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1958 American League Most Valuable Player Award

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The winner of the 1958 American League Most Valuable Player Award was Jackie Jensen 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
Jackie Jensen Boston Red Sox 233 0.693 (336) 9 548 83 157 35 122 9 99 65 0.286 0.396 0.535 Did not pitch
Bob Turley New York Yankees 191 0.568 (336) 7 88 8 12 2 6 0 4 35 0.136 0.174 0.205 21 - 7 1 245.1 178 24 128 168 2.97
Rocky Colavito Cleveland Indians 181 0.539 (336) 4 489 80 148 41 113 0 84 89 0.303 0.405 0.620 0 - 0 0 3.0 0 0 3 1 0.00
Bob Cerv Kansas City Athletics 164 0.488 (336) 3 515 93 157 38 104 3 50 82 0.305 0.371 0.592 Did not pitch
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees 127 0.378 (336) 0 519 127 158 42 97 18 129 120 0.304 0.443 0.592 Did not pitch
Roy Sievers Washington Senators 95 0.283 (336) 0 550 85 162 39 108 3 53 63 0.295 0.357 0.544 Did not pitch
Ted Williams Boston Red Sox 89 0.265 (336) 0 411 81 135 26 85 1 98 49 0.328 0.458 0.584 Did not pitch
Nellie Fox Chicago White Sox 88 0.262 (336) 1 623 82 187 0 49 5 47 11 0.300 0.357 0.353 Did not pitch
Sherm Lollar Chicago White Sox 57 0.170 (336) 0 421 53 115 20 84 2 57 37 0.273 0.367 0.454 Did not pitch
Pete Runnels Boston Red Sox 29 0.086 (336) 0 568 103 183 8 59 1 87 49 0.322 0.416 0.438 Did not pitch
Gus Triandos Baltimore Orioles 27 0.080 (336) 0 474 59 116 30 79 1 60 65 0.245 0.327 0.456 Did not pitch
Dick Hyde Washington Senators 26 0.077 (336) 0 18 1 0 0 0 0 2 7 0.000 0.100 0.000 10 - 3 18 103.0 82 1 35 49 1.75
Harvey Kuenn Detroit Tigers 24 0.071 (336) 0 561 73 179 8 54 5 51 34 0.319 0.373 0.442 Did not pitch
Cal McLish Cleveland Indians 18 0.054 (336) 0 64 6 6 0 1 0 13 25 0.094 0.244 0.094 16 - 8 1 225.2 214 25 70 97 2.99
Vic Power Kansas City Athletics 15 0.045 (336) 0 205 35 62 4 27 1 7 3 0.302 0.325 0.463 Did not pitch
Vic Power Cleveland Indians 15 0.045 (336) 0 385 63 122 12 53 2 13 11 0.317 0.336 0.504 Did not pitch
Frank Bolling Detroit Tigers 10 0.030 (336) 0 610 91 164 14 75 6 54 54 0.269 0.328 0.392 Did not pitch
Elston Howard New York Yankees 9 0.027 (336) 0 376 45 118 11 66 1 22 60 0.314 0.348 0.479 Did not pitch
Yogi Berra New York Yankees 6 0.018 (336) 0 433 60 115 22 90 3 35 35 0.266 0.319 0.471 Did not pitch
Minnie Minoso Cleveland Indians 6 0.018 (336) 0 556 94 168 24 80 14 59 53 0.302 0.383 0.484 Did not pitch
Gil McDougald New York Yankees 5 0.015 (336) 0 503 69 126 14 65 6 59 75 0.250 0.329 0.376 Did not pitch
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers 5 0.015 (336) 0 543 84 170 16 85 7 54 47 0.313 0.374 0.490 Did not pitch
Ryne Duren New York Yankees 4 0.012 (336) 0 13 0 1 0 1 0 3 8 0.077 0.294 0.077 6 - 4 20 75.2 40 4 43 87 2.02
Frank Lary Detroit Tigers 3 0.009 (336) 0 88 6 15 1 6 0 3 20 0.170 0.198 0.239 16 - 15 1 260.1 249 20 68 131 2.90
Jack Harshman Baltimore Orioles 2 0.006 (336) 0 82 11 16 6 14 0 17 22 0.195 0.330 0.427 12 - 15 4 236.1 204 20 75 161 2.89
Dick Donovan Chicago White Sox 1 0.003 (336) 0 80 5 9 0 1 0 10 33 0.113 0.228 0.113 15 - 14 0 248.0 240 23 53 127 3.01
Frank Malzone Boston Red Sox 1 0.003 (336) 0 627 76 185 15 87 1 33 53 0.295 0.333 0.421 Did not pitch
Preceded by
1957
Most Valuable Player Award
National

1958
Succeeded by
1959
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