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1948 American League

1948 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 618 games, 8 teams, approx. 154 games in season
Attendance: 335,564 (542/game)
Other Years: 1947 / 1949
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1947 / 1949

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1947 / 1949

League Standings

Regular Season

154 games
Tm W L W-L% GB
Cleveland Indians 97 58 .626 --
Boston Red Sox 96 59 .619 1
New York Yankees 94 60 .610 2.5
Philadelphia Athletics 84 70 .545 12.5
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 18.5
St. Louis Browns 59 94 .386 37
Washington Senators 56 97 .366 40
Chicago White Sox 51 101 .336 44.5

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Boston Red Sox BOS 29.5 5.85 155 6284 5363 907 1471 277 40 121 854 38 17 823 552 .274 .374 .409 .783 2191 145 32 66
New York Yankees NYY 29.7 5.56 154 6048 5324 857 1480 251 75 139 806 24 24 623 478 .278 .356 .432 .788 2298 136 23 78
Cleveland Indians CLE 28.6 5.38 156 6201 5446 840 1534 242 54 155 802 54 44 646 575 .282 .360 .431 .792 2349 132 24 85
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 30.0 4.73 154 6049 5181 729 1345 231 47 68 685 40 32 726 523 .260 .353 .362 .715 1874 137 22 120
Detroit Tigers DET 28.1 4.55 154 6063 5235 700 1396 219 58 78 661 22 32 671 504 .267 .353 .375 .728 1965 134 27 130
St. Louis Browns SLB 27.1 4.33 155 6013 5303 671 1438 251 62 63 623 63 44 578 572 .271 .345 .378 .722 2002 131 19 113
Washington Senators WSH 28.5 3.75 154 5783 5111 578 1245 203 75 31 538 76 48 568 572 .244 .322 .331 .652 1691 124 20 84
Chicago White Sox CHW 30.3 3.63 154 5872 5192 559 1303 172 39 55 532 46 47 595 528 .251 .329 .331 .660 1718 119 12 73
League Totals 29.0 4.73 1236 48313 42155 5841 11212 1846 450 710 5501 363 288 5230 4304 .266 .349 .382 .731 16088 1058 179 749

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Cleveland Indians CLE 29.2 3.64 97 58 .626 3.22 156 156 90 66 26 30 1409.1 1246 568 505 82 625 593 19 3 16 5931 1.328 8.0 0.5 4.0 3.8 0.95
New York Yankees NYY 28.9 4.11 94 60 .610 3.75 154 154 92 62 16 24 1365.2 1289 633 569 94 641 654 24 7 27 5902 1.413 8.5 0.6 4.2 4.3 1.02
Boston Red Sox BOS 30.1 4.65 96 59 .619 4.26 155 155 85 70 11 13 1379.1 1445 720 653 83 592 513 19 6 26 6032 1.477 9.4 0.5 3.9 3.3 0.87
Detroit Tigers DET 27.6 4.71 78 76 .506 4.15 154 154 94 60 5 22 1377.0 1367 726 635 92 589 678 15 2 31 5993 1.420 8.9 0.6 3.8 4.4 1.15
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 26.4 4.77 84 70 .545 4.43 154 154 80 74 7 18 1368.2 1456 735 673 86 638 486 15 4 35 6048 1.530 9.6 0.6 4.2 3.2 0.76
Washington Senators WSH 29.8 5.17 56 97 .366 4.65 154 154 112 42 4 22 1357.1 1439 796 702 81 734 446 27 0 19 6139 1.601 9.5 0.5 4.9 3.0 0.61
Chicago White Sox CHW 28.4 5.29 51 101 .336 4.89 154 154 119 35 2 23 1345.2 1454 814 731 89 673 403 30 6 32 6025 1.581 9.7 0.6 4.5 2.7 0.60
St. Louis Browns SLB 26.4 5.48 59 94 .386 5.01 155 155 120 35 4 21 1373.1 1513 849 764 103 737 531 30 2 47 6225 1.638 9.9 0.7 4.8 3.5 0.72
League Totals 28.3 4.73 615 615 .500 4.29 1236 1236 792 444 75 173 10976.1 11209 5841 5232 710 5229 4304 179 30 233 48295 1.498 9.2 0.6 4.3 3.5 0.82

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Cleveland Indians CLE 156 4228 1852 114 183 .982 8 31 31 50% Lou Boudreau
Boston Red Sox BOS 155 4141 1796 116 174 .981 5 40 28 41% Joe McCarthy
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 154 4109 1708 113 180 .981 7 39 34 47% Connie Mack
New York Yankees NYY 154 4097 1493 120 161 .979 13 49 40 45% Bucky Harris
Detroit Tigers DET 154 4131 1643 155 143 .974 13 49 28 36% Steve O'Neill
Chicago White Sox CHW 154 4038 1859 160 176 .974 15 53 38 42% Ted Lyons
Washington Senators WSH 154 4072 1657 154 144 .974 12 35 59 63% Joe Kuhel
St. Louis Browns SLB 155 4120 1737 168 190 .972 7 67 30 31% 335,564 Zack Taylor
League Totals 1236 32936 13745 1100 1351 .977 80 363 288 44% 335,564