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|1969 in baseball|
|1969 American League|
|Cuban National League|
|<< 1968 1970 >>|
 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||Baltimore Orioles||162||109||53||0||.673||-.-||779 (4.81)||517 (3.19)||0.265||0.341||0.414||2.83||0.984|
|2||Detroit Tigers||162||90||72||0||.556||19.0||701 (4.33)||601 (3.71)||0.242||0.315||0.387||3.31||0.979|
|3||Boston Red Sox||162||87||75||0||.537||22.0||743 (4.59)||736 (4.54)||0.251||0.331||0.415||3.92||0.975|
|4||Washington Senators||162||86||76||0||.531||23.0||694 (4.28)||644 (3.98)||0.251||0.328||0.378||3.49||0.978|
|5||New York Yankees||162||80||81||1||.494||28.5||562 (3.47)||587 (3.62)||0.235||0.309||0.344||3.23||0.979|
|6||Cleveland Indians||161||62||99||0||.385||46.5||573 (3.56)||717 (4.45)||0.237||0.306||0.345||3.94||0.976|
|1||Minnesota Twins||162||97||65||0||.599||-.-||790 (4.88)||618 (3.81)||0.268||0.338||0.408||3.24||0.977|
|2||Oakland Athletics||162||88||74||0||.543||9.0||740 (4.57)||678 (4.19)||0.249||0.324||0.376||3.71||0.978|
|3||California Angels||163||71||91||1||.436||26.0||528 (3.24)||652 (4.00)||0.230||0.298||0.319||3.54||0.978|
|4||Kansas City Royals||163||69||93||1||.423||28.0||586 (3.60)||688 (4.22)||0.240||0.306||0.338||3.72||0.975|
|5||Chicago White Sox||162||68||94||0||.420||29.0||625 (3.86)||723 (4.46)||0.247||0.316||0.357||4.21||0.981|
|6||Seattle Pilots||163||64||98||1||.393||33.0||639 (3.92)||799 (4.90)||0.234||0.313||0.346||4.35||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 Harmon Killebrew, a third baseman with the Minnesota Twins. In the award's voting, he had 294 out of a possible 336 points and 16 first place votes.
The winners of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, were Mike Cuellar of the Baltimore Orioles and Denny McLain of the Detroit Tigers. In the award's voting, both had 10 out of a possible 24 points and 10 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Lou Piniella, an outfielder with the Kansas City Royals. In the award's voting, he had 9 out of a possible 24 points and 9 first place votes.
 Gold Gloves
The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
 Hall of Fame Game
The twenty-seventh annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 28 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Minnesota Twins defeated the Houston Astros of the National League by a score of 7 to 2. The game was stopped by rain after five innings.
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