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The 1964 season of the American League was the sixty-fourth season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

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 164 99 63 2 .604 -.- 730 (4.45) 577 (3.52) 0.253 0.315 0.387 3.15 0.983
2 Chicago White Sox 162 98 64 0 .605 1.0 642 (3.96) 501 (3.09) 0.247 0.317 0.353 2.72 0.981
3 Baltimore Orioles 163 97 65 1 .595 2.0 679 (4.17) 567 (3.48) 0.248 0.316 0.387 3.16 0.985
4 Detroit Tigers 163 85 77 1 .521 14.0 699 (4.29) 678 (4.16) 0.253 0.317 0.395 3.84 0.982
5 Los Angeles Angels 162 82 80 0 .506 17.0 544 (3.36) 551 (3.40) 0.242 0.303 0.344 2.91 0.978
6 Minnesota Twins 163 79 83 1 .485 20.0 737 (4.52) 678 (4.16) 0.252 0.319 0.427 3.58 0.977
7 Cleveland Indians 164 79 83 2 .482 20.0 689 (4.20) 693 (4.23) 0.247 0.309 0.380 3.75 0.981
8 Boston Red Sox 162 72 90 0 .444 27.0 688 (4.25) 793 (4.90) 0.258 0.321 0.416 4.50 0.977
9 Washington Senators 162 62 100 0 .383 35.0 578 (3.57) 733 (4.52) 0.231 0.298 0.348 3.98 0.979
10 Kansas City Athletics 163 57 105 1 .350 42.0 621 (3.81) 836 (5.13) 0.239 0.308 0.379 4.71 0.975

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Brooks Robinson
Leon Wagner
Baltimore Orioles
Cleveland Indians
163
At Bats Bobby Richardson New York Yankees 679
Runs Scored Tony Oliva Minnesota Twins 109
Hits Tony Oliva Minnesota Twins 217
Doubles Tony Oliva Minnesota Twins 43
Triples Rich Rollins
Zoilo Versalles
Minnesota Twins
Minnesota Twins
10
Home Runs Harmon Killebrew Minnesota Twins 49
Total Bases Tony Oliva Minnesota Twins 374
Runs Batted In Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles 118
Stolen Bases Luis Aparicio Baltimore Orioles 57
Caught Stealing Luis Aparicio Baltimore Orioles 17
Walks Norm Siebern Baltimore Orioles 106
Intentional Base-on-Balls Mickey Mantle New York Yankees 18
Hit by Pitch Bill Freehan
Harmon Killebrew
Zoilo Versalles
Detroit Tigers
Minnesota Twins
Minnesota Twins
8
Strikeouts Nelson Mathews Kansas City Athletics 143
Sacrifice Hits Dick Howser
Bobby Richardson
Cleveland Indians
New York Yankees
16
Sacrifice Flies Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles 10
Grounded into Double Plays Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox 30
Batting Average Tony Oliva Minnesota Twins 0.323
On-Base Percentage Mickey Mantle New York Yankees 0.423
Slugging Percentage Boog Powell Baltimore Orioles 0.606
On-Base plus Slugging Mickey Mantle New York Yankees 1.014
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Mickey Mantle New York Yankees 177

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Dean Chance
Gary Peters
Los Angeles Angels
Chicago White Sox
20
Losses Diego Segui Kansas City Athletics 17
Win-Loss Percentage Wally Bunker Baltimore Orioles 0.792
Appearances John Wyatt Kansas City Athletics 81
Games Started Jim Bouton New York Yankees 37
Complete Games Dean Chance Los Angeles Angels 15
Shutouts Dean Chance Los Angeles Angels 11
Games Finished Dick Radatz Boston Red Sox 67
Saves Dick Radatz Boston Red Sox 29
Innings Pitched Dean Chance Los Angeles Angels 278.1
Batters Faced Camilo Pascual Minnesota Twins 1136
Hits Allowed Bill Monbouquette Boston Red Sox 258
Home Runs Allowed Orlando Pena Kansas City Athletics 40
Base-on-Balls Allowed Al Downing New York Yankees 120
Intentional Base-on-Balls Stu Miller Baltimore Orioles 14
Hit Batsmen Ken McBride Los Angeles Angels 16
Strikeouts Al Downing New York Yankees 217
Wild Pitches Gary Peters Chicago White Sox 15
Balks Al Downing New York Yankees 3
Runs Allowed Orlando Pena Kansas City Athletics 126
Earned Runs Allowed Jack Lamabe Boston Red Sox 116
Earned Run Average Dean Chance Los Angeles Angels 1.65
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Joe Horlen Chicago White Sox 0.935

[edit] All-Star Game

The American League lost the thirty-fifth midsummer classic at Shea Stadium in New York, NY on Tuesday, July 7, 1964 by a score of 7 to 4. The league's manager was Al Lopez.

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion New York Yankees were defeated by the National League's St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 3.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Brooks Robinson, a third baseman with the Baltimore Orioles. In the award's voting, he had 269 out of a possible 280 points and 18 first place votes.

The winner of the Cy Young Award, given to the best pitcher in Major League Baseball irrespective of league, was Dean Chance of the Los Angeles Angels (AL). In the award's voting, he had 17 out of a possible 20 points and 17 first place votes.

The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Tony Oliva, an outfielder with the Minnesota Twins. In the award's voting, he had 19 out of a possible 20 points and 19 first place votes.

[edit] Gold Gloves

The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by sportswriters, at their respective position.

Position Player Team
P Jim Kaat Minnesota Twins
C Elston Howard New York Yankees
1B Vic Power Minnesota Twins/Los Angeles Angels/Philadelphia Phillies
2B Bobby Richardson New York Yankees
3B Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles
SS Luis Aparicio Baltimore Orioles
OF Vic Davalillo Cleveland Indians
Jim Landis Chicago White Sox
Al Kaline Detroit Tigers

[edit] Hall of Fame Game

The twenty-second annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 27 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Washington Senators defeated the New York Mets of the National League by a score of 6 to 4.

[edit] Notable events

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