1982 American League
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|1982 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||Milwaukee Brewers||163||95||67||1||.583||-.-||891 (5.47)||717 (4.40)||0.279||0.335||0.455||3.98||0.980|
|2||Baltimore Orioles||163||94||68||1||.577||1.0||774 (4.75)||687 (4.21)||0.266||0.341||0.419||3.99||0.984|
|3||Boston Red Sox||162||89||73||0||.549||6.0||753 (4.65)||713 (4.40)||0.274||0.339||0.407||4.03||0.981|
|4||Detroit Tigers||162||83||79||0||.512||12.0||729 (4.50)||685 (4.23)||0.266||0.323||0.418||3.80||0.982|
|5||New York Yankees||162||79||83||0||.488||16.0||709 (4.38)||716 (4.42)||0.256||0.328||0.398||3.99||0.979|
|6||Toronto Blue Jays||162||78||84||0||.481||17.0||651 (4.02)||701 (4.33)||0.262||0.313||0.383||3.95||0.978|
|7||Cleveland Indians||162||78||84||0||.481||17.0||683 (4.22)||748 (4.62)||0.262||0.340||0.373||4.11||0.980|
|1||California Angels||162||93||69||0||.574||-.-||814 (5.02)||670 (4.14)||0.274||0.347||0.433||3.82||0.983|
|2||Kansas City Royals||162||90||72||0||.556||3.0||784 (4.84)||717 (4.43)||0.285||0.337||0.428||4.08||0.979|
|3||Chicago White Sox||162||87||75||0||.537||6.0||786 (4.85)||710 (4.38)||0.273||0.337||0.413||3.87||0.976|
|4||Seattle Mariners||162||76||86||0||.469||17.0||651 (4.02)||712 (4.40)||0.254||0.310||0.381||3.88||0.978|
|5||Oakland Athletics||162||68||94||0||.420||25.0||691 (4.27)||819 (5.06)||0.236||0.310||0.367||4.54||0.974|
|6||Texas Rangers||162||64||98||0||.395||29.0||590 (3.64)||749 (4.62)||0.249||0.306||0.359||4.28||0.981|
|7||Minnesota Twins||162||60||102||0||.370||33.0||657 (4.06)||819 (5.06)||0.257||0.316||0.396||4.72||0.982|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The American League Championship Series, featured Milwaukee Brewers, the Eastern Division winner, and the California Angels, the Western Division winner. The Brewers defeated the Angels, 3 games to 2.
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Robin Yount, a shortstop with the Milwaukee Brewers. In the award's voting, he had 385 out of a possible 392 points and 27 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Cal Ripken (ripkeca01), a shortstop with the Baltimore Orioles. In the award's voting, he had 132 out of a possible 140 points and 24 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.
 Silver Sluggers
The following players won the Silver Slugger 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
- Pitcher of the Month Award
 Hall of Fame Game
The thirty-ninth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 2 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The game ended in a 4 - 4 tie between the Chicago White Sox of the American League and New York Mets of the National League. The game was called after eight innings due to rain.
 Notable events
- Larry Barnett
- Nick Bremigan
- Joe Brinkman
- Al Clark
- Drew Coble
- Terry Cooney
- Derryl Cousins
- Don Denkinger
- Lou DiMuro