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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 Terry Pendleton ATL 30 3B 274 12 6.1 5.1 0.9 0.0 0.1
2 Barry Bonds PIT 26 LF 259 10 7.9 6.5 2.2 0.0 -0.8
3 Bobby Bonilla PIT 28 RF 191 1 3.9 5.6 -1.1 0.0 -0.6
4 Will Clark SFG 27 1B 118 0 5.2 6.0 0.2 0.0 -1.0
5 Howard Johnson NYM 30 3B 112 0 3.4 4.9 -1.5 0.0 0.1
6 Ron Gant ATL 26 CF 110 0 1.9 4.6 -2.8 0.0 0.1
7 Brett Butler LAD 34 CF 103 1 5.1 4.4 0.5 0.0 0.1
8 Lee Smith STL 33 RP 89 0 2.4 0.0 0.0 2.3 0.0
9 Darryl Strawberry LAD 29 RF 76 0 3.6 4.2 0.1 0.0 -0.7
10 Fred McGriff SDP 27 1B 23 0 3.4 5.4 -1.0 0.0 -1.1
11 Tom Glavine ATL 25 SP 16 0 9.3 0.7 0.0 8.5 0.0
12 Jay Bell PIT 25 SS 11 0 3.8 3.0 -0.0 0.0 0.9
13 David Justice ATL 25 RF 11 0 1.6 3.7 -1.5 0.0 -0.6
14 Andre Dawson CHC 36 RF 5 0 2.9 3.1 0.5 0.0 -0.7
15 John Smiley PIT 26 SP 5 0 3.5 -0.2 0.0 3.6 0.0
16 Tony Gwynn SDP 31 RF 4 0 5.6 3.1 3.2 0.0 -0.7
17 Barry Larkin CIN 27 SS 2 0 6.1 5.0 0.4 0.0 0.7
18 Ryne Sandberg CHC 31 2B 2 0 7.0 6.0 0.7 0.0 0.3
19 John Kruk PHI 30 1B 2 0 4.7 4.6 1.1 0.0 -1.0
20 Chris Sabo CIN 29 3B 1 0 5.0 4.8 0.2 0.0 0.1
21 Dave Martinez MON 26 RF 1 0 2.0 2.2 0.2 0.0 -0.5
22 Ozzie Smith STL 36 SS 1 0 5.0 3.7 0.5 0.0 0.8

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Tom Glavine ATL 25 SP 16 0 9.3 0.7 0.0 8.5 0.0
2 Barry Bonds PIT 26 LF 259 10 7.9 6.5 2.2 0.0 -0.8
3 Ryne Sandberg CHC 31 2B 2 0 7.0 6.0 0.7 0.0 0.3
4 Terry Pendleton ATL 30 3B 274 12 6.1 5.1 0.9 0.0 0.1
5 Barry Larkin CIN 27 SS 2 0 6.1 5.0 0.4 0.0 0.7
6 Dennis Martinez MON 37 SP 5.8 -0.0 0.0 5.8 0.0
7 Steve Avery ATL 21 SP 5.8 0.6 0.0 5.2 0.0
8 Jose Rijo CIN 26 SP 5.7 0.2 0.0 5.5 0.0
9 Tony Gwynn SDP 31 RF 4 0 5.6 3.1 3.2 0.0 -0.7
10 Matt Williams SFG 25 3B 5.5 4.3 1.0 0.0 0.1
11 John Smoltz ATL 24 SP 5.3 -0.2 0.0 5.4 0.0
12 Will Clark SFG 27 1B 118 0 5.2 6.0 0.2 0.0 -1.0
13 Robby Thompson SFG 29 2B 5.1 4.3 0.5 0.0 0.3
14 Steve Finley HOU 26 CF 5.1 3.5 1.9 0.0 -0.3
15 Brett Butler LAD 34 CF 103 1 5.1 4.4 0.5 0.0 0.1
16 Ozzie Smith STL 36 SS 1 0 5.0 3.7 0.5 0.0 0.8
17 Chris Sabo CIN 29 3B 1 0 5.0 4.8 0.2 0.0 0.1
18 Paul O'Neill CIN 28 RF 4.9 3.3 2.3 0.0 -0.8
19 Jeff Bagwell HOU 23 1B 4.8 5.7 0.2 0.0 -1.1
20 John Kruk PHI 30 1B 2 0 4.7 4.6 1.1 0.0 -1.0
21 Mike Morgan LAD 31 SP 4.7 -0.5 0.0 5.1 0.0
22 Pete Harnisch HOU 24 SP 4.4 -0.2 0.0 4.6 0.0
23 Craig Biggio HOU 25 C 4.4 4.1 -0.5 0.0 0.8
24 Darrin Jackson SDP 27 CF 4.4 2.4 2.0 -0.1 -0.0
25 David Cone NYM 28 SP 4.3 -0.1 0.0 4.4 0.0
26 Tommy Greene PHI 24 SP 4.2 1.0 0.0 3.2 0.0
27 Tim Belcher LAD 29 SP 4.1 -0.3 0.0 4.3 0.0
28 Greg Maddux CHC 25 SP 4.1 0.6 0.0 3.5 0.0
29 Andy Benes SDP 23 SP 4.0 -0.4 0.0 4.4 0.0
30 Bobby Bonilla PIT 28 RF 191 1 3.9 5.6 -1.1 0.0 -0.6

