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2006 American League Most Valuable Player Award

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The winner of the 2006 American League Most Valuable Player Award was Justin Morneau of the Minnesota Twins.

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† indicates playoff team
Player Team Points First Votes Share AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG W - L SV IP H BB SO ERA
Justin Morneau Minnesota Twins 320 15 82% 592 97 190 34 130 3 .321 .375 .559 Did not pitch
Derek Jeter New York Yankees 306 12 78% 623 118 214 14 97 34 .343 .417 .483 Did not pitch
David Ortiz Boston Red Sox 193 0 49% 558 115 160 54 137 1 .287 .413 .636 Did not pitch
Frank Thomas Oakland Athletics 174 0 44% 466 77 126 39 114 0 .270 .381 .545 Did not pitch
Jermaine Dye Chicago White Sox 156 0 40% 539 103 170 44 120 7 .315 .385 .622 Did not pitch
Joe Mauer Minnesota Twins 116 0 30% 521 86 181 13 84 8 .347 .429 .507 Did not pitch
Johan Santana Minnesota Twins 114 1 29% 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 19 - 6 0 233.2 186 47 245 2.77
Travis Hafner Cleveland Indians 64 0 16% 454 100 140 42 117 0 .308 .439 .659 Did not pitch
Vladimir Guerrero Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 46 0 12% 607 92 200 33 116 15 .329 .382 .552 Did not pitch
Carlos Guillen Detroit Tigers 34 0 9% 543 100 174 19 85 20 .320 .400 .519 Did not pitch
Grady Sizemore Cleveland Indians 24 0 6% 655 134 190 28 76 22 .290 .375 .533 Did not pitch
Jim Thome Chicago White Sox 17 0 4% 490 108 141 42 109 0 .288 .416 .598 Did not pitch
Alex Rodriguez New York Yankees 13 0 3% 572 113 166 35 121 15 .290 .392 .523 Did not pitch
Jason Giambi New York Yankees 9 0 2% 446 92 113 37 113 2 .253 .413 .558 Did not pitch
Johnny Damon New York Yankees 7 0 2% 593 115 169 24 80 25 .285 .359 .483 Did not pitch
Ichiro Suzuki Seattle Mariners 7 0 2% 695 110 224 9 49 45 .322 .370 .416 Did not pitch
Justin Verlander Detroit Tigers 7 0 2% 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 17 - 9 0 186.0 187 60 124 3.63
Joe Nathan Minnesota Twins 6 0 2% 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 7 - 0 36 68.1 38 16 95 1.58
Manny Ramirez Boston Red Sox 6 0 2% 449 79 144 35 102 0 .321 .439 .619 Did not pitch
Miguel Tejada Baltimore Orioles 5 0 1% 648 99 214 24 100 6 .330 .379 .498 Did not pitch
Raul Ibanez Seattle Mariners 4 0 1% 626 103 181 33 123 2 .289 .353 .516 Did not pitch
Robinson Cano New York Yankees 3 0 1% 483 62 165 15 78 5 .342 .365 .525 Did not pitch
Paul Konerko Chicago White Sox 3 0 1% 566 97 177 35 113 1 .313 .381 .551 Did not pitch
Magglio Ordonez Detroit Tigers 3 0 1% 593 82 177 24 104 1 .298 .350 .477 Did not pitch
Vernon Wells Toronto Blue Jays 3 0 1% 611 91 185 32 106 17 .303 .357 .542 Did not pitch
Carl Crawford Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2 0 1% 600 89 183 18 77 58 .305 .348 .482 Did not pitch
Mariano Rivera New York Yankees 2 0 2% 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 5 - 5 34 75.0 61 11 55 1.80
Kenny Rogers Detroit Tigers 2 0 2% 7 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .143 .286 17 - 8 0 204.0 195 62 99 3.84
Chien-Ming Wang New York Yankees 2 0 2% 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 19 - 6 1 218.0 233 52 76 3.63
Troy Glaus Toronto Blue Jays 1 0 0% 540 105 136 38 104 3 .252 .355 .513 Did not pitch
Gary Matthews Texas Rangers 1 0 0% 620 102 194 19 79 10 .313 .371 .495 Did not pitch
A.J. Pierzynski Chicago White Sox 1 0 0% 509 65 150 5 64 1 .295 .333 .436 Did not pitch
Michael Young Texas Rangers 1 0 0% 691 93 217 14 103 7 .314 .356 .459 Did not pitch

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