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1981 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 [1981]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Rollie Fingers | HMIL319150.8134-------------631.0447---28785599313610.87526
    2Rickey Henderson | HOAK308120.792210842389135187635646856.319845----------------964
    3Dwight Evans | HBOS140-0.362910841284122194227185853.296937----------------412
    4Tony Armas | HOAK13910.3527109440511152432276191155.261774----------------255
    5Eddie Murray | HBAL137-0.35259937857111212227840432.294895----------------1286
    6Carney Lansford | HBOS109-0.282410239961134233452342815.336828----------------130
    7Dave Winfield | HNYA98-0.2529105388521142511368434111.294824----------------831
    8Cecil Cooper | HMIL96-0.243110641670133351126028305.320858----------------535
    9Rich Gossage | HNYA62-0.1629-------------320.7732---2046.22264214480.77364
    10Tom Paciorek | HSEA46-0.1234104405501322821466355013.326888----------------46
    11Dwayne Murphy | HOAK45-0.112610739058981031560739110.251777----------------45
    12Kirk Gibson | HDET40-0.1024832904195113940186417.328848----------------415
    13Steve McCatty | HOAK22-0.0627-------------1472.332222164-185.214050481261911.0822
    14Bobby Grich | HCAL19-0.053210035256107142226140712.304921----------------151
    15Jack Morris | HDET17-0.0426-------------1473.052525151-19815369671478971.1771
    16Al Oliver | HTEX8-0.02341024215313029145524283.309759----------------427
    17Buddy Bell | HTEX7-0.02299736044106161106442303.294792----------------69
    17Robin Yount | HMIL7-0.02259637750103155104922374.273731----------------704
    19Bill Almon | HCHA6-0.022810334946105102441216016.301717----------------6
    20Jerry Mumphrey | HNYA5-0.0128803194498115632242714.307783----------------5
    21Mike Hargrove | HCLE4-0.0131943224310221-24960165.317824----------------5
    21Alan Trammell | HDET4-0.012310539252101153231493110.258669----------------477
    23Dennis Martinez | HBAL3-0.0126-------------1453.32252492-17917384661062881.314
    23Steve Kemp | HDET3-0.01261053725210318494970489.277809----------------18
    23Ken Singleton | HBAL3-0.01341033634810116113496159-.278816----------------546
    23Greg Luzinski | HCHA3-0.01301043785510015121625880-.265841----------------520
    27George Brett | HKCA1-0.00288934742109277643272314.314846----------------1253
    27Dave Stieb | HTOR1-0.002325-1----------11103.192525112-183.214870651061891.146

    NL MVP Voting [1981]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Mike Schmidt | HPHI321210.9631102354781121923191737112.3161080----------------1668
    2Andre Dawson | HMON21520.6426103394711192132464355026.302918----------------795
    3George Foster | HCIN146-0.433210841464122232229051754.295892----------------796
    4Dave Concepcion | HCIN108-0.32331064215712928-56737614.306767----------------176
    5Fernando Valenzuela | HLAN9010.27202564316-1-719-.2505431372.482525118-192.1140555311611801.0598
    6Gary Carter | HMON77-0.23271003744894202166835351.251756----------------649
    7Dusty Baker | HLAN65-0.193210340048128173949294310.320808----------------208
    8Bruce Sutter | HSLN59-0.1828489-----1-4--100352.6248---2582.1642424524571.07402
    9Steve Carlton | HPHI41-0.123624675922-4216-.1343831342.422424101-19015259519621791.13456
    10Bill Buckner | HCHN35-0.103110642145131353107526165.311829----------------93
    10Tom Seaver | HCIN35-0.103623553111-16816-.2005701422.54232361-166.112051471066871.12465
    10Pete Rose | HPHI35-0.104010743173140185-3346264.325781----------------1171
    13Gary Matthews | HPHI31-0.093010135962108213967594215.301849----------------107
    14George Hendrick | HSLN25-0.073110139467112193186141444.284841----------------128
    14Jose Cruz | HHOU25-0.073310740953109165135535495.267745----------------322
    16Nolan Ryan | HHOU23-0.073421513111--1518-.2165211151.69212153-1499934282681401.1275
    17Bill Madlock | HPIT20-0.0630822793595231645341718.341907----------------212
    18Art Howe | HHOU16-0.05341033614310722433641231.296770----------------16
    19Tim Raines | HMON15-0.0421883136195137537453171.304829----------------336
    20Rick Camp | HATL9-0.032848121------6---931.7848---1776681715512471.059
    20Keith Hernandez | HSLN9-0.032710337665115274848614512.306864----------------702
    22Tom Herr | HSLN7-0.022510341150110149-46393023.268674----------------126
    23Greg Minton | HSFN4-0.012955121------2---452.8855---2184.1842827-36291.4248
    24Warren Cromartie | HMON3-0.0127993584110919264239272.304789----------------3
    25Milt May | HSFN1-0.003097316209817-23334291.310759----------------1
    25Steve Garvey | HLAN1-0.003211043163122231106425493.283732----------------830

