As of 2009 the last pitcher to win the National League MVP Award was Bob Gibson in 1968.
in 2011 he was last year's MVP
Fred Lynn and Ichiro Suzuki.
Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers in 2011.
Ryne Sandberg won the 1984 National League MVP Award, and Willie Hernandez won the American League MVP Award.
Kurt Warner, 1999
Yes ichiro suzuki did it in 2001
The MVP award is given in early May. Lebron James received the award like on the 3rd.