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1954 American League Most Valuable Player Award

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The winner of the 1954 American League Most Valuable Player Award was Yogi Berra of the New York Yankees.

[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
Yogi Berra New York Yankees 230 0.685 (336) 7 584 88 179 22 125 0 56 29 0.307 0.367 0.488 Did not pitch
Larry Doby Cleveland Indians 210 0.625 (336) 5 577 94 157 32 126 3 85 94 0.272 0.364 0.484 Did not pitch
Bobby Avila Cleveland Indians 203 0.604 (336) 5 555 112 189 15 67 9 59 31 0.341 0.402 0.477 Did not pitch
Minnie Minoso Chicago White Sox 186 0.554 (336) 2 568 119 182 19 116 18 77 46 0.320 0.411 0.535 Did not pitch
Bob Lemon Cleveland Indians 179 0.533 (336) 5 98 11 21 2 10 0 6 24 0.214 0.257 0.337 23 - 7 0 258.1 228 12 92 110 2.72
Early Wynn Cleveland Indians 72 0.214 (336) 0 93 10 17 0 4 0 7 13 0.183 0.240 0.215 23 - 11 2 270.2 225 21 83 155 2.73
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox 65 0.193 (336) 0 386 93 133 29 89 0 136 32 0.345 0.513 0.635 Did not pitch
Harvey Kuenn Detroit Tigers 37 0.110 (336) 0 656 81 201 5 48 9 29 13 0.306 0.335 0.390 Did not pitch
Nellie Fox Chicago White Sox 30 0.089 (336) 0 631 111 201 2 47 16 51 12 0.319 0.372 0.391 Did not pitch
Mickey Vernon Washington Senators 30 0.089 (336) 0 597 90 173 20 97 1 61 61 0.290 0.357 0.492 Did not pitch
Bob Grim New York Yankees 25 0.074 (336) 0 70 3 10 1 9 0 2 26 0.143 0.167 0.186 20 - 6 0 199.0 175 9 85 108 3.26
Virgil Trucks Chicago White Sox 19 0.057 (336) 0 93 5 17 0 8 0 1 21 0.183 0.188 0.204 19 - 12 3 264.2 224 13 95 152 2.79
Jim Finigan Philadelphia Athletics 19 0.057 (336) 0 487 57 147 7 51 2 64 66 0.302 0.381 0.421 Did not pitch
Jackie Jensen Boston Red Sox 17 0.051 (336) 0 580 92 160 25 117 22 79 52 0.276 0.359 0.472 Did not pitch
Irv Noren New York Yankees 16 0.048 (336) 0 426 70 136 12 66 4 43 38 0.319 0.377 0.481 Did not pitch
Al Rosen Cleveland Indians 16 0.048 (336) 0 466 76 140 24 102 6 85 43 0.300 0.404 0.506 Did not pitch
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees 16 0.048 (336) 0 543 129 163 27 102 5 102 107 0.300 0.408 0.525 Did not pitch
Jim Busby Washington Senators 7 0.021 (336) 0 628 83 187 7 80 17 43 56 0.298 0.342 0.389 Did not pitch
Mike Garcia Cleveland Indians 6 0.018 (336) 0 81 5 11 0 4 0 6 22 0.136 0.193 0.136 19 - 8 5 258.2 220 6 71 129 2.64
Joe Coleman Baltimore Orioles 6 0.018 (336) 0 74 4 13 2 5 1 3 22 0.176 0.208 0.297 13 - 17 0 221.1 184 16 96 103 3.50
Billy Goodman Boston Red Sox 6 0.018 (336) 0 489 71 148 1 36 3 51 15 0.303 0.370 0.376 Did not pitch
Jim Hegan Cleveland Indians 5 0.015 (336) 0 423 56 99 11 40 0 34 48 0.234 0.289 0.374 Did not pitch
Bob Turley Baltimore Orioles 4 0.012 (336) 0 81 8 11 0 5 1 2 23 0.136 0.157 0.160 14 - 15 0 247.1 178 7 181 185 3.46
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers 4 0.012 (336) 0 504 42 139 4 43 9 22 45 0.276 0.305 0.347 Did not pitch
Hank Bauer New York Yankees 4 0.012 (336) 0 377 73 111 12 54 4 40 42 0.294 0.360 0.459 Did not pitch
Steve Gromek Detroit Tigers 1 0.003 (336) 0 79 6 15 0 3 0 8 21 0.190 0.273 0.190 18 - 16 1 252.2 236 26 57 102 2.74
Cal Abrams Pittsburgh Pirates 1 0.003 (336) 0 42 6 6 0 2 0 10 9 0.143 0.308 0.214 Did not pitch
Roy Sievers Washington Senators 1 0.003 (336) 0 514 75 119 24 102 2 80 77 0.232 0.331 0.446 Did not pitch
Cal Abrams Baltimore Orioles 1 0.003 (336) 0 423 67 124 6 25 1 72 67 0.293 0.400 0.421 Did not pitch
Ray Boone Detroit Tigers 1 0.003 (336) 0 543 76 160 20 85 4 71 53 0.295 0.376 0.466 Did not pitch
Preceded by
1953
Most Valuable Player Award
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1954
Succeeded by
1955
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