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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Most Meritorious Player: Trophy Case

MMP Award results and analysis including a listing of all winners.

1901: Cy Young
1902: Rube Waddell
1903: Christy Mathewson
1904: Napoleon Lajoie
1905: Honus Wagner
1906: Honus Wagner
1907: Honus Wagner
1908: Honus Wagner
1909: Ty Cobb
1910: Ty Cobb
1911: Ty Cobb

1950: Phil Rizzuto
1951: Jackie Robinson
1952: Jackie Robinson
1953: Al Rosen
1954: Willie Mays
1955: Willie Mays
1956: Mickey Mantle
1957: Mickey Mantle
1958: Willie Mays
1959: Ernie Banks
1960: Willie Mays
1961: Mickey Mantle
1962: Willie Mays
1963: Sandy Koufax
1964: Willie Mays
1965: Willie Mays
1966: Frank Robinson
1967: Carl Yastrzemski
1968: Bob Gibson
1969: Reggie Jackson
1970: Carl Yastrzemski
1971: Tom Seaver
1972: Steve Carlton
1973: Joe Morgan
1974: Mike Schmidt
1975: Joe Morgan
1976: Joe Morgan
1977: Rod Carew
1978: Ron Guidry
1979: Fred Lynn
1980: George Brett
1981: Mike Schmidt
1982: Robin Yount
1983: Cal Ripken Jr
1984: Cal Ripken Jr
1985: Dwight Gooden
1986: Wade Boggs
1987: Alan Trammell
1988: Jose Canseco
1989: Will Clark
1990: Rickey Henderson
1991: Cal Ripken Jr
1992: Barry Bonds
1993: Barry Bonds
1994: Greg Maddux
1995: Greg Maddux
1996: Barry Bonds
1997: Mike Piazza
1998: Mark McGwire
1999: Pedro Martinez
2000: Pedro Martinez
2001: Barry Bonds
2002: Barry Bonds
2003: Barry Bonds
2004: Barry Bonds

2012: Mike Trout
2013: Mike Trout
2014: Mike Trout
2015: Bryce Harper
2016: Mike Trout

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   1. DL from MN Posted: September 21, 2016 at 04:49 PM (#5304189)
I can go back and add links to the results later.
   2. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:47 PM (#5304231)
Thanks for putting this thread together, DL.
   3. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:50 PM (#5304234)
Although not officially a part of the MMP project, I have been tracking the winners of the pitching MMP, AL MMP, AL position player and pitcher MMPs, NL position player and pitcher MMPs and Negro League MMPs.

The Pitching MMP

1901: Cy Young, Boston Americans (MMP)
1902: Rube Waddell, Philadelphia Athletics (MMP)
1903: Christy Mathewson, New York Giants (MMP)
1904: Jack Chesbro, New York Highlanders (2nd overall)
1905: Christy Mathewson, New York Giants (2nd overall)
1906: Mordecai Brown, Chicago Cubs (4th overall)
1907: Ed Walsh, Chicago White Sox (4th overall)
1908: Christy Mathewson, Giants/Ed Walsh, White Sox (t-2nd overall)
1909: Christy Mathewson, New York Giants (5th overall)
1910: Ed Walsh, Chicago White Sox (3rd overall)

1911: Jose Mendez, Cuban Stars (6th overall)

1950: Ned Garver, St. Louis Browns (6th overall)
1951: Robin Roberts, Philadelphia Phillies (5th overall)
1952: Bobby Shantz, Philadelphia Athletics (2nd overall)
1953: Robin Roberts, Philadelphia Phillies (2nd overall)
1954: Robin Roberts, Philadelphia Phillies (6th overall)
1955: Billy Pierce, Chicago White Sox (8th overall)
1956: Early Wynn, Cleveland Indians (2nd overall)
1957: Frank Sullivan, Boston Red Sox (10th overall)
1958: Warren Spahn, Milwaukee Braves (8th overall)
1959: Hoyt Wilhelm, Baltimore Orioles (won runoff over Camilo Pascual)

1960: Don Drysdale, Los Angeles Dodgers (8th overall)
1961: Warren Spahn, Milwaukee Braves (won tiebreaker over Drysdale and Ford)
1962: Bob Purkey, Cincinnati Reds (6th overall)
1963: Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles Dodgers (MMP)
1964: Dean Chance, Los Angeles Angels (4th overall)
1965: Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles Dodgers (2nd overall)
1966: Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles Dodgers (2nd overall)
1967: Jim Bunning, Philadelphia Phillies (8th overall)
1968: Bob Gibson, St. Louis Cardinals (MMP)
1969: Bob Gibson, St. Louis Cardinals (4th overall)
   4. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:50 PM (#5304236)
The Pitching MMP continued