American League Most Valuable Player

By Votes


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Cal Ripken BAL 30 SS 318 15 11.5 8.1 2.3 0.0 1.1
2 Cecil Fielder DET 27 1B 286 9 3.7 5.0 -0.2 0.0 -1.1
3 Frank Thomas CHW 23 DH 181 1 7.0 8.6 -0.4 0.0 -1.3
4 Jose Canseco OAK 26 RF 145 0 5.3 6.8 -0.8 0.0 -0.7
5 Joe Carter TOR 31 RF 136 1 4.7 4.4 1.0 0.0 -0.7
6 Roberto Alomar TOR 23 2B 128 2 4.5 4.6 -0.5 0.0 0.5
7 Kirby Puckett MIN 31 CF 78 0 4.3 4.2 -0.2 0.0 0.2
8 Ruben Sierra TEX 25 RF 63 0 5.0 5.8 -0.2 0.0 -0.6
9 Ken Griffey SEA 21 CF 62 0 7.1 6.1 0.7 0.0 0.3
10 Roger Clemens BOS 28 SP 57 0 8.0 -0.0 0.0 7.9 0.0
11 Paul Molitor MIL 34 DH 51 0 5.3 6.6 0.0 0.0 -1.3
12 Danny Tartabull KCR 28 RF 32 0 4.4 6.5 -1.6 0.0 -0.5
13 Jack Morris MIN 36 SP 29 0 4.4 -0.0 0.0 4.3 0.0
14 Chili Davis MIN 31 DH 21 0 3.3 4.8 0.0 0.0 -1.6
15 Julio Franco TEX 32 2B 17 0 6.2 6.4 -0.7 0.0 0.4
16 Devon White TOR 28 CF 15 0 6.3 4.1 1.9 0.0 0.3
17 Scott Erickson MIN 23 SP 12 0 4.5 -0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0
18 Rick Aguilera MIN 29 RP 11 0 2.4 -0.0 0.0 2.4 0.1
19 Rafael Palmeiro TEX 26 1B 6 0 5.7 6.8 -0.2 0.0 -0.9
20 Robin Ventura CHW 23 3B 3 0 5.3 4.5 0.7 0.0 0.1
21 Dave Henderson OAK 32 CF 1 0 5.4 4.6 0.5 0.0 0.2

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Cal Ripken BAL 30 SS 318 15 11.5 8.1 2.3 0.0 1.1
2 Roger Clemens BOS 28 SP 57 0 8.0 -0.0 0.0 7.9 0.0
3 Jim Abbott CAL 23 SP 7.6 -0.0 0.0 7.6 0.0
4 Mark Langston CAL 30 SP 7.3 -0.0 0.0 7.3 0.0
5 Tom Candiotti CLE/TOR 33 SP 7.1 0.0 0.0 7.1 0.0
6 Ken Griffey SEA 21 CF 62 0 7.1 6.1 0.7 0.0 0.3
7 Frank Thomas CHW 23 DH 181 1 7.0 8.6 -0.4 0.0 -1.3
8 Kevin Tapani MIN 27 SP 6.8 -0.0 0.0 6.8 0.0
9 Lou Whitaker DET 34 2B 6.7 5.3 1.1 0.0 0.4
10 Wade Boggs BOS 33 3B 6.4 5.0 1.2 0.0 0.2
11 Devon White TOR 28 CF 15 0 6.3 4.1 1.9 0.0 0.3
12 Julio Franco TEX 32 2B 17 0 6.2 6.4 -0.7 0.0 0.4
13 Edgar Martinez SEA 28 3B 6.1 5.3 0.6 0.0 0.2
14 Rafael Palmeiro TEX 26 1B 6 0 5.7 6.8 -0.2 0.0 -0.9
15 Mickey Tettleton DET 30 C 5.6 4.8 0.2 0.0 0.6
16 Dave Henderson OAK 32 CF 1 0 5.4 4.6 0.5 0.0 0.2
17 Paul Molitor MIL 34 DH 51 0 5.3 6.6 0.0 0.0 -1.3
18 Robin Ventura CHW 23 3B 3 0 5.3 4.5 0.7 0.0 0.1
19 Jose Canseco OAK 26 RF 145 0 5.3 6.8 -0.8 0.0 -0.7
20 Nolan Ryan TEX 44 SP 5.2 0.0 0.0 5.2 0.0
21 Tony Phillips DET 32 LF 5.2 4.3 1.0 0.0 -0.1
22 Chris Bosio MIL 28 SP 5.1 -0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0
23 Bret Saberhagen KCR 27 SP 5.1 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0
24 Shane Mack MIN 27 RF 5.0 4.0 1.5 0.0 -0.5
25 Ruben Sierra TEX 25 RF 63 0 5.0 5.8 -0.2 0.0 -0.6
26 Mike Devereaux BAL 28 CF 4.8 2.9 1.7 0.0 0.3
27 Joe Carter TOR 31 RF 136 1 4.7 4.4 1.0 0.0 -0.7
28 Mike Moore OAK 31 SP 4.6 -0.0 0.0 4.6 0.0
29 Rickey Henderson OAK 32 LF 4.6 5.7 -0.6 0.0 -0.6
30 Roberto Alomar TOR 23 2B 128 2 4.5 4.6 -0.5 0.0 0.5