1983 American League
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|1983 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||Baltimore Orioles||162||98||64||0||.605||-.-||799 (4.93)||652 (4.02)||0.269||0.340||0.421||3.63||0.981|
|2||Detroit Tigers||162||92||70||0||.568||6.0||789 (4.87)||679 (4.19)||0.274||0.334||0.427||3.80||0.980|
|3||New York Yankees||162||91||71||0||.562||7.0||770 (4.75)||703 (4.34)||0.273||0.335||0.416||3.86||0.978|
|4||Toronto Blue Jays||162||89||73||0||.549||9.0||795 (4.91)||726 (4.48)||0.277||0.338||0.436||4.12||0.981|
|5||Milwaukee Brewers||162||87||75||0||.537||11.0||764 (4.72)||708 (4.37)||0.277||0.333||0.418||4.02||0.982|
|6||Boston Red Sox||162||78||84||0||.481||20.0||724 (4.47)||775 (4.78)||0.270||0.334||0.409||4.34||0.979|
|7||Cleveland Indians||162||70||92||0||.432||28.0||704 (4.35)||785 (4.85)||0.265||0.338||0.369||4.43||0.980|
|1||Chicago White Sox||162||99||63||0||.611||-.-||800 (4.94)||650 (4.01)||0.262||0.327||0.413||3.67||0.981|
|2||Kansas City Royals||163||79||83||1||.485||20.0||696 (4.27)||767 (4.71)||0.271||0.319||0.397||4.25||0.974|
|3||Texas Rangers||163||77||85||1||.472||22.0||639 (3.92)||609 (3.74)||0.255||0.309||0.366||3.31||0.982|
|4||Oakland Athletics||162||74||88||0||.457||25.0||708 (4.37)||782 (4.83)||0.262||0.326||0.381||4.34||0.974|
|5||California Angels||162||70||92||0||.432||29.0||722 (4.46)||779 (4.81)||0.260||0.321||0.393||4.31||0.977|
|6||Minnesota Twins||162||70||92||0||.432||29.0||709 (4.38)||822 (5.07)||0.261||0.318||0.401||4.66||0.981|
|7||Seattle Mariners||162||60||102||0||.370||39.0||558 (3.44)||740 (4.57)||0.240||0.300||0.360||4.12||0.979|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The American League Championship Series, featured Baltimore Orioles, the Eastern Division winner, and the Chicago White Sox, the Western Division winner. The Orioles defeated the White Sox, 3 games to 1.
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Cal Ripken (ripkeca01), a shortstop with the Baltimore Orioles. In the award's voting, he had 322 out of a possible 392 points and 15 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Ron Kittle, an outfielder with the Chicago White Sox. In the award's voting, he had 104 out of a possible 140 points and 15 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 fortieth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 1 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Baltimore Orioles lost to the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League by a score of 4 to 1.
 Notable events
- Larry Barnett
- Nick Bremigan
- Joe Brinkman
- Al Clark
- Drew Coble
- Terry Cooney
- Derryl Cousins
- Don Denkinger
- Jim Evans