pete Rose CIN 31 LF 19 0 6.1 5.4 1.6 0.0 -0.9
11 Chris Speier SFG 22 SS 1 0 6.1 3.9 1.2 0.0 1.0
12 Fergie Jenkins CHC 29 SP 1 0 5.8 0.0 0.0 5.8 0.0
13 Willie Davis LAD 32 CF 5.6 4.1 1.6 0.0 -0.1
14 Tom Seaver NYM 27 SP 2 0 5.6 0.4 0.0 5.2 0.0
15 Phil Niekro ATL 33 SP 5.6 0.1 0.0 5.4 0.0
16 Jimmy Wynn HOU 30 RF 5.5 6.9 -0.6 0.0 -0.8
17 Nate Colbert SDP 26 1B 45 0 5.4 6.0 0.5 0.0 -1.0
18 Richie Hebner PIT 24 3B 5.3 4.7 0.3 0.0 0.3
19 Rick Wise STL 26 SP 5.3 0.3 0.0 5.0 0.0
20 Dusty Baker ATL 23 CF 5 0 5.1 4.8 0.5 0.0 -0.1
21 Bobby Bonds SFG 26 RF 5.0 5.0 0.8 0.0 -0.8
22 Ron Santo CHC 32 3B 4.9 4.3 0.3 0.0 0.3
23 Bobby Tolan CIN 26 CF 6 0 4.9 3.7 1.4 0.0 -0.1
24 Roberto Clemente PIT 37 RF 16 0 4.8 3.9 1.4 0.0 -0.5
25 Burt Hooton CHC 22 SP 4.8 -0.3 0.0 5.0 0.0
26 Tony Perez CIN 30 1B 4.7 5.0 0.7 0.0 -0.9
27 Don Wilson HOU 27 SP 4.6 -0.4 0.0 4.9 0.0
28 Ted Simmons STL 22 C 22 0 4.5 3.7 -0.0 0.0 0.8
29 Milt Pappas CHC 33 SP 4.4 0.2 0.0 4.1 0.0
30 Steve Blass PIT 30 SP 9 0 4.3 0.3 0.0 4.0 0.0

American League Most Valuable Player

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Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Dick Allen CHW 30 1B 321 21 8.6 9.8 -0.3 0.0 -1.0
2 Joe Rudi OAK 25 LF 164 1 6.1 6.7 0.2 0.0 -0.9
3 Sparky Lyle NYY 27 RP 158 1 3.7 0.2 -0.0 3.6 -0.0
4 Carlton Fisk BOS 24 C 96 0 7.3 6.3 0.0 0.0 1.0
5 Bobby Murcer NYY 26 CF 89 0 8.1 8.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1
6 Gaylord Perry CLE 33 SP 88 0 11.0 0.2 -0.0 10.8 0.0
7 Wilbur Wood CHW 30 SP 78 0 10.3 -0.4 -0.0 10.7 0.0
8 Luis Tiant BOS 31 SP 70 0 6.2 -0.3 -0.0 6.5 -0.0
9 Ed Brinkman DET 30 SS 62 0 0.7 -1.2 0.7 0.0 1.2
10 Mickey Lolich DET 31 SP 60 1 7.2 -0.2 -0.0 7.4 0.0
11 Catfish Hunter OAK 26 SP 57 0 5.9 0.3 -0.0 5.7 -0.0
12 John Mayberry KCR 23 1B 27 0 4.9 6.7 -0.8 0.0 -1.0
13 Jim Palmer BAL 26 SP 21 0 6.1 0.9 -0.0 5.2 0.0
14 Bobby Grich BAL 23 SS 16 0 6.0 4.2 1.1 0.0 0.7
15 Rod Carew MIN 26 2B 16 0 5.4 4.4 0.6 0.0 0.5
16 Mike Epstein OAK 29 1B 11 0 5.3 6.2 -0.0 0.0 -0.9
17 Bert Campaneris OAK 30 SS 11 0 5.4 2.5 1.8 0.0 1.2
18 Luis Aparicio BOS 38 SS 9 0 2.0 1.8 -0.6 0.0 0.8
19 Rico Petrocelli BOS 29 3B 9 0 2.7 2.7 -0.4 0.0 0.4
20 Reggie Jackson OAK 26 CF 9 0 5.7 6.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.3
21 George Scott MIL 28 1B 6 0 4.9 4.7 1.2 0.0 -1.0
22 Carlos May CHW 24 LF 6 0 4.3 6.5 -1.3 0.0 -0.9
23 Danny Thompson MIN 25 SS 5 0 2.9 1.6 0.2 0.0 1.1
24 Tommy Harper BOS 31 CF 4 0 1.4 4.1 -2.7 0.0 -0.1
25 Al Kaline DET 37 RF 4 0 2.6 3.0 0.1 0.0 -0.5
26 Reggie Smith BOS 27 RF 3 0 4.0 5.4 -0.7 0.0 -0.7
27 Bill Freehan DET 30 C 3 0 4.2 3.4 0.0 0.0 0.8
28 Brooks Robinson BAL 35 3B 3 0 3.5 0.9 2.2 0.0 0.4
29 Ken McMullen CAL 30 3B 3 0 3.7 3.0 0.4 0.0 0.4
30 Nolan Ryan CAL 25 SP 2 0 6.3 0.2 -0.0 6.2 -0.0
31 Sal Bando OAK 28 3B 2 0 5.6 4.0 1.2 0.0 0.4
32 Lou Piniella KCR 28 LF 1 0 3.5 4.8 -0.4 0.0 -0.9
33 Amos Otis KCR 25 CF 1 0 3.1 4.2 -1.0 0.0 -0.0

