1950 American League
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|1950 American League|
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- 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||98||56||1||.632||-.-||914 (5.90)||691 (4.46)||0.282||0.363||0.441||4.15||0.979|
|2||Detroit Tigers||157||95||59||3||.605||3.0||837 (5.33)||713 (4.54)||0.282||0.367||0.417||4.12||0.981|
|3||Boston Red Sox||154||94||60||0||.610||4.0||1027 (6.67)||804 (5.22)||0.302||0.382||0.464||4.88||0.981|
|4||Cleveland Indians||155||92||62||1||.594||6.0||806 (5.20)||654 (4.22)||0.269||0.354||0.422||3.75||0.978|
|5||Washington Senators||155||67||87||1||.432||31.0||690 (4.45)||813 (5.25)||0.260||0.344||0.360||4.66||0.972|
|6||Chicago White Sox||156||60||94||2||.385||38.0||625 (4.01)||749 (4.80)||0.260||0.330||0.364||4.41||0.977|
|7||St. Louis Browns||154||58||96||0||.377||40.0||684 (4.44)||916 (5.95)||0.246||0.335||0.370||5.20||0.967|
|8||Philadelphia Athletics||154||52||102||0||.338||46.0||670 (4.35)||913 (5.93)||0.261||0.347||0.378||5.49||0.974|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Phil Rizzuto, a shortstop with the New York Yankees. In the award's voting, he had 284 out of a possible 336 points and 16 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Walt Dropo, a first baseman with the Boston Red Sox. In the award's voting, he had 15 out of a possible 24 points and 15 first-place votes.
Hall of Fame Game
The ninth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 24 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Giants of the National League by a score of 8 to 5.