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1971 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

Vida Blue
OAK 24-8, 1.82, 301 SO

Cy Young Award

Vida Blue
OAK 24-8, 1.82, 301 SO

Rookie of the Year Award

Chris Chambliss
CLE 111 G .275/.341/.407
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Tony Oliva
MIN 126 G .337/.369/.546
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Vida Blue
OAK 24-8, 1.82, 301 SO

TSN Pitcher of the Year

Vida Blue
OAK 24-8, 1.82, 301 SO

Gold Glove Winners (history)

PitcherJim Kaat
CatcherRay Fosse
First BaseGeorge Scott
Second BaseDavey Johnson
Third BaseBrooks Robinson
ShortstopMark Belanger
OutfieldPaul Blair, Amos Otis and Carl Yastrzemski

League All-Stars

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

Starters
P. Vida Blue (OAK)
C. Bill Freehan (DET)
1B. Norm Cash (DET)
2B. Rod Carew (MIN)
3B. Brooks Robinson (BAL)
SS. Luis Aparicio (BOS)
LF. Carl Yastrzemski (BOS)
CF. Bobby Murcer (NYY)
RF. Frank Robinson (BAL)

 
Don Buford* (BAL)
Leo Cardenas (MIN)
Mike Cuellar* (BAL)
Dave Duncan (OAK)
Ray Fosse (CLE)
Frank Howard* (WSA)
Reggie Jackson* (OAK)
Al Kaline* (DET)
Harmon Killebrew* (MIN)
 
Mickey Lolich* (DET)
Sam McDowell (CLE)
Bill Melton (CHW)
Andy Messersmith (CAL)
Thurman Munson* (NYY)
Tony Oliva (MIN)
Amos Otis* (KCR)
Jim Palmer* (BAL)
Marty Pattin (MIL)
 
Jim Perry (MIN)
Boog Powell (BAL)
Cookie Rojas* (KCR)
Sonny Siebert (BOS)
Wilbur Wood (CHW)

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