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American League Most Valuable Player Award Winners

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Winners of the American League Most Valuable Player Award from baseball history, as selected by the Baseball Writers of America:

2013: Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

2012: Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers

2011: Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers

2010: Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers

2009: Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins

2008: Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox

2007: Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees

2006: Justin Morneau, Minnesota Twins

2005: Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees

2004: Vladimir Guerrero, Anaheim Angels

2003: Alex Rodriguez, Texas Rangers

2002: Miguel Tejada, Oakland Athletics

2001: Ichiro Suzuki, Seattle Mariners

2000: Jason Giambi, Oakland Athletics

1999: Ivan Rodriguez, Texas Rangers

1998: Juan Gonzalez, Texas Rangers

1997: Ken Griffey Jr., Seattle Mariners

1996: Juan Gonzalez, Texas Rangers

1995: Mo Vaughn, Boston Red Sox

1994: Frank Thomas, Chicago White Sox

1993: Frank Thomas, Chicago White Sox

1992: Dennis Eckersley, Oakland Athletics

1991: Cal Ripken, Baltimore Orioles

1990: Rickey Henderson, Oakland Athletics

1989: Robin Yount, Milwaukee Brewers

1988: Jose Canseco, Oakland Athletics

1987: George Bell, Toronto Blue Jays

1986: Roger Clemens, Boston Red Sox

1985: Don Mattingly, New York Yankees

1984: Willie Hernandez, Detroit Tigers

1983: Cal Ripken, Baltimore Orioles

1982: Robin Yount, Milwaukee Brewers

1981: Rollie Fingers, Milwaukee Brewers

1980: George Brett, Kansas City Royals

1979: Don Baylor, California Angels

1978: Jim Rice, Boston Red Sox

1977: Rod Carew, Minnesota Twins

1976: Thurman Munson, New York Yankees

1975: Fred Lynn, Boston Red Sox

1974: Jeff Burroughs, Texas Rangers

1973: Reggie Jackson, Oakland Athletics

1972: Dick Allen, Chicago White Sox

1971: Vida Blue, Oakland Athletics

1970: Boog Powell, Baltimore Orioles

1969: Harmon Killebrew, Minnesota Twins

1968: Denny McLain, Detroit Tigers

1967: Carl Yastrzemski, Boston Red Sox

1966: Frank Robinson, Baltimore Orioles

1965: Zoilo Versalles, Minnesota Twins

1964: Brooks Robinson, Baltimore Orioles

1963: Elston Howard, New York Yankees

1962: Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees

1961: Roger Maris, New York Yankees

1960: Roger Maris, New York Yankees

1959: Nellie Fox, Chicago White Sox

1958: Jackie Jensen, Boston Red Sox

1957: Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees

1956: Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees

1955: Yogi Berra, New York Yankees

1954: Yogi Berra, New York Yankees

1953: Al Rosen, Cleveland Indians

1952: Bobby Shantz, Philadelphia Athletics

1951: Yogi Berra, New York Yankees

1950: Phil Rizzuto, New York Yankees

1949: Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox

1948: Lou Boudreau, Cleveland Indians

1947: Joe DiMaggio, New York Yankees

1946: Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox

1945: Hal Newhouser, Detroit Tigers

1944: Hal Newhouser, Detroit Tigers

1943: Spud Chandler, New York Yankees

1942: Joe Gordon, New York Yankees

1941: Joe DiMaggio, New York Yankees

1940: Hank Greenberg, Detroit Tigers

1939: Joe DiMaggio, New York Yankees

1938: Jimmie Foxx, Boston Red Sox

1937: Charley Gehringer, Detroit Tigers

1936: Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees

1935: Hank Greenberg, Detroit Tigers

1934: Mickey Cochrane, Detroit Tigers

1933: Jimmie Foxx, Philadelphia Athletics

1932: Jimmie Foxx, Philadelphia Athletics

1931: Lefty Grove, Philadelphia Athletics

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