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The 1924 season of the American League was the twenty-fourth 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 Washington Senators 156 92 62 2 .590 -.- 755 (4.84) 613 (3.93) 0.294 0.356 0.387 3.34 0.972
2 New York Yankees 153 89 63 1 .582 2.0 798 (5.22) 667 (4.36) 0.289 0.349 0.426 3.86 0.975
3 Detroit Tigers 156 86 68 2 .551 6.0 849 (5.44) 796 (5.10) 0.298 0.369 0.404 4.19 0.971
4 St. Louis Browns 153 74 78 1 .484 17.0 769 (5.03) 809 (5.29) 0.295 0.352 0.408 4.57 0.970
5 Philadelphia Athletics 152 71 81 0 .467 20.0 685 (4.51) 778 (5.12) 0.281 0.330 0.389 4.39 0.971
6 Cleveland Indians 153 67 86 0 .438 24.5 755 (4.93) 814 (5.32) 0.296 0.356 0.399 4.40 0.968
7 Boston Red Sox 157 67 87 3 .427 25.0 737 (4.69) 806 (5.13) 0.277 0.351 0.374 4.35 0.967
8 Chicago White Sox 154 66 87 1 .429 25.5 793 (5.15) 858 (5.57) 0.288 0.361 0.382 4.74 0.963

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Bill Wambsganss Boston Red Sox 156
At Bats Sam Rice Washington Senators 646
Runs Scored Babe Ruth New York Yankees 143
Hits Sam Rice Washington Senators 216
Doubles Harry Heilmann
Joe Sewell
Detroit Tigers
Cleveland Indians
45
Triples Wally Pipp New York Yankees 19
Home Runs Babe Ruth New York Yankees 46
Total Bases Babe Ruth New York Yankees 391
Runs Batted In Goose Goslin Washington Senators 129
Stolen Bases Eddie Collins Chicago White Sox 42
Caught Stealing Eddie Collins
George Sisler
Chicago White Sox
St. Louis Browns
17
Walks Babe Ruth New York Yankees 142
Hit by Pitch Heinie Manush Detroit Tigers 16
Strikeouts Babe Ruth New York Yankees 81
Sacrifice Hits Bucky Harris Washington Senators 46
Batting Average Babe Ruth New York Yankees 0.378
On-Base Percentage Babe Ruth New York Yankees 0.513
Slugging Percentage Babe Ruth New York Yankees 0.739
On-Base plus Slugging Babe Ruth New York Yankees 1.252
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Babe Ruth New York Yankees 220

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Walter Johnson Washington Senators 23
Losses Howard Ehmke
Alex Ferguson
Joe Shaute
Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox
Cleveland Indians
17
Win-Loss Percentage Walter Johnson Washington Senators 0.767
Appearances Firpo Marberry Washington Senators 50
Games Started Walter Johnson Washington Senators 38
Complete Games Sloppy Thurston Chicago White Sox 28
Shutouts Walter Johnson Washington Senators 6
Games Finished Firpo Marberry Washington Senators 30
Saves Firpo Marberry Washington Senators 15
Innings Pitched Howard Ehmke Boston Red Sox 315.0
Batters Faced Howard Ehmke Boston Red Sox 1377
Hits Allowed Sloppy Thurston Chicago White Sox 330
Home Runs Allowed Sloppy Thurston Chicago White Sox 17
Base-on-Balls Allowed Joe Bush New York Yankees 109
Hit Batsmen George Uhle
Earl Whitehill
Cleveland Indians
Detroit Tigers
13
Strikeouts Walter Johnson Washington Senators 158
Wild Pitches Joe Bush
Roy Meeker
New York Yankees
Philadelphia Athletics
7
Balks Alex Ferguson
Milt Gaston
Boston Red Sox
New York Yankees
3
Runs Allowed Sloppy Thurston Chicago White Sox 150
Earned Runs Allowed Sloppy Thurston Chicago White Sox 123
Earned Run Average Walter Johnson Washington Senators 2.72
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Walter Johnson Washington Senators 1.116

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion Washington Senators defeated the National League's New York Giants, 4 games to 3.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's League Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Walter Johnson, a pitcher with the Washington Senators. In the award's voting, he had 55 out of a possible 64 points.

[edit] Notable events

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