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The 1975 season of the American League was the seventy-fifth 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
Eastern Division
1 Boston Red Sox 160 95 65 0 .594 -.- 796 (4.98) 709 (4.43) 0.275 0.343 0.417 3.98 0.978
2 Baltimore Orioles 159 90 69 0 .566 4.5 682 (4.29) 553 (3.48) 0.252 0.324 0.373 3.17 0.983
3 New York Yankees 160 83 77 0 .519 12.0 681 (4.26) 588 (3.68) 0.264 0.325 0.382 3.29 0.978
4 Cleveland Indians 159 79 80 0 .497 15.5 688 (4.33) 703 (4.42) 0.261 0.326 0.392 3.84 0.978
5 Milwaukee Brewers 162 68 94 0 .420 28.0 675 (4.17) 792 (4.89) 0.250 0.320 0.389 4.34 0.971
6 Detroit Tigers 159 57 102 0 .358 37.5 570 (3.58) 786 (4.94) 0.249 0.299 0.366 4.27 0.972
Western Division
1 Oakland Athletics 162 98 64 0 .605 -.- 758 (4.68) 606 (3.74) 0.254 0.330 0.391 3.27 0.977
2 Kansas City Royals 162 91 71 0 .562 7.0 710 (4.38) 649 (4.01) 0.261 0.332 0.394 3.47 0.976
3 Texas Rangers 162 79 83 0 .488 19.0 714 (4.41) 733 (4.52) 0.256 0.329 0.371 3.86 0.971
4 Minnesota Twins 159 76 83 0 .478 20.5 724 (4.55) 736 (4.63) 0.271 0.339 0.386 4.05 0.973
5 Chicago White Sox 161 75 86 0 .466 22.5 655 (4.07) 703 (4.37) 0.255 0.330 0.358 3.93 0.978
6 California Angels 161 72 89 0 .447 25.5 628 (3.90) 723 (4.49) 0.246 0.321 0.328 3.89 0.971

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Sal Bando
Phil Garner
Oakland Athletics
Oakland Athletics
160
At Bats George Brett Kansas City Royals 634
Runs Scored Fred Lynn Boston Red Sox 103
Hits George Brett Kansas City Royals 195
Doubles Fred Lynn Boston Red Sox 47
Triples George Brett
Mickey Rivers
Kansas City Royals
California Angels
13
Home Runs Reggie Jackson
George Scott
Oakland Athletics
Milwaukee Brewers
36
Total Bases George Scott Milwaukee Brewers 318
Runs Batted In George Scott Milwaukee Brewers 109
Stolen Bases Mickey Rivers California Angels 70
Caught Stealing Jerry Remy California Angels 21
Walks John Mayberry Kansas City Royals 119
Intentional Base-on-Balls Rod Carew Minnesota Twins 18
Hit by Pitch Don Baylor
Tony Oliva
Baltimore Orioles
Minnesota Twins
13
Strikeouts Jeff Burroughs Texas Rangers 155
Sacrifice Hits Mark Belanger Baltimore Orioles 23
Sacrifice Flies Graig Nettles New York Yankees 11
Grounded into Double Plays Lee May
George Scott
Baltimore Orioles
Milwaukee Brewers
26
Batting Average Rod Carew Minnesota Twins 0.359
On-Base Percentage Rod Carew Minnesota Twins 0.421
Slugging Percentage Fred Lynn Boston Red Sox 0.566
On-Base plus Slugging Fred Lynn Boston Red Sox 0.967
On-Base plus Slugging Plus John Mayberry Kansas City Royals 168

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Catfish Hunter
Jim Palmer
New York Yankees
Baltimore Orioles
23
Losses Wilbur Wood Chicago White Sox 20
Win-Loss Percentage Roger Moret Boston Red Sox 0.824
Appearances Rollie Fingers Oakland Athletics 75
Games Started Wilbur Wood Chicago White Sox 43
Complete Games Catfish Hunter New York Yankees 30
Shutouts Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles 10
Games Finished Rollie Fingers Oakland Athletics 59
Saves Rich Gossage Chicago White Sox 26
Innings Pitched Catfish Hunter New York Yankees 328.0
Batters Faced Catfish Hunter New York Yankees 1294
Hits Allowed Jim Kaat Chicago White Sox 321
Home Runs Allowed Fergie Jenkins Texas Rangers 37
Base-on-Balls Allowed Mike Torrez Baltimore Orioles 133
Intentional Base-on-Balls Steve Foucault
Rich Gossage
Texas Rangers
Chicago White Sox
15
Hit Batsmen Pete Broberg Milwaukee Brewers 16
Strikeouts Frank Tanana California Angels 269
Wild Pitches Joe Coleman Detroit Tigers 15
Balks Don Hood Cleveland Indians 5
Runs Allowed Wilbur Wood Chicago White Sox 148
Earned Runs Allowed Wilbur Wood Chicago White Sox 133
Earned Run Average Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles 2.09
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Catfish Hunter New York Yankees 1.009

[edit] All-Star Game

The American League lost the forty-sixth midsummer classic at County Stadium in Milwaukee, WI on Tuesday, July 15, 1975 by a score of 6 to 3. The league's manager was Alvin Dark.

[edit] Postseason

The American League Championship Series, featured Boston Red Sox, the Eastern Division winner, and the Oakland Athletics, the Western Division winner. The Red Sox defeated the Athletics, 3 games to 0.

In the World Series, the American League champion Boston Red Sox were defeated by the National League's Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 3.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Fred Lynn, an outfielder with the Boston Red Sox. In the award's voting, he had 326 out of a possible 336 points and 22 first place votes.

The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Jim Palmer of the Baltimore Orioles. In the award's voting, he had 98 out of a possible 120 points and 15 first place votes.

The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Fred Lynn, an outfielder with the Boston Red Sox. In the award's voting, he had 23 out of a possible 24 points and 23 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 its managers and coaches, at their respective position.

Position Player Team
P Jim Kaat Chicago White Sox
C Thurman Munson New York Yankees
1B George Scott Milwaukee Brewers
2B Bobby Grich Baltimore Orioles
3B Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles
SS Mark Belanger Baltimore Orioles
OF Fred Lynn Boston Red Sox
Paul Blair Baltimore Orioles
Joe Rudi Oakland Athletics

[edit] Hall of Fame Game

The thirty-third annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 18 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 San Francisco Giants of the National League by a score of 11 to 5.

[edit] Notable events

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