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1998 American League

1998 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 1,134 games, 14 teams, approx. 162 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1997 / 1999
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1997 / 1999

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1997 / 1999

League Standings

Regular Season

162 games

Central Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Cleveland Indians 89 73 .549 --
Chicago White Sox 80 82 .494 9
Kansas City Royals 72 89 .447 16.5
Minnesota Twins 70 92 .432 19
Detroit Tigers 65 97 .401 24

East Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
New York Yankees 114 48 .704 --
Boston Red Sox 92 70 .568 22
Toronto Blue Jays 88 74 .543 26
Baltimore Orioles 79 83 .488 35
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 63 99 .389 51

West Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Texas Rangers 88 74 .543 --
Anaheim Angels 85 77 .525 3
Seattle Mariners 76 85 .472 11.5
Oakland Athletics 74 88 .457 14

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
New York Yankees NYY 30.4 5.96 162 6444 5643 965 1625 290 31 207 907 153 63 653 1025 .288 .364 .460 .825 2598 145 57 32 59 34
Texas Rangers TEX 29.9 5.80 162 6401 5672 940 1637 314 32 201 894 82 47 595 1045 .289 .357 .462 .819 2618 137 39 41 54 27
Boston Red Sox BOS 28.8 5.41 162 6299 5601 876 1568 338 35 205 827 72 39 541 1049 .280 .348 .463 .810 2591 144 70 35 52 32
Seattle Mariners SEA 29.8 5.34 161 6327 5628 859 1553 321 28 234 822 115 39 558 1081 .276 .345 .468 .812 2632 107 57 36 48 26
Chicago White Sox CHW 27.2 5.28 163 6280 5585 861 1516 291 38 198 806 127 46 551 916 .271 .339 .444 .782 2477 119 47 38 59 34
Cleveland Indians CLE 29.5 5.25 162 6376 5616 850 1530 334 30 198 811 143 60 630 1061 .272 .347 .448 .795 2518 123 41 30 59 35
Baltimore Orioles BAL 33.1 5.04 162 6304 5565 817 1520 303 11 214 783 86 48 593 903 .273 .347 .447 .794 2487 136 58 44 44 30
Toronto Blue Jays TOR 29.0 5.01 163 6323 5580 816 1482 316 19 221 776 184 81 564 1132 .266 .340 .448 .787 2499 108 87 43 49 43
Oakland Athletics OAK 29.0 4.96 162 6282 5490 804 1413 295 13 149 755 131 47 633 1122 .257 .338 .397 .735 2181 120 55 58 46 22
Anaheim Angels ANA 28.7 4.86 162 6278 5630 787 1530 314 27 147 739 93 45 510 1028 .272 .335 .415 .751 2339 122 48 49 41 31
Minnesota Twins MIN 29.8 4.53 162 6262 5641 734 1499 285 32 115 691 112 54 506 915 .266 .328 .389 .717 2193 155 45 18 52 33
Detroit Tigers DET 27.3 4.46 162 6242 5664 722 1494 306 29 165 691 122 62 455 1070 .264 .323 .415 .738 2353 111 62 16 45 25
Kansas City Royals KCR 28.8 4.43 161 6191 5546 714 1459 274 40 134 686 135 50 475 984 .263 .324 .399 .724 2215 118 60 45 65 24
Tampa Bay Devil Rays TBD 28.9 3.83 162 6156 5555 620 1450 267 43 111 579 120 73 473 1107 .261 .321 .385 .706 2136 127 37 53 38 24
League Totals 29.3 5.01 2268 88165 78416 11365 21276 4248 408 2499 10767 1675 754 7737 14438 .271 .340 .432 .771 33837 1772 763 538 711 420