    AL Cy Young Voting [1981]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Rollie Fingers | HMIL126220.9034-------------631.0447---28785599313610.87153
    2Steve McCatty | HOAK8460.6027-------------1472.332222164-185.214050481261911.0884
    3Jack Morris | HDET21-0.1526-------------1473.052525151-19815369671478971.17103
    4Pete Vuckovich | HMIL8-0.0628-------------1443.55242321-149.21376159957841.3095
    5Dennis Martinez | HBAL3-0.0226-------------1453.32252492-17917384661062881.317
    5Rich Gossage | HNYA3-0.0229-------------320.7732---2046.22264214480.7749
    7Ron Guidry | HNYA2-0.0130-------------1152.762321---127100413912261040.99266
    7Britt Burns | HCHA2-0.0122-------------1062.64242351-156.2139524614491081.204
    9Larry Gura | HKCA1-0.0133-------------1182.722323122-172.113961521135611.013

    NL Cy Young Voting [1981]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Fernando Valenzuela | HLAN7080.58202564316-1-719-.2505431372.482525118-192.1140555311611801.05187
    2Tom Seaver | HCIN6780.563623553111-16816-.2005701422.54232361-166.112051471066871.12369
    3Steve Carlton | HPHI5050.423624675922-4216-.1343831342.422424101-19015259519621791.13515
    4Nolan Ryan | HHOU2830.233421513111--1518-.2165211151.69212153-1499934282681401.12184
    5Bruce Sutter | HSLN1-0.0128489-----1-4--100352.6248---2582.1642424524571.07136

    AL Rookie of the Year Voting [1981]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Dave Righetti | HNYA127230.9122-------------842.0515152--105.1752524138891.07127
    2Rich Gedman | HBOS6450.462162205225915-526931-.288751----------------64
    3Bob Ojeda | HBOS36-0.2623-------------623.1210102--66.1502523625281.1336
    4Mike Jones | HKCA8-0.0621-------------633.211211---75.2743027728291.358
    5Mike Witt | HCAL4-0.0320-------------893.28222171-1291236047947751.324
    5Shooty Babitt | HOAK4-0.032254156104013-1413135.256615----------------4
    5Dave Engle | HMIN4-0.03248224829641445321337-.258703----------------4
    8George Bell | HTOR2-0.0121601631938215125273.233606----------------2
    9Brad Havens | HMIN1-0.0122-------------363.58141211-78763331624431.281
    9Gary Ward | HMIN1-0.01278529542787632928485.264684----------------1

    NL Rookie of the Year Voting [1981]

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    RankPlayer NameTeamPoints1st PlaceShareAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAVGOPSWLERAGGSCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPCareer Pts
    1Fernando Valenzuela | HLAN107180.89202564316-1-719-.2505431372.482525118-192.1140555311611801.05107
    2Tim Raines | HMON8570.7121883136195137537453171.304829----------------85
    3Hubie Brooks | HNYN9-0.0724983583411021243823659.307756----------------9
    4Juan Bonilla | HSDN5-0.0426993693010713212525234.290681----------------5
    4Bruce Berenyi | HCIN5-0.04262142483--1218-.190484963.50212053-1269755493771061.385
    6Tony Pena | HPIT4-0.0324662101663912178231.300707----------------4
    7Mookie Wilson | HNYN2-0.012592328498988314205924.271689----------------2


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