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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Players who have won Cy Young and MVP awards in same season

A look at the pitchers who captured two of baseball's most-cherished awards in the same season.

November 21, 2011

Players who have won the Cy Young Award and league most valuable player in the same season:

Year; Player; Stats; MVP runner-up

2011; Justin Verlander, Detroit; 24-5, 2.40 ERA; Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston

1992; Dennis Eckersley, Oakland; 7-1, 51 saves, 1.91; Kirby Puckett, Minnesota

1986; Roger Clemens, Boston; 24-4, 2.48; Don Mattingly, New York

1984; Willie Hernandez, Detroit; 9-3, 32 saves, 1.92; Kent Hrbek, Minnesota

1981; Rollie Fingers, Milwaukee; 6-3, 28 saves, 1.04; Rickey Henderson, Oakland

1971; Vida Blue, Oakland; 24-8, 1.82; Sal Bando, Oakland

1968; Denny McLain, Detroit; 31-6, 1.96; Bill Freehan, Detroit

1968; Bob Gibson, St. Louis; 22-9, 1.12; Pete Rose, Cincinnati

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