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National League Most Valuable Player - Historical Winners

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  • YearPlayer NameNotesCareer Award CountTeam(s)PosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    2019Cody Bellinger---18LAN1B-RF6-4180LL1995-07-13Chandler,AZ
    2013-  4- 124-LAN
    MLB2017-20202013-2020
    2018Christian Yelich---24MILRF-OF6-3195LR1991-12-05Thousand Oaks,CA
    2010-  1-  23-MIA
    MLB2013-20202010-2020
    2017Giancarlo Stanton---34MIADH-OF6-5210RR1989-11-08Panorama City,CA
    2007-  2-  76-MIA
    MLB2010-20202007-2020
    2016Kris Bryant---36CHN3B-RF6-5205RR1992-01-04Las Vegas,NV
    2013-  1-   2-CHN
    MLB2015-20202011-2020
    2015Bryce Harper---29WASRF-OF6-3205LR1992-10-16Las Vegas,NV
    2010-  1-   1-WAS
    MLB2012-20202011-2020
    2014Clayton Kershaw---51LANP6-3220LL1988-03-19Dallas,TX
    2006-  1-   7-LAN
    MLB2008-20202006-2020
    2013Andrew McCutchen---38PITOF-RF5-11195RR1986-10-10Fort Meade,FL
    2005-  1-  11-PIT
    MLB2009-20202005-2020
    2012Buster Posey---45SFNC-1B-6-1205RR1987-03-27Leesburg,GA
    2008-  1-   5-SFN
    MLB2009-20192006-2019
    2011Ryan Braun---41MILLF-OF6-2205RR1983-11-17Mission Hills,CA
    2005-  1-   5-MIL
    MLB2007-20202003-2020
    2010Joey Votto---41CIN1B-DH6-3200LR1983-09-10Toronto,ON
    2002-  2-  44-CIN
    MLB2007-20202002-2020
    2009Albert Pujols---86SLN1B-DH6-3230RR1980-01-16Santo Domingo,DR
    1999- 13- 402-SLN
    MLB2001-20202000-2020
    2008Albert Pujols---86SLN1B-DH6-3230RR1980-01-16Santo Domingo,DR
    1999- 13- 402-SLN
    MLB2001-20202000-2020
    2007Jimmy Rollins---22PHISS-dh5-8154BR1978-11-27Oakland,CA
    1996-  2-  46-PHI
    MLB2000-20161996-2016
    2006Ryan Howard---42PHI1B-DH6-4230LL1979-11-19St. Louis,MO
    2001-  5- 140-PHI
    MLB2004-20162001-2017
    2005Albert Pujols---86SLN1B-DH6-3230RR1980-01-16Santo Domingo,DR
    1999- 13- 402-SLN
    MLB2001-20202000-2020
    2004Barry Bonds---98SFNOF-LF6-2210LL1964-07-24Riverside,CA
    1985-  1-   6-PIT
    MLB1986-20071985-2007
    2003Barry Bonds---98SFNOF-LF6-2210LL1964-07-24Riverside,CA
    1985-  1-   6-PIT
    MLB1986-20071985-2007
    2002Barry Bonds---98SFNOF-LF6-2210LL1964-07-24Riverside,CA
    1985-  1-   6-PIT
    MLB1986-20071985-2007
    2001Barry Bonds---98SFNOF-LF6-2210LL1964-07-24Riverside,CA
    1985-  1-   6-PIT
    MLB1986-20071985-2007
    2000Jeff Kent---23SFN2B-3B6-1205RR1968-03-07Bellflower,CA
    1989- 20- 523-TOR
    MLB1992-20081989-2008
    1999Chipper Jones---44ATL3B-SS6-4210BR1972-04-24DeLand,FL
    1990-  1-   1-ATL
    MLB1993-20121990-2012
    1998Sammy Sosa---45CHNRF-OF6-0220RR1968-11-12San Pedro de Macoris,DR
    1985-  0-   0-TEX
    MLB1989-20071986-2007
    1997Larry Walker---39COLOF-RF6-3237LR1966-12-01Maple Ridge,BC
    1984-  0-   0-MON
    MLB1989-20051985-2005
    1996Ken Caminiti---16SDN3B-1B6-0200BR1963-04-21Hanford,CA
    1984-  3-  71-HOU
    MLB1987-20011983-2001
    1995Barry Larkin---27CINSS-2B6-0185RR1964-04-28Cincinnati,OH
    1985-  1-   4-CIN
    MLB1986-20041983-2004
    1994Jeff Bagwell---35HOU1B-3B6-0195RR1968-05-27Boston,MA
    1989-  4- 110-BOS
    MLB1991-20051989-2005
    1993Barry Bonds---98SFNOF-LF6-2210LL1964-07-24Riverside,CA
    1985-  1-   6-PIT
    MLB1986-20071985-2007
    1992Barry Bonds---98PITOF-LF6-2210LL1964-07-24Riverside,CA
    1985-  1-   6-PIT
    MLB1986-20071985-2007
    1991Terry Pendleton---14ATL3B-2B5-9195BR1960-07-16Los Angeles,CA
    1982-  7- 179-SLN
