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|1951 in baseball|
|1951 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||New York Yankees||154||98||56||0||.636||-.-||798 (5.18)||621 (4.03)||0.269||0.345||0.408||3.56||0.975|
|2||Cleveland Indians||155||93||61||1||.600||5.0||696 (4.49)||594 (3.83)||0.256||0.333||0.389||3.38||0.978|
|3||Boston Red Sox||154||87||67||0||.565||11.0||804 (5.22)||725 (4.71)||0.266||0.356||0.392||4.14||0.977|
|4||Chicago White Sox||155||81||73||1||.523||17.0||714 (4.61)||644 (4.15)||0.270||0.343||0.385||3.50||0.975|
|5||Detroit Tigers||154||73||81||0||.474||25.0||685 (4.45)||741 (4.81)||0.265||0.336||0.380||4.29||0.974|
|6||Philadelphia Athletics||154||70||84||0||.455||28.0||736 (4.78)||745 (4.84)||0.262||0.346||0.386||4.47||0.978|
|7||Washington Senators||154||62||92||0||.403||36.0||672 (4.36)||764 (4.96)||0.263||0.333||0.355||4.49||0.973|
|8||St. Louis Browns||154||52||102||0||.338||46.0||611 (3.97)||882 (5.73)||0.247||0.315||0.357||5.18||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 Yogi Berra, a catcher with the New York Yankees. In the award's voting, he had 184 out of a possible 336 points and 6 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Gil McDougald, a third baseman with the New York Yankees. In the award's voting, he had 13 out of a possible 24 points and 13 first place votes.
 Hall of Fame Game
The tenth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 23 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Philadelphia Athletics lost to the Brooklyn Dodgers of the National League by a score of 9 to 4.
 Notable events