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The 1922 season of the American League was the twenty-second 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 New York Yankees 154 94 60 0 .610 -.- 758 (4.92) 618 (4.01) 0.287 0.348 0.412 3.39 0.975
2 St. Louis Browns 154 93 61 0 .604 1.0 867 (5.63) 643 (4.18) 0.313 0.368 0.455 3.38 0.968
3 Detroit Tigers 155 79 75 1 .510 15.0 828 (5.34) 791 (5.10) 0.306 0.369 0.415 4.27 0.970
4 Cleveland Indians 155 78 76 1 .503 16.0 768 (4.95) 817 (5.27) 0.292 0.359 0.398 4.59 0.968
5 Chicago White Sox 155 77 77 1 .497 17.0 691 (4.46) 691 (4.46) 0.278 0.338 0.373 3.94 0.976
6 Washington Senators 154 69 85 0 .448 25.0 650 (4.22) 706 (4.58) 0.268 0.327 0.367 3.81 0.968
7 Philadelphia Athletics 155 65 89 1 .419 29.0 705 (4.55) 830 (5.35) 0.270 0.327 0.402 4.59 0.965
8 Boston Red Sox 154 61 93 0 .396 33.0 598 (3.88) 769 (4.99) 0.263 0.311 0.357 4.30 0.965

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Chick Galloway
Topper Rigney
Bobby Veach
Philadelphia Athletics
Detroit Tigers
Detroit Tigers
155
At Bats Sam Rice Washington Senators 633
Runs Scored George Sisler St. Louis Browns 134
Hits George Sisler St. Louis Browns 246
Doubles Tris Speaker Cleveland Indians 48
Triples George Sisler St. Louis Browns 18
Home Runs Ken Williams St. Louis Browns 39
Total Bases Ken Williams St. Louis Browns 367
Runs Batted In Ken Williams St. Louis Browns 155
Stolen Bases George Sisler St. Louis Browns 51
Caught Stealing Ken Williams St. Louis Browns 20
Walks Whitey Witt New York Yankees 89
Hit by Pitch Bucky Harris
Johnny Mostil
Washington Senators
Chicago White Sox
14
Strikeouts Jimmie Dykes Philadelphia Athletics 98
Sacrifice Hits Bill Wambsganss Cleveland Indians 42
Batting Average George Sisler St. Louis Browns 0.420
On-Base Percentage Tris Speaker Cleveland Indians 0.474
Slugging Percentage Babe Ruth New York Yankees 0.672
On-Base plus Slugging Babe Ruth New York Yankees 1.106
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Babe Ruth New York Yankees 182

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Eddie Rommel Philadelphia Athletics 27
Losses Slim Harriss Philadelphia Athletics 20
Win-Loss Percentage Joe Bush New York Yankees 0.788
Appearances Eddie Rommel Philadelphia Athletics 51
Games Started George Uhle Cleveland Indians 40
Complete Games Red Faber Chicago White Sox 31
Shutouts George Uhle Cleveland Indians 5
Games Finished Hub Pruett St. Louis Browns 23
Saves Sam Jones New York Yankees 8
Innings Pitched Red Faber Chicago White Sox 352.0
Batters Faced Red Faber Chicago White Sox 1464
Hits Allowed Urban Shocker St. Louis Browns 365
Home Runs Allowed Urban Shocker St. Louis Browns 22
Base-on-Balls Allowed Rip Collins Boston Red Sox 103
Hit Batsmen Howard Ehmke Detroit Tigers 23
Strikeouts Urban Shocker St. Louis Browns 149
Wild Pitches Rip Collins
Harry Courtney
Ray Francis
Herb Pennock
Boston Red Sox
Washington Senators/Chicago White Sox
Washington Senators
Boston Red Sox
7
Balks Dave Danforth St. Louis Browns 4
Runs Allowed Slim Harriss Philadelphia Athletics 148
Earned Runs Allowed Howard Ehmke Detroit Tigers 131
Earned Run Average Red Faber Chicago White Sox 2.81
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Red Faber Chicago White Sox 1.185

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion New York Yankees were defeated by the National League's New York Giants, 4 games to 0with one tie.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's League Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was George Sisler, a first baseman with the St. Louis Browns. In the award's voting, he had 59 out of a possible 64 points.

[edit] Notable events

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