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The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

Lefthanded Most Valuable Player Award Winners

American League Most Valuable Players - Lefthanded Batters and Pitchers
2010 – Josh Hamilton, outfielder, Texas Rangers
2009 – Joe Mauer, catcher, Minnesota Twins
2006 – Justin Morneau, 1st-baseman, Minnesota Twins
2001 – Ichiro Suzuki, outfielder, Seattle Mariners
2000 – Jason Giambi, 1st-baseman, Oakland A's
1997 – Ken Griffey Jr., outfielder, Seattle Mariners
1995 – Mo Vaughn, 1st-baseman, Boston Red Sox
1985 – Don Mattingly, 1st-baseman, New York Yankees
1984 – Willie Hernandez, pitcher, Detroit Tigers
1980 – George Brett, 3rd-baseman, Kansas City Royals
1977 – Rod Carew, 2nd-baseman, Minnesota Twins
1975 – Fred Lynn, outfielder, Boston Red Sox
1973 – Reggie Jackson, outfielder, Oakland A's
1971 – Vida Blue, pitcher, Oakland A's
1970 – Boog Powell, 1st-baseman, Baltimore Orioles
1967 – Carl Yastrzemski, outfielder, Boston Red Sox
1961 – Roger Maris, outfielder, New York Yankees
1960 – Roger Maris, outfielder, New York Yankees
1959 – Nellie Fox, 2nd-baseman, Chicago White Sox
1955 – Yogi Berra, catcher, New York Yankees
1954 – Yogi Berra, catcher, New York Yankees
1952 – Bobby Shantz, pitcher, Philadelphia Athletics
1951 – Yogi Berra, catcher, New York Yankees
1949 – Ted Williams, outfielder, Boston Red Sox
1946 – Ted Williams, outfielder, Boston Red Sox
1945 – Hal Newhouser, pitcher, Detroit Tigers
1944 – Hal Newhouser, pitcher, Detroit Tigers
1937 – Charlie Gehringer, 2nd-baseman, Detroit Tigers
1936 – Lou Gehrig, 1st-baseman, New York Yankees
1934 – Mickey Cochrane, catcher, Detroit Tigers
1931 – Lefty Grove, pitcher, Philadelphia Athletics