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MVP Pitchers' Statistics

Pitchers have been named Most Valuable Player on 23 occasions, 10 times in the NL and 13 in the AL. Four have been relief pitchers—Jim Konstanty, Rollie Fingers, Willie Hernandez and Dennis Eckersley. For statistics of MVP pitchers since 1956, see Cy Young Award tables on following page.

National League

Year  Gm W-L SV ERA
1924 Dazzy Vance, Bklyn 35 28-6 0 2.16
1933 Carl Hubbell, NY 45 23-12 5 1.66
1934 Dizzy Dean, St.L 50 30-7 7 2.66
1936 Carl Hubbell, NY 42 26-6 3 2.31
1939 Bucky Walters, Cin 39 27-11 0 2.29
1942 Mort Cooper, St.L 37 22-7 0 1.78
1950 Jim Konstanty, Phi 74 16-7 22 2.66

American League

Year  Gm W-L SV ERA
1913 Walter Johnson, Wash 47 36-7 2 1.09
1924 Walter Johnson, Wash 38 23-7 0 2.72
1931 Lefty Grove, Phi 41 31-4 5 2.06
1943 Spud Chandler, NY 30 20-4 0 1.64
1944 Hal Hewhouser, Det 47 29-9 2 2.22
1945 Hal Newhouser, Det 40 25-9 2 1.81
1952 Bobby Shantz, Phi 33 24-7 0 2.48

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