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|1977 in baseball|
|1977 American League|
|Cuban National League|
|<< 1976 1978 >>|
 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||162||100||62||0||.617||-.-||831 (5.13)||651 (4.02)||0.281||0.344||0.444||3.61||0.979|
|2||Baltimore Orioles||161||97||64||0||.602||2.5||719 (4.47)||653 (4.06)||0.261||0.329||0.393||3.74||0.983|
|3||Boston Red Sox||161||97||64||0||.602||2.5||859 (5.34)||712 (4.42)||0.281||0.344||0.465||4.11||0.978|
|4||Detroit Tigers||162||74||88||0||.457||26.0||714 (4.41)||751 (4.64)||0.264||0.319||0.410||4.13||0.978|
|5||Cleveland Indians||161||71||90||0||.441||28.5||676 (4.20)||739 (4.59)||0.269||0.333||0.380||4.10||0.979|
|6||Milwaukee Brewers||162||67||95||0||.414||33.0||639 (3.94)||765 (4.72)||0.258||0.313||0.389||4.32||0.978|
|7||Toronto Blue Jays||161||54||107||0||.335||45.5||605 (3.76)||822 (5.11)||0.252||0.315||0.365||4.57||0.974|
|1||Kansas City Royals||162||102||60||0||.630||-.-||822 (5.07)||651 (4.02)||0.277||0.339||0.436||3.52||0.978|
|2||Texas Rangers||162||94||68||0||.580||8.0||767 (4.73)||657 (4.06)||0.270||0.341||0.405||3.56||0.982|
|3||Chicago White Sox||162||90||72||0||.556||12.0||844 (5.21)||771 (4.76)||0.278||0.344||0.444||4.25||0.974|
|4||Minnesota Twins||161||84||77||0||.522||17.5||867 (5.39)||776 (4.82)||0.282||0.347||0.417||4.36||0.978|
|5||California Angels||162||74||88||0||.457||28.0||675 (4.17)||695 (4.29)||0.255||0.323||0.386||3.72||0.976|
|6||Seattle Mariners||162||64||98||0||.395||38.0||624 (3.85)||855 (5.28)||0.256||0.310||0.381||4.83||0.976|
|7||Oakland Athletics||161||63||98||0||.391||38.5||605 (3.76)||749 (4.65)||0.240||0.306||0.352||4.04||0.970|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The American League Championship Series, featured New York Yankees, the Eastern Division winner, and the Kansas City Royals, the Western Division winner. The Yankees defeated the Royals, 3 games to 2.
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Rod Carew, a first baseman with the Minnesota Twins. In the award's voting, he had 273 out of a possible 392 points and 12 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Eddie Murray, a designated hitter with the Baltimore Orioles. In the award's voting, he had 12 out of a possible 28 points and 12 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.
 Monthly Awards
- Player of the Month Award
 Hall of Fame Game
The thirty-fifth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 8 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Minnesota Twins defeated the Philadelphia Phillies of the National League by a score of 8 to 5.
 Notable events