2005 Season
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Top HitterAlex
Rodriguez
Top PitcherRoger
Clemens

2005 Major League Player of the Year

Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Andruw Jones
ATL
CF
28.2
6.7
26.4
12.7
by Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Alex Rodriguez
NYA
3B
29.9
9.4
38.7
25.1
2 Dontrelle Willis
FLO
SP
23.5
8.4
22.5
15.3
3 Albert Pujols
SLN
1B
25.5
8.4
36.6
24.3
4 Roger Clemens
HOU
SP
42.9
8.2
23.5
17.1
5 Derrek Lee
CHN
1B
29.8
7.7
34.2
22.0
6 Brian Roberts
BAL
2B
27.7
7.3
27.8
14.7
7 Chase Utley
PHI
2B
26.5
7.3
26.1
12.7
8 Mark Teixeira
TEX
1B
25.2
7.2
28.7
16.6
9 Johan Santana
MIN
SP
26.3
7.2
22.2
15.1
10 Andruw Jones
ATL
CF
28.2
6.7
26.4
12.7
11 Grady Sizemore
CLE
CF
22.9
6.6
22.3
8.6
12 Carlos Zambrano
CHN
SP
24.1
6.5
19.2
12.4
13 Pedro Martinez
NYN
SP
33.7
6.5
19.7
13.1
14 Rafael Furcal
ATL
SS
27.7
6.5
25.5
10.3
15 Morgan Ensberg
HOU
3B
29.8
6.3
26.3
13.8
16 Andy Pettitte
HOU
SP
33.0
6.2
22.5
15.7
17 Placido Polanco
MULT
2B
29.7
6.0
19.4
8.1
18 Roy Oswalt
HOU
SP
27.8
5.9
21.3
14.0
19 Miguel Tejada
BAL
SS
31.1
5.9
25.7
10.6
20 Vladimir Guerrero
LAA
RF
30.4
5.7
27.6
17.4
21 Jason Bay
PIT
LF
26.8
5.7
29.3
16.2
22 Randy Johnson
NYA
SP
41.8
5.6
14.9
8.0
23 Craig Counsell
ARI
2B
34.9
5.5
19.1
4.9
24 Roy Halladay
TOR
SP
28.1
5.5
14.9
10.6
25 Travis Hafner
CLE
DH
28.1
5.5
23.0
14.8
26 Chris Carpenter
SLN
SP
30.2
5.4
21.1
13.8
27 David Ortiz
BOS
DH
29.6
5.3
30.4
20.2
28 Miguel Cabrera
FLO
LF
22.2
5.2
28.9
16.2
29 Victor Martinez
CLE
C
26.5
5.2
21.2
7.5
30 Jhonny Peralta
CLE
SS
23.1
5.1
24.8
12.2
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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James