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2011 American League Most Valuable Player Award

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The winner of the 2011 American League Most Valuable Player Award was Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers. Verlander had earlier won the Cy Young Award and was the first starting pitcher to earn MVP honors in the American League since Roger Clemens in 1986.

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† indicates playoff team

Player Team Points AVG OBP SLG HR RBI W - L SV SO ERA 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
Justin Verlander Detroit Tigers 280 .000 .000 .000 0 0 24 - 5 0 250 2.40 13 3 3 4 1 2 - 1 - -
Jacoby Ellsbury Boston Red Sox 242 .321 .376 .552 32 105 Did not pitch 4 13 4 1 4 1 - - - 1
Jose Bautista Toronto Blue Jays 231 .302 .447 .608 43 103 Did not pitch 5 7 4 4 4 1 1 1 1 -
Curtis Granderson New York Yankees 215 .262 .364 .552 41 119 Did not pitch 3 4 4 8 6 1 2 - - -
Miguel Cabrera Detroit Tigers 193 .344 .448 .586 30 105 Did not pitch 2 - 9 5 5 2 4 - 1 -
Robinson Cano New York Yankees 112 .302 .349 .533 28 118 Did not pitch - - 2 2 3 6 4 5 1 1
Adrian Gonzalez Boston Red Sox 105 .338 .410 .548 27 117 Did not pitch - - 1 1 2 6 8 3 3 1
Michael Young Texas Rangers 96 .338 .380 .474 11 106 Did not pitch 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 7 4 2
Dustin Pedroia Boston Red Sox 48 .307 .387 .474 21 91 Did not pitch - - - - - 4 1 4 6 -
Evan Longoria Tampa Bay Rays 27 .244 .355 .495 31 99 Did not pitch - - - 2 - - 1 2 - 3
Ian Kinsler Texas Rangers 25 .255 .355 .477 32 77 Did not pitch - - - - 1 2 1 1 1 -
Alex Avila Detroit Tigers 13 .295 .389 .506 19 82 Did not pitch - - - - - - 1 1 2 2
Paul Konerko Chicago White Sox 11 .300 .388 .517 31 105 Did not pitch - - - - - - - - 5 1
CC Sabathia New York Yankees 10 .000 .000 .000 0 0 19 - 8 0 230 3.00 - - - - - 2 - - - -
Adrian Beltre Texas Rangers 9 .296 .331 .561 32 105 Did not pitch - - - - - - - 2 1 1
Ben Zobrist Tampa Bay Rays 7 .269 .353 .469 20 91 Did not pitch - - - - 1 - - - - 1
Victor Martinez Detroit Tigers 7 .330 .380 .470 12 103 Did not pitch - - - - - - - 1 1 2
James Shields Tampa Bay Rays 7 .000 .000 .000 0 1 16 - 12 0 225 2.82 - - - - - - - - 1 5
Mark Teixeira New York Yankees 5 .248 .341 .494 39 111 Did not pitch - - - - - - 1 - - 1
Asdrubal Cabrera Cleveland Indians 4 .273 .332 .460 25 92 Did not pitch - - - - - - - - 1 2
Alex Gordon Kansas City Royals 3 .303 .376 .502 323 87 Did not pitch - - - - - - - - - 3
Josh Hamilton Texas Rangers 1 .298 .346 .536 25 94 Did not pitch - - - - - - - - - 1
David Robertson New York Yankees 1 Did not bat 4 - 0 1 100 1.08 - - - - - - - - - 1


Preceded by
2010
Most Valuable Player Award
National

2011
Succeeded by
2012

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