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1962 American League Most Valuable Player Award

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The winner of the 1962 American League Most Valuable Player Award was Mickey Mantle 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
Mickey Mantle New York Yankees 234 0.836 (280) 13 377 96 121 30 89 9 122 78 0.321 0.486 0.605 Did not pitch
Bobby Richardson New York Yankees 152 0.543 (280) 5 692 99 209 8 59 11 37 24 0.302 0.337 0.406 Did not pitch
Harmon Killebrew Minnesota Twins 99 0.354 (280) 1 552 85 134 48 126 1 106 142 0.243 0.366 0.545 Did not pitch
Leon Wagner Los Angeles Angels 85 0.304 (280) 0 612 96 164 37 107 7 50 87 0.268 0.326 0.500 Did not pitch
Dick Donovan Cleveland Indians 64 0.229 (280) 0 89 8 16 4 9 0 7 32 0.180 0.255 0.326 20 - 10 0 250.2 255 23 47 94 3.59
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers 58 0.207 (280) 0 398 78 121 29 94 4 47 39 0.304 0.376 0.593 Did not pitch
Norm Siebern Kansas City Athletics 53 0.189 (280) 0 600 114 185 25 117 3 110 88 0.308 0.412 0.495 Did not pitch
Rich Rollins Minnesota Twins 47 0.168 (280) 0 624 96 186 16 96 3 75 61 0.298 0.374 0.428 Did not pitch
Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles 41 0.146 (280) 0 634 77 192 23 86 3 42 70 0.303 0.342 0.486 Did not pitch
Floyd Robinson Chicago White Sox 33 0.118 (280) 0 600 89 187 11 109 4 72 47 0.312 0.384 0.475 Did not pitch
Lee Thomas Los Angeles Angels 32 0.114 (280) 0 583 88 169 26 104 6 55 74 0.290 0.355 0.467 Did not pitch
Tom Tresh New York Yankees 30 0.107 (280) 1 622 94 178 20 93 4 67 74 0.286 0.359 0.441 Did not pitch
Billy Moran Los Angeles Angels 28 0.100 (280) 0 659 90 186 17 74 5 39 80 0.282 0.324 0.407 Did not pitch
Ralph Terry New York Yankees 19 0.068 (280) 0 106 6 20 0 7 0 2 27 0.189 0.218 0.189 23 - 12 2 298.2 257 40 57 176 3.19
Camilo Pascual Minnesota Twins 14 0.050 (280) 0 97 9 26 2 19 0 6 8 0.268 0.311 0.371 20 - 11 0 257.2 236 25 59 206 3.32
Rocky Colavito Detroit Tigers 13 0.046 (280) 0 601 90 164 37 112 2 96 68 0.273 0.371 0.514 Did not pitch
Hank Aguirre Detroit Tigers 10 0.036 (280) 0 75 0 2 0 1 0 1 46 0.027 0.039 0.027 16 - 8 3 216.0 162 14 65 156 2.21
Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox 9 0.032 (280) 0 646 99 191 19 94 7 66 82 0.296 0.363 0.469 Did not pitch
Joe Cunningham Chicago White Sox 9 0.032 (280) 0 526 91 155 8 70 3 101 59 0.295 0.410 0.428 Did not pitch
Pete Runnels Boston Red Sox 9 0.032 (280) 0 562 80 183 10 60 3 79 57 0.326 0.408 0.456 Did not pitch
Dick Radatz Boston Red Sox 8 0.029 (280) 0 31 0 3 0 6 0 1 19 0.097 0.125 0.097 9 - 6 24 124.2 95 9 40 144 2.24
Jim Bunning Detroit Tigers 8 0.029 (280) 0 95 9 23 1 5 0 1 19 0.242 0.255 0.316 19 - 10 6 258.0 262 28 74 184 3.59
Zoilo Versalles Minnesota Twins 8 0.029 (280) 0 568 69 137 17 67 5 37 71 0.241 0.287 0.373 Did not pitch
Vic Power Minnesota Twins 8 0.029 (280) 0 611 80 177 16 63 7 22 35 0.290 0.316 0.421 Did not pitch
Jerry Lumpe Kansas City Athletics 7 0.025 (280) 0 641 89 193 10 83 0 44 38 0.301 0.341 0.432 Did not pitch
Whitey Ford New York Yankees 6 0.021 (280) 0 85 5 10 0 5 1 8 22 0.118 0.198 0.141 17 - 8 0 257.2 243 22 69 160 2.90
Buck Rodgers Los Angeles Angels 6 0.021 (280) 0 565 65 146 6 61 1 45 68 0.258 0.309 0.372 Did not pitch
Eddie Bressoud Boston Red Sox 6 0.021 (280) 0 599 79 166 14 68 2 46 118 0.277 0.329 0.444 Did not pitch
Ray Herbert Chicago White Sox 5 0.018 (280) 0 82 6 16 2 9 0 5 16 0.195 0.247 0.329 20 - 9 0 236.2 228 13 74 115 3.27
Chuck Hinton Washington Senators 5 0.018 (280) 0 542 73 168 17 75 28 47 66 0.310 0.361 0.472 Did not pitch
Frank Malzone Boston Red Sox 3 0.011 (280) 0 619 74 175 21 95 0 35 43 0.283 0.319 0.426 Did not pitch
Norm Cash Detroit Tigers 3 0.011 (280) 0 507 94 123 39 89 6 104 82 0.243 0.382 0.513 Did not pitch
Al Smith Chicago White Sox 1 0.004 (280) 0 511 62 149 16 82 3 57 60 0.292 0.363 0.462 Did not pitch
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