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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 Barry Larkin CIN 31 SS 281 11 5.9 5.7 -0.5 0.0 0.8
2 Dante Bichette COL 31 LF 251 6 1.2 3.6 -1.8 0.0 -0.7
3 Greg Maddux ATL 29 SP 249 7 9.6 -0.1 0.0 9.7 -0.0
4 Mike Piazza LAD 26 C 214 3 6.2 5.7 -0.2 0.0 0.6
5 Eric Karros LAD 27 1B 135 0 3.9 4.6 0.1 0.0 -0.9
6 Reggie Sanders CIN 27 RF 120 0 6.6 5.8 1.3 0.0 -0.5
7 Larry Walker COL 28 RF 88 0 4.7 4.1 1.1 0.0 -0.5
8 Sammy Sosa CHC 26 RF 81 0 5.3 3.6 2.4 0.0 -0.6
9 Tony Gwynn SDP 35 RF 72 0 2.3 4.6 -1.7 0.0 -0.6
10 Craig Biggio HOU 29 2B 58 0 6.3 6.1 -0.2 0.0 0.3
11 Ron Gant CIN 30 LF 31 1 3.3 4.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.5
12 Barry Bonds SFG 30 LF 21 0 7.5 6.8 1.3 0.0 -0.6
13 Mark Grace CHC 31 1B 14 0 5.0 5.2 0.7 0.0 -0.9
14 Derek Bell HOU 26 RF 12 0 2.0 3.5 -1.3 0.0 -0.3
15 Jeff Bagwell HOU 27 1B 5 0 4.9 4.7 0.8 0.0 -0.7
16 Andres Galarraga COL 34 1B 4 0 1.1 1.7 0.3 0.0 -0.8
17 Charlie Hayes PHI 30 3B 4 0 2.0 1.4 0.4 0.0 0.2
18 Chipper Jones ATL 23 3B 3 0 2.7 2.5 0.1 0.0 0.1
19 Vinny Castilla COL 27 3B 3 0 2.5 2.6 -0.3 0.0 0.2
20 Fred McGriff ATL 31 1B 2 0 1.4 2.6 -0.3 0.0 -0.8
21 Pete Schourek CIN 26 SP 2 0 4.3 0.3 0.0 4.1 -0.0
22 Tom Henke STL 37 RP 1 0 2.3 -0.0 0.0 2.3 -0.0
23 Jeff Conine FLA 29 LF 1 0 2.7 3.8 -0.5 0.0 -0.6

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Greg Maddux ATL 29 SP 249 7 9.6 -0.1 0.0 9.7 -0.0
2 Barry Bonds SFG 30 LF 21 0 7.5 6.8 1.3 0.0 -0.6
3 Reggie Sanders CIN 27 RF 120 0 6.6 5.8 1.3 0.0 -0.5
4 Craig Biggio HOU 29 2B 58 0 6.3 6.1 -0.2 0.0 0.3
5 Mike Piazza LAD 26 C 214 3 6.2 5.7 -0.2 0.0 0.6
6 Barry Larkin CIN 31 SS 281 11 5.9 5.7 -0.5 0.0 0.8
7 Tom Glavine ATL 29 SP 5.5 0.7 0.0 4.8 -0.0
8 Sammy Sosa CHC 26 RF 81 0 5.3 3.6 2.4 0.0 -0.6
9 Brian Jordan STL 28 RF 5.2 3.6 2.1 0.0 -0.5
10 Andy Ashby SDP 27 SP 5.1 0.1 0.0 4.9 -0.0
11 Mark Grace CHC 31 1B 14 0 5.0 5.2 0.7 0.0 -0.9
12 Jeff Bagwell HOU 27 1B 5 0 4.9 4.7 0.8 0.0 -0.7
13 Raul Mondesi LAD 24 RF 4.8 4.3 1.0 0.0 -0.5
14 Larry Walker COL 28 RF 88 0 4.7 4.1 1.1 0.0 -0.5
15 Matt Williams SFG 29 3B 4.6 3.9 0.6 0.0 0.1
16 Kevin Ritz COL 30 SP 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0
17 Denny Neagle PIT 26 SP 4.5 -0.2 0.0 4.7 0.0
18 Pete Schourek CIN 26 SP 2 0 4.3 0.3 0.0 4.1 -0.0
19 Joey Hamilton SDP 24 SP 4.2 -0.4 0.0 4.6 -0.0
20 Pedro Martinez MON 23 SP 4.2 -0.5 0.0 4.7 -0.0
21 Jaime Navarro CHC 28 SP 4.2 0.1 0.0 4.1 -0.0
22 Hideo Nomo LAD 26 SP 4.1 -0.6 0.0 4.7 -0.0
23 Steve Reed COL 30 RP 4.1 0.0 0.0 4.1 -0.0
24 John Smoltz ATL 28 SP 4.0 -0.2 0.0 4.1 -0.0
25 Eric Karros LAD 27 1B 135 0 3.9 4.6 0.1 0.0 -0.9
26 Ray Lankford STL 28 CF 3.8 3.3 0.3 0.0 0.3
27 Rondell White MON 23 CF 3.8 3.1 0.6 0.0 0.2
28 David Justice ATL 29 RF 3.8 3.0 1.3 0.0 -0.5
29 Curt Leskanic COL 27 RP 3.7 -0.1 0.0 3.8 -0.0
30 Orlando Merced PIT 28 RF 3.6 3.2 1.1 0.0 -0.7

