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1946 American League Most Valuable Player Award

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The winner of the 1946 American League Most Valuable Player Award was Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox.

[edit] Award Voting

† indicates playoff team
Player Team Points Points Share (Max Points) First Votes AB R H HR RBI SB BB SO AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP H HR BB SO ERA
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox 224 0.667 (336) 9 514 142 176 38 123 0 156 44 0.342 0.497 0.667 Did not pitch
Hal Newhouser Detroit Tigers 197 0.586 (336) 3 103 6 13 2 11 1 6 27 0.126 0.174 0.214 26 - 9 1 292.2 215 10 98 275 1.94
Bobby Doerr Boston Red Sox 158 0.470 (336) 5 583 95 158 18 116 5 66 67 0.271 0.346 0.453 Did not pitch
Johnny Pesky Boston Red Sox 141 0.420 (336) 2 621 115 208 2 55 9 65 29 0.335 0.401 0.427 Did not pitch
Mickey Vernon Washington Senators 134 0.399 (336) 1 587 88 207 8 85 14 49 64 0.353 0.403 0.508 Did not pitch
Bob Feller Cleveland Indians 105 0.313 (336) 1 124 9 16 0 7 0 9 49 0.129 0.188 0.153 26 - 15 4 371.1 277 11 153 348 2.18
Dave Ferriss Boston Red Sox 94 0.280 (336) 1 115 12 24 0 7 0 5 19 0.209 0.242 0.261 25 - 6 3 274.0 274 14 71 106 3.25
Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers 91 0.271 (336) 2 523 91 145 44 127 5 80 88 0.277 0.373 0.604 Did not pitch
Dom DiMaggio Boston Red Sox 56 0.167 (336) 0 534 85 169 7 73 10 66 58 0.316 0.393 0.427 Did not pitch
Lou Boudreau Cleveland Indians 37 0.110 (336) 0 515 51 151 6 62 6 40 14 0.293 0.345 0.410 Did not pitch
Rudy York Boston Red Sox 28 0.083 (336) 0 579 78 160 17 119 3 86 93 0.276 0.371 0.437 Did not pitch
Luke Appling Chicago White Sox 26 0.077 (336) 0 582 59 180 1 55 6 71 41 0.309 0.384 0.378 Did not pitch
Tex Hughson Boston Red Sox 19 0.057 (336) 0 91 5 12 0 4 0 8 28 0.132 0.202 0.143 20 - 11 3 278.0 252 15 51 172 2.75
Earl Caldwell Chicago White Sox 18 0.054 (336) 0 18 2 3 0 2 0 5 4 0.167 0.348 0.167 13 - 4 8 90.2 60 2 29 42 2.08
Charlie Keller New York Yankees 17 0.051 (336) 0 538 98 148 30 101 1 113 101 0.275 0.405 0.533 Did not pitch
Spud Chandler New York Yankees 12 0.036 (336) 0 94 9 14 0 3 0 2 27 0.149 0.167 0.245 20 - 8 2 257.1 200 7 90 138 2.10
George Kell Philadelphia Athletics 12 0.036 (336) 0 87 3 26 0 11 0 10 6 0.299 0.378 0.391 Did not pitch
George Kell Detroit Tigers 12 0.036 (336) 0 434 67 142 4 41 3 30 14 0.327 0.371 0.440 Did not pitch
Aaron Robinson New York Yankees 12 0.036 (336) 0 330 32 98 16 64 0 48 39 0.297 0.388 0.506 Did not pitch
Bobo Newsom Washington Senators 6 0.018 (336) 0 62 5 10 0 2 0 0 15 0.161 0.161 0.161 11 - 8 1 178.0 163 5 60 82 2.78
Bobo Newsom Philadelphia Athletics 6 0.018 (336) 0 19 0 2 0 2 0 0 5 0.105 0.105 0.158 3 - 5 0 58.2 61 2 30 32 3.38
Vern Stephens St. Louis Browns 6 0.018 (336) 0 450 67 138 14 64 0 35 49 0.307 0.357 0.460 Did not pitch
Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees 6 0.018 (336) 0 503 81 146 25 95 1 59 24 0.290 0.367 0.511 Did not pitch
Phil Marchildon Philadelphia Athletics 5 0.015 (336) 0 75 3 5 0 3 0 2 21 0.067 0.091 0.080 13 - 16 1 226.2 197 14 114 95 3.49
Buddy Rosar Philadelphia Athletics 4 0.012 (336) 0 424 34 120 2 47 1 36 17 0.283 0.339 0.358 Did not pitch
Stan Spence Washington Senators 4 0.012 (336) 0 578 83 169 16 87 1 62 31 0.292 0.365 0.497 Did not pitch
Johnny Berardino St. Louis Browns 2 0.006 (336) 0 582 70 154 5 68 2 34 58 0.265 0.306 0.357 Did not pitch
Hal Wagner Boston Red Sox 1 0.003 (336) 0 370 39 85 6 52 3 69 32 0.230 0.354 0.322 Did not pitch
Tommy Henrich New York Yankees 1 0.003 (336) 0 565 92 142 19 83 5 87 63 0.251 0.358 0.411 Did not pitch
Preceded by
1945
Most Valuable Player Award
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1946
Succeeded by
1947
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