1958 American League
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|1958 American League|
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- Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
|Rank||Team||G||W||L||T||WPCT||GB||RS (RS/G)||RA (RA/G)||AVG||OBP||SLG||ERA||FPCT|
|1||New York Yankees||155||92||62||1||.594||-.-||759 (4.90)||577 (3.72)||0.268||0.335||0.416||3.22||0.978|
|2||Chicago White Sox||155||82||72||1||.529||10.0||634 (4.09)||615 (3.97)||0.257||0.324||0.367||3.61||0.981|
|3||Boston Red Sox||155||79||75||1||.510||13.0||697 (4.50)||691 (4.46)||0.256||0.337||0.400||3.92||0.976|
|4||Cleveland Indians||153||77||76||0||.503||14.5||694 (4.54)||635 (4.15)||0.258||0.322||0.403||3.73||0.974|
|5||Detroit Tigers||154||77||77||0||.500||15.0||659 (4.28)||606 (3.94)||0.266||0.326||0.389||3.59||0.982|
|6||Baltimore Orioles||154||74||79||1||.481||17.5||521 (3.38)||575 (3.73)||0.241||0.307||0.350||3.40||0.980|
|7||Kansas City Athletics||156||73||81||2||.468||19.0||642 (4.12)||713 (4.57)||0.247||0.306||0.381||4.15||0.979|
|8||Washington Senators||156||61||93||2||.391||31.0||553 (3.54)||747 (4.79)||0.240||0.305||0.357||4.53||0.980|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Jackie Jensen, an outfielder with the Boston Red Sox. In the award's voting, he had 233 out of a possible 336 points and 9 first place votes.
The winner of the Cy Young Award, given to the best pitcher in Major League Baseball irrespective of league, was Bob Turley of the New York Yankees (AL). In the award's voting, he had 5 out of a possible 16 points and 5 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Albie Pearson, an outfielder with the Washington Senators. In the award's voting, he had 14 out of a possible 24 points and 14 first place votes.
The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by sportswriters, at their respective position.
Hall of Fame Game
The seventeenth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 4 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Washington Senators defeated the Philadelphia Phillies of the National League by a score of 5 to 4.
- Charlie Berry
- Nestor Chylak
- Red Flaherty
- Jim Honochick
- Eddie Hurley
- Bill McKinley
- Larry Napp
- Joe Paparella
- John Rice
- Eddie Rommel
- Ed Runge
- Hank Soar
- Johnny Stevens
- Bill Summers
- Frank Tabacchi
- Frank Umont