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1979 MLB Awards Voting

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  • 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 [1979]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Don Baylor | HCAL347200.893016262812018633336139715122.296901----------------444
    2Ken Singleton | HBAL24130.613215957093168291351111091183.295938----------------546
    3George Brett | HKCA22620.5826154645119212422023107513617.329939----------------1253
    4Fred Lynn | HBOS160-0.41271475311161774213912282792.3331059----------------493
    5Jim Rice | HBOS124-0.32261586191172013963913057979.325977----------------1204
    6Mike Flanagan | HBAL10030.2627-------------2393.083938165-265.22451079123701901.19100
    7Gorman Thomas | HMIL87-0.22281565579713629-45123981751.244895----------------131
    8Bobby Grich | HCAL58-0.1530153534781573053010159841.294903----------------151
    9Darrell Porter | HKCA52-0.1327157533101155231020112121653.291905----------------100
    10Buddy Bell | HTEX48-0.1227162670892004231810130455.299778----------------69
    11Mike Marshall | HMIN25-0.0636-------------10152.65901--32142.21324742848811.26286
    11Jim Kern | HTEX25-0.0630-------------1351.5771---291439935255621361.1325
    11Eddie Murray | HBAL25-0.0623159606901793022599727810.295844----------------1286
    14Brian Downing | HCAL24-0.062814850987166273127577573.326880----------------52
    15Sixto Lezcano | HMIL18-0.0525138473841522932810177744.321987----------------18
    16Roy Smalley | HMIN16-0.042616262194168283249580802.271794----------------16
    17Steve Kemp | HDET15-0.0424134490881562632610568705.318941----------------18
    17Willie Wilson | HKCA15-0.04231545881131851813649289283.315771----------------261
    19Mark Clear | HCAL12-0.0323-------------1153.6352---14109874844668981.4212
    20Paul Molitor | HMIL8-0.0222140584881882716962484833.322842----------------563
    21Rick Burleson | HBOS7-0.02281536279317432556035549.278683----------------41
    22Tommy John | HNYA5-0.0136-------------2192.963736173-276.1268109919651111.2138
    23Cecil Cooper | HMIL4-0.01291505908318244124106567715.308872----------------535
    24Willie Horton | HSEA3-0.01361626467718019529106421121.279784----------------136
    24Reggie Jackson | HNYA3-0.0133131465781382422989651079.297926----------------1161
    26Mike Hargrove | HCLE1-0.002915246375134264106488552.289832----------------5
    26Ron Guidry | HNYA1-0.0028-------------1882.7833301522236.1203837320712011.16320
    26Dan Ford | HCAL1-0.00271425691001652652110140868.290797----------------1