1970: Bob Gibson, St. Louis Cardinals (3rd overall)
1971: Tom Seaver, New York Mets (MMP)
1972: Steve Carlton, Philadelphia Phillies (MMP)
1973: Tom Seaver, New York Mets (2nd overall)
1974: Phil Niekro, Atlanta Braves/Gaylord Perry, Cleveland Indians (t-5th overall)
1975: Jim Palmer, Baltimore Orioles (2nd overall)
1976: Mark Fidrych, Detroit Tigers (4th overall)
1977: Rick Reuschel, Chicago Cubs (6th overall)
1978: Ron Guidry, New York Yankess (MMP)
1979: Dennis Eckersley, Boston Red Sox (10th overall)

1980: Steve Carlton, Philadelphia Phillies (3rd overall)
1981: Fernando Valenzuela, Los Angeles Dodgers (6th overall)
1982: Steve Rogers, Montreal Expos (8th overall)
1983: Dave Stieb, Toronto Blue Jays (9th overall)
1984: Dave Stieb, Toronto Blue Jays (7th overall)
1985: Dwight Gooden, New York Mets (MMP)
1986: Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox (2nd overall)
1987: Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox (3rd overall)
1988: Orel Hershiser, Los Angeles Dodgers (5th overall)
1989: Bret Saberhagen, Kansas City Royals (2nd overall)

1990: Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox (3rd overall)
1991: Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox (3rd overall)
1992: Greg Maddux, Chicago Cubs (t-3rd overall)
1993: Kevin Appier, Kansas City Royals (5th overall)
1994: Greg Maddux, Atlanta Braves (MMP)
1995: Greg Maddux, Atlanta Braves (MMP)
1996: Kevin Brown, Florida Marlins (4th overall)

2012: Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers (6th overall)
2013: Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers (4th overall)
2014: Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers (2nd overall)
2015: Zack Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers (3rd overall)
   5. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:52 PM (#5304237)
AL MMP

1901: Cy Young, P, Boston Americans (MMP)
1902: Rube Waddell, P, Philadelphia Athletics (MMP)
1903: Napoleon Lajoie, 2B, Cleveland Naps (5th overall)
1904: Napoleon Lajoie, 2B, Cleveland Naps (MMP)
1905: Rube Waddell, P, Philadelphia Athletics (4th overall)
1906: George Stone, LF, St. Louis Browns (2nd overall)
1907: Ty Cobb, RF, Detroit Tigers (2nd overall)
1908: Ed Walsh, P, Chicago White Sox (co-pitching MMP, t-2nd overall)
1909: Ty Cobb, RF, Detroit Tigers (MMP)
1910: Ty Cobb, CF/RF, Detroit Tigers (MMP)

1911: Ty Cobb, CF, Detroit Tigers (MMP)

1950: Phil Rizzuto, SS, New York Yankees (MMP)
1951: Ted Williams, LF, Boston Red Sox (6th overall)
1952: Bobby Shantz, P, Philadelphia Athletics (2nd overall)
1953: Al Rosen, 3B, Cleveland Indians (MMP)
1954: Ted Williams, LF, Boston Red Sox (5th overall)
1955: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (2nd overall)
1956: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (MMP)
1957: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (MMP)
1958: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (2nd overall)
1959: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (5th overall)

1960: Roger Maris, RF, New York Yankees (5th overall)
1961: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (MMP)
1962: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (4th overall)
1963: Elston Howard, C, New York Yankees (won run-off over Peters and Allison)
1964: Dean Chance, P, Los Angeles Angels (4th overall)
1965: Zoilo Versalles, SS, Minnesota Twins (5th overall)
1966: Frank Robinson, RF, Baltimore Orioles (MMP)
1967: Carl Yastrzemski, LF, Boston Red Sox (MMP)
1968: Carl Yastrzemski, LF, Boston Red Sox (2nd overall)
1969: Reggie Jackson, RF, Oakland Athletics (MMP)
   6. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:52 PM (#5304239)
AL MMP continued

1970: Carl Yastrzemski, LF, Boston Red Sox (MMP)
1971: Vida Blue, P, Oakland Athletics (2nd overall)
1972: Gaylord Perry, P, Cleveland Indians (3rd overall)
1973: Bert Blyleven, P, Minnesota Twins (3rd overall)
1974: Gaylord Perry, P, Cleveland Indians (t-5th overall)
1975: Jim Palmer, P, Baltimore Orioles (pitching MMP, 2nd overall)
1976: George Brett, 3B, Kansas City Royals (3rd overall)
1977: Rod Carew, 1B, Minnesota Twins (MMP)
1978: Ron Guidry, P, New York Yankees (MMP)
1979: Fred Lynn, CF, Boston Red Sox (MMP)

1980: George Brett, 3B, Kansas City Royals (MMP)
1981: Dwight Evans, RF, Boston Red Sox (2nd overall)
1982: Robin Yount, SS, Milwaukee Brewers (MMP)
1983: Cal Ripken Jr., SS, Baltimore Orioles (MMP)
1984: Cal Ripken Jr., SS, Baltimore Orioles (MMP)
1985: Rickey Henderson, CF, New York Yankees (2nd overall)
1986: Wade Boggs, 3B, Boston Red Sox (MMP)
1987: Alan Trammell, SS, Detroit Tigers (MMP)
1988: Jose Canseco, RF, Oakland Athletics (MMP)
1989: Bret Saberhagen, P, Kansas City Royals (pitching MMP, 2nd overall)

