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Baseball Awards Voting for 1979

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1979 American League Most Valuable Player Award
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                           1st           Max       |       Season Results 
 Rk Name             Team Place Points Points Share|   AB  H  HR   BA    OPS  SB|  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV
+--+----------------+----+-----+------+------+-----+-----+---+--+-----+-----+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
  1 Don Baylor        CAL   20    347    392  0.89 |  628 186 36  .296  .901  22|                            
  2 Ken Singleton     BAL    3    241    392  0.61 |  570 168 35  .295  .938   3|                            
  3 George Brett      KCR    2    226    392  0.58 |  645 212 23  .329  .939  17|                            
  4 Fred Lynn         BOS    0    160    392  0.41 |  531 177 39  .333 1.060   2|                            
  5 Jim Rice          BOS    0    124    392  0.32 |  619 201 39  .325  .977   9|                            
  6 Mike Flanagan     BAL    3    100    392  0.26 |                            | 23-9  266  3.08  1.19 190   
  7 Gorman Thomas     MIL    0     87    392  0.22 |  557 136 45  .244  .895   1|                            
  8 Bobby Grich       CAL    0     58    392  0.15 |  534 157 30  .294  .902   1|                            
  9 Darrell Porter    KCR    0     52    392  0.13 |  533 155 20  .291  .905   3|                            
 10 Buddy Bell        TEX    0     48    392  0.12 |  670 200 18  .299  .778   5|                            
 11 Jim Kern          TEX    0     25    392  0.06 |                            | 13-5  143  1.57  1.13 136 29
 11 Mike Marshall     MIN    0     25    392  0.06 |                            | 10-15 143  2.65  1.26  81 32
 11 Eddie Murray      BAL    0     25    392  0.06 |  606 179 25  .295  .844  10|                            
 14 Brian Downing     CAL    0     24    392  0.06 |  509 166 12  .326  .880   3|                            
 15 Sixto Lezcano     MIL    0     18    392  0.05 |  473 152 28  .321  .987   4|                            
 16 Roy Smalley       MIN    0     16    392  0.04 |  621 168 24  .271  .794   2|                            
 17 Steve Kemp        DET    0     15    392  0.04 |  490 156 26  .318  .941   5|                            
 17 Willie Wilson     KCR    0     15    392  0.04 |  588 185  6  .315  .771  83|                            
 19 Mark Clear        CAL    0     12    392  0.03 |                            | 11-5  109  3.63  1.42  98 14
 20 Paul Molitor      MIL    0      8    392  0.02 |  584 188  9  .322  .841  33|                            
 21 Rick Burleson     BOS    0      7    392  0.02 |  627 174  5  .278  .683   9|                            
 22 Tommy John        NYY    0      5    392  0.01 |                            | 21-9  276  2.96  1.21 111   
 23 Cecil Cooper      MIL    0      4    392  0.01 |  590 182 24  .308  .872  15|                            
 24 Willie Horton     SEA    0      3    392  0.01 |  646 180 29  .279  .784   1|                            
 24 Reggie Jackson    NYY    0      3    392  0.01 |  465 138 29  .297  .926   9|                            
 26 Dan Ford          CAL    0      1    392  0.00 |  569 165 21  .290  .797   8|                            
 26 Ron Guidry        NYY    0      1    392  0.00 |                            | 18-8  236  2.78  1.16 201  2
 26 Mike Hargrove     TOT    0      1    392  0.00 |  338 110 10  .325  .933   2|                            

1979 National League Most Valuable Player Award
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                           1st           Max       |       Season Results 
 Rk Name             Team Place Points Points Share|   AB  H  HR   BA    OPS  SB|  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV
+--+----------------+----+-----+------+------+-----+-----+---+--+-----+-----+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
  1 Keith Hernandez   STL   10    216    336  0.64 |  610 210 11  .344  .930  11|                            
  1 Willie Stargell   PIT    4    216    336  0.64 |  424 119 32  .281  .904   0|                            
  3 Dave Winfield     SDP    4    155    336  0.46 |  597 184 34  .308  .953  15|                            
  4 Larry Parrish     MON    0    128    336  0.38 |  544 167 30  .307  .908   5|                            
  5 Ray Knight        CIN    2     82    336  0.24 |  551 175 10  .318  .814   4|                            
  6 Joe Niekro        HOU    1     75    336  0.22 |   83  10  0  .120  .285   0| 21-11 264  3.00  1.24 119   
  7 Bruce Sutter      CHC    0     69    336  0.21 |   12   3  0  .250  .558   1|  6-6  101  2.22  0.98 110 37
  8 Kent Tekulve      PIT    1     64    336  0.19 |   15   2  0  .133  .321   0| 10-8  134  2.75  1.18  75 31
  9 Dave Concepcion   CIN    0     63    336  0.19 |  590 166 16  .281  .763  19|                            
 10 Dave Parker       PIT    0     56    336  0.17 |  622 193 25  .310  .906  20|                            
 11 Dave Kingman      CHC    0     53    336  0.16 |  532 153 48  .288  .956   4|                            
 12 George Foster     CIN    0     34    336  0.10 |  440 133 30  .302  .947   0|                            
 13 Mike Schmidt      PHI    0     32    336  0.10 |  541 137 45  .253  .950   9|                            
 14 Steve Garvey      LAD    0     30    336  0.09 |  648 204 28  .315  .848   3|                            
 15 Omar Moreno       PIT    0     23    336  0.07 |  695 196  8  .282  .714  77|                            
 15 Pete Rose         PHI    0     23    336  0.07 |  628 208  4  .331  .848  20|                            
 17 Gary Carter       MON    1     15    336  0.04 |  505 143 22  .283  .823   3|                            
 18 Bill Madlock      TOT    1     14    336  0.04 | +560 167 14  .298  .793  32|                            
 19 J.R. Richard      HOU    0     12    336  0.04 |   95  12  2  .126  .355   0| 18-13 292  2.71  1.09 313   
 20 Phil Niekro       ATL    0     11    336  0.03 |  123  24  0  .195  .457   0| 21-20 342  3.39  1.24 208   
 21 Joe Sambito       HOU    0      9    336  0.03 |    7   2  0  .286 1.012   0|  8-7   91  1.77  1.13  83 22
 21 Tom Seaver        CIN    0      9    336  0.03 |   76  12  2  .158  .445   0| 16-6  215  3.14  1.15 131   
 23 Johnny Bench      CIN    0      7    336  0.02 |  464 128 22  .276  .823   4|                            
 24 Andre Dawson      MON    0      6    336  0.02 |  639 176 25  .275  .777  35|                            
 25 Garry Templeton   STL    0      5    336  0.01 |  672 211  9  .314  .789  26|                            
 26 Gary Matthews     ATL    0      4    336  0.01 |  631 192 27  .304  .865  18|                            
 27 Dave Collins      CIN    0      3    336  0.01 |  396 126  3  .318  .766  16|                            
 28 Bob Horner        ATL    0      1    336  0.00 |  487 153 33  .314  .898   0|                            

