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2007 SB Nation NL MVP Award

Voting on the NL MVP was a little more spread out than the AL award; six players got at least one first-place vote.

Yes, some of you may think the choice was obvious -- and that "obvious" choice was the winner -- but some of the rest of us didn't. I didn't vote for him -- when you click "Read More", you'll find out.

Starting next week, MLB will announce their choices for the awards we've handed out this week. We'll see how ours match up against the BBWAA.

National League 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Points
Matt Holliday 12 4 1 2 1 - - 1 - - 235
Prince Fielder - 4 9 2 1 2 1 2 - - 148
Jimmy Rollins 4 2 3 2 2 1 - 1 2 1 137
David Wright 1 2 1 3 5 1 2 4 - 1 117
Chipper Jones - 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 1 1 95
Hanley Ramirez 2 - - 3 2 1 2 2 5 - 90
Chase Utley - 2 - 2 3 1 4 3 4 - 88
Albert Pujols - 1 1 3 2 4 - 2 1 2 80
Ryan Howard 1 2 1 1 - 1 3 - 2 2 70
Jake Peavy 1 2 2 - 1 2 - - 1 2 68
Miguel Cabrera - - - - - 3 2 2 1 4 35
Brandon Webb - - - 1 - - 2 - - 1 16
Aramis Ramirez - - - - 1 - 1 - 1 1 13
Eric Byrnes - - - - - 2 - 1 - - 13
Derrek Lee - - 1 - - - - - - - 8
Ryan Braun - - - - - 1 - - 1 1 8
Brad Penny - - - - 1 - - - - 1 6
Jose Reyes - - - - - - - 1 - - 3
John Smoltz - - - - - - - - 1 - 2
Troy Tulowitzki - - - - - - - - - 1 1
Adam Dunn - - - - - - - - - 1 1
Roy Oswalt - - - - - - - - - 1 1
Carlos Lee - - - - - - - - - 1 1
Todd Helton - - - - - - - - - 1 1
Barry Bonds - - - - - - - - - 1 1

As for the AL, points were: 14 for first, then 9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 for 2nd through 10th place.

My MVP ballot:

  1. Rollins
  2. Holliday
  3. Howard
  4. Fielder
  5. Wright
  6. Braun
  7. Utley
  8. Reyes
  9. Peavy
  10. A. Ramirez
Mike's ballot:
  1. Holliday
  2. Howard
  3. Rollins
  4. Fielder
  5. Wright
  6. C. Jones
  7. Utley
  8. M. Cabrera
  9. H. Ramirez
  10. Pujols