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The 1920 season of the American League was the twentieth season of the league.

Contents

[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 Cleveland Indians 154 98 56 0 .636 -.- 857 (5.56) 642 (4.17) 0.303 0.372 0.417 3.41 0.971
2 Chicago White Sox 154 96 58 0 .623 2.0 794 (5.16) 665 (4.32) 0.295 0.353 0.402 3.59 0.969
3 New York Yankees 154 95 59 0 .617 3.0 838 (5.44) 629 (4.08) 0.280 0.348 0.426 3.32 0.970
4 St. Louis Browns 154 76 77 1 .494 21.5 797 (5.18) 766 (4.97) 0.308 0.359 0.419 4.03 0.963
5 Boston Red Sox 154 72 81 1 .468 25.5 650 (4.22) 698 (4.53) 0.269 0.337 0.350 3.82 0.972
6 Washington Senators 153 68 84 1 .444 29.0 723 (4.73) 802 (5.24) 0.291 0.345 0.386 4.17 0.963
7 Detroit Tigers 155 61 93 1 .394 37.0 652 (4.21) 833 (5.37) 0.270 0.331 0.359 4.04 0.965
8 Philadelphia Athletics 156 48 106 2 .308 50.0 558 (3.58) 834 (5.35) 0.252 0.299 0.338 3.93 0.959

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Larry Gardner
Wally Gerber
Baby Doll Jacobson
Del Pratt
Everett Scott
George Sisler
Bobby Veach
Cleveland Indians
St. Louis Browns
St. Louis Browns
New York Yankees
Boston Red Sox
St. Louis Browns
Detroit Tigers
154
At Bats George Sisler St. Louis Browns 631
Runs Scored Babe Ruth New York Yankees 158
Hits George Sisler St. Louis Browns 257
Doubles Tris Speaker Cleveland Indians 50
Triples Joe Jackson Chicago White Sox 20
Home Runs Babe Ruth New York Yankees 54
Total Bases George Sisler St. Louis Browns 399
Runs Batted In Babe Ruth New York Yankees 137
Stolen Bases Sam Rice Washington Senators 63
Caught Stealing Sam Rice Washington Senators 30
Walks Babe Ruth New York Yankees 150
Hit by Pitch Bucky Harris Washington Senators 21
Strikeouts Aaron Ward New York Yankees 84
Sacrifice Hits Donie Bush
Joe Gedeon
Detroit Tigers
St. Louis Browns
48
Batting Average George Sisler St. Louis Browns 0.407
On-Base Percentage Babe Ruth New York Yankees 0.533
Slugging Percentage Babe Ruth New York Yankees '0.849
On-Base plus Slugging Babe Ruth New York Yankees '1.382
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Babe Ruth New York Yankees 256

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Jim Bagby Cleveland Indians 31
Losses Scott Perry Philadelphia Athletics 25
Win-Loss Percentage Jim Bagby Cleveland Indians 0.721
Appearances Jim Bagby Cleveland Indians 48
Games Started Red Faber Chicago White Sox 39
Complete Games Jim Bagby Cleveland Indians 30
Shutouts Carl Mays New York Yankees 6
Games Finished Benn Karr Boston Red Sox 20
Saves Dickie Kerr
Urban Shocker
Chicago White Sox
St. Louis Browns
5
Innings Pitched Jim Bagby Cleveland Indians 339.2
Batters Faced Jim Bagby Cleveland Indians 1364
Hits Allowed Jim Bagby Cleveland Indians 338
Home Runs Allowed Lefty Williams Chicago White Sox 15
Base-on-Balls Allowed Dixie Davis St. Louis Browns 149
Hit Batsmen Howard Ehmke Detroit Tigers 13
Strikeouts Stan Coveleski Cleveland Indians 133
Wild Pitches Dutch Leonard
Jim Shaw
Detroit Tigers
Washington Senators
13
Balks Tom Zachary Washington Senators 3
Runs Allowed Hooks Dauss Detroit Tigers 158
Earned Runs Allowed Lefty Williams Chicago White Sox 130
Earned Run Average Bob Shawkey New York Yankees 2.45
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Stan Coveleski Cleveland Indians 1.108

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion Cleveland Indians defeated the National League's Brooklyn Robins, 5 games to 2.

[edit] Notable events

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