Philadelphia Phillies Most Valuable Player Award

Members of the Philadelphia chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America vote annually for the Philadelphia Phillies Most Valuable Player Award receipient, also called the Mike Schmidt Most Valuable Player Award.

Similar in nature to a Most Valuable Player Award, but simply team specific, the Mike Schmidt Most Valuable Player Award has been given since 2004 to the Philadelphia Phillies player who consistently performed at the top of their game during the season.

"I heard sophomore jinx this, sophomore jinx that," he said after beating out 2005 NL MVP Albert Pujols for the award Monday. "I just prepared myself in spring training to go out and perform, stick with my game plan and have fun." - Ryan Howard on ESPN.com (AP Wire, 11/22/2006, 'Howard beats out Pujols to win NL MVP award', Source )

Mike Schmidt Most Valuable Player Award

by Philadelphia Baseball Writers | Mike Schmidt Stats

Year / Roster

Winner (Quantity)

Position (Quantity)

Right Field (1)

Left Field (1)

Second Base (1)

First Base (1)

Shortstop (1)

Pitcher (1)

First Base (2)

First Base (3)

Center Field (1)
Catcher (1)
Left Field (2)
Right Field (2)

2015

Not Yet Announced (10-2015)

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Year / Roster

Winner (Quantity)

Position (Quantity)

Philadelphia Phillies Most Valuable Player Award


Philadelphia Phillies who have won the Mike Schmidt Most Valuable Player Award more than once are: Ryan Howard - the first & only player to date.

In 2004 the Philadelphia area baseball writers also created the Steve Carlton Most Valuable Pitcher Award , the Dallas Green Special Achievement Award , and the Tug McGraw Good Guy Award .

Do you agree with the choices made by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Baseball Writers? What Phillies players are your favorite on and off the field during each of the seasons? Share the answers to these questions on Baseball Fever .

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