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Most Valuable Players

(Baseball Writers' Association selections)

American League

1931 Lefty Grove, Philadelphia
1932–33 Jimmie Foxx, Philadelphia
1934 Mickey Cochrane, Detroit
1935 Hank Greenberg, Detroit
1936 Lou Gehrig, New York
1937 Charlie Gehringer, Detroit
1938 Jimmie Foxx, Boston
1939 Joe DiMaggio, New York
1940 Hank Greenberg, Detroit
1941 Joe DiMaggio, New York
1942 Joe Gordon, New York
1943 Spurgeon Chandler, New York
1944–45 Hal Newhouser, Detroit
1946 Ted Williams, Boston
1947 Joe DiMaggio, New York
1948 Lou Boudreau, Cleveland
1949 Ted Williams, Boston
1950 Phil Rizzuto, New York
1951 Yogi Berra, New York
1952 Bobby Shantz, Philadelphia
1953 Al Rosen, Cleveland
1954–55 Yogi Berra, New York
1956–57 Mickey Mantle, New York
1958 Jackie Jensen, Boston
1959 Nellie Fox, Chicago
1960–61 Roger Maris, New York
1962 Mickey Mantle, New York
1963 Elston Howard, New York
1964 Brooks Robinson, Baltimore
1965 Zoilo Versalles, Minnesota
1966 Frank Robinson, Baltimore
1967 Carl Yastrzemski, Boston
1968 Dennis McLain, Detroit
1969 Harmon Killebrew, Minnesota
1970 John (Boog) Powell, Baltimore
1971 Vida Blue, Oakland
1972 Dick Allen, Chicago
1973 Reggie Jackson, Oakland
1974 Jeff Burroughs, Texas
1975 Fred Lynn, Boston
1976 Thurman Munson, New York
1977 Rod Carew, Minnesota
1978 Jim Rice, Boston
1979 Don Baylor, California
1980 George Brett, Kansas City
1981 Rollie Fingers, Milwaukee
1982 Robin Yount, Milwaukee
1983 Cal Ripken, Jr., Baltimore
1984 Willie Hernandez, Detroit
1985 Don Mattingly, New York
1986 Roger Clemens, Boston
1987 George Bell, Toronto
1988 Jose Canseco, Oakland
1989 Robin Yount, Milwaukee
1990 Rickey Henderson, Oakland
1991 Cal Ripken, Jr., Baltimore
1992 Dennis Eckersley, Oakland
1993–94 Frank Thomas, Chicago
1995 Mo Vaughn, Boston
1996 Juan Gonzalez, Texas
1997 Ken Griffey, Jr., Seattle
1998 Juan Gonzalez, Texas
1999 Ivan Rodriguez, Texas
2000 Jason Giambi, Oakland
2001 Ichiro Suzuki, Seattle
2002 Miguel Tejada, Oakland
2003 Alex Rodriguez, Texas
2004 Vladimir Guerrero, Anaheim
2005 Alex Rodriguez, New York
2006 Justin Morneau, Minnesota
2007 Alex Rodriguez, New York

National League

1931 Frank Frisch, St. Louis
1932 Chuck Klein, Philadelphia
1933 Carl Hubbell, New York
1934 Dizzy Dean, St. Louis
1935 Gabby Hartnett, Chicago
1936 Carl Hubbell, New York
1937 Joe Medwick, St. Louis
1938 Ernie Lombardi, Cincinnati
1939 Bucky Walters, Cincinnati
1940 Frank McCormick, Cincinnati
1941 Dolph Camilli, Brooklyn
1942 Mort Cooper, St. Louis
1943 Stan Musial, St. Louis
1944 Marty Marion, St. Louis
1945 Phil Cavarretta, Chicago
1946 Stan Musial, St. Louis
1947 Bob Elliott, Boston
1948 Stan Musial, St. Louis
1949 Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn
1950 Jim Konstanty, Philadelphia
1951 Roy Campanella, Brooklyn
1952 Hank Sauer, Chicago
1953 Roy Campanella, Brooklyn
1954 Willie Mays, New York
1955 Roy Campanella, Brooklyn
1956 Don Newcombe, Brooklyn
1957 Hank Aaron, Milwaukee
1958–59 Ernie Banks, Chicago
1960 Dick Groat, Pittsburgh
1961 Frank Robinson, Cincinnati
1962 Maury Wills, Los Angeles
1963 Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles
1964 Ken Boyer, St. Louis
1965 Willie Mays, San Francisco
1966 Roberto Clemente, Pittsburgh
1967 Orlando Cepeda, St. Louis
1968 Bob Gibson, St. Louis
1969 Willie McCovey, San Francisco
1970 Johnny Bench, Cincinnati
1971 Joe Torre, St. Louis
1972 Johnny Bench, Cincinnati
1973 Pete Rose, Cincinnati
1974 Steve Garvey, Los Angeles
1975–76 Joe Morgan, Cincinnati
1977 George Foster, Cincinnati
1978 Dave Parker, Pittsburgh
1979 Willie Stargell, Pittsburgh
1979 Keith Hernandez, St. Louis
1980–81 Mike Schmidt, Philadelphia
1982–83 Dale Murphy, Atlanta
1984 Ryne Sandberg, Chicago
1985 Willie McGee, St. Louis
1986 Mike Schmidt, Philadelphia
1987 Andre Dawson, Chicago
1988 Kirk Gibson, Los Angeles
1989 Kevin Mitchell, San Francisco
1990 Barry Bonds, Pittsburgh
1991 Terry Pendleton, Atlanta
1992 Barry Bonds, Pittsburgh
1993 Barry Bonds, San Francisco
1994 Jeff Bagwell, Houston
1995 Barry Larkin, Cincinnati
1996 Ken Caminiti, San Diego
1997 Larry Walker, Colorado
1998 Sammy Sosa, Chicago
1999 Chipper Jones, Atlanta
2000 Jeff Kent, San Francisco
2001–04 Barry Bonds, San Francisco
2005 Albert Pujols, St. Louis
2006 Ryan Howard, Philadelphia
2007 Jimmy Rollins, Philadelphia

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