SportsNation's MVP Tracker

Updated: November 20, 2006, 11:09 AM ET
Monday, November 20

To help put the MVP race in perspective, we polled SportsNation at various points throughout the 2006 season. From preseason to midseason to every day during the month of September, we zeroed in on which players were getting your votes. Below you will find the results from each of those dates and a new chance to give us your opinion on who should walk away with the hardware.

Has your opinion changed now that you have had time to reflect on the season that was?

Cast your AL and NL MVP vote now!

SPORTSNATION: 2006 MVP VOTING
DATE NL AL
Nov. 20 Vote for NL MVP!
Ryan Howard roared past Albert Pujols and seized SportsNation's MVP vote by 23 home runs and 61 RBI during August and September, but is the slugger still your pick after his Phillies missed the playoffs and Albert Pujols won a World Series? Vote now!
Vote for AL MVP!
Justin Morneau hit .348 in September, helping the Twins sneak past the Tigers for the AL Central title. But after the Twins fell short in the first round of the playoffs, will Derek Jeter, David Ortiz or Frank Thomas slip past Morneau in the final MVP tally? Vote now!
Sept. 29 1. Ryan Howard -- 58.8%
2. Albert Pujols -- 31.1%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 10.0%
1. Justin Morneau -- 45.3%
2. Derek Jeter -- 34.6%
3. David Ortiz -- 13.2%
4. Frank Thomas -- 6.8%
Sept. 28 1. Ryan Howard -- 63.9%
2. Albert Pujols -- 26.0%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 10.0%
1. Justin Morneau -- 62.3%
2. Derek Jeter -- 28.7%
3. David Ortiz -- 4.2%
4. Frank Thomas -- 3.6%
           5. Jermaine Dye -- 0.8%
Sept. 27 1. Ryan Howard -- 69.9%
2. Albert Pujols -- 18.8%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 11.2%
1. Justin Morneau -- 60.6%
2. Derek Jeter -- 29.7%
3. David Ortiz -- 5.6%
4. Frank Thomas -- 3.0%
           5. Jermaine Dye -- 0.9%
Sept. 26 1. Ryan Howard -- 69.9%
2. Albert Pujols -- 21.7%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 8.3%
1. Justin Morneau -- 36.9%
2. Derek Jeter -- 35.1%
3. David Ortiz -- 14.9%
4. Frank Thomas -- 7.6%
           5. Jermaine Dye -- 5.2%
Sept. 25 1. Ryan Howard -- 72.6%
2. Albert Pujols -- 21.0%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 6.2%
1. Justin Morneau -- 34.6%
2. Derek Jeter -- 34.4%
3. David Ortiz -- 16.3%
4. Frank Thomas -- 7.7%
           5. Jermaine Dye -- 6.7%
Sept. 22 1. Ryan Howard -- 69.7%
2. Albert Pujols -- 22.6%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 7.5%
1. Justin Morneau -- 40.4%
2. Derek Jeter -- 35.5%
3. David Ortiz -- 15.5%
4. Frank Thomas -- 4.9%
           5. Jermaine Dye -- 3.4%
Sept. 21 1. Ryan Howard -- 63.8%
2. Albert Pujols -- 26.7%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 9.4%
1. Justin Morneau -- 37.0%
2. Derek Jeter -- 33.0%
3. David Ortiz -- 14.7%
4. Frank Thomas -- 8.4%
           5. Jermaine Dye -- 6.6%
Sept. 20 1. Ryan Howard -- 52.9%
