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1956 MLB Awards Voting

+ MVP, Cy Young, Rookie, Manager
Most Valuable Player AL NL Cy Young: AL NL Rookie of the Year AL NL Manager of the Year AL NL
  • Major League awards are voted on at the conclusion of each season before the playoffs and are announced in November. The awards are voted on by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA), a professional association for baseball journalists writing for daily newspapers, magazines and qualifying Web sites.
  • Career Points indicates the # of voting points that a player has received historically for a given award (combined for both leagues). The # is up-to-date as of the current season and not as of the year selected. Click the link (or the H to see a detailed history of voting for that player.
  • AL MVP Voting [1956]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Mickey Mantle | HNYA336241.0024150533132188225521301129910.3531169----------------1818
    2Yogi Berra | HNYA186-0.5531140521931552923010565293.298911----------------1338
    3Al Kaline | HDET142-0.42211536179619432102712870557.314913----------------901
    4Harvey Kuenn | HDET80-0.242514659196196327128855349.332857----------------246
    5Billy Pierce | HCHA75-0.222939102616---3322-.1573462093.3235332111276.1261108102241001921.31176
    6Ted Williams | HBOS70-0.213713640071138282248210239-.3451084----------------2159
    7Gil McDougald | HNYA55-0.162812043879136133135668593.311848----------------322
    7Bob Nieman | HBAL55-0.162912842863137216146890631.320931----------------55
    9Vic Wertz | HCLE45-0.13311364816512722-321067587-.264874----------------229
    10Bob Lemon | HCLE40-0.12354393818--512921-.19462720143.0339352123255.1230103862389941.25559
    11Harry Simpson | HKC137-0.11301415437615922112110547822.293837----------------37
    12Whitey Ford | HNYA33-0.102731789172--4914-.2185421962.4731301821225.2187706213841411.20313
    13Early Wynn | HCLE32-0.1036381015235-1157221.2285852092.7238351842277.2233938419911581.17381
    14Nellie Fox | HCHA28-0.0828154649109192201045244148.296723----------------815
    14Jim Piersall | HBOS28-0.082615560191176406148758487.293799----------------98
    16Sherm Lollar | HCHA27-0.083113645055132282117553342.293821----------------171
    17Frank Lary | HDET24-0.07264110314192-112825-.18447221133.1541382031294289116103201161651.3880
    17Pete Runnels | HWS124-0.07281475787217929987658645.310805----------------90
    19Herb Score | HCLE18-0.0523358711163-18932-.1845132092.533533165-249.11628270181292631.1718
    20Jackie Jensen | HBOS15-0.04291515788018223112097894311.315901----------------356
    21Mickey Vernon | HBOS14-0.043811940367125284158457401.310914----------------344
    22Tom Brewer | HBOS11-0.032438941428-1113519-.2986811993.503232154-244.120010395141121271.2811
    23Charlie Maxwell | HDET8-0.022914150096163143288779741.326948----------------15
    23Hank Bauer | HNYA8-0.023314753996130187268459724.241761----------------123
    25Luis Aparicio | HCHA7-0.022215253369142196356346321.266653----------------398
    26Gus Triandos | HBAL6-0.02251314524712618121884873-.279810----------------42
    27Vic Power | HKC13-0.012812753077164215146324162.309787----------------98
    27Frank Bolling | HDET3-0.01241023665310321774542516.281789----------------13
    27Minnie Minoso | HCHA3-0.013315154510617229112188864012.316950----------------637
    30Johnny Kucks | HNYA2-0.012234777111--1725-.1433791893.853431123-224.1223113961972671.322
    31Roy Sievers | HWS11-0.002915255092139272299510088-.253838----------------375

