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The second closest MVP vote ever, Roger Maris narrowly defeats teammate Mickey Mantle, by three votes, 225-222. The closest MVP race occurred in 1947, when Joe DiMaggio edged Ted Williams by a single vote.

 

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AL MVP 1960, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Ted Williams
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