You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Bullpen > 1972 National League Most Valuable Player Award - BR Bullpen

1972 National League Most Valuable Player Award

From BR Bullpen

Jump to: navigation, search

The winner of the 1972 National League Most Valuable Player Award was Johnny Bench of the Cincinnati Reds.

[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
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds 263 0.783 (336) 11 538 87 145 40 125 6 100 84 0.270 0.379 0.541 Did not pitch
Billy Williams Chicago Cubs 211 0.628 (336) 5 574 95 191 37 122 3 62 59 0.333 0.398 0.606 Did not pitch
Willie Stargell Pittsburgh Pirates 201 0.598 (336) 2 495 75 145 33 112 1 65 129 0.293 0.373 0.558 Did not pitch
Joe Morgan Cincinnati Reds 197 0.586 (336) 5 552 122 161 16 73 58 115 44 0.292 0.417 0.435 Did not pitch
Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies 124 0.369 (336) 1 117 6 23 1 8 0 5 31 0.197 0.236 0.265 27 - 10 0 346.1 257 17 87 310 1.97
Cesar Cedeno Houston Astros 112 0.333 (336) 0 559 103 179 22 82 55 56 62 0.320 0.385 0.537 Did not pitch
Al Oliver Pittsburgh Pirates 52 0.155 (336) 0 565 88 176 12 89 2 34 44 0.312 0.352 0.437 Did not pitch
Nate Colbert San Diego Padres 45 0.134 (336) 0 563 87 141 38 111 15 70 127 0.250 0.333 0.508 Did not pitch
Lee May Houston Astros 30 0.089 (336) 0 592 87 168 29 98 3 52 145 0.284 0.343 0.490 Did not pitch
Mike Marshall Montreal Expos 22 0.065 (336) 0 22 0 3 0 2 0 2 4 0.136 0.208 0.182 14 - 8 18 116.0 82 3 47 95 1.78
Ted Simmons St. Louis Cardinals 22 0.065 (336) 0 594 70 180 16 96 1 29 57 0.303 0.336 0.465 Did not pitch
Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds 19 0.057 (336) 0 645 107 198 6 57 10 73 46 0.307 0.382 0.417 Did not pitch
Clay Carroll Cincinnati Reds 16 0.048 (336) 0 11 2 2 0 1 0 0 3 0.182 0.182 0.182 6 - 4 37 96.0 89 5 32 51 2.25
Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates 16 0.048 (336) 0 378 68 118 10 60 0 29 49 0.312 0.356 0.479 Did not pitch
Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals 13 0.039 (336) 0 621 81 193 3 42 63 47 93 0.311 0.359 0.393 Did not pitch
Manny Sanguillen Pittsburgh Pirates 12 0.036 (336) 0 520 55 155 7 71 1 21 38 0.298 0.322 0.404 Did not pitch
Hank Aaron Atlanta Braves 12 0.036 (336) 0 449 75 119 34 77 4 92 55 0.265 0.390 0.514 Did not pitch
Steve Blass Pittsburgh Pirates 9 0.027 (336) 0 82 8 15 0 3 0 2 22 0.183 0.202 0.207 19 - 8 0 249.2 227 18 84 117 2.49
Ralph Garr Atlanta Braves 7 0.021 (336) 0 554 87 180 12 53 25 25 41 0.325 0.359 0.430 Did not pitch
Bobby Tolan Cincinnati Reds 6 0.018 (336) 0 604 88 171 8 82 42 44 88 0.283 0.334 0.386 Did not pitch
Gene Clines Pittsburgh Pirates 6 0.018 (336) 0 311 52 104 0 17 12 16 47 0.334 0.369 0.421 Did not pitch
Dusty Baker Atlanta Braves 5 0.015 (336) 0 446 62 143 17 76 4 45 68 0.321 0.383 0.504 Did not pitch
Manny Mota Los Angeles Dodgers 4 0.012 (336) 0 371 57 120 5 48 4 27 15 0.323 0.375 0.434 Did not pitch
Dave Kingman San Francisco Giants 3 0.009 (336) 0 472 65 106 29 83 16 51 140 0.225 0.303 0.462 Did not pitch
Tug McGraw New York Mets 2 0.006 (336) 0 20 1 2 0 0 0 2 4 0.100 0.182 0.100 8 - 6 27 106.0 71 3 40 92 1.70
Tom Seaver New York Mets 2 0.006 (336) 0 89 5 13 3 4 0 5 41 0.146 0.191 0.303 21 - 12 0 262.0 215 23 77 249 2.92
Rusty Staub New York Mets 2 0.006 (336) 0 239 32 70 9 38 0 31 13 0.293 0.372 0.452 Did not pitch
Fergie Jenkins Chicago Cubs 1 0.003 (336) 0 109 8 20 1 8 0 5 34 0.183 0.219 0.239 20 - 12 0 289.1 253 32 62 184 3.20
Chris Speier San Francisco Giants 1 0.003 (336) 0 562 74 151 15 71 9 82 92 0.269 0.361 0.400 Did not pitch
Jose Cardenal Chicago Cubs 1 0.003 (336) 0 533 96 155 17 70 25 55 58 0.291 0.356 0.454 Did not pitch
Preceded by
1971
Most Valuable Player Award
American

1972
Succeeded by
1973
Personal tools