    MLB1984-19981982-1998
    1990Barry Bonds---98PITOF-LF6-2210LL1964-07-24Riverside,CA
    1985-  1-   6-PIT
    MLB1986-20071985-2007
    1989Kevin Mitchell---12SFNOF-3B5-11244RR1962-01-13San Diego,CA
    1980-  0-   0-NYN
    MLB1984-19981981-1998
    1988Kirk Gibson---15LANOF-DH6-3215LL1957-05-28Pontiac,MI
    1978-  1-  12-DET
    MLB1979-19951978-1995
    1987Andre Dawson---36CHNOF-DH6-3195RR1954-07-10Miami,FL
    1975- 11- 250-MON
    MLB1976-19961975-1996
    1986Mike Schmidt---42PHI3B-1B6-2203RR1949-09-27Dayton,OH
    1971-  2-  30-PHI
    MLB1972-19891971-1989
    1985Willie McGee---10SLNOF-RF6-1185BR1958-11-02San Francisco,CA
    1977-  1-  15-NYA
    MLB1982-19991977-1999
    1984Ryne Sandberg---35CHN2B-SS6-2180RR1959-09-18Spokane,WA
    1978- 20- 511-PHI
    MLB1981-19971978-1997
    1983Dale Murphy---28ATLOF-1B6-5215RR1956-03-12Portland,OR
    1974-  1-   5-ATL
    MLB1976-19931974-1993
    1982Dale Murphy---28ATLOF-1B6-5215RR1956-03-12Portland,OR
    1974-  1-   5-ATL
    MLB1976-19931974-1993
    1981Mike Schmidt---42PHI3B-1B6-2203RR1949-09-27Dayton,OH
    1971-  2-  30-PHI
    MLB1972-19891971-1989
    1980Mike Schmidt---42PHI3B-1B6-2203RR1949-09-27Dayton,OH
    1971-  2-  30-PHI
    MLB1972-19891971-1989
    1979Keith Hernandez---27SLN1B-OF6-0195LL1953-10-20San Francisco,CA
    1971- 42- 785-SLN
    MLB1974-19901972-1990
    1979Willie Stargell---21PITOF-1B6-2225LL1940-03-06Earlsboro,OK
    1958-  0-   0-PIT
    MLB1962-19821960-1982
    1978Dave Parker---29PITOF-DH6-5225LR1951-06-09Calhoun,MS
    1970- 14- 332-PIT
    MLB1973-19911970-1991
    1977George Foster---17CINOF-DH6-1185RR1948-12-01Tuscaloosa,AL
    1968-  3-  55-SFN
    MLB1969-19861968-1986
    1976Joe Morgan---23CIN2B-OF5-7155LR1943-09-19Bonham,TX
    1962-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1963-19841963-1984
    1975Joe Morgan---23CIN2B-OF5-7155LR1943-09-19Bonham,TX
    1962-  0-   0-HOU
    MLB1963-19841963-1984
    1974Steve Garvey---24LAN1B-3B5-10189RR1948-12-22Tampa,FL
    1968-  1-  13-LAN
    MLB1969-19871968-1987
    1973Pete Rose---36CINOF-1B5-11203BR1941-04-14Cincinnati,OH
    1960-  0-   0-CIN
    MLB1963-19861960-1986
    1972Johnny Bench---28CINC-3B6-1208RR1947-12-07Oklahoma City,OK
    1965-  2-  36-CIN
    MLB1967-19831965-1983
    1971Joe Torre---30SLNC-1B6-1210RR1940-07-18Brooklyn,NY
    1959-  0-   0-MLN
    MLB1960-19771960-1977
    1970Johnny Bench---28CINC-3B6-1208RR1947-12-07Oklahoma City,OK
    1965-  2-  36-CIN
    MLB1967-19831965-1983
    1969Willie McCovey---20SFN1B-OF6-4210LL1938-01-10Mobile,AL
    1955-  0-   0-NY1
    MLB1959-19801955-1980
    1968Bob Gibson---28SLNP6-1195RR1935-11-09Omaha,NE
    1957-  0-   0-SLN
    MLB1959-19751959-1975
    1967Orlando Cepeda---13SLN1B-OF6-2210RR1937-09-17Ponce,PR
    MLB1958-19741955-1974
    1966Roberto Clemente---31PITOF-2B5-11175RR1934-08-18Carolina,PR
    MLB1955-19721954-1972
    1965Willie Mays---38SFNOF-1B5-11180RR1931-05-06Westfield,AL
    MLB1951-19731950-1973
    1964Ken Boyer---15SLN3B-OF6-2200RR1931-05-20Liberty,MO
    MLB1955-19691955-1969
    1963Sandy Koufax---18LANP6-2210RL1935-12-30Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1955-19661955-1966
    1962Maury Wills---12LANSS-3B5-11170BR1932-10-02Washington,DC
    1951-  0-   0-BRO
    MLB1959-19721959-1972
    1961Frank Robinson---29CINOF-DH6-1195RR1935-08-31Beaumont,TX
    MLB1956-19761953-1976
    1960Dick Groat---6PITSS-3B---180RR1930-11-04Wilkinsburg,PA
    MLB1952-19671952-1967
