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The 1927 season of the American League was the twenty-seventh 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 155 110 44 1 .710 -.- 975 (6.29) 599 (3.86) 0.307 0.381 0.489 3.20 0.969
2 Philadelphia Athletics 155 91 63 1 .587 19.0 841 (5.43) 726 (4.68) 0.303 0.369 0.414 3.97 0.969
3 Washington Senators 157 85 69 3 .541 25.0 782 (4.98) 730 (4.65) 0.287 0.348 0.386 3.97 0.969
4 Detroit Tigers 156 82 71 3 .526 27.5 845 (5.42) 805 (5.16) 0.289 0.360 0.409 4.14 0.967
5 Chicago White Sox 153 70 83 0 .458 39.5 662 (4.33) 708 (4.63) 0.278 0.341 0.378 3.91 0.971
6 Cleveland Indians 153 66 87 0 .431 43.5 668 (4.37) 766 (5.01) 0.283 0.332 0.379 4.27 0.968
7 St. Louis Browns 155 59 94 2 .381 50.5 724 (4.67) 904 (5.83) 0.276 0.333 0.380 4.95 0.960
8 Boston Red Sox 154 51 103 0 .331 59.0 597 (3.88) 856 (5.56) 0.259 0.315 0.357 4.72 0.964

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 155
At Bats Earle Combs New York Yankees 648
Runs Scored Babe Ruth New York Yankees 158
Hits Earle Combs New York Yankees 231
Doubles Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 52
Triples Earle Combs New York Yankees 23
Home Runs Babe Ruth New York Yankees 60
Total Bases Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 447
Runs Batted In Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 175
Stolen Bases George Sisler St. Louis Browns 27
Caught Stealing Ty Cobb
Joe Sewell
Philadelphia Athletics
Cleveland Indians
16
Walks Babe Ruth New York Yankees 137
Hit by Pitch Frank O'Rourke St. Louis Browns 12
Strikeouts Babe Ruth New York Yankees 89
Sacrifice Hits Bucky Harris Washington Senators 30
Batting Average Harry Heilmann Detroit Tigers 0.398
On-Base Percentage Babe Ruth New York Yankees 0.486
Slugging Percentage Babe Ruth New York Yankees 0.772
On-Base plus Slugging Babe Ruth New York Yankees 1.258
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Babe Ruth New York Yankees 226

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Waite Hoyt
Ted Lyons
New York Yankees
Chicago White Sox
22
Losses Slim Harriss Boston Red Sox 21
Win-Loss Percentage Eddie Rommel Philadelphia Athletics 0.786
Appearances Garland Braxton Washington Senators 58
Games Started Tommy Thomas Chicago White Sox 36
Complete Games Ted Lyons Chicago White Sox 30
Shutouts Hod Lisenbee Washington Senators 4
Games Finished Garland Braxton Washington Senators 32
Saves Garland Braxton
Wilcy Moore
Washington Senators
New York Yankees
13
Innings Pitched Ted Lyons
Tommy Thomas
Chicago White Sox
Chicago White Sox
307.2
Batters Faced Ted Lyons Chicago White Sox 1262
Hits Allowed Willis Hudlin
Ted Lyons
Cleveland Indians
Chicago White Sox
291
Home Runs Allowed Milt Gaston
Rube Walberg
St. Louis Browns
Philadelphia Athletics
18
Base-on-Balls Allowed Earl Whitehill Detroit Tigers 105
Hit Batsmen Howard Ehmke Philadelphia Athletics 14
Strikeouts Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 174
Wild Pitches Garland Buckeye Cleveland Indians 10
Balks Bobby Burke
Del Lundgren
Earl Whitehill
John Wilson
Washington Senators
Boston Red Sox
Detroit Tigers
Boston Red Sox
2
Runs Allowed Milt Gaston St. Louis Browns 177
Earned Runs Allowed Milt Gaston St. Louis Browns 141
Earned Run Average Wilcy Moore New York Yankees 2.28
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Garland Braxton Washington Senators 1.139

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion New York Yankees defeated the National League's Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 0.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's League Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Lou Gehrig, a first baseman with the New York Yankees. In the award's voting, he had 56 out of a possible 64 points and 7 first place votes.

[edit] Notable events

Seasons of the American League
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