1990: Rickey Henderson, LF, Oakland Athletics (MMP)
1991: Cal Ripken Jr., SS, Baltimore Orioles (MMP)
1992: Frank Thomas, 1B, Chicago White Sox (t-3rd overall)
1993: John Olerud, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays (2nd overall)
1994: Frank Thomas, 1B, Chicago White Sox (3rd overall)
1995: Edgar Martinez, DH, Seattle Mariners (3rd overall)
1996: Alex Rodriguez, SS, Seattle Mariners (2nd overall)

2012: Mike Trout, CF, Los Angeles Angels (MMP)
2013: Mike Trout, CF, Los Angeles Angels (MMP)
2014: Mike Trout, CF, Los Angeles Angels (MMP)
2015: Mike Trout, CF, Los Angeles Angels (2nd overall)
   7. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:53 PM (#5304240)
AL Pitcher MMP

1901: Cy Young, Boston Americans (MMP)
1902: Rube Waddell, Philadelphia Athletics (MMP)
1903: Cy Young, Boston Americans (6th overall)
1904: Jack Chesbro, New York Highlanders (pitching MMP, 2nd overall)
1905: Rube Waddell, Philadelphia Athletics (AL MMP, 4th overall)
1906: Al Orth, New York Highlanders (11th overall)
1907: Ed Walsh, Chicago White Sox (pitching MMP, 4th overall)
1908: Ed Walsh, Chicago White Sox (AL MMP, co-pitching MMP, t-2nd overall)
1909: Frank Smith, Chicago White Sox (12th overall)
1910: Ed Walsh, Chicago White Sox (pitching MMP, 3rd overall)

1911: Walter Johnson, Washington Senators (8th overall)

1950: Ned Garver, St. Louis Browns (pitching MMP, 6th overall)
1951: Early Wynn, Cleveland Indians (won tie-breaker over Garver and Lopat)
1952: Bobby Shantz, Philadelphia Athletics (AL MMP, 2nd overall)
1953: Billy Pierce, Chicago White Sox (14th overall, won run-off over Trucks)
1954: Early Wynn, Cleveland Indians (won run-off over Garcia and Gromek)
1955: Billy Pierce, Chicago White Sox (pitching MMP, 8th overall)
1956: Early Wynn, Cleveland Indians (pitching MMP, 2nd overall)
1957: Frank Sullivan, Boston Red Sox (pitching MMP, 10th overall)
1958: Frank Lary, Detroit Tigers (14th overall)
1959: Hoyt Wilhelm, Baltimore Orioles (won runoff over Camilo Pascual)

1960: Jim Bunning, Detroit Tigers (11th overall)
1961: Whitey Ford, New York Yankees (t-14th overall)
1962: Hank Aguirre, Detroit Tigers (9th overall)
1963: Gary Peters, Chicago White Sox (9th overall)
1964: Dean Chance, Los Angeles Angels (AL MMP, 4th overall)
1965: Sam McDowell, Cleveland Indians (10th overall)
1966: Earl Wilson, Boston/Detroit (won tie-breaker over Cuellar and Kaat)
1967: Joe Horlen, Chicago White Sox (t-14th overall)
1968: Denny McLain, Detroit Tigers (3rd overall)
1969: Denny McLain, Detroit Tigers (14th overall)
   8. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:53 PM (#5304241)
AL Pitching MMP continued

1970: Sam McDowell, Cleveland Indians (8th overall)
1971: Vida Blue, Oakland Athletics (AL MMP, 2nd overall)
1972: Gaylord Perry, Cleveland Indians (AL MMP, 3rd overall)
1973: Bert Blyleven, Minnesota Twins (AL MMP, 3rd overall)
1974: Gaylord Perry, Cleveland Indians (AL MMP, t-pitching MMP, t-5th overall)
1975: Jim Palmer, Baltimore Orioles (AL MMP, pitching MMP, 2nd overall)
1976: Mark Fidrych, Detroit Tigers (pitching MMP, 4th overall)
1977: Jim Palmer, Baltimore Orioles (8th overall)
1978: Ron Guidry, New York Yankees (MMP)
1979: Dennis Eckersley, Boston Red Sox (pitching MMP, 10th overall)

1980: Mike Norris, Oakland Athletics (8th overall)
1981: Steve McCatty, Oakland Athletics (10th overall)
1982: Dave Stieb, Toronto Blue Jays (9th overall)
1983: Dave Stieb, Toronto Blue Jays (pitching MMP, 9th overall)
1984: Dave Stieb, Toronto Blue Jays (pitching MMP, 7th overall)
1985: Bret Saberhagen, Kansas City Royals (11th overall)
1986: Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox (pitching MMP, 2nd overall)
1987: Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox (pitching MMP, 3rd overall)
1988: Frank Viola, Minnesota Twins (8th overall)
1989: Bret Saberhagen, Kansas City Royals (AL MMP, pitching MMP, 2nd overall)

