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1961 MLB Awards Voting

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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 [1961]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Roger Maris | HNYA20270.7226161590132159164611429467-.269993----------------431
    2Mickey Mantle | HNYA19860.71291535141321631665412812611212.3171135----------------1818
    3Jim Gentile | HBAL15750.56271484869614725246141961061.3021069----------------178
    4Norm Cash | HDET15110.5426159535119193228411321248511.3611148----------------202
    5Whitey Ford | HNYA102-0.3632399611171--101217-.1774542543.213939113-28324210810123922091.18313
    6Luis Arroyo | HNYA9510.34346525272----4-.2806401552.1965---29119833429549871.1195
    7Frank Lary | HDET53-0.19314210813252-15327-.2315372393.243636224-275.12521179924661461.1580
    8Rocky Colavito | HDET51-0.182716358312916930245140113751.290982----------------456
    9Al Kaline | HDET35-0.12261535861161904171982664214.324909----------------901
    10Elston Howard | HNYA30-0.11321294466415517521772865-.348936----------------418
    11Harmon Killebrew | HMIN29-0.102515054194156207461221071091.2881012----------------988
    12Luis Aparicio | HCHA16-0.062715662590170244645383353.272665----------------398
    13Jim Piersall | HCLE10-0.04311214848115626764043468.322820----------------98
    14Norm Siebern | HKC17-0.022715356068166365189882912.296859----------------61
    14Don Schwall | HBOS7-0.022527615112--6110-.1804071573.222525102-178.216776648110911.557
    14Steve Barber | HBAL7-0.021314
    17Dick Donovan | HWS25-0.023324566101-17623-.17950810102.402322112-168.213860451035621.0389
    17Bubba Phillips | HCLE5-0.023314354664144231187229611.264714----------------5
    19Chuck Schilling | HBOS4-0.01231586468716725256278777.259666----------------4
    19Brooks Robinson | HBAL4-0.01241636688919238776147571.287730----------------1112
    21Tom Morgan | HANA3-0.0131591211----14-.083237822.3659---1091.2743124717390.993
    21Al Smith | HCHA3-0.013314753288148294289356674.278854----------------296
    23Yogi Berra | HNYA2-0.01361193956210711-226135282.271795----------------1338
    24John Romano | HCLE1-0.00321
    24Hoyt Wilhelm | HBAL1-0.0037512011---2210-.050186972.30511--18109.2893528541871.19159
    24Lee Thomas | HANA1-0.00251324527712911524704774-.285844----------------33
    24Bobby Richardson | HNYA1-0.00251626628017317534930239.261610----------------222

    NL MVP Voting [1961]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Frank Robinson | HCIN219150.982515354511717632737124716422.3231015----------------1395
    2Orlando Cepeda | HSFN117-0.522315258510518228446142399112.311970----------------510
    3Vada Pinson | HCIN104-0.46221546071012083481687396323.343883----------------159
    4Roberto Clemente | HPIT81-0.36261465721002013010238935594.351949----------------807
    5Joey Jay | HCIN7410.33253489383--5229-.09023321103.533434144-247.12171029725921571.2574
    6Willie Mays | HSFN70-0.313015457212917632340123817718.308977----------------1821
    7Ken Boyer | HSLN43-0.19301535891091942611249568916.329930----------------460
    8Hank Aaron | HMLB39-0.1727155603115197391034120566421.327974----------------1722
    9Maury Wills | HLAN36-0.16281486131051731210131595035.282685----------------521
    10Warren Spahn | HMLB31-0.1440399413217-415733-.22370421133.023834214-262.2236968824641151.14798
    10Jim O'Toole | HCIN31-0.142439937161--6329-.1723891993.1039351132252.22291018716931781.2731
    12Stu Miller | HSFN26-0.12336420241--1451.2005831452.6663---17122954136437891.08107
    13Wally Moon | HLAN22-0.103113446379152253178889797.328940----------------186
    14Johnny Podres | HLAN9-0.042832693162--728-.2325111853.74322961-182.2192817627511241.339
    14George Altman | HCHN9-0.0428138518771572812279640926.303913----------------9
    16Roy McMillan | HMLB8-0.04311545054211116-74861862.220598----------------127
    17Eddie Mathews | HMLB7-0.03291525721031752363291939512.306937----------------542
    18Sandy Koufax | HLAN5-0.0225427735---2935-.06522818133.5242351521255.221211710027962691.20637
    19Johnny Roseboro | HLAN4-0.02281283945999166185956626.251805----------------31
    20Jim Brosnan | HCIN3-0.0131531312---116-.1543681043.0453---1680773427718401.193
    21Joe Torre | HMLB2-0.012011340640113214104228603.278754----------------467
    22Dick Stuart | HPIT1-0.0028138532831602883511734121-.301925----------------29
    22Bobby Malkmus | HPHI1-0.002912134239798273120431.231603----------------1
    22Larry Jackson | HSLN1-0.0030347491332-6214-.17647814113.753328123-211203998820561131.2327
    22Jerry Lynch | HCIN1-0.0030961813357132135027252.3151031----------------1

    ML Cy Young Voting [1961]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Whitey Ford | HNYA990.5032399611171--101217-.1774542543.213939113-28324210810123922091.1810
    2Warren Spahn | HMLB660.3340399413217-415733-.22370421133.023834214-262.2236968824641151.1430
    3Frank Lary | HDET220.11314210813252-15327-.2315372393.243636224-275.12521179924661461.152

    AL Rookie of the Year Voting [1961]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Don Schwall | HBOS770.352527615112--6110-.1804071573.222525102-178.216776648110911.557
    2Dick Howser | HKC1660.3025158611108171296345923837.280739----------------6
    3Floyd Robinson | HCHA220.102513243269134207115952327.310854----------------2
    3Lee Thomas | HANA220.10251324527712911524704774-.285844----------------2
    3Chuck Schilling | HBOS220.10231586468716725256278777.259666----------------2
    6Jake Wood | HDET110.052416266396171171411695814130.258695----------------1

    NL Rookie of the Year Voting [1961]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Billy Williams | HCHN10100.622314652975147207258645706.278822----------------10
    2Joe Torre | HMLB550.312011340640113214104228603.278754----------------5
    3Jack Curtis | HCHN110.062431608102-241023-.16758610134.8931276--180.1220117982351571.501


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