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The 1931 season of the American League was the thirty-first 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 Philadelphia Athletics 153 107 45 1 .699 -.- 858 (5.61) 626 (4.09) 0.287 0.351 0.435 3.47 0.976
2 New York Yankees 155 94 59 2 .606 13.5 1067 (6.88) 760 (4.90) 0.297 0.380 0.457 4.20 0.972
3 Washington Senators 156 92 62 2 .590 16.0 843 (5.40) 691 (4.43) 0.285 0.342 0.400 3.76 0.976
4 Cleveland Indians 155 78 76 1 .503 30.0 885 (5.71) 833 (5.37) 0.296 0.361 0.419 4.63 0.963
5 St. Louis Browns 154 63 91 0 .409 45.0 722 (4.69) 870 (5.65) 0.271 0.331 0.390 4.76 0.963
6 Boston Red Sox 153 62 90 1 .405 45.0 625 (4.08) 800 (5.23) 0.262 0.314 0.349 4.60 0.970
7 Detroit Tigers 154 61 93 0 .396 47.0 651 (4.23) 836 (5.43) 0.268 0.328 0.371 4.59 0.964
8 Chicago White Sox 156 56 97 3 .359 51.5 704 (4.51) 939 (6.02) 0.260 0.320 0.343 5.04 0.960

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Joe Cronin Washington Senators 156
At Bats Earl Averill Cleveland Indians 627
Runs Scored Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 163
Hits Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 211
Doubles Earl Webb Boston Red Sox 67
Triples Roy Johnson Detroit Tigers 19
Home Runs Lou Gehrig
Babe Ruth
New York Yankees
New York Yankees
46
Total Bases Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 410
Runs Batted In Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 184
Stolen Bases Ben Chapman New York Yankees 61
Caught Stealing Ben Chapman New York Yankees 23
Walks Babe Ruth New York Yankees 128
Hit by Pitch Bing Miller Philadelphia Athletics 10
Strikeouts Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics 84
Sacrifice Hits Mule Haas Philadelphia Athletics 19
Batting Average Al Simmons Philadelphia Athletics 0.390
On-Base Percentage Babe Ruth New York Yankees 0.495
Slugging Percentage Babe Ruth New York Yankees 0.700
On-Base plus Slugging Babe Ruth New York Yankees 1.195
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Babe Ruth New York Yankees 219

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 31
Losses Pat Caraway
Dolly Gray
Chicago White Sox
St. Louis Browns
24
Win-Loss Percentage Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 0.886
Appearances Bump Hadley Washington Senators 55
Games Started Dolly Gray St. Louis Browns 37
Complete Games Wes Ferrell
Lefty Grove
Cleveland Indians
Philadelphia Athletics
27
Shutouts Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 4
Games Finished Chad Kimsey St. Louis Browns 35
Saves Wilcy Moore Boston Red Sox 10
Innings Pitched Rube Walberg Philadelphia Athletics 291.0
Batters Faced Rube Walberg Philadelphia Athletics 1248
Hits Allowed Dolly Gray St. Louis Browns 323
Home Runs Allowed Earl Whitehill Detroit Tigers 22
Base-on-Balls Allowed Wes Ferrell Cleveland Indians 130
Hit Batsmen Art Herring Detroit Tigers 8
Strikeouts Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 175
Wild Pitches Tommy Bridges Detroit Tigers 9
Balks Carl Fischer Washington Senators 3
Runs Allowed Dolly Gray St. Louis Browns 187
Earned Runs Allowed Pat Caraway Chicago White Sox 152
Earned Run Average Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 2.06
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 1.077


[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion Philadelphia Athletics were defeated by the National League's St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 3.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Lefty Grove, a pitcher with the Philadelphia Athletics. In the award's voting, he had 78 out of a possible 80 points.


[edit] Notable events

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