1990: Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox (pitching MMP, 3rd overall)
1991: Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox (pitching MMP, 3rd overall)
1992: Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox (6th overall)
1993: Kevin Appier, Kansas City Royals (pitching MMP, 5th overall)
1994: David Cone, Kansas City Royals (8th overall)
1995: Randy Johnson, Seattle Mariners (4th overall)
1996: Pat Hentgen, Toronto Blue Jays (14th overall)

2012: Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers (pitching MMP, 6th overall)
2013: Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers (11th overall)
2014: Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians (8th overall)
2015: Dallas Keuchel, Houston Astros (11th overall)
   9. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:54 PM (#5304242)
AL Position Player MMP

1901: Napoleon Lajoie, 2B, Philadelphia Athletics (2nd overall)
1902: Napoleon Lajoie, 2B, Philadelphia/Cleveland (7th overall)
1903: Napoleon Lajoie, 2B, Cleveland Naps (AL MMP, 5th overall)
1904: Napoleon Lajoie, 2B, Cleveland Naps (MMP)
1905: Elmer Flick, LF, Cleveland Naps (9th overall)
1906: George Stone, LF, St. Louis Browns (AL MMP, 2nd overall)
1907: Ty Cobb, RF, Detroit Tigers (AL MMP, 2nd overall)
1908: Napoleon Lajoie, 2B, Cleveland Naps (6th overall)
1909: Ty Cobb, RF, Detroit Tigers (MMP)
1910: Ty Cobb, CF/RF, Detroit Tigers (MMP)

1911: Ty Cobb, CF, Detroit Tigers (MMP)

1950: Phil Rizzuto, SS, New York Yankees (MMP)
1951: Ted Williams, LF, Boston Red Sox (AL MMP, 6th overall)
1952: Larry Doby, CF, Cleveland Indians (5th overall)
1953: Al Rosen, 3B, Cleveland Indians (MMP)
1954: Ted Williams, LF, Boston Red Sox (AL MMP, 5th overall)
1955: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (AL MMP, 2nd overall)
1956: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (MMP)
1957: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (MMP)
1958: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (AL MMP, 2nd overall)
1959: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (AL MMP, 6th overall)

1960: Roger Maris, RF, New York Yankees (AL MMP, 5th overall)
1961: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (MMP)
1962: Mickey Mantle, CF, New York Yankees (AL MMP, 4th overall)
1963: Elston Howard, C, New York Yankees (AL MMP, won run-off over Bob Allison)
1964: Brooks Robinson, 3B, Baltimore Orioles (5th overall)
1965: Zoilo Versalles, SS, Minnesota Twins (AL MMP, 5th overall)
1966: Frank Robinson, RF, Baltimore Orioles (MMP)
1967: Carl Yastrzemski, LF, Boston Red Sox (MMP)
1968: Carl Yastrzemski, LF, Boston Red Sox (AL MMP, 2nd overall)
1969: Reggie Jackson, RF, Oakland Athletics (MMP)
   10. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:54 PM (#5304243)
AL Position Player MMP continued

1970: Carl Yastrzemski, LF, Boston Red Sox (MMP)
1971: Bobby Murcer, CF, New York Yankees (6th overall)
1972: Dick Allen, 1B, Chicago White Sox (5th overall)
1973: Reggie Jackson, RF, Oakland Athletics (7th overall)
1974: Rod Carew, 2B, Minnesota Twins (7th overall)
1975: Rod Carew, 2B, Minnesota Twins (3rd overall)
1976: George Brett, 3B, Kansas City Royals (AL MMP, 3rd overall)
1977: Rod Carew, 1B, Minnesota Twins (MMP)
1978: Jim Rice, LF, Boston Red Sox (2nd overall)
1979: Fred Lynn, CF, Boston Red Sox (MMP)

1980: George Brett, 3B, Kansas City Royals (MMP)
1981: Dwight Evans, RF, Boston Red Sox (AL MMP, 2nd overall)
1982: Robin Yount, SS, Milwaukee Brewers (MMP)
1983: Cal Ripken Jr., SS, Baltimore Orioles (MMP)
1984: Cal Ripken Jr., SS, Baltimore Orioles (MMP)
1985: Rickey Henderson, CF, New York Yankees (AL MMP, 2nd overall)
1986: Wade Boggs, 3B, Boston Red Sox (MMP)
1987: Alan Trammell, SS, Detroit Tigers (MMP)
1988: Jose Canseco, RF, Oakland Athletics (MMP)
1989: Rickey Henderson, LF, Oakland Athletics (4th overall)