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
New York Yankees NYY 30.2 4.05 114 48 .704 3.82 162 162 140 22 16 48 1456.2 1357 656 619 156 466 25 1080 68 5 37 6100 1.251 8.4 1.0 2.9 6.7 2.32
Boston Red Sox BOS 29.5 4.50 92 70 .568 4.18 162 162 157 5 8 53 1436.0 1406 729 667 168 504 33 1025 53 2 62 6141 1.330 8.8 1.1 3.2 6.4 2.03
Tampa Bay Devil Rays TBD 27.5 4.64 63 99 .389 4.35 162 162 155 7 7 28 1443.0 1425 751 698 171 643 27 1008 81 3 43 6269 1.433 8.9 1.1 4.0 6.3 1.57
Toronto Blue Jays TOR 30.3 4.71 88 74 .543 4.28 163 163 153 10 11 47 1465.0 1443 768 697 169 587 26 1154 45 4 34 6352 1.386 8.9 1.0 3.6 7.1 1.97
Cleveland Indians CLE 29.8 4.81 89 73 .549 4.44 162 162 153 9 4 47 1460.0 1552 779 721 171 563 48 1037 67 5 35 6393 1.449 9.6 1.1 3.5 6.4 1.84
Anaheim Angels ANA 29.8 4.83 85 77 .525 4.49 162 162 159 3 5 52 1444.0 1481 783 720 164 630 23 1091 47 4 70 6326 1.462 9.2 1.0 3.9 6.8 1.73
Baltimore Orioles BAL 30.5 4.85 79 83 .488 4.74 162 162 146 16 10 37 1431.1 1505 785 754 169 535 33 1065 46 6 51 6213 1.425 9.5 1.1 3.4 6.7 1.99
Minnesota Twins MIN 28.7 5.05 70 92 .432 4.75 162 162 155 7 8 42 1447.2 1622 818 764 180 457 21 952 44 5 55 6322 1.436 10.1 1.1 2.8 5.9 2.08
Seattle Mariners SEA 31.3 5.31 76 85 .472 4.93 161 161 144 17 7 31 1424.1 1530 855 781 196 528 23 1156 60 6 61 6271 1.445 9.7 1.2 3.3 7.3 2.19
Detroit Tigers DET 26.6 5.33 65 97 .401 4.93 162 162 153 9 4 32 1446.1 1551 863 792 185 595 53 947 40 0 60 6327 1.484 9.7 1.2 3.7 5.9 1.59
Oakland Athletics OAK 31.0 5.35 74 88 .457 4.81 162 162 150 12 4 39 1434.0 1555 866 766 179 529 29 922 56 5 68 6310 1.453 9.8 1.1 3.3 5.8 1.74
Texas Rangers TEX 29.9 5.38 88 74 .543 4.99 162 162 152 10 8 46 1431.1 1624 871 794 164 519 32 994 45 2 62 6357 1.497 10.2 1.0 3.3 6.3 1.92
Kansas City Royals KCR 28.8 5.58 72 89 .447 5.15 161 161 155 6 5 46 1436.1 1590 899 822 196 568 28 999 60 5 72 6369 1.502 10.0 1.2 3.6 6.3 1.76
Chicago White Sox CHW 26.4 5.71 80 82 .494 5.22 163 163 155 8 4 42 1438.2 1569 931 835 211 580 20 911 54 10 58 6368 1.494 9.8 1.3 3.6 5.7 1.57
League Totals 29.3 5.01 1135 1131 .501 4.65 2268 2268 2127 141 101 590 20194.2 21210 11354 10430 2479 7704 421 14341 766 62 768 88118 1.432 9.5 1.1 3.4 6.4 1.86

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Baltimore Orioles BAL 162 4294 1760 81 144 .987 12 182 53 23% Ray Miller
Tampa Bay Devil Rays TBD 162 4329 1765 94 178 .985 19 97 61 39% Larry Rothschild
New York Yankees NYY 162 4370 1642 98 146 .984 12 102 51 33% Joe Torre
Anaheim Angels ANA 162 4332 1646 106 146 .983 28 156 65 29% Terry Collins
Boston Red Sox BOS 162 4308 1625 105 128 .983 35 132 58 31% Jimy Williams
Minnesota Twins MIN 162 4343 1585 108 135 .982 11 101 45 31% Tom Kelly
Detroit Tigers DET 162 4339 1812 115 164 .982 14 120 69 37% Larry Parrish
Cleveland Indians CLE 162 4380 1727 110 146 .982 8 110 47 30% Mike Hargrove
Kansas City Royals KCR 161 4309 1689 125 172 .980 11 80 43 35% Tony Muser
Texas Rangers TEX 162 4294 1580 121 140 .980 10 64 55 46% Johnny Oates
Toronto Blue Jays TOR 163 4395 1532 125 131 .979 9 149 47 24% Tim Johnson
Seattle Mariners SEA 161 4273 1572 125 139 .979 11 127 49 28% Lou Piniella
Chicago White Sox CHW 163 4316 1706 140 161 .977 9 122 59 33% Jerry Manuel
Oakland Athletics OAK 162 4302 1654 141 155 .977 13 103 48 32% Art Howe
League Totals 2268 60584 23295 1594 2085 .981 202 1645 750 31%