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|1999 in baseball|
|1999 American League|
|Cuban National League|
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 Season summary
- An asterisk (*) indicates the team won its league's wild card, 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||Cleveland Indians||162||97||65||0||.599||-.-||1009 (6.23)||860 (5.31)||0.289||0.372||0.467||4.90||0.983|
|2||Chicago White Sox||162||75||86||1||.463||21.5||777 (4.80)||870 (5.37)||0.277||0.336||0.429||4.92||0.977|
|3||Detroit Tigers||161||69||92||0||.429||27.5||747 (4.64)||882 (5.48)||0.261||0.318||0.443||5.18||0.982|
|4||Kansas City Royals||161||64||97||0||.398||32.5||856 (5.32)||921 (5.72)||0.282||0.344||0.433||5.35||0.980|
|5||Minnesota Twins||161||63||97||1||.391||33.0||686 (4.26)||845 (5.25)||0.264||0.325||0.384||5.02||0.985|
|1||New York Yankees||162||98||64||0||.605||-.-||900 (5.56)||731 (4.51)||0.282||0.364||0.453||4.13||0.982|
|2||Boston Red Sox*||162||94||68||0||.580||4.0||836 (5.16)||718 (4.43)||0.278||0.348||0.448||4.00||0.979|
|3||Toronto Blue Jays||162||84||78||0||.519||14.0||883 (5.45)||862 (5.32)||0.280||0.347||0.457||4.92||0.983|
|4||Baltimore Orioles||162||78||84||0||.481||20.0||851 (5.25)||815 (5.03)||0.279||0.350||0.447||4.77||0.986|
|5||Tampa Bay Devil Rays||162||69||93||0||.426||29.0||772 (4.77)||913 (5.64)||0.274||0.338||0.411||5.06||0.978|
|1||Texas Rangers||162||95||67||0||.586||-.-||945 (5.83)||859 (5.30)||0.293||0.362||0.479||5.07||0.981|
|2||Oakland Athletics||162||87||75||0||.537||8.0||893 (5.51)||846 (5.22)||0.259||0.350||0.446||4.69||0.980|
|3||Seattle Mariners||162||79||83||0||.488||16.0||859 (5.30)||905 (5.59)||0.269||0.341||0.455||5.24||0.981|
|4||Anaheim Angels||162||70||92||0||.432||25.0||711 (4.39)||826 (5.10)||0.256||0.319||0.395||4.79||0.983|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The 1999 American League playoffs featured the champions of the league's three divisions along with a wild card team. The teams competed in a best-of-five Division Series, followed by a best-of-seven League Championship Series. The winner of the League Championship Series represented the league in the World Series.
|Division Series||Championship Series|
|WC||Boston Red Sox||3|
|WC||Boston Red Sox||1|
|East.||New York Yankees||4|
|East.||New York Yankees||3|
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Ivan Rodriguez, a catcher with the Texas Rangers. In the award's voting, he had 252 out of a possible 392 points and 7 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Pedro Martinez (martipe02) of the Boston Red Sox. In the award's voting, he had 140 out of a possible 140 points and 28 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Carlos Beltran, an outfielder with the Kansas City Royals. In the award's voting, he had 133 out of a possible 140 points and 26 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.
 Hall of Fame Game
The fifty-third annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 26 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals by a score of 11 to 9 in eight innings after the game was called for rain. Both teams were from the American League.
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