1963 American League
|1963 in baseball|
|1963 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||161||104||57||0||.646||-.-||714 (4.43)||547 (3.40)||0.252||0.307||0.403||3.07||0.982|
|2||Chicago White Sox||162||94||68||0||.580||10.5||683 (4.22)||544 (3.36)||0.250||0.321||0.365||2.97||0.979|
|3||Minnesota Twins||161||91||70||0||.565||13.0||767 (4.76)||602 (3.74)||0.255||0.322||0.430||3.28||0.976|
|4||Baltimore Orioles||162||86||76||0||.531||18.5||644 (3.98)||621 (3.83)||0.249||0.309||0.380||3.45||0.984|
|5||Detroit Tigers||162||79||83||0||.488||25.5||700 (4.32)||703 (4.34)||0.252||0.325||0.382||3.90||0.981|
|6||Cleveland Indians||162||79||83||0||.488||25.5||635 (3.92)||702 (4.33)||0.239||0.299||0.381||3.79||0.977|
|7||Boston Red Sox||161||76||85||0||.472||28.0||666 (4.14)||704 (4.37)||0.252||0.310||0.400||3.97||0.978|
|8||Kansas City Athletics||162||73||89||0||.451||31.5||615 (3.80)||704 (4.35)||0.247||0.313||0.353||3.92||0.980|
|9||Los Angeles Angels||161||70||91||0||.435||34.0||597 (3.71)||660 (4.10)||0.250||0.307||0.354||3.52||0.974|
|10||Washington Senators||162||56||106||0||.346||48.5||578 (3.57)||812 (5.01)||0.227||0.292||0.351||4.42||0.971|
- 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 Elston Howard, a catcher with the New York Yankees. In the award's voting, he had 248 out of a possible 280 points and 15 first place votes.
The winner of the Cy Young Award, given to the best pitcher in Major League Baseball irrespective of league, was Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers (NL). In the award's voting, he had 20 out of a possible 20 points and 20 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Gary Peters, a pitcher with the Chicago White Sox. In the award's voting, he had 10 out of a possible 20 points and 10 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 twenty-first annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 5 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Boston Red Sox defeated the Milwaukee Braves of the National League by a score of 7 to 3.
- Sam Carrigan
- Nestor Chylak
- Lou DiMuro
- Cal Drummond
- Red Flaherty
- Bill Haller
- Jim Honochick
- Eddie Hurley
- Bill Kinnamon
- Bill McKinley
- Larry Napp