1990: Rickey Henderson, LF, Oakland Athletics (MMP)
1991: Cal Ripken Jr., SS, Baltimore Orioles (MMP)
1992: Frank Thomas, 1B, Chicago White Sox (AL MMP, t-3rd overall)
1993: John Olerud, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays (AL MMP, 2nd overall)
1994: Frank Thomas, 1B, Chicago White Sox (AL MMP, 3rd overall)
1995: Edgar Martinez, DH, Seattle Mariners (AL MMP, 3rd overall)
1996: Alex Rodriguez, SS, Seattle Mariners (AL MMP, 2nd overall)

2012: Mike Trout, CF, Los Angeles Angels (MMP)
2013: Mike Trout, CF, Los Angeles Angels (MMP)
2014: Mike Trout, CF, Los Angeles Angels (MMP)
2015: Mike Trout, CF, Los Angeles Angels (AL MMP, 2nd overall)
   11. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:55 PM (#5304244)
NL MMP

1901: Jesse Burkett, LF, St. Louis Cardinals (3rd overall)
1902: Honus Wagner, SS/RF, Pittsburgh Pirates (3rd overall)
1903: Christy Mathewson, P, New York Giants (MMP)
1904: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (3rd overall)
1905: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1906: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1907: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1908: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1909: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (3rd overall)
1910: Sherry Magee, LF, Philadelphia Phillies (10th overall)

1911: Honus Wagner, SS/1B, Pittsburgh Pirates (4th overall)

1950: Eddie Stanky, 2B, New York Giants (3rd overall)
1951: Jackie Robinson, 2B, Brooklyn Dodgers (MMP)
1952: Jackie Robinson, 2B, Brooklyn Dodgers (MMP)
1953: Robin Roberts, P, Philadelphia Phillies (pitching MMP, 2nd overall)
1954: Willie Mays, CF, New York Giants (MMP)
1955: Willie Mays, CF, New York Giants (MMP)
1956: Duke Snider, CF, Brooklyn Dodgers (4th overall)
1957: Willie Mays, CF, New York Giants (3rd overall)
1958: Willie Mays, CF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)
1959: Ernie Banks, SS, Chicago Cubs (MMP)

1960: Willie Mays, CF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)
1961: Hank Aaron, CF/RF, Milwaukee Braves (3rd overall)
1962: Willie Mays, CF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)
1963: Sandy Koufax, P, Los Angeles Dodgers (MMP)
1964: Willie Mays, CF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)
1965: Willie Mays, CF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)
1966: Sandy Koufax, P, Los Angeles Dodgers (2nd overall)
1967: Ron Santo, 3B, Chicago Cubs (2nd overall)
1968: Bob Gibson, P, St. Louis Cardinals (MMP)
1969: Willie McCovey, 1B, San Francisco Giants (3rd overall)
   12. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:55 PM (#5304245)
NL MMP continued

1970: Johnny Bench, C, Cincinnati Reds (2nd overall)
1971: Tom Seaver, P, New York Mets (MMP)
1972: Steve Carlton, P, Philadelphia Phillies (MMP)
1973: Joe Morgan, 2B, Cincinnati Reds (MMP)
1974: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (MMP)
1975: Joe Morgan, 2B, Cincinnati Reds (MMP)
1976: Joe Morgan, 2B, Cincinnati Reds (MMP)
1977: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (2nd overall)
1978: Dave Parker, RF, Pittsburgh Pirates (3rd overall)
1979: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (4th overall)

1980: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (2nd overall)
1981: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (MMP)
1982: Gary Carter, C, Montreal Expos (2nd overall)
1983: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (3rd overall)
1984: Ryne Sandberg, 2B, Chicago Cubs (2nd overall)
1985: Dwight Gooden, P, New York Mets (MMP)
1986: Mike Scott, P, Houston Astros (3rd overall)
1987: Eric Davis, CF, Cincinnati Reds (4th overall)
1988: Will Clark, 1B, San Francisco Giants (4th overall)
1989: Will Clark, 1B, San Francisco Giants (MMP)

1990: Barry Bonds, LF, Pittsburgh Pirates (2nd overall)
1991: Barry Bonds, LF, Pittsburgh Pirates (2nd overall)
1992: Barry Bonds, LF, Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1993: Barry Bonds, LF, Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1994: Greg Maddux, P, Atlanta Braves (MMP)
1995: Greg Maddux, P, Atlanta Braves (MMP)
1996: Barry Bonds, LF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)

2012: Buster Posey, C, San Francisco Giants (2nd overall)
2013: Andrew McCutchen, CF, Pittsburgh Pirates (2nd overall)
2014: Clayton Kershaw, P, Los Angeles Dodgers (pitching MMP, 2nd overall)
2015: Bryce Harper, RF, Washington Nationals (MMP)
   13. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:56 PM (#5304246)
NL Pitcher MMP