    NL MVP Voting [1979]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Keith Hernandez | HSLN216100.6425161610116210481111105807811.344930----------------702
    1Willie Stargell | HPIT21640.64391264246011919-328247105-.281904----------------1101
    3Dave Winfield | HSDN15540.462715959797184271034118857115.308953----------------831
    4Larry Parrish | HMON128-0.3825153544831673923082411015.307909----------------128
    5Ray Knight | HCIN8220.242615055164175374107938574.318814----------------92
    6Joe Niekro | HHOU7510.223438831102--4221-.12028421113.003838115-263.222110288171071191.2478
    7Bruce Sutter | HCHN69-0.21266212-3---3151.250558662.2262---37101.16729253321100.98402
    8Kent Tekulve | HPIT6410.1932941532---118-.1333211082.7594---31134.11094641549751.1887
    9Dave Concepcion | HCIN63-0.1931149590911662531684647319.281764----------------176
    10Dave Parker | HPIT56-0.172815862210919345725946710120.310906----------------1081
    11Dave Kingman | HCHN53-0.16301455329715319548115451314.288956----------------86
    12George Foster | HCIN34-0.103012144068133183309859105-.302948----------------796
    13Mike Schmidt | HPHI32-0.1029160541109137254451141201159.253950----------------1668
    14Steve Garvey | HLAN30-0.0930162648922043212811037593.315848----------------830
    15Omar Moreno | HPIT23-0.072616269511019621128695110477.282714----------------23
    15Pete Rose | HPHI23-0.073816362890208405459953220.331848----------------1171
    17Gary Carter | HMON1510.042514150574143265227540623.283823----------------649
    18Bill Madlock | HPIT1410.0428154560851672651485524132.298792----------------212
    19J.R. Richard | HHOU12-0.042938956121126124-.12635518132.713838194-292.1220988813983131.0924
    20Phil Niekro | HATL11-0.03404412310246--12119-.19545721203.394444231-342311160129411132081.2466
    21Joe Sambito | HHOU9-0.0327637121--25--.2861012871.7763---2291.1802018823831.139
    21Tom Seaver | HCIN9-0.033433763123-28129-.1584451663.14323295-215187857516611311.15465
    23Johnny Bench | HCIN7-0.02311304647312819-228067734.276824----------------928
    24Andre Dawson | HMON6-0.022415563990176241225922711535.275777----------------795
    25Garry Templeton | HSLN5-0.01231546721052113219962189126.314790----------------25
    26Gary Matthews | HATL4-0.0128156631971923452790607518.304865----------------107
    27Dave Collins | HCIN3-0.012612239659126164335274816.318765----------------3
    28Bob Horner | HATL1-0.00211214876615315133982274-.314898----------------44

    AL Cy Young Voting [1979]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Mike Flanagan | HBAL136260.9727-------------2393.083938165-265.22451079123701901.19136
    2Tommy John | HNYA5110.3636-------------2192.963736173-276.1268109919651111.21120
    3Ron Guidry | HNYA2610.1928-------------1882.7833301522236.1203837320712011.16266
    4Jim Kern | HTEX25-0.1830-------------1351.5771---291439935255621361.1325
    5Mike Marshall | HMIN7-0.0536-------------10152.65901--32142.21324742848811.26166
    6Jerry Koosman | HMIN5-0.0435-------------20133.383736102-263.22681089919831571.3374
    7Dennis Eckersley | HBOS1-0.0124-------------17102.993333172-246.2234898229591501.19175
    7Aurelio Lopez | HDET1-0.0130-------------1052.4161---2112795373412511061.151

    NL Cy Young Voting [1979]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Bruce Sutter | HCHN72100.60266212-3---3151.250558662.2262---37101.16729253321100.98136
    2Joe Niekro | HHOU6690.553438831102--4221-.12028421113.003838115-263.222110288171071191.2477
    3J.R. Richard | HHOU4140.342938956121126124-.12635518132.713838194-292.1220988813983131.0956
    4Tom Seaver | HCIN20-0.173433763123-28129-.1584451663.14323295-215187857516611311.15369
    5Kent Tekulve | HPIT1410.1232941532---118-.1333211082.7594---31134.11094641549751.1826
    6Phil Niekro | HATL3-0.02404412310246--12119-.19545721203.394444231-342311160129411132081.2447

    AL Rookie of the Year Voting [1979]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Alfredo Griffin | HTOR770.2521153624811792210231405921.287697----------------7
    1John Castino | HMIN770.25241483934911213855227725.285728----------------7
    3Mark Clear | HCAL550.1823-------------1153.6352---14109874844668981.425
    4Ron Davis | HNYA330.1123441-------1---1422.8544---985.1842927528431.313
    4Ross Baumgarten | HCHA330.1124-------------1383.54282843-190.217582751883721.353
    4Pat Putnam | HTEX330.112513942657118192186423501.277777----------------3

    NL Rookie of the Year Voting [1979]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Rick Sutcliffe | HLAN20200.832340856213-117120-.24757117103.46393051-2422171049316971171.3020
    2Jeff Leonard | HHOU330.122313441147119155-47466823.290710----------------3
    3Scot Thompson | HCHN110.04231283463610013522917374.289694----------------1


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