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1948 American League Awards, All-Stars and Other Leaders

League Awards

Batting stats are G BA/OBP/SLG Pitching stats are W-L ERA, SO.

Award-Winners Complete Voting Results

Most Valuable Player Award

Lou Boudreau
CLE 152 G .355/.453/.534

Rookie of the Year Award

Al Dark (ML)
BSN 137 G .322/.353/.433
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Ted Williams
BOS 137 G .369/.497/.615
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Gene Bearden
CLE 20-7 (1 SV), 2.43, 80 SO

TSN Pitcher of the Year

Bob Lemon (ML)
CLE 20-14 (2 SV), 2.82, 147 SO

(ML) - Award for both leagues

League All-Stars

All Star Directory · (* - indicates they played)
Box Score and Play-by-Play

Starters
P. Walt Masterson (WSH)
C. Buddy Rosar (PHA)
1B. George McQuinn (NYY)
2B. Joe Gordon (CLE)
3B. Ken Keltner (CLE)
SS. Lou Boudreau (CLE)
LF. Tommy Henrich (NYY)
CF. Hoot Evers (DET)
RF. Pat Mullin (DET)

 
Yogi Berra (NYY)
Joe Coleman* (PHA)
Joe DiMaggio* (NYY)
Joe Dobson (BOS)
Bobby Doerr* (BOS)
Bob Feller (CLE)
Joe Haynes (CHW)
George Kell (DET)
Bob Lemon (CLE)
 
Hal Newhouser* (DET)
Joe Page (NYY)
Vic Raschi* (NYY)
Vern Stephens* (BOS)
Birdie Tebbetts* (BOS)
Mickey Vernon* (WSH)
Ted Williams* (BOS)
Al Zarilla* (SLB)

AL Other Leaders

Glossary · Hold mouse over statistic name to see description

For batting rate stats, generally a minimum of 3.1 Plate Appearances/G, 1.0 IP/G, 0.67 Gm and Chances/Team Game (fielding), 0.2 SB att/Team Game (catchers), and 0.1 SB att/Team Game (baserunners only since 1951), and 0.1 decision/G for single-season leaderboards generally needed for rate statistics. For pitcher fielding the minimums are reduced by a third. For LF, CF, RF fielding stats, we only have reliable data since 1954, so all leaders are since 1954. Explanation of min. requirements