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|1946 in baseball|
|1946 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||Boston Red Sox||156||104||50||2||.667||-.-||792 (5.08)||594 (3.81)||0.271||0.354||0.402||3.38||0.977|
|2||Detroit Tigers||155||92||62||1||.594||12.0||704 (4.54)||567 (3.66)||0.258||0.336||0.374||3.22||0.974|
|3||New York Yankees||154||87||67||0||.565||17.0||684 (4.44)||547 (3.55)||0.248||0.330||0.387||3.13||0.975|
|4||Washington Senators||155||76||78||1||.490||28.0||608 (3.92)||706 (4.55)||0.260||0.325||0.366||3.74||0.966|
|5||Chicago White Sox||155||74||80||1||.477||30.0||562 (3.63)||595 (3.84)||0.257||0.321||0.333||3.10||0.972|
|6||Cleveland Indians||156||68||86||2||.436||36.0||537 (3.44)||638 (4.09)||0.245||0.312||0.356||3.62||0.975|
|7||St. Louis Browns||156||66||88||2||.423||38.0||621 (3.98)||710 (4.55)||0.251||0.311||0.356||3.95||0.974|
|8||Philadelphia Athletics||155||49||105||1||.316||55.0||529 (3.41)||680 (4.39)||0.253||0.317||0.338||3.90||0.971|
 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 Ted Williams, an outfielder with the Boston Red Sox. In the award's voting, he had 224 out of a possible 336 points and 9 first place votes.
 Hall of Fame Game
The fifth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on June 13 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Detroit Tigers lost to the New York Giants of the National League by a score of 9 to 5.
 Notable events