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The 1919 season of the American League was the nineteenth season of the league.

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[edit] Season summary

The season was shorted by fourteen games, two against each club, to 140 games from the normal 154 games.

[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 140 88 52 0 .629 -.- 667 (4.76) 534 (3.81) 0.287 0.347 0.380 3.04 0.969
2 Cleveland Indians 139 84 55 0 .604 3.5 636 (4.58) 537 (3.86) 0.278 0.349 0.381 2.94 0.965
3 New York Yankees 141 80 59 2 .567 7.5 578 (4.10) 506 (3.59) 0.267 0.322 0.356 2.82 0.968
4 Detroit Tigers 140 80 60 0 .571 8.0 618 (4.41) 578 (4.13) 0.283 0.343 0.381 3.30 0.964
5 St. Louis Browns 140 67 72 1 .479 20.5 533 (3.81) 567 (4.05) 0.264 0.321 0.355 3.13 0.963
6 Boston Red Sox 138 66 71 1 .478 20.5 564 (4.09) 552 (4.00) 0.261 0.331 0.344 3.31 0.975
7 Washington Senators 142 56 84 2 .394 32.0 533 (3.75) 570 (4.01) 0.260 0.320 0.339 3.01 0.960
8 Philadelphia Athletics 140 36 104 0 .257 52.0 457 (3.26) 742 (5.30) 0.244 0.296 0.334 4.26 0.956

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Frank Baker
Duffy Lewis
Sam Rice
New York Yankees
New York Yankees
Washington Senators
141
At Bats Buck Weaver Chicago White Sox 571
Runs Scored Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox 103
Hits Ty Cobb
Bobby Veach
Detroit Tigers
Detroit Tigers
191
Doubles Bobby Veach Detroit Tigers 45
Triples Bobby Veach Detroit Tigers 17
Home Runs Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox 29
Total Bases Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox 284
Runs Batted In Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox 114
Stolen Bases Eddie Collins Chicago White Sox 33
Walks Jack Graney Cleveland Indians 105
Hit by Pitch George Burns Philadelphia Athletics 12
Strikeouts Red Shannon Philadelphia Athletics/Boston Red Sox 70
Sacrifice Hits Ray Chapman Cleveland Indians 50
Batting Average Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 0.384
On-Base Percentage Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox 0.456
Slugging Percentage Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox 0.657
On-Base plus Slugging Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox 1.113
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox 219

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Eddie Cicotte Chicago White Sox 29
Losses Harry Harper Washington Senators 21
Win-Loss Percentage Eddie Cicotte Chicago White Sox 0.806
Appearances Jim Shaw Washington Senators 45
Games Started Lefty Williams Chicago White Sox 40
Complete Games Eddie Cicotte Chicago White Sox 30
Shutouts Walter Johnson Washington Senators 7
Games Finished Walt Kinney Philadelphia Athletics 21
Saves Allan Russell
Jim Shaw
Bob Shawkey
New York Yankees/Boston Red Sox
Washington Senators
New York Yankees
5
Innings Pitched Eddie Cicotte
Jim Shaw
Chicago White Sox
Washington Senators
306.2
Batters Faced Jim Shaw Washington Senators 1229
Hits Allowed Stan Coveleski Cleveland Indians 286
Home Runs Allowed Bert Gallia
Hank Thormahlen
St. Louis Browns
New York Yankees
10
Base-on-Balls Allowed Howard Ehmke Detroit Tigers 107
Hit Batsmen Lefty Williams Chicago White Sox 11
Strikeouts Walter Johnson Washington Senators 147
Wild Pitches Jim Shaw Washington Senators 10
Balks Harry Harper
Walt Kinney
Allen Sothoron
Washington Senators
Philadelphia Athletics
St. Louis Browns
2
Runs Allowed Hooks Dauss Detroit Tigers 125
Earned Runs Allowed Sam Jones Boston Red Sox 102
Earned Run Average Walter Johnson Washington Senators 1.49
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Walter Johnson Washington Senators 0.985

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion Chicago White Sox were defeated by the National League's Cincinnati Reds, 5 games to 3.

[edit] Notable events

Seasons of the American League
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