AL MVP Second-Place Players

Can you name the AL MLB players who have finished second in the AL MVP voting ballot since 1931?

MVP (year)Second Place PlayerTeam (position)
Miguel Cabrera (2013)Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (OF)
Miguel Cabrera (2012)Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (OF)
Justin Verlander (2011)Boston Red Sox (CF)
Josh Hamilton (2010)Detroit Tigers (1B/3B)
Joe Mauer (2009)New York Yankees (1B)
Dustin Pedroia (2008)Minnesota Twins (1B)
Alex Rodriguez (2007)Detroit Tigers (RF)
Justin Morneau (2006)New York Yankees (SS)
Alex Rodriguez (2005)Boston Red Sox (DH)
Vladimir Guerrero (2004)New York Yankees (3B/OF)
Alex Rodriguez (2003)Toronto Blue Jays (1B)
Miguel Tejada (2002)Texas Rangers (SS)
Ichiro Suzuki (2001)Oakland A's (1B/DH)
Jason Giambi (2000)Chicago White Sox (1B/DH)
Ivan Rodriguez (1999)Boston Red Sox (P)
Juan Gonzalez (1998)Boston Red Sox (SS)
Ken Griffey Jr. (1997)New York Yankees (1B)
Juan Gonzalez (1996)Seattle Mariners (SS)
Mo Vaughn (1995)Cleveland Indians (LF)
Frank Thomas (1994)Seattle Mariners (CF)
Frank Thomas (1993)Toronto Blue Jays (INF/DH)
Dennis Eckersley (1992)Minnesota Twins (CF)
Cal Ripken Jr. (1991)Detroit Tigers (1B/DH)
Rickey Henderson (1990)Detroit Tigers (1B/DH)
Robin Yount (1989)Texas Rangers (RF/DH)
Jose Canseco (1988)Boston Red Sox (LF)
George Bell (1987)Detroit Tigers (SS)
Roger Clemens (1986)New York Yankees (1B)
MVP (year)Second Place PlayerTeam (position)
Don Mattingly (1985)Kansas City Royals (1B/3B/DH)
Willie Hernandez (1984)Minnesota Twins (1B)
Cal Ripken Jr. (1983)Baltimore Orioles (1B/DH)
Robin Yount (1982)Baltimore Orioles (1B/DH)
Rollie Fingers (1981)Oakland A's (LF)
George Brett (1980)New York Yankees (RF)
Don Baylor (1979)Baltimore Orioles (RF/DH)
Jim Rice (1978)New York Yankees (P)
Rod Carew (1977)Kansas City Royals (RF)
Thurman Munson (1976)Kansas City Royals (1B/3B/DH)
Fred Lynn (1975)Kansas City Royals (1B)
Jeff Burroughs (1974)Oakland A's (LF)
Reggie Jackson (1973)Baltimore Orioles (P)
Dick Allen (1972)Oakland A's (LF)
Vida Blue (1971)Oakland A's (3B)
Boog Powell (1970)Minnesota Twins (RF/DH)
Harmon Killebrew (1969)Baltimore Orioles (1B)
Denny McLain (1968)Detroit Tigers (C)
Carl Yastrzemski (1967)Minnesota Twins (1B/3B/LF)
Frank Robinson (1966)Baltimore Orioles (3B)
Zoilo Versalles (1965)Minnesota Twins (RF/DH)
Brooks Robinson (1964)New York Yankees (CF)
Elston Howard (1963)Detroit Tigers (RF)
Mickey Mantle (1962)New York Yankees (2B)
Roger Maris (1961)New York Yankees (CF)
Roger Maris (1960)New York Yankees (CF)
Nellie Fox (1959)Chicago White Sox (SS)
Jackie Jensen (1958)New York Yankees (P)
MVP (year)Second Place PlayerTeam (position)
Mickey Mantle (1957)Boston Red Sox (LF)
Mickey Mantle (1956)New York Yankees (C)
Yogi Berra (1955)Detroit Tigers (RF)
Yogi Berra (1954)Cleveland Indians (CF)
Al Rosen (1953)New York Yankees (C)
Bobby Shantz (1952)New York Yankees (P)
Yogi Berra (1951)St. Louis Browns (P)
Phil Rizzuto (1950)Boston Red Sox (INF)
Ted Williams (1949)New York Yankees (SS)
Lou Boudreau (1948)New York Yankees (CF)
Joe DiMaggio (1947)Boston Red Sox (LF)
Ted Williams (1946)Detroit Tigers (P)
Hal Newhouser (1945)Detroit Tigers (2B)
Hal Newhouser (1944)Detroit Tigers (P)
Spud Chandler (1943)Chicago White Sox (SS)
Joe Gordon (1942)Boston Red Sox (LF)
Joe DiMaggio (1941)Boston Red Sox (LF)
Hank Greenberg (1940)Cleveland Indians (P)
Joe DiMaggio (1939)Boston Red Sox (1B)
Jimmie Foxx (1938)New York Yankees (C)
Charlie Gehringer (1937)New York Yankees (CF)
Lou Gehrig (1936)Chicago White Sox (SS)
Hank Greenberg (1935)Boston Red Sox (P)
Mickey Cochrane (1934)Detroit Tigers (2B)
Jimmie Foxx (1933)Washington Senators (SS)
Jimmie Foxx (1932)New York Yankees (1B)
Lefty Grove (1931)New York Yankees (1B)
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