2. Karl Malone, 1997 - Malone won the first of his two MVPs because his 27.4 ppg led the Jazz to 64 wins. Only problem? Michael Jordan led Chicago to 69.
3. Mickey Cochrane, 1934 - AL voters deemed the Detroit catcher’s .320 average and 76 RBI MVP worthy. However, he wasn’t as deserving as Lou Gehrig (.363, 49 HR, 165 RBI).
4. Joe Montana, 1990 - The 49ers QB won his second MVP after throwing for 3,944 yards, but Randall Cunningham posted a better passer rating. Oh, don’t forget his 942 rushing yards.
5. Jose Theodore, 2002 - Canadiens goalie won because of his league-best save percentage but owned a 30-24-10 record. Calgary’s Jarome Iginla was voted MVP by his peers.