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1971 American League

1971 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 966 games, 12 teams, approx. 161 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1970 / 1972
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1970 / 1972

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1970 / 1972

League Standings

Regular Season

162 games

East Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Baltimore Orioles 101 57 .639 --
Detroit Tigers 91 71 .562 12
Boston Red Sox 85 77 .525 18
New York Yankees 82 80 .506 21
Washington Senators 63 96 .396 38.5
Cleveland Indians 60 102 .370 43

West Division

Tm W L W-L% GB
Oakland Athletics 101 60 .627 --
Kansas City Royals 85 76 .528 16
Chicago White Sox 79 83 .488 22.5
California Angels 76 86 .469 25.5
Minnesota Twins 74 86 .463 26.5
Milwaukee Brewers 69 92 .429 32

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
Baltimore Orioles BAL 29.8 4.70 158 6143 5303 742 1382 207 25 158 702 66 38 672 844 .261 .347 .398 .745 2113 125 46 85 37 69
Detroit Tigers DET 29.5 4.33 162 6196 5502 701 1399 214 38 179 652 35 43 540 854 .254 .325 .405 .730 2226 129 55 62 37 70
Oakland Athletics OAK 26.8 4.29 161 6191 5494 691 1383 195 25 160 642 80 53 542 1018 .252 .321 .384 .705 2108 113 37 80 38 54
Boston Red Sox BOS 27.9 4.27 162 6107 5401 691 1360 246 28 161 650 51 34 552 871 .252 .322 .397 .719 2145 146 32 75 47 46
Minnesota Twins MIN 28.4 4.09 160 6072 5414 654 1406 197 31 116 618 66 44 512 846 .260 .323 .372 .695 2013 158 25 64 57 61
New York Yankees NYY 28.4 4.00 162 6164 5413 648 1377 195 43 97 607 75 55 581 717 .254 .328 .360 .688 1949 140 37 77 56 58
Chicago White Sox CHW 25.6 3.81 162 6114 5382 617 1346 185 30 138 568 83 65 562 870 .250 .325 .373 .697 2005 105 51 81 38 45
Kansas City Royals KCR 27.2 3.75 161 5914 5295 603 1323 225 40 80 573 130 46 490 819 .250 .313 .353 .666 1868 128 25 45 59 54
Washington Senators WSA 27.6 3.38 159 5986 5290 537 1219 189 30 86 500 68 45 575 956 .230 .307 .326 .634 1726 127 28 58 35 58
Cleveland Indians CLE 26.3 3.35 162 6061 5467 543 1303 200 20 109 507 57 37 467 868 .238 .300 .342 .643 1870 127 31 67 29 44
Milwaukee Brewers MIL 27.1 3.32 161 5904 5185 534 1188 160 23 104 496 82 53 543 924 .229 .304 .329 .633 1706 103 30 107 39 40
California Angels CAL 27.8 3.15 162 6079 5495 511 1271 213 18 96 477 72 34 441 827 .231 .290 .329 .619 1808 141 29 83 31 61
League Totals 27.7 3.87 1932 72931 64641 7472 15957 2426 351 1484 6992 865 547 6477 10414 .247 .317 .364 .681 23537 1542 426 884 503 660

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
Baltimore Orioles BAL 29.5 3.35 101 57 .639 2.99 158 158 87 71 15 22 1415.1 1257 530 470 125 416 37 793 18 2 37 5799 1.182 8.0 0.8 2.6 5.0 1.91
Oakland Athletics OAK 26.5 3.50 101 60 .627 3.05 161 161 104 57 18 36 1469.1 1229 564 498 131 501 57 999 33 4 37 6018 1.177 7.5 0.8 3.1 6.1 1.99
Kansas City Royals KCR 26.7 3.52 85 76 .528 3.25 161 161 127 34 15 44 1420.1 1301 566 513 84 496 21 775 36 1 41 5925 1.265 8.2 0.5 3.1 4.9 1.56
California Angels CAL 26.4 3.56 76 86 .469 3.10 162 162 123 39 11 32 1481.0 1246 576 510 101 607 71 904 36 4 60 6168 1.251 7.6 0.6 3.7 5.5 1.49
Chicago White Sox CHW 25.9 3.69 79 83 .488 3.12 162 162 116 46 19 32 1450.1 1348 597 503 100 468 38 976 29 5 43 6089 1.252 8.4 0.6 2.9 6.1 2.09
Milwaukee Brewers MIL 26.0 3.78 69 92 .429 3.38 161 161 129 32 23 32 1416.1 1303 609 532 130 569 78 795 27 4 32 5978 1.322 8.3 0.8 3.6 5.1 1.40
New York Yankees NYY 27.3 3.96 82 80 .506 3.43 162 162 95 67 15 12 1452.0 1382 641 554 126 423 73 707 23 3 48 6046 1.243 8.6 0.8 2.6 4.4 1.67
Detroit Tigers DET 26.7 3.98 91 71 .562 3.63 162 162 109 53 11 32 1468.1 1355 645 593 126 609 32 1000 49 5 40 6268 1.338 8.3 0.8 3.7 6.1 1.64
Boston Red Sox BOS 29.1 4.12 85 77 .525 3.80 162 162 118 44 11 35 1443.0 1424 667 610 136 535 52 871 42 0 37 6188 1.358 8.9 0.8 3.3 5.4 1.63
Washington Senators WSA 26.4 4.15 63 96 .396 3.70 159 159 129 30 10 26 1418.2 1376 660 583 132 554 74 762 45 6 43 6057 1.360 8.7 0.8 3.5 4.8 1.38
Minnesota Twins MIN 27.3 4.19 74 86 .463 3.81 160 160 117 43 9 25 1416.2 1384 670 600 139 529 58 895 40 3 42 6069 1.350 8.8 0.9 3.4 5.7 1.69
Cleveland Indians CLE 25.1 4.61 60 102 .370 4.28 162 162 141 21 7 32 1440.0 1352 747 684 154 770 69 937 48 8 66 6326 1.474 8.4 1.0 4.8 5.9 1.22
League Totals 26.9 3.87 966 966 .500 3.46 1932 1932 1395 537 164 360 17291.1 15957 7472 6650 1484 6477 660 10414 426 45 526 72931 1.297 8.3 0.8 3.4 5.4 1.61

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Detroit Tigers DET 162 4405 1748 106 156 .983 12 81 41 34% Billy Martin
Cleveland Indians CLE 162 4320 1711 116 159 .981 18 73 52 42% Al Dark and Johnny Lipon
Boston Red Sox BOS 162 4329 1623 116 149 .981 18 78 31 28% Eddie Kasko
Baltimore Orioles BAL 158 4246 1672 112 148 .981 16 56 51 48% Earl Weaver
Oakland Athletics OAK 161 4408 1660 117 157 .981 17 72 33 31% Dick Williams
New York Yankees NYY 162 4356 1984 125 159 .981 10 38 40 51% Ralph Houk
Minnesota Twins MIN 160 4250 1604 118 134 .980 12 73 44 38% Bill Rigney
California Angels CAL 162 4443 1891 131 159 .980 25 85 49 37% Lefty Phillips
Kansas City Royals KCR 161 4261 1807 132 178 .979 11 68 43 39% Bob Lemon
Washington Senators WSA 159 4256 1765 141 170 .977 23 84 45 35% Ted Williams
Milwaukee Brewers MIL 161 4249 1692 138 152 .977 9 55 70 56% Dave Bristol
Chicago White Sox CHW 162 4351 1844 160 128 .975 32 102 48 32% Chuck Tanner
League Totals 1932 51874 21001 1512 1849 .980 203 865 547 39%