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Gaylord Perry CLE 33 SP 88 0 11.0 0.2 -0.0 10.8 0.0
2 Wilbur Wood CHW 30 SP 78 0 10.3 -0.4 -0.0 10.7 0.0
3 Dick Allen CHW 30 1B 321 21 8.6 9.8 -0.3 0.0 -1.0
4 Bobby Murcer NYY 26 CF 89 0 8.1 8.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1
5 Carlton Fisk BOS 24 C 96 0 7.3 6.3 0.0 0.0 1.0
6 Mickey Lolich DET 31 SP 60 1 7.2 -0.2 -0.0 7.4 0.0
7 Nolan Ryan CAL 25 SP 2 0 6.3 0.2 -0.0 6.2 -0.0
8 Luis Tiant BOS 31 SP 70 0 6.2 -0.3 -0.0 6.5 -0.0
9 Joe Rudi OAK 25 LF 164 1 6.1 6.7 0.2 0.0 -0.9
10 Jim Palmer BAL 26 SP 21 0 6.1 0.9 -0.0 5.2 0.0
11 Bobby Grich BAL 23 SS 16 0 6.0 4.2 1.1 0.0 0.7
12 Catfish Hunter OAK 26 SP 57 0 5.9 0.3 -0.0 5.7 -0.0
13 Reggie Jackson OAK 26 CF 9 0 5.7 6.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.3
14 Sal Bando OAK 28 3B 2 0 5.6 4.0 1.2 0.0 0.4
15 Bert Campaneris OAK 30 SS 11 0 5.4 2.5 1.8 0.0 1.2
16 Rod Carew MIN 26 2B 16 0 5.4 4.4 0.6 0.0 0.5
17 Roy White NYY 28 LF 5.4 5.3 1.0 0.0 -0.9
18 Mike Epstein OAK 29 1B 11 0 5.3 6.2 -0.0 0.0 -0.9
19 Bert Blyleven MIN 21 SP 5.1 0.2 -0.0 5.0 -0.0
20 Tom Bradley CHW 25 SP 5.0 -0.4 -0.0 5.4 -0.0
21 John Mayberry KCR 23 1B 27 0 4.9 6.7 -0.8 0.0 -1.0
22 George Scott MIL 28 1B 6 0 4.9 4.7 1.2 0.0 -1.0
23 Graig Nettles CLE 27 3B 4.8 3.3 1.0 0.0 0.4
24 Roger Nelson KCR 28 SP 4.7 -0.3 -0.0 5.1 -0.0
25 Carlos May CHW 24 LF 6 0 4.3 6.5 -1.3 0.0 -0.9
26 Bill Freehan DET 30 C 3 0 4.2 3.4 0.0 0.0 0.8
27 Reggie Smith BOS 27 RF 3 0 4.0 5.4 -0.7 0.0 -0.7
28 Terry Forster CHW 20 RP 4.0 0.8 0.0 3.2 -0.0
29 Ken Berry CAL 31 CF 3.9 3.2 0.8 0.0 -0.1
30 Joe Coleman DET 25 SP 3.9 -0.5 -0.0 4.4 -0.0