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1985 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

Don Mattingly
NYY 159 G .324/.371/.567

Cy Young Award

Bret Saberhagen
KCR 20-6, 2.87, 158 SO

Rookie of the Year Award

Ozzie Guillen
CHW 150 G .273/.291/.358

Manager of the Year Award

Bobby Cox
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Wade Boggs
BOS 161 G .368/.450/.478
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Dave Stieb
TOR 14-13, 2.48, 167 SO

Rolaids Reliever of the Year

Dan Quisenberry
KCR 8-9 (37 SV), 2.37, 54 SO


George Brett - S

TSN Pitcher of the Year

Bret Saberhagen
KCR 20-6, 2.87, 158 SO

Gold Glove Winners (history)

PitcherRon Guidry
CatcherLance Parrish
First BaseDon Mattingly
Second BaseLou Whitaker
Third BaseGeorge Brett
ShortstopAlfredo Griffin
OutfieldDwight Evans, Dwayne Murphy, Gary Pettis and Dave Winfield

Silver Slugger Winners (history)

CatcherCarlton Fisk CHW 153 G .238/.320/.488
First BaseDon Mattingly NYY 159 G .324/.371/.567
Second BaseLou Whitaker DET 152 G .279/.362/.456
Third BaseGeorge Brett KCR 155 G .335/.436/.585
ShortstopCal Ripken BAL 161 G .282/.347/.469
OutfieldGeorge Bell TOR 157 G .275/.327/.479
Rickey Henderson NYY 143 G .314/.419/.516
Dave Winfield NYY 155 G .275/.328/.471

League All-Stars

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

P. Jack Morris (DET)
C. Carlton Fisk (CHW)
1B. Eddie Murray (BAL)
2B. Lou Whitaker (DET)
3B. George Brett (KCR)
SS. Cal Ripken (BAL)
LF. Jim Rice (BOS)
CF. Rickey Henderson (NYY)
RF. Dave Winfield (NYY)

Harold Baines* (CHW)
Bert Blyleven* (CLE)
Wade Boggs* (BOS)
Phil Bradley* (SEA)
Tom Brunansky* (MIN)
Cecil Cooper* (MIL)
Damaso Garcia* (TOR)
Rich Gedman* (BOS)
Willie Hernandez* (DET)
Jay Howell (OAK)
Jimmy Key* (TOR)
Don Mattingly* (NYY)
Paul Molitor* (MIL)
Donnie Moore* (CAL)
Lance Parrish (DET)
Dan Petry* (DET)
Dave Stieb* (TOR)
Alan Trammell* (DET)
Gary Ward* (TEX)
Ernie Whitt* (TOR)

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