MLB most valuable players – 1971

List players from 1971 with high WAR by team. See game notes for more details.

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Atlanta Braves
7.2 
5.2 
5.0 
3.3 
2.7 
2.6 
Baltimore Orioles
6.0 
5.8 
5.1 
4.6 
4.4 
4.1 
3.6 
3.3 
3.1 
3.0 
2.9 
Boston Red Sox
5.6 
5.4 
4.9 
4.0 
2.9 
2.4 
2.2 
California Angels
5.2 
4.2 
3.3 
2.9 
2.6 
Chicago Cubs
10.3 
5.9 
4.3 
3.6 
3.3 
3.1 
1.8 
Chicago White Sox
11.7 
6.2 
5.6 
3.9 
1.7 
1.7 
Cincinnati Reds
5.4 
5.1 
4.1 
4.1 
3.0 
2.7 
Cleveland Indians
7.5 
4.0 
Detroit Tigers
8.6 
5.3 
4.3 
3.3 
3.2 
3.1 
2.4 
2.2 
Houston Astros
6.1 
5.6 
3.6 
3.5 
2.5 
1.9 
Kansas City Royals
5.3 
4.5 
4.2 
4.2 
4.0 
3.6 
2.9 
Los Angeles Dodgers
5.4 
5.2 
4.6 
3.8 
3.0 
3.0 
2.5 
2.1 
Milwaekee Brewers
4.1 
3.7 
3.5 
3.1 
Minnesota Twins
6.4 
4.3 
3.8 
3.7 
3.1 
Montreal Expos
5.9 
5.1 
4.8 
3.5 
New York Mets
10.1 
4.8 
4.6 
4.1 
3.5 
3.2 
2.5 
New York Yankees
6.7 
6.5 
4.1 
3.6 
3.3 
3.1 
2.6 
Oakland Athletics
9.0 
6.5 
6.4 
3.3 
2.7 
2.3 
2.3 
2.2 
1.9 
1.8 
Philadelphia Phillies
3.4 
3.2 
3.2 
Pittsburgh Pirates
7.9 
7.2 
5.0 
4.1 
4.0 
2.9 
2.6 
2.5 
2.3 
1.8 
San Diego Padres
7.4 
4.2 
San Francisco Giants
6.7 
6.3 
4.3 
3.8 
2.9 
2.8 
2.7 
2.6 
St Louis Cardinals
5.9 
4.9 
4.1 
3.6 
3.3 
3.0 
2.1 
1.8 
Washington Senators
2.9 
2.7 
2.5 
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  • We've all heard the baseball truism: every team will win 50 and lose 50, but it is what they do with the other 62 that matter. In this quiz, I removed 50 wins from every team, divided the remaining wins by 5, and listed that number of players by WAR. So the Athletics with 101 wins have ten listed ((101-50)/5) while the Indians have just two listed ((60-50)/5). Is this the most valuable 150 players from 1971? Maybe, maybe not, but now you understand the quiz.
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