2. Albert Pujols -- 39.9%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 7.1%
1. Derek Jeter -- 35.6%
2. Justin Morneau -- 25.5%
3. David Ortiz -- 11.7%
4. Jermaine Dye -- 11.4%
           5. Frank Thomas -- 7.4%
Sept. 19 1. Ryan Howard -- 55.4%
2. Albert Pujols -- 34.4%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 10.0%
1. Derek Jeter -- 49.8%
2. Justin Morneau -- 31.6%
3. David Ortiz -- 8.2%
4. Frank Thomas -- 5.7%
           5. Jermaine Dye -- 4.4%
Sept. 18 1. Ryan Howard -- 62.1%
2. Albert Pujols -- 29.5%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 8.2%
1. Derek Jeter -- 45.1%
2. Justin Morneau -- 24.3%
3. David Ortiz -- 12.9%
4. Frank Thomas -- 9.8%
           5. Jermaine Dye -- 7.6%
Sept. 15 1. Ryan Howard -- 58.1%
2. Albert Pujols -- 32.4%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 8.2%
1. Derek Jeter -- 49.1%
2. Justin Morneau -- 16.0%
3. David Ortiz -- 13.9%
4. Jermaine Dye -- 11.4%
           5. Johan Santana -- 9.3%
Sept. 14 1. Ryan Howard -- 55.9%
2. Albert Pujols -- 27.0%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 10.5%
4. Jose Reyes -- 3.9%
           5. Miguel Cabrera -- 2.5%
1. Derek Jeter -- 44.2%
2. Jermaine Dye -- 17.5%
3. David Ortiz -- 13.8%
4. Justin Morneau -- 13.1%
           5. Johan Santana -- 11.1%
Sept. 13 1. Ryan Howard -- 56.9%
2. Albert Pujols -- 24.5%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 11.4%
4. Jose Reyes -- 4.0%
           5. Miguel Cabrera -- 3.0%
1. Derek Jeter -- 33.6%
2. David Ortiz -- 22.5%
3. Jermaine Dye -- 15.9%
4. Johan Santana -- 14.0%
           5. Justin Morneau -- 13.7%
Sept. 12 1. Ryan Howard -- 62.8%
2. Albert Pujols -- 18.6%
3. Carlos Beltran -- 11.2%
4. Jose Reyes -- 3.5%
           5. Miguel Cabrera -- 3.5%
1. Derek Jeter -- 32.1%
2. David Ortiz -- 19.6%
3. Jermaine Dye -- 17.6%
4. Johan Santana -- 16.6%
           5. Justin Morneau -- 14.0%
Sept. 1 1. Ryan Howard -- 75.8%
2. Carlos Beltran -- 11.6%
3. Albert Pujols -- 7.6%
4. Alfonso Soriano -- 1.4%
           5. Miguel Cabrera -- 1.2%
1. Jermaine Dye -- 72.1%
2. Derek Jeter -- 13.0%
3. David Ortiz -- 6.4%
4. Justin Morneau -- 3.9%
           5. Joe Mauer -- 2.1%
Aug. 1 1. Albert Pujols -- 43.5%
2. Carlos Beltran -- 24.3%
3. David Wright -- 12.8%
4. Ryan Howard -- 11.9%
           5. Chase Utley -- 2.8%
1. David Ortiz -- 58.2%
2. Derek Jeter -- 12.3%
3. Magglio Ordonez -- 10.5%
4. Joe Mauer -- 7.1%
           5. Justin Morneau -- 5.7%
Midseason 1. Albert Pujols -- 54.7%
2. David Wright -- 16.6%
3. Ryan Howard -- 11.1%
4. Carlos Beltran -- 9.3%
           5. N. Garciaparra -- 4.3%
1. David Ortiz -- 54.8%
2. Joe Mauer -- 12.9%
3. Derek Jeter -- 9.6%
4. Jim Thome -- 9.0%
           5. Magglio Ordonez -- 2.8%
Preseason 1. Albert Pujols -- 63.3%
2. David Wright -- 9.2%
3. Derrek Lee -- 6.8%
4. Ken Griffey Jr. -- 6.5%
           5. Andruw Jones -- 5.9%
1. Alex Rodriguez -- 27.6%
2. David Ortiz -- 22.9%
3. Vladimir Guerrero -- 12.7%
4. Travis Hafner -- 8.1%
           5. Manny Ramirez -- 6.1%