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|1944 in baseball|
|1944 American League|
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 Season summary
- 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||St. Louis Browns||154||89||65||0||.578||-.-||684 (4.44)||587 (3.81)||0.252||0.321||0.352||3.17||0.972|
|2||Detroit Tigers||156||88||66||2||.564||1.0||658 (4.22)||581 (3.72)||0.263||0.330||0.354||3.09||0.970|
|3||New York Yankees||154||83||71||0||.539||6.0||674 (4.38)||617 (4.01)||0.264||0.330||0.387||3.39||0.974|
|4||Boston Red Sox||156||77||77||2||.494||12.0||739 (4.74)||676 (4.33)||0.270||0.334||0.380||3.82||0.972|
|5||Philadelphia Athletics||155||72||82||1||.465||17.0||525 (3.39)||594 (3.83)||0.257||0.311||0.327||3.26||0.971|
|6||Cleveland Indians||155||72||82||1||.465||17.0||643 (4.15)||677 (4.37)||0.266||0.329||0.372||3.65||0.974|
|7||Chicago White Sox||154||71||83||0||.461||18.0||543 (3.53)||662 (4.30)||0.247||0.305||0.320||3.58||0.970|
|8||Washington Senators||154||64||90||0||.416||25.0||592 (3.84)||664 (4.31)||0.261||0.321||0.330||3.49||0.964|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Hal Newhouser, a pitcher with the Detroit Tigers. In the award's voting, he had 236 out of a possible 336 points and 7 first place votes.
 Hall of Fame Game
The 1944 Hall of Fame Game was scheduled to be played on July 10 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The game between the New York Giants of the NL and the Detroit Tigers of the AL was rained out.
 Notable events