1979 American League Cy Young Award
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                          1st           Max        |       Season Results 
 Rk Name             Team Place Points Points Share|  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV
+--+----------------+----+-----+------+------+-----+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
  1 Mike Flanagan     BAL   26    136    140  0.97 | 23-9  266  3.08  1.19 190   
  2 Tommy John        NYY    1     51    140  0.36 | 21-9  276  2.96  1.21 111   
  3 Ron Guidry        NYY    1     26    140  0.19 | 18-8  236  2.78  1.16 201  2
  4 Jim Kern          TEX    0     25    140  0.18 | 13-5  143  1.57  1.13 136 29
  5 Mike Marshall     MIN    0      7    140  0.05 | 10-15 143  2.65  1.26  81 32
  6 Jerry Koosman     MIN    0      5    140  0.04 | 20-13 264  3.38  1.33 157   
  7 Dennis Eckersley  BOS    0      1    140  0.01 | 17-10 247  2.99  1.19 150   
  7 Aurelio Lopez     DET    0      1    140  0.01 | 10-5  127  2.41  1.15 106 21

1979 National League Cy Young Award
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                          1st           Max        |       Season Results 
 Rk Name             Team Place Points Points Share|  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV
+--+----------------+----+-----+------+------+-----+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
  1 Bruce Sutter      CHC   10     72    120  0.60 |  6-6  101  2.22  0.98 110 37
  2 Joe Niekro        HOU    9     66    120  0.55 | 21-11 264  3.00  1.24 119   
  3 J.R. Richard      HOU    4     41    120  0.34 | 18-13 292  2.71  1.09 313   
  4 Tom Seaver        CIN    0     20    120  0.17 | 16-6  215  3.14  1.15 131   
  5 Kent Tekulve      PIT    1     14    120  0.12 | 10-8  134  2.75  1.18  75 31
  6 Phil Niekro       ATL    0      3    120  0.02 | 21-20 342  3.39  1.24 208   

1979 American League Rookie of the Year Award
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                           1st           Max       |       Season Results 
 Rk Name             Team Place Points Points Share|   AB  H  HR   BA    OPS  SB|  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV
+--+----------------+----+-----+------+------+-----+-----+---+--+-----+-----+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
  1 John Castino      MIN    7      7     28  0.25 |  393 112  5  .285  .728   5|                            
  1 Alfredo Griffin   TOR    7      7     28  0.25 |  624 179  2  .287  .697  21|                            
  3 Mark Clear        CAL    5      5     28  0.18 |                            | 11-5  109  3.63  1.42  98 14
  4 Ross Baumgarten   CHW    3      3     28  0.11 |                            | 13-8  191  3.54  1.35  72   
  4 Ron Davis         NYY    3      3     28  0.11 |    1   0  0  .000  .000   0| 14-2   85  2.85  1.31  43  9
  4 Pat Putnam        TEX    3      3     28  0.11 |  426 118 18  .277  .777   1|                            

1979 National League Rookie of the Year Award
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                           1st           Max       |       Season Results 
 Rk Name             Team Place Points Points Share|   AB  H  HR   BA    OPS  SB|  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV
+--+----------------+----+-----+------+------+-----+-----+---+--+-----+-----+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
  1 Rick Sutcliffe    LAD   20     20     24  0.83 |   85  21  1  .247  .571   0| 17-10 242  3.46  1.30 117   
  2 Jeffrey Leonard   HOU    3      3     24  0.12 |  411 119  0  .290  .710  23|                            
  3 Scot Thompson     CHC    1      1     24  0.04 |  346 100  2  .289  .695   4|                            

Awards Voting Results was provided by Jeffrey Burk. Voting Results were originally compiled primarily by Bill Deane.

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