1901: Vic Willis, Boston Braves (6th overall)
1902: Jack Taylor, Chicago Orphans (4th overall)
1903: Christy Mathewson, New York Giants (MMP)
1904: Joe McGinnity, New York Giants (4th overall)
1905: Christy Mathewson, New York Giants (pitching MMP, 2nd overall)
1906: Mordecai Brown, Chicago Cubs (pitching MMP, 4th overall)
1907: Christy Mathewson, New York Giants (8th overall)
1908: Christy Mathewson, New York Giants (co-pitching MMP, t-2nd overall)
1909: Christy Mathewson, New York Giants (pitching MMP, 5th overall)
1910: Christy Mathewson, New York Giants (11th overall)

1911: Pete Alexander, Philadelphia Phillies (7th overall)

1950: Ewell Blackwell, Chicago Cubs (9th overall)
1951: Robin Roberts, Philadelphia Phillies (pitching MMP, 5th overall)
1952: Robin Roberts, Philadelphia Phillies (4th overall)
1953: Robin Roberts, Philadelphia Phillies (pitching MMP, NL MMP, 2nd overall)
1954: Robin Roberts, Philadelphia Phillies (pitching MMP, 6th overall)
1955: Robin Roberts, Philadelphia Phillies (12th overall)
1956: Don Newcombe, Brooklyn Dodgers (11th overall)
1957: Don Drysdale, Brooklyn Dodgers (13th overall)
1958: Warren Spahn, Milwaukee Braves (pitching MMP, 8th overall)
1959: Sam Jones, San Francisco Giants (won run-off over 5 other pitchers)

1960: Don Drysdale, Los Angeles Dodgers (pitching MMP, 8th overall)
1961: Warren Spahn, Milwaukee Braves (won tiebreaker over Don Drysdale)
1962: Bob Purkey, Cincinnati Reds (6th overall)
1963: Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles Dodgers (MMP)
1964: Don Drysdale, Los Angeles Dodgers (10th overall)
1965: Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles Dodgers (pitching MMP, 2nd overall)
1966: Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles Dodgers (NL MMP, 2nd overall)
1967: Jim Bunning, Philadelphia Phillies (pitching MMP, 8th overall)
1968: Bob Gibson, St. Louis Cardinals (MMP)
1969: Bob Gibson, St. Louis Cardinals (pitching MMP, 4th overall)
   14. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:57 PM (#5304249)
NL Pitcher MMP continued

1970: Bob Gibson, St. Louis Cardinals (pitching MMP, 3rd overall)
1971: Tom Seaver, New York Mets (MMP)
1972: Steve Carlton, Philadelphia Phillies (MMP)
1973: Tom Seaver, New York Mets (pitching MMP, 2nd overall)
1974: Phil Niekro, Atlanta Braves (t-pitching MMP, t-5th overall)
1975: Tom Seaver, New York Mets (7th overall)
1976: Tom Seaver, N.Y. Mets (won tiebreaker over Randy Jones and Steve Carlton)
1977: Rick Reuschel, Chicago Cubs (pitching MMP, 6th overall)
1978: Phil Niekro, Atlanta Braves (4th overall)
1979: J. R. Richard, Houston Astros (11th overall)

1980: Steve Carlton, Philadelphia Phillies (pitching MMP, 3rd overall)
1981: Fernando Valenzuela, Los Angeles Dodgers (pitching MMP, 6th overall)
1982: Steve Rogers, Montreal Expos (pitching MMP, 8th overall)
1983: John Denny, Philadelphia Phillies (11th overall)
1984: Rick Rhoden, Pittsburgh Pirates (won tie-breaker over Dwight Gooden)
1985: Dwight Gooden, New York Mets (MMP)
1986: Mike Scott, Houston Astros (NL MMP, 3rd overall)
1987: Orel Hershiser, Los Angeles Dodgers (won tie-breaker over Bob Welch)
1988: Orel Hershiser, Los Angeles Dodgers (pitching MMP, 5th overall)
1989: Orel Hershiser, Los Angeles Dodgers (11th overall)

1990: Frank Viola, New York Mets (15th overall)
1991: Tom Glavine, Atlanta Braves (7th overall)
1992: Greg Maddux, Chicago Cubs (t-3rd overall)
1993: Jose Rijo, Cincinnati Reds (6th overall)
1994: Greg Maddux, Atlanta Braves (MMP)
1995: Greg Maddux, Atlanta Braves (MMP)
1996: Kevin Brown, Florida Marlins (pitching MMP, 4th overall)

2012: Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers (12th overall)
2013: Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers (pitching MMP, 4th overall)
2014: Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers (pitching MMP, NL MMP, 2nd overall)
2015: Zack Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers (pitching MMP, 3rd overall)
   15. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:57 PM (#5304250)
NL Position Player MMP

1901: Jesse Burkett, LF, St. Louis Cardinals (NL MMP, 3rd overall)
1902: Honus Wagner, SS/RF, Pittsburgh Pirates (NL MMP, 3rd overall)
1903: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (3rd overall)
1904: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (NL MMP, 3rd overall)
1905: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1906: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1907: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1908: Honus Wagner, SS Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1909: Honus Wagner, SS, Pittsburgh Pirates (NL MMP, 3rd overall)
1910: Sherry Magee, LF, Philadelphia Phillies (NL MMP, 10th overall)

