There have been plenty of significant Most Valuable Players through the history of Major League Baseball, but which 10 are the best of the bests?

From studs in the American League like Mickey Mantle in 1956, 1957, and 1962, to duds like the AL’s Dustin Pedoria in 2008, let’s power rank the 10 most valuable MVPs to ever play America’s Pastime.

As a side note, I want to go ahead and inform readers that this is—by far—the toughest top 10 list I’ve ever had to put together, and just because some of the current talent may be towards the back end of (or not even on) this list doesn’t mean they are not worthy MVP players.

My point is that it would be extremely difficult to even assemble a top 25 list of the best MVPs in the history of baseball, let alone narrowing it down to 10.

However, without further ado, here we go…

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