You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Bullpen > 1970 American League Most Valuable Player Award - BR Bullpen

1970 American League Most Valuable Player Award

From BR Bullpen

Jump to: navigation, search

The winner of the 1970 American League Most Valuable Player Award was Boog Powell of the Baltimore Orioles.

[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
Boog Powell Baltimore Orioles 234 0.696 (336) 11 526 82 156 35 114 1 104 80 0.297 0.412 0.549 Did not pitch
Tony Oliva Minnesota Twins 157 0.467 (336) 5 628 96 204 23 107 5 38 67 0.325 0.364 0.514 Did not pitch
Harmon Killebrew Minnesota Twins 152 0.452 (336) 1 527 96 143 41 113 0 128 84 0.271 0.411 0.546 Did not pitch
Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox 136 0.405 (336) 2 566 125 186 40 102 23 128 66 0.329 0.452 0.592 Did not pitch
Frank Howard Washington Senators 91 0.271 (336) 1 566 90 160 44 126 1 132 125 0.283 0.416 0.546 Did not pitch
Tommy Harper Milwaukee Brewers 78 0.232 (336) 1 604 104 179 31 82 38 77 107 0.296 0.377 0.522 Did not pitch
Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles 75 0.223 (336) 2 608 84 168 18 94 1 53 53 0.276 0.335 0.429 Did not pitch
Alex Johnson California Angels 70 0.208 (336) 0 614 85 202 14 86 17 35 68 0.329 0.370 0.459 Did not pitch
Jim Perry Minnesota Twins 63 0.188 (336) 0 97 9 24 1 6 0 1 14 0.247 0.253 0.320 24 - 12 0 278.2 258 20 57 168 3.04
Frank Robinson Baltimore Orioles 60 0.179 (336) 0 471 88 144 25 78 2 69 70 0.306 0.398 0.520 Did not pitch
Mike Cuellar Baltimore Orioles 45 0.134 (336) 0 112 6 10 2 7 0 2 48 0.089 0.105 0.152 24 - 8 0 297.2 273 34 69 190 3.48
Ron Perranoski Minnesota Twins 35 0.104 (336) 1 24 0 1 0 0 0 0 15 0.042 0.042 0.042 7 - 8 34 111.0 108 7 42 55 2.43
Luis Aparicio Chicago White Sox 35 0.104 (336) 0 552 86 173 5 43 8 53 34 0.313 0.372 0.404 Did not pitch
Jim Fregosi California Angels 35 0.104 (336) 0 601 95 167 22 82 0 69 92 0.278 0.353 0.459 Did not pitch
Roy White New York Yankees 25 0.074 (336) 0 609 109 180 22 94 24 95 66 0.296 0.387 0.473 Did not pitch
Sam McDowell Cleveland Indians 22 0.065 (336) 0 105 5 13 1 2 0 2 42 0.124 0.140 0.152 20 - 12 0 305.0 236 25 131 304 2.92
Dave McNally Baltimore Orioles 22 0.065 (336) 0 105 14 14 1 6 0 15 53 0.133 0.242 0.219 24 - 9 0 296.0 277 29 78 185 3.22
Cesar Tovar Minnesota Twins 16 0.048 (336) 0 650 120 195 10 54 30 52 47 0.300 0.356 0.442 Did not pitch
Thurman Munson New York Yankees 15 0.045 (336) 0 453 59 137 6 53 5 57 56 0.302 0.386 0.415 Did not pitch
Don Buford Baltimore Orioles 12 0.036 (336) 0 504 99 137 17 66 16 109 55 0.272 0.406 0.411 Did not pitch
Lindy McDaniel New York Yankees 8 0.024 (336) 0 24 2 4 0 2 0 0 7 0.167 0.167 0.208 9 - 5 29 111.2 88 7 23 81 2.01
Clyde Wright California Angels 8 0.024 (336) 0 105 9 18 2 10 0 2 32 0.171 0.187 0.267 22 - 12 0 260.2 226 24 88 110 2.83
Ray Fosse Cleveland Indians 7 0.021 (336) 0 450 62 138 18 61 1 39 55 0.307 0.361 0.469 Did not pitch
Bert Campaneris Oakland Athletics 5 0.015 (336) 0 603 97 168 22 64 42 36 73 0.279 0.321 0.448 Did not pitch
Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles 4 0.012 (336) 0 113 13 17 1 9 0 2 48 0.150 0.165 0.177 20 - 10 0 305.0 263 21 100 199 2.71
Reggie Smith Boston Red Sox 3 0.009 (336) 0 580 109 176 22 74 10 51 60 0.303 0.361 0.497 Did not pitch
Bob Oliver Kansas City Royals 1 0.003 (336) 0 612 83 159 27 99 3 42 126 0.260 0.309 0.451 Did not pitch
Tony Horton Cleveland Indians 1 0.003 (336) 0 413 48 111 17 59 3 30 54 0.269 0.321 0.453 Did not pitch
Sal Bando Oakland Athletics 1 0.003 (336) 0 502 93 132 20 75 6 118 88 0.263 0.407 0.430 Did not pitch
Preceded by
1969
Most Valuable Player Award
National

1970
Succeeded by
1971
Personal tools