1911: Honus Wagner, SS/1B, Pittsburgh Pirates (NL MMP, 4th overall)

1950: Eddie Stanky, 2B, New York Giants (NL MMP, 3rd overall)
1951: Jackie Robinson, 2B, Brooklyn Dodgers (MMP)
1952: Jackie Robinson, 2B, Brooklyn Dodgers (MMP)
1953: Roy Campanella, C, Brooklyn/Eddie Mathews, 3B, Braves (t-3rd overall)
1954: Willie Mays, CF, New York Giants (MMP)
1955: Willie Mays, CF, New York Giants (MMP)
1956: Duke Snider, CF, Brooklyn Dodgers (NL MMP, 4th overall)
1957: Willie Mays, CF, New York Giants (NL MMP, 3rd overall)
1958: Willie Mays, CF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)
1959: Ernie Banks, SS, Chicago Cubs (MMP)

1960: Willie Mays, CF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)
1961: Hank Aaron, CF-RF, Milwaukee Braves (3rd overall)
1962: Willie Mays, CF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)
1963: Hank Aaron, RF, Milwaukee Braves (2nd overall)
1964: Willie Mays, CF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)
1965: Willie Mays, CF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)
1966: Willie Mays, CF, San Francisco Giants (4th overall)
1967: Ron Santo, 3B, Chicago Cubs (NL MMP, 2nd overall)
1968: Willie McCovey, 1B, San Francisco Giants (4th overall)
1969: Willie McCovey, 1B, San Francisco Giants (NL MMP, 3rd overall)
   16. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:58 PM (#5304251)
NL Position Player MMP continued

1970: Johnny Bench, C, Cincinnati Reds (NL MMP, 2nd overall)
1971: Willie Stargell, LF, Pittsburgh Pirates (5th overall)
1972: Johnny Bench, C, Cincinnati Reds (2nd overall)
1973: Joe Morgan, 2B, Cincinnati Reds (MMP)
1974: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (MMP)
1975: Joe Morgan, 2B, Cincinnati Reds (MMP)
1976: Joe Morgan, 2B, Cincinnati Reds (MMP)
1977: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (NL MMP, 2nd overall)
1978: Dave Parker, RF, Pittsburgh Pirates (NL MMP, 3rd overall)
1979: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (NL MMP, 4th overall)

1980: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (NL MMP, 2nd overall)
1981: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (MMP)
1982: Gary Carter, C, Montreal Expos (NL MMP, 2nd overall)
1983: Mike Schmidt, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies (3rd overall)
1984: Ryne Sandberg, 2B, Chicago Cubs (2nd overall)
1985: Willie McGee, CF, St. Louis Cardinals (5th overall)
1986: Mike Schmidt, 3B/1B, Philadelphia Phillies (5th overall)
1987: Eric Davis, CF, Cincinnati Reds (NL MMP, 4th overall)
1988: Will Clark, 1B, San Francisco Giants (NL MMP, 4th overall)
1989: Will Clark, 1B, San Francisco Giants (MMP)

1990: Barry Bonds, LF, Pittsburgh Pirates (NL MMP, 2nd overall)
1991: Barry Bonds, LF, Pittsburgh Pirates (NL MMP, 2nd overall)
1992: Barry Bonds, LF, Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1993: Barry Bonds, LF, Pittsburgh Pirates (MMP)
1994: Jeff Bagwell, 1B, Houston Astros (2nd overall)
1995: Barry Bonds, LF, San Francisco Giants (2nd overall)
1996: Barry Bonds, LF, San Francisco Giants (MMP)

2012: Buster Posey, C, San Francisco Giants (NL MMP, 2nd overall)
2013: Andrew McCutchen, CF, Pittsburgh Pirates (NL MMP, 2nd overall)
2014: Andrew McCutchen, CF, Pittsburgh Pirates (3rd overall)
2015: Bryce Harper, RF, Washington Nationals (MMP)
   17. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:58 PM (#5304252)
Negro League MMP

1901: no award
1902: Rube Foster, P, Chicago Union Giants (15th overall)
1903: Rube Foster, P, Cuban X Giants (4th overall)
1904: Rube Foster, P, Philadelphia Giants (7th overall)
1905: Pete Hill, LF, Philadelphia Giants (7th overall)
1906: Danny McClellan, P, Philadelphia Giants (9th overall)
1907: Danny McClellan, P, Philadelphia Giants (11th overall)
1908: John Henry Lloyd, SS, Philadelphia Giants (4th overall)
1909: John Henry Lloyd, SS, Philadelphia Giants (4th overall)
1910: Pete Hill, CF, Chicago Leland Giants (9th overall)

1911: Jose Mendez, P, Cuban Stars (pitching MMP, 6th overall)
   18. Chris Fluit Posted: September 21, 2016 at 07:00 PM (#5304254)
A few people expressed interest in outstanding relief pitching performances as well so I started tracking those too. Relief pitchers don't receive votes every way. For them, the honor is just being nominated.