American League Most Valuable Player

By Votes


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Mo Vaughn BOS 27 1B 308 12 4.3 4.5 0.5 0.0 -0.7
2 Albert Belle CLE 28 LF 300 11 7.0 7.5 -0.1 0.0 -0.5
3 Edgar Martinez SEA 32 DH 244 4 7.0 8.4 -0.2 0.0 -1.1
4 Jose Mesa CLE 29 RP 130 1 3.9 0.0 0.0 3.9 0.0
5 Jay Buhner SEA 30 RF 120 0 2.4 3.2 -0.5 0.0 -0.4
6 Randy Johnson SEA 31 SP 111 0 8.6 0.0 0.0 8.6 0.0
7 Tim Salmon CAL 26 RF 110 0 6.6 7.7 -0.6 0.0 -0.5
8 Frank Thomas CHW 27 1B 86 0 5.3 7.3 -1.2 0.0 -0.9
9 John Valentin BOS 28 SS 57 0 8.3 5.3 2.1 0.0 0.9
10 Gary Gaetti KCR 36 3B 45 0 3.4 2.6 0.7 0.0 0.2
11 Rafael Palmeiro BAL 30 1B 34 0 5.5 5.4 0.8 0.0 -0.6
12 Manny Ramirez CLE 23 RF 30 0 3.0 4.6 -1.2 0.0 -0.4
13 Tim Wakefield BOS 28 SP 20 0 5.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 0.0
14 Jim Edmonds CAL 25 CF 18 0 5.6 4.0 1.2 0.0 0.4
15 Paul O'Neill NYY 32 RF 14 0 2.8 3.8 -0.6 0.0 -0.4
16 Mark McGwire OAK 31 1B 7 0 5.5 6.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.5
17 Chuck Knoblauch MIN 26 2B 5 0 6.7 5.4 0.8 0.0 0.5
18 Wade Boggs NYY 37 3B 5 0 4.2 3.5 0.5 0.0 0.2
19 Cal Ripken BAL 34 SS 3 0 3.9 1.0 2.0 0.0 0.9
20 Gary Disarcina CAL 27 SS 3 0 3.1 2.0 0.4 0.0 0.7
21 Kirby Puckett MIN 35 RF 2 0 3.1 4.5 -0.8 0.0 -0.6

By Wins Above Replacement


Rk Player Team Age Pos Pts 1st WAR Off Fld Pit Adj
1 Randy Johnson SEA 31 SP 111 0 8.6 0.0 0.0 8.6 0.0
2 John Valentin BOS 28 SS 57 0 8.3 5.3 2.1 0.0 0.9
3 Edgar Martinez SEA 32 DH 244 4 7.0 8.4 -0.2 0.0 -1.1
4 David Cone TOR/NYY 32 SP 7.0 0.0 0.0 7.0 0.0
5 Albert Belle CLE 28 LF 300 11 7.0 7.5 -0.1 0.0 -0.5
6 Chuck Knoblauch MIN 26 2B 5 0 6.7 5.4 0.8 0.0 0.5
7 Tim Salmon CAL 26 RF 110 0 6.6 7.7 -0.6 0.0 -0.5
8 Bernie Williams NYY 26 CF 6.4 4.8 1.3 0.0 0.4
9 Mike Mussina BAL 26 SP 6.1 0.0 0.0 6.1 0.0
10 Jim Thome CLE 24 3B 5.9 5.6 -0.0 0.0 0.3
11 Kenny Rogers TEX 30 SP 5.8 0.0 0.0 5.8 0.0
12 Al Leiter TOR 29 SP 5.7 0.0 0.0 5.7 0.0
13 Dennis Martinez CLE 41 SP 5.7 0.0 0.0 5.7 0.0
14 Jim Edmonds CAL 25 CF 18 0 5.6 4.0 1.2 0.0 0.4
15 Rafael Palmeiro BAL 30 1B 34 0 5.5 5.4 0.8 0.0 -0.6
16 Mark McGwire OAK 31 1B 7 0 5.5 6.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.5
17 Frank Thomas CHW 27 1B 86 0 5.3 7.3 -1.2 0.0 -0.9
18 Tim Wakefield BOS 28 SP 20 0 5.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 0.0
19 Robin Ventura CHW 27 3B 4.7 3.8 0.7 0.0 0.2
20 David Wells DET 32 SP 4.6 0.0 0.0 4.6 0.0
21 Kevin Appier KCR 27 SP 4.6 0.0 0.0 4.6 0.0
22 Tino Martinez SEA 27 1B 4.5 4.1 1.0 0.0 -0.6
23 Mark Gubicza KCR 32 SP 4.4 0.0 0.0 4.4 0.0
24 Tony Phillips CAL 36 3B 4.4 4.3 -0.0 0.0 0.1
25 Mo Vaughn BOS 27 1B 308 12 4.3 4.5 0.5 0.0 -0.7
26 Kevin Brown BAL 30 SP 4.3 0.0 0.0 4.3 0.0
27 Wade Boggs NYY 37 3B 5 0 4.2 3.5 0.5 0.0 0.2
28 Tim Naehring BOS 28 3B 4.2 3.3 0.6 0.0 0.3
29 Kenny Lofton CLE 28 CF 4.1 3.0 0.8 0.0 0.3
30 Jack McDowell NYY 29 SP 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0