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Can you name the MLB players who came in 2nd place in MVP balloting without ever winning the award?

 Plays Quiz Updated Jun 27, 2019

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Year (Team)PlayerMVP Winner
1911 AL (CHW)Ty Cobb - DET
1911 NL (NYG)Frank Schulte- CHC
1912 AL (CHW)Tris Speaker - BOS
1912 NL (PIT)Larry Doyle - NYG
1913 AL (CLE)Walter Johnson - WSH
1913 NL (PHI)Jake Daubert - BRO
1914 AL (DET)Eddie Collins - PHA
1914 NL (BSN)Johnny Evers - BSN
1922 AL (PHA)George Sisler - SLB
1925 AL (PHA)Roger Peckinpaugh - WSH
1925 NL (PIT)Rogers Hornsby - STL
1926 AL (CHW)George Burns - CLE
1926 NL (CIN)Bob O'Ferrell - STL
1927 AL (DET)Lou Gehrig - NYY
1928 AL (SLB)Mickey Cochrane - PHA
1928 NL (NYG)Jim Bottomley- STL
1929 NL (PHI)Rogers Hornsby - CHC
1932 NL (CHC)Chuck Klein - PHI
1933 AL (WSH)Jimmie Foxx - PHA
1935 AL (BOS)Hank Greenberg - DET
1936 AL (CHW)Lou Gehrig - NYY
1938 AL (NYY)Jimmie Foxx - BOS
1938 NL (CHC)Ernie Lombardi - CIN
1939 NL (STL)Bucky Walters - CIN
1940 AL (CLE)Hank Greenberg- DET
1940 NL (STL)Frank McCormick - CIN
1941 NL (BRO)Dolph Camilli - BRO
1942 NL (STL)Mort Cooper - STL
1943 AL (CHW)Spud Chandler - NYY
1943 NL (STL)Stan Musial - STL
1944 AL (DET)Hal Newhouser - DET
1944 NL (CHC)Marty Marion - STL
1945 AL (DET)Hal Newhouser - DET
1945 NL (BSN)Phil Cavarretta - CHC
1946 NL (BRO)Stan Musial - STL
1947 NL (CIN)Bob Elliott - BSN
1948 NL (BSN)Stan Musial - STL
1950 AL (BOS)Phil Rizzuto - NYY
1951 AL (SLB)Yogi Berra - NYY
Year (Team)PlayerMVP Winner
1952 AL (NYY)Bobby Shantz - PHA
1952 NL (PHI)Hank Sauer - CHC
1953 NL (MLB)Roy Campanella - BRO
1954 AL (CLE)Yogi Berra - NYY
1954 NL (CIN)Willie Mays - NYG
1955 AL (DET)Yogi Berra - NYY
1955 NL (BRO)Roy Campanella - BRO
1956 NL (BRO)Don Newcombe - BRO
1958 AL (NYY)Jackie Jensen - BOS
1959 AL (CHW)Nellie Fox - CHW
1959 NL (MLB)Ernie Banks - CHC
1960 NL (PIT)Dick Groat - PIT
1962 AL (NYY)Mickey Mantle - NYY
1963 AL (DET)Elston Howard - NYY
1964 NL (PHI)Ken Boyer - STL
1965 AL (MIN)Zoilo Versalles - MIN
1967 NL (STL)Orlando Cepeda - STL
1968 AL (DET)Denny McLain - DET
1969 NL (NYM)Willie McCovey - SF
1970 AL (MIN)Boog Powell - BAL
1970 NL (CHC)Johnny Bench - CIN
1971 AL (OAK)Vida Blue - OAK
1972 AL (OAK)Dick Allen - CHW
1972 NL (CHC)Johnny Bench - CIN
1973 AL (BAL)Reggie Jackson - OAK
1974 AL (OAK)Jeff Burroughs - TEX
1974 NL (STL)Steve Garvey - LAD
1975 AL (KC)Fred Lynn - BOS
1975 NL (PHI)Joe Morgan - CIN
1977 AL (KC)Rod Carew - MIN
1977 NL (PHI)George Foster - CIN
1978 AL (NYY)Jim Rice - BOS
1979 AL (BAL)Don Baylor - CAL
1980 NL (MON)Mike Schmidt - PHI
1982 AL (BAL)Robin Yount - MIL
1982 NL (STL)Dale Murphy - ATL
1983 AL (BAL)Cal Ripken Jr. - BAL
1984 AL (MIN)Willie Hernandez - DET
1986 NL (HOU)Mike Schmidt - PHI
Year (Team)PlayerMVP Winner
1987 AL (DET)George Bell - TOR
1987 NL (STL)Andre Dawson - CHC
1988 AL (BOS)Jose Canseco - OAK
1988 NL (NYM)Kirk Gibson - LAD
1989 AL (TEX)Robin Yount - MIL
1989 NL (SF)Kevin Mitchell - SF
1990 AL (DET)Rickey Henderson - OAK
1990 NL (PIT)Barry Bonds - PIT
1991 AL (DET)Cal Ripken Jr. - BAL
1992 AL (MIN)Dennis Eckersley - OAK
1993 AL (TOR)Frank Thomas - CHW
1993 NL (PHI)Barry Bonds - SF
1994 NL (SF)Jeff Bagwell - HOU
1995 AL (CLE)Mo Vaughn - BOS
1995 NL (COL)Barry Larkin - CIN
1996 NL (LAD)Ken Caminiti - SD
1997 AL (NYY)Ken Griffey Jr. - SEA
1997 NL (LAD)Larry Walker - COL
1998 AL (BOS)Juan Gonzalez - TEX
1998 NL (STL)Sammy Sosa - CHC
1999 AL (BOS)Ivan Rodriguez - TEX
2003 AL (TOR)Alex Rodriguez - TEX
2004 AL (NYY)Vladimir Guerrero - ANA
2004 NL (LAD)Barry Bonds - SF
2005 AL (BOS)Alex Rodriguez - NYY
2005 NL (ATL)Albert Pujols - STL
2006 AL (NYY)Justin Morneau - MIN
2007 AL (DET)Alex Rodriguez - NYY
2007 NL (COL)Jimmy Rollins - PHI
2009 AL (NYY)Joe Mauer- MIN
2009 NL (FLA)Albert Pujols - STL
2011 AL (BOS)Justin Verlander - DET
2011 NL (LAD)Ryan Braun - MIL
2013 NL (ARI)Andrew McCutchen - PIT
2014 AL (DET)Mike Trout - LAA
2015 NL (ARI)Bryce Harper - WSH
2016 NL (WSH)Kris Bryant - CHC
2017 AL (NYY)Jose Altuve - HOU
2018 NL (CHC)Christian Yelich - MIL

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