MMP Relievers

1950: Jim Konstanty, Philadelphia Phillies (16th place, one vote)
1952: Joe Black, Brooklyn Dodgers (t-16th place, one 10th place vote)
1958: Stu Miller, San Francisco Giants (20th place, one 9th place vote)
Dick Hyde, Washington Senators (21st place, one 10th place vote)

1960: Lindy McDaniel, St. Louis Cardinals (14th place, one 5th place vote)
1964: Dick Radatz, Boston Red Sox (18th, one 10th place vote)
1965: Stu Miller, Baltimore Orioles (t-17th, one 10th place vote)
1967: Ted Abernathy, Cincinnati Reds (13th place, 3 votes)

1971: Tug McGraw, New York Mets (t-26th, one 12th place vote)
1972: Mike Marshall, Montreal Expos (t-19th, one 11th place vote)
1973: John Hiller, Detroit Tigers (6th, 11 votes)
Mike Marshall, Montreal Expos (t-19th, one 10th place vote)
1974: Mike Marshall, Los Angeles Dodgers (15th, 4 votes)
1975: Goose Gossage, Chicago White Sox (11th, 5 votes)
1977: Bruce Sutter, Chicago Cubs (13th, 5 votes)
Goose Gossage, Pittsburgh Pirates (16th, 4 votes)
1979: Jim Kern, Texas Rangers (t-13th, 6 votes)
Bruce Sutter, Chicago Cubs (28th, one 10th place vote)

1980: Doug Corbett, Minnesota Twins (t-19th place, 2 votes)
Dan Quisenberry, Kansas City Royals (t-21st place, 1 vote)
1981: Rollie Fingers, Milwaukee Brewers (16th place, 4 votes)
1983: Dan Quisenberry, Kansas City Royals (14th place, 3 votes)
1984: Willie Hernandez, Detroit Tigers (t-22nd place, 1 vote)
1986: Mark Eichhorn, Toronto Blue Jays (10th place, 7 votes)

1990: Dennis Eckersley, Oakland Athletics (20th place, 1 vote)
   19. DL from MN Posted: September 22, 2016 at 10:50 AM (#5304587)
Results links added. Let me know if any are broken.
   20. Chris Fluit Posted: October 05, 2016 at 06:37 PM (#5314970)
1997:
MMP/NL MMP/NL Position Player MMP: Mike Piazza
Pitching MMP/AL MMP/AL Pitching MMP: Roger Clemens
AL Position Player MMP: Ken Griffey Jr.
NL Pitching MMP: Pedro Martinez
   21. Chris Fluit Posted: October 05, 2016 at 06:39 PM (#5314975)
I noticed that Wade Davis dropped off of the cut and paste for MMP relievers in post #18.

2014: Wade Davis, Kansas City Royals (t-25th, 1 vote)
2015: Wade Davis, Kansas City Royals (t-21st, 1 vote)
   22. Chris Fluit Posted: November 04, 2016 at 01:57 PM (#5345998)
1998:
MMP/NL MMP/NL Position Player MMP: Mark McGwrie
AL MMP/AL Position Player MMP: Albert Belle
NL Pitching MMP: Greg Maddux
AL Pitching MMP: Roger Clemens
   23. DL from MN Posted: November 04, 2016 at 02:01 PM (#5346007)
Trevor Hoffman got a vote in 1998 to add to your relievers
   24. Chris Fluit Posted: December 07, 2016 at 06:54 PM (#5364624)
2016:
MMP/AL MMP/AL Position Player MMP: Mike Trout
NL MMP/NL Position Player MMP: Kris Bryant
Pitching MMP/AL: Justin Verlander
NL Pitching MMP: Max Scherzer
   25. Chris Fluit Posted: January 05, 2017 at 11:54 AM (#5377968)
1999:
MMP/Pitching MMP/AL MMP: Pedro Martinez
AL Position Player MMP: Derek Jeter
NL MMP: Randy Johnson
NL Position Player MMP: Jeff Bagwell
   26. Chris Fluit Posted: March 11, 2017 at 11:35 AM (#5415987)
2000:
MMP/Pitching MMP/AL MMP: Pedro Martinez
AL Position Player MMP: Alex Rodriguez
NL MMP: Barry Bonds
NL Pitching MMP: Randy Johnson
   27. Chris Fluit Posted: March 13, 2017 at 08:32 PM (#5416889)
2001:
MMP/NL MMP/NL Position Player MMP: Barry Bonds
AL MMP/AL Position Player MMP: Jason Giambi
Pitching MMP/NL Pitching MMP: Randy Johnson
AL Pitching MMP: Mike Mussina
   28. Chris Fluit Posted: April 05, 2017 at 04:54 PM (#5429655)
2002:
MMP/NL MMP: Barry Bonds
AL MMP: Alex Rodriguez
Pitching MMP: Randy Johnson
AL Pitching MMP: Derek Lowe

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