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1989 American League Most Valuable Player Award

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The winner of the 1989 American League Most Valuable Player Award was Robin Yount of the Milwaukee Brewers.

[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
Robin Yount Milwaukee Brewers 256 0.653 (392) 8 614 101 195 21 103 19 63 71 0.318 0.384 0.511 Did not pitch
Ruben Sierra Texas Rangers 228 0.582 (392) 6 634 101 194 29 119 8 43 82 0.306 0.347 0.543 Did not pitch
Cal Ripken Baltimore Orioles 216 0.551 (392) 6 646 80 166 21 93 3 57 72 0.257 0.317 0.401 Did not pitch
George Bell Toronto Blue Jays 205 0.523 (392) 4 613 88 182 18 104 4 33 60 0.297 0.330 0.458 Did not pitch
Dennis Eckersley Oakland Athletics 116 0.296 (392) 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -.--- -.--- -.--- 4 - 0 33 57.2 32 5 3 55 1.56
Fred McGriff Toronto Blue Jays 96 0.245 (392) 0 551 98 148 36 92 7 119 132 0.269 0.399 0.525 Did not pitch
Kirby Puckett Minnesota Twins 84 0.214 (392) 0 635 75 215 9 85 11 41 59 0.339 0.379 0.465 Did not pitch
Bret Saberhagen Kansas City Royals 82 0.209 (392) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -.--- -.--- -.--- 23 - 6 0 262.1 209 13 43 193 2.16
Rickey Henderson New York Yankees 67 0.171 (392) 0 235 41 58 3 22 25 56 29 0.247 0.392 0.349 Did not pitch
Rickey Henderson Oakland Athletics 67 0.171 (392) 0 306 72 90 9 35 52 70 39 0.294 0.425 0.438 Did not pitch
Bo Jackson Kansas City Royals 46 0.117 (392) 0 515 86 132 32 105 26 39 172 0.256 0.310 0.495 Did not pitch
Dave Parker Oakland Athletics 44 0.112 (392) 0 553 56 146 22 97 0 38 91 0.264 0.308 0.432 Did not pitch
Gregg Olson Baltimore Orioles 35 0.089 (392) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -.--- -.--- -.--- 5 - 2 27 85.0 57 1 46 90 1.69
Bert Blyleven California Angels 32 0.082 (392) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -.--- -.--- -.--- 17 - 5 0 241.0 225 14 44 131 2.73
Dave Stewart Oakland Athletics 30 0.077 (392) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -.--- -.--- -.--- 21 - 9 0 257.2 260 23 69 155 3.32
Don Mattingly New York Yankees 25 0.064 (392) 0 631 79 191 23 113 3 51 30 0.303 0.351 0.477 Did not pitch
Joe Carter Cleveland Indians 23 0.059 (392) 0 651 84 158 35 105 13 39 112 0.243 0.292 0.465 Did not pitch
Carney Lansford Oakland Athletics 20 0.051 (392) 1 551 81 185 2 52 37 51 25 0.336 0.398 0.405 Did not pitch
Nick Esasky Boston Red Sox 19 0.048 (392) 0 564 79 156 30 108 1 66 117 0.277 0.355 0.500 Did not pitch
Tony Fernandez Toronto Blue Jays 9 0.023 (392) 0 573 64 147 11 64 22 29 51 0.257 0.291 0.389 Did not pitch
Mike Moore Oakland Athletics 6 0.015 (392) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -.--- -.--- -.--- 19 - 11 0 241.2 193 14 83 172 2.61
Steve Sax New York Yankees 3 0.008 (392) 0 651 88 205 5 63 43 52 44 0.315 0.364 0.387 Did not pitch
Wade Boggs Boston Red Sox 3 0.008 (392) 0 621 113 205 3 54 2 107 51 0.330 0.430 0.449 Did not pitch
Nolan Ryan Texas Rangers 2 0.005 (392) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -.--- -.--- -.--- 16 - 10 0 239.1 162 17 98 301 3.20
Alvin Davis Seattle Mariners 2 0.005 (392) 0 498 84 152 21 95 0 101 49 0.305 0.424 0.496 Did not pitch
Mookie Wilson New York Mets 1 0.003 (392) 0 249 22 51 3 18 7 10 47 0.205 0.237 0.289 Did not pitch
Mookie Wilson Toronto Blue Jays 1 0.003 (392) 0 238 32 71 2 17 12 3 37 0.298 0.311 0.370 Did not pitch
Chili Davis California Angels 1 0.003 (392) 0 560 81 152 22 90 3 61 109 0.271 0.340 0.436 Did not pitch
Mark McGwire Oakland Athletics 1 0.003 (392) 0 490 74 113 33 95 1 83 94 0.231 0.339 0.467 Did not pitch
Preceded by
1988
Most Valuable Player Award
National

1989
Succeeded by
1990
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