    1959Ernie Banks---15CHN1B-SS6-1180RR1931-01-31Dallas,TX
    MLB1953-19711953-1971
    1958Ernie Banks---15CHN1B-SS6-1180RR1931-01-31Dallas,TX
    MLB1953-19711953-1971
    1957Hank Aaron---28MLNOF-1B6-0180RR1934-02-05Mobile,AL
    1952-  0-   0-BSN
    MLB1954-19761952-1976
    1956Don Newcombe---10BROP6-4225LR1926-06-14Madison,NJ
    MLB1949-19601949-1960
    1955Roy Campanella---10BROC5-8200RR1921-11-19Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1948-19571948-1957
    1954Willie Mays---38NY1OF-1B5-11180RR1931-05-06Westfield,AL
    MLB1951-19731950-1973
    1953Roy Campanella---10BROC5-8200RR1921-11-19Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1948-19571948-1957
    1952Hank Sauer---7CHNOF-1B6-4199RR1917-03-17Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1941-19591941-1959
    1951Roy Campanella---10BROC5-8200RR1921-11-19Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1948-19571948-1957
    1950Jim Konstanty---2PHIP6-1202RR1917-03-02Strykersville,NY
    MLB1944-19561944-1956
    1949Jackie Robinson---11BRO2B-3B5-11204RR1919-01-31Cairo,GA
    MLB1947-19561947-1956
    1948Stan Musial---22SLNOF-1B6-0175LL1920-11-21Donora,PA
    MLB1941-19631941-1963
    1947Bob Elliott---8BSN3B-OF6-0185RR1916-11-26San Francisco,CA
    MLB1939-19531939-1953
    1946Stan Musial---22SLNOF-1B6-0175LL1920-11-21Donora,PA
    MLB1941-19631941-1963
    1945Phil Cavarretta---8CHN1B-OF5-11175LL1916-07-19Chicago,IL
    MLB1934-19551934-1978
    1944Marty Marion---8SLNSS-3B6-2170RR1917-12-01Richburg,SC
    MLB1940-19531940-1953
    1943Stan Musial---22SLNOF-1B6-0175LL1920-11-21Donora,PA
    MLB1941-19631941-1963
    1942Mort Cooper---5SLNP6-2210RR1913-03-02Atherton,MO
    MLB1938-19491938-1949
    1941Dolph Camilli---8BRO1B5-10185LL1907-04-23San Francisco,CA
    MLB1933-19451933-1945
    1940Frank McCormick---9CIN1B-2B6-4205RR1911-06-09New York,NY
    MLB1934-19481934-1948
    1939Bucky Walters---6CINP-3B6-1180RR1909-04-19Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1931-19501931-1950
    1938Ernie Lombardi---6CINC6-3230RR1908-04-06Oakland,CA
    MLB1931-19471931-1947
    1937Joe Medwick---9SLNOF-1B5-10187RR1911-11-24Carteret,NJ
    MLB1932-19481932-1948
    1936Carl Hubbell---8NY1P6-0170RL1903-06-22Carthage,MO
    MLB1928-19431928-1943
    1935Gabby Hartnett---11CHNC-1B6-1195RR1900-12-20Woonsocket,RI
    MLB1922-19411922-1941
    1934Dizzy Dean---6SLNP6-2182RR1910-01-16Lucas,AR
    MLB1930-19471930-1947
    1933Carl Hubbell---8NY1P6-0170RL1903-06-22Carthage,MO
    MLB1928-19431928-1943
    1932Chuck Klein---5PHIOF-1B6-0185LR1904-10-07Indianapolis,IN
    MLB1928-19441928-1944
    1929Rogers Hornsby---8CHN2B-SS5-11175RR1896-04-27Winters,TX
    MLB1915-19371915-1937
    1928Jim Bottomley---7SLN1B-2B6-0180LL1900-04-23Oglesby,IL
    MLB1922-19371922-1937
    1927Paul Waner---9PITOF-1B5-8153LL1903-04-16Harrah,OK
    MLB1926-19451926-1945
    1926Bob O'Farrell---2SLNC5-9180RR1896-10-19Waukegan,IL
    MLB1915-19351915-1935
    1925Rogers Hornsby---8SLN2B-SS5-11175RR1896-04-27Winters,TX
    MLB1915-19371915-1937
    1924Dazzy Vance---4BROP6-2200RR1891-03-04Orient,IA
    MLB1915-19351915-1935
    1914Johnny Evers---5BSN2B-3B5-9125LR1881-07-21Troy,NY
    MLB1902-19221902-1922
    1913Jake Daubert---81B5-10160LL1884-04-07Shamokin,PA
    MLB1910-19241910-1924
    1912Larry Doyle---4NY12B5-10165LR1886-07-31Caseyville,IL
    MLB1907-19201907-1920
    1911Frank Schulte---2CHNOF5-11170LR1882-09-17Cohocton,NY
    MLB1904-19181904-1918
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