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1939 National League Most Valuable Player Award

From BR Bullpen

The winner of the 1939 National League Most Valuable Player Award was Bucky Walters of the Cincinnati Reds.

Award Voting[edit]

† 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
Bucky Walters Cincinnati Reds 303 0.902 (336) 18 120 16 39 1 16 1 5 12 0.325 0.357 0.433 27 - 11 0 319.0 250 15 109 137 2.29
Johnny Mize St. Louis Cardinals 178 0.530 (336) 1 564 104 197 28 108 0 92 49 0.349 0.444 0.626 Did not pitch
Paul Derringer Cincinnati Reds 174 0.518 (336) 2 110 10 23 0 17 0 1 11 0.209 0.216 0.236 25 - 7 0 301.0 321 15 35 128 2.93
Frank McCormick Cincinnati Reds 159 0.473 (336) 2 630 99 209 18 128 1 40 16 0.332 0.374 0.495 Did not pitch
Curt Davis St. Louis Cardinals 106 0.315 (336) 0 105 10 40 1 17 0 3 22 0.381 0.398 0.457 22 - 16 7 248.0 279 18 48 70 3.63
Jimmy Brown St. Louis Cardinals 99 0.295 (336) 1 645 88 192 3 51 4 32 18 0.298 0.335 0.384 Did not pitch
Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 81 0.241 (336) 0 606 98 201 14 117 6 45 44 0.332 0.380 0.507 Did not pitch
Leo Durocher Brooklyn Dodgers 52 0.155 (336) 0 390 42 108 1 34 2 27 24 0.277 0.325 0.369 Did not pitch
Harry Danning New York Giants 33 0.098 (336) 0 520 79 163 16 74 4 35 42 0.313 0.359 0.479 Did not pitch
Luke Hamlin Brooklyn Dodgers 32 0.095 (336) 0 103 4 13 1 6 0 1 21 0.126 0.135 0.184 20 - 13 0 269.2 255 27 54 88 3.64
Mel Ott New York Giants 21 0.063 (336) 0 396 85 122 27 80 2 100 50 0.308 0.449 0.581 Did not pitch
Billy Jurges New York Giants 20 0.060 (336) 0 543 84 155 6 63 3 47 34 0.285 0.349 0.398 Did not pitch
Dolph Camilli Brooklyn Dodgers 20 0.060 (336) 0 565 105 164 26 104 1 110 107 0.290 0.409 0.524 Did not pitch
Billy Myers Cincinnati Reds 18 0.054 (336) 0 509 79 143 9 56 4 71 90 0.281 0.369 0.393 Did not pitch
Stan Hack Chicago Cubs 17 0.051 (336) 0 641 112 191 8 56 17 65 35 0.298 0.364 0.398 Did not pitch
Terry Moore St. Louis Cardinals 15 0.045 (336) 0 417 65 123 17 77 6 43 38 0.295 0.362 0.487 0 - 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0.00
Augie Galan Chicago Cubs 15 0.045 (336) 0 549 104 167 6 71 8 75 26 0.304 0.392 0.432 Did not pitch
Morrie Arnovich Philadelphia Phillies 10 0.030 (336) 0 491 68 159 5 67 7 58 28 0.324 0.397 0.413 Did not pitch
Bill Lee Chicago Cubs 8 0.024 (336) 0 103 3 13 1 3 0 4 16 0.126 0.159 0.155 19 - 15 0 282.1 295 18 85 105 3.44
Lonny Frey Cincinnati Reds 8 0.024 (336) 0 484 95 141 11 55 5 72 46 0.291 0.388 0.452 Did not pitch
Enos Slaughter St. Louis Cardinals 8 0.024 (336) 0 604 95 193 12 86 2 44 53 0.320 0.371 0.482 Did not pitch
Billy Werber Cincinnati Reds 6 0.018 (336) 0 599 115 173 5 57 15 91 46 0.289 0.388 0.389 Did not pitch
Gabby Hartnett Chicago Cubs 5 0.015 (336) 0 306 36 85 12 59 0 37 32 0.278 0.358 0.467 Did not pitch
Max West Boston Bees 5 0.015 (336) 0 449 67 128 19 82 1 51 55 0.285 0.364 0.497 Did not pitch
Elbie Fletcher Boston Bees 4 0.012 (336) 0 106 14 26 0 6 1 19 5 0.245 0.365 0.264 Did not pitch
Buddy Hassett Boston Bees 4 0.012 (336) 0 590 72 182 2 60 13 29 14 0.308 0.342 0.354 Did not pitch
Pete Coscarart Brooklyn Dodgers 4 0.012 (336) 0 419 59 116 4 43 10 46 56 0.277 0.354 0.368 Did not pitch
Elbie Fletcher Pittsburgh Pirates 4 0.012 (336) 0 370 49 112 12 71 3 48 28 0.303 0.386 0.484 Did not pitch
Ival Goodman Cincinnati Reds 4 0.012 (336) 0 470 85 152 7 84 2 54 32 0.323 0.401 0.515 Did not pitch
Cookie Lavagetto Brooklyn Dodgers 3 0.009 (336) 0 587 93 176 10 87 14 78 30 0.300 0.387 0.416 Did not pitch
Bob Bowman St. Louis Cardinals 2 0.006 (336) 0 47 2 4 0 1 0 4 29 0.085 0.157 0.106 13 - 5 9 169.1 141 8 60 78 2.60
Eddie Miller Boston Bees 1 0.003 (336) 0 296 32 79 4 31 4 16 21 0.267 0.315 0.361 Did not pitch
Billy Herman Chicago Cubs 1 0.003 (336) 0 623 111 191 7 70 9 66 31 0.307 0.378 0.453 Did not pitch
Preceded by
1938
Most Valuable Player Award
American

1939
Succeeded by
1940