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|1955 in baseball|
|1955 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||96||58||0||.623||-.-||762 (4.95)||569 (3.69)||0.260||0.338||0.418||3.23||0.978|
|2||Cleveland Indians||154||93||61||0||.604||3.0||698 (4.53)||601 (3.90)||0.257||0.349||0.394||3.39||0.981|
|3||Chicago White Sox||155||91||63||1||.587||5.0||725 (4.68)||557 (3.59)||0.268||0.340||0.388||3.37||0.981|
|4||Boston Red Sox||154||84||70||0||.545||12.0||755 (4.90)||652 (4.23)||0.264||0.351||0.402||3.72||0.977|
|5||Detroit Tigers||154||79||75||0||.513||17.0||775 (5.03)||658 (4.27)||0.266||0.346||0.394||3.79||0.976|
|6||Kansas City Athletics||155||63||91||1||.406||33.0||638 (4.12)||911 (5.88)||0.261||0.320||0.382||5.35||0.976|
|7||Baltimore Orioles||156||57||97||2||.365||39.0||540 (3.46)||754 (4.83)||0.240||0.313||0.320||4.21||0.973|
|8||Washington Senators||154||53||101||0||.344||43.0||598 (3.88)||789 (5.12)||0.248||0.320||0.351||4.62||0.974|
 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 218 out of a possible 336 points and 7 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Herb Score, a pitcher with the Cleveland Indians. In the award's voting, he had 18 out of a possible 24 points and 18 first place votes.
 Hall of Fame Game
The fourteenth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 25 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 Milwaukee Braves of the National League by a score of 4 to 2.
 Notable events