    NL MVP Voting [1956]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Don Newcombe | HBRO22380.66305211113266-21612181.2346542773.063836185-2682191019133461390.99384
    2Sal Maglie | HBRO18340.5439287019---2129-.1292691352.89302693-196160676322541101.09399
    3Hank Aaron | HMLB146-0.43221536091062003414269237542.328923----------------1722
    4Warren Spahn | HMLB12610.3835391058223-3104321.21056220112.7839352033281.1249928725521281.07798
    5Jim Gilliam | HBRO10340.3127153594102178238643953921.300794----------------172
    6Roy McMillan | HCIN9630.29261504795112616736276544.263710----------------127
    7Frank Robinson | HCIN79-0.2420152572122166276388364958.290936----------------1395
    8Pee Wee Reese | HBRO7130.213714757285147192946566913.257667----------------588
    9Stan Musial | HSLN62-0.1835156594871843362710975392.310908----------------2338
    10Duke Snider | HBRO5510.162915154211215833243101991013.292997----------------661
    11Joe Adcock | HMLB54-0.1628137454761322313810332861.291934----------------121
    12Bob Friend | HPIT38-0.112549977162-18119-.16539017173.4649421943314.131013712125851661.26146
    13Hersh Freeman | HCIN25-0.07276418-11--234-.0563021453.4064---18108.21124441234501.3425
    14Ted Kluszewski | HCIN18-0.0531138517911561413510249311.302898----------------445
    14Johnny Antonelli | HNY118-0.052649897143-34226-.15746820132.8641361551258.1225938220751451.16172
    16Jackie Robinson | HBRO17-0.053711735761981521043603212.275793----------------582
    17Willie Mays | HNY114-0.04251525781011712783684686540.296926----------------1821
    18Ed Bailey | HCIN13-0.04251183835911582287552502.300936----------------13
    18Bill Virdon | HPIT13-0.0425157580771852310104638716.319806----------------13
    20Stan Lopata | HPHI11-0.033014653596143337329575935.267888----------------11
    21Carl Furillo | HBRO9-0.03341495236615130-218357411.289824----------------145
    22Lew Burdette | HMLB8-0.022945869161--8216-.18640619102.7039351661256.1234927722521101.1271
    23Robin Roberts | HPHI7-0.0229431008202118613-.20051819184.4543372213297.132815514746401571.24648
    23Bob Buhl | HMLB7-0.02273873172--3134-.0962311883.323833132-216.2190968018105861.3622
    25Brooks Lawrence | HCIN6-0.0231497041121-4228-.15740119103.994930111-218.2210109972671961.296
    26Dale Long | HPIT4-0.013014851764136207279154851.263812----------------7
    27Wally Moon | HSLN3-0.01261495408616122111668805012.298858----------------186
    28Ken Boyer | HSLN2-0.012515059591182302269838658.306841----------------460
    28Ernie Banks | HCHN2-0.012513953882160258288552626.297887----------------942
    30Johnny Logan | HMLB1-0.002914854569153275154646493.281771----------------41
    30Clem Labine | HBRO1-0.00296223-2---1114-.0872471063.356231-19115.211148431139751.3012
    30Richie Ashburn | HPHI1-0.002915462894190268350794510.303768----------------213

    ML Cy Young Voting [1956]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Don Newcombe | HBRO10100.62305211113266-21612181.2346542773.063836185-2682191019133461390.9910
    2Sal Maglie | HBRO440.2539287019---2129-.1292691352.89302693-196160676322541101.094
    3Whitey Ford | HNYA110.062731789172--4914-.2185421962.4731301821225.2187706213841411.2010
    3Warren Spahn | HMLB110.0635391058223-3104321.21056220112.7839352033281.1249928725521281.0730

    AL Rookie of the Year Voting [1956]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Luis Aparicio | HCHA22220.922215253369142196356346321.266653----------------22
    2Tito Francona | HBAL110.042213944562115164957516011.258707----------------1
    2Rocky Colavito | HCLE110.0422101322558911421654946-.276903----------------1

    NL Rookie of the Year Voting [1956]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Frank Robinson | HCIN24241.0020152572122166276388364958.290936----------------24


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