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The 1906 season of the American League was the sixth season of the league.

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[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
1 Chicago White Sox 154 93 58 3 .616 -.- 567 (3.68) 460 (2.99) 0.230 0.301 0.286 2.13 0.963
2 New York Highlanders 155 90 61 4 .596 3.0 640 (4.13) 644 (3.51) 0.266 0.316 0.339 2.78 0.957
3 Cleveland Naps 157 89 64 4 .582 5.0 664 (4.23) 482 (3.07) 0.279 0.325 0.357 2.09 0.967
4 Philadelphia Athletics 149 78 67 4 .538 12.0 555 (3.72) 536 (3.60) 0.247 0.308 0.330 2.60 0.956
5 St. Louis Browns 154 76 73 5 .510 16.0 559 (3.63) 501 (3.25) 0.247 0.304 0.312 2.23 0.954
6 Detroit Tigers 151 71 78 2 .477 21.0 518 (3.43) 596 (3.95) 0.242 0.295 0.306 2.83 0.959
7 Washington Senators 151 55 95 1 .367 37.5 519 (3.44) 670 (4.44) 0.238 0.289 0.309 3.25 0.955
8 Boston Pilgrims 155 49 105 1 .318 45.5 463 (2.99) 711 (4.59) 0.237 0.284 0.304 3.41 0.949

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Elmer Flick Cleveland Naps 157
At Bats Elmer Flick Cleveland Naps 624
Runs Scored Elmer Flick Cleveland Naps 98
Hits Napoleon Lajoie Cleveland Naps 214
Doubles Napoleon Lajoie Cleveland Naps 48
Triples Elmer Flick Cleveland Naps 22
Home Runs Harry Davis Philadelphia Athletics 12
Total Bases George Stone St. Louis Browns 291
Runs Batted In Harry Davis Philadelphia Athletics 96
Stolen Bases Elmer Flick
John Anderson
Cleveland Naps
Washington Senators
39
Walks Topsy Hartsel Philadelphia Athletics 88
Hit by Pitch Larry Schlafly Washington Senators 14
Sacrifice Hits Tom Jones St. Louis Browns 40
Batting Average George Stone St. Louis Browns 0.358
On-Base Percentage George Stone St. Louis Browns 0.417
Slugging Percentage George Stone St. Louis Browns 0.501
On-Base plus Slugging George Stone St. Louis Browns 0.918
On-Base plus Slugging Plus George Stone St. Louis Browns 193

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Al Orth New York Highlanders 27
Losses Joe Harris
Cy Young
Boston Pilgrims
Boston Pilgrims
21
Win-Loss Percentage Eddie Plank Philadelphia Athletics 0.760
Appearances Jack Chesbro New York Highlanders 49
Games Started Jack Chesbro New York Highlanders 42
Complete Games Al Orth New York Highlanders 36
Shutouts Ed Walsh Chicago White Sox 10
Games Finished Clark Griffith New York Highlanders 15
Saves Otto Hess
Chief Bender
Cleveland Naps
Philadelphia Athletics
3
Innings Pitched Al Orth New York Highlanders 338.2
Batters Faced George Mullin Detroit Tigers 1361
Hits Allowed Al Orth New York Highlanders 317
Home Runs Allowed Jesse Tannehill Boston Pilgrims 9
Base-on-Balls Allowed Cy Falkenberg
George Mullin
Washington Senators
Detroit Tigers
108
Hit Batsmen Otto Hess Cleveland Naps 24
Strikeouts Rube Waddell Philadelphia Athletics 196
Wild Pitches Cy Falkenberg Washington Senators 14
Balks 11 tied with 1
Runs Allowed George Mullin Detroit Tigers 139
Earned Runs Allowed Jack Chesbro New York Highlanders 107
Earned Run Average Doc White Chicago White Sox 1.52
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Doc White Chicago White Sox 0.903

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion Chicago White Sox defeated the National League's Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2.

[edit] Notable events

[edit] Umpires

* Denotes a fill-in umpire


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