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A high-level summary of the 1988 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
Season Information
Season
1988
World Series Champions
Runner Up
Most Valuable Players
Cy Young Winners
Rookies of the Year
Managers of the Year
#1 Draft Pick
Andy Benes (San Diego Padres)
All-Star Game
Cincinnati,Ohio
Teams
26
Players
Attendance
Payroll
$294,880,320
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1988 MLB Batting Totals

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Team NameDivisionLeagueGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
Boston Red SoxEastAL164455458131569310391247606536623728456655---139.283.357.420.77763342329473.255.137.3049.8411.491.1744.71.9630.1
Minnesota TwinsWestAL1812551075915082943115171010763528832553750---130.274.340.421.76161802317476.251.147.2968.5413.461.5836.52.4431.6
Toronto Blue JaysEastAL1745555776314912714715870610736521935313450---145.268.332.419.75161932330476.258.151.2958.4115.101.7935.22.5531.9
New York YankeesEastAL1740559277214692721214871314639588935303651---130.263.333.395.72862972209432.257.132.2909.3414.851.5937.82.3529.4
Oakland AthleticsWestAL1870560280014742512215675212954580926655455---142.263.336.399.73563562237429.253.136.2889.1314.571.6035.92.4529.1
Chicago CubsEastNL2094567566014812624611361212046403910215746---109.261.310.383.69362022174421.206.122.2916.5014.672.2650.21.8228.4
Cleveland IndiansEastAL166055056661435235281346299750416866373651---108.261.314.387.70160452128397.210.126.2866.8814.332.0841.12.2227.7
California AngelsWestAL180155827141458258311246608652469819496352---120.261.321.385.70662152150413.214.124.2847.5513.181.7545.02.0028.3
Kansas City RoyalsWestAL1744546970414192754012167113754486944334651---105.259.321.391.71260852137436.235.132.2917.9915.511.9445.21.9930.7
Milwaukee BrewersEastAL1644548868214092582611363215955439911375941---123.257.314.375.68960642058397.217.118.2887.2415.022.0848.61.8628.2
Seattle MarinersWestAL165854366641397271271486179561461787384042---135.257.317.398.71560172166446.233.141.2757.6613.081.7136.72.4631.9
New York MetsEastNL1963540870313872512415265914051544842326556---94.256.325.396.72161052142427.257.140.2768.9113.791.5535.62.4930.8
Texas RangersWestAL17805479637137822739112589130575421022354853---111.252.320.368.68861572019378.229.116.2888.8016.601.8948.91.8227.4
Montreal ExposEastNL22245573628140026048107575189894541053326644---120.251.309.373.68261692077415.221.122.2907.3617.072.3252.11.7329.6
Detroit TigersEastAL179754337031358213281436508742588841296637---136.250.324.378.70261532056384.245.128.2719.5613.671.4338.02.3228.3
St. Louis CardinalsEastNL2143551857813732073371536234644848272210548---110.249.309.337.64661771859311.207.088.2797.8413.391.7177.71.1522.6
Los Angeles DodgersWestNL222854316281346217259958713146437947329550---118.248.305.352.65760451910341.200.104.2817.2315.672.1754.91.6425.3
San Francisco GiantsWestNL21885450670135322744113629121785501023339151---96.248.318.368.68661752007384.229.120.2848.9116.571.8648.21.8328.4
Pittsburgh PiratesEastNL2189537965113272404511061911960553947326660---97.247.317.369.68660901987395.236.122.2789.0815.551.7148.91.8129.8
San Diego PadresWestNL2011536659413252053594566123504948922110645---117.247.310.351.66160321882334.209.104.2788.1914.791.8157.11.5625.2
Cincinnati RedsWestNL2127542664113342462512258820756479922376951---99.246.309.368.67760621996393.238.122.2737.9015.211.9244.52.0129.5
Chicago White SoxWestAL170554496311327224351325739846446908346743---118.244.303.370.67360392017391.218.126.2687.3915.042.0441.32.1929.5
Houston AstrosWestNL215054946171338239319657519871474840387744---103.244.306.351.65761271927366.217.107.2707.7413.711.7757.21.5727.4
Atlanta BravesWestNL21195440555131922828965279569432848217446---136.242.298.348.64660131891352.189.106.2697.1814.101.9656.71.6026.7
Philadelphia PhilliesEastNL2127540359712942463110656711249489981476748---106.239.306.355.66160541920383.218.116.2728.0816.202.0151.01.7529.6
Baltimore OriolesEastAL170653585501275199201375176944504869324045---140.238.305.359.66459791925356.220.121.2598.4314.531.7239.12.2927.9
26 record(s)
Glossary:
Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league League Abbreviation or name of league G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

1988 MLB Pitching Totals

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Team NameDivisionLeagueWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
Baltimore OriolesEastAL541074.55448161202141287261,416.015067897161535237094225431.439.570.973.324.515.011.36.335
California AngelsWestAL75874.32424162266136262331,455.715037716981355688176837421.429.300.833.515.054.771.44.463
New York YankeesEastAL85764.27465161164145304431,456.015127486901574878613641491.379.350.973.015.324.621.77.528
Cleveland IndiansEastAL78844.19392162357127230461,434.015017316671204428123638381.359.420.752.775.104.591.84.481
Seattle MarinersWestAL68934.18453161288133292281,428.013857446641445589815055361.368.730.913.526.184.691.76.422
Philadelphia PhilliesEastNL65964.16498162163146336361,433.014477346621186288595219361.459.090.743.945.394.611.37.404
Chicago White SoxWestAL71904.13454161112150293431,439.014677576611385337546130351.399.180.863.334.724.731.41.441
Atlanta BravesWestNL541064.10478160143146318251,446.014817416581085248104528431.399.220.673.265.044.611.55.338
Texas RangersWestAL70914.07412161418120251311,438.713107356511296549127257561.378.200.814.095.714.601.39.435
Boston Red SoxEastAL89733.984121622610136250371,426.3141568963014349310854539371.348.930.903.116.854.352.20.549
Minnesota TwinsWestAL91713.94427162184144265521,431.714576726261464538974338421.339.160.922.855.644.231.98.562
Chicago CubsEastNL77853.88453163309133290291,464.314946946311154908975626311.369.180.713.015.514.271.83.475
Toronto Blue JaysEastAL87753.81456162167146294471,449.014046806131435289044829591.338.720.893.285.614.221.71.537
Detroit TigersEastAL88743.72382162346128220361,445.713616585971504978905727321.298.480.933.105.544.101.79.543
Kansas City RoyalsWestAL84773.66414161299132253321,428.314156485801024658865527331.328.920.642.935.584.081.91.522
Pittsburgh PiratesEastNL85753.47473160124148313461,440.713496165551084697906640321.268.430.672.934.943.851.68.531
St. Louis CardinalsEastNL76863.47495162177145333421,470.71387633567914868816033181.278.490.562.985.393.871.81.469
Milwaukee BrewersEastAL87753.45414162306132252511,449.313556165551254378323639191.248.420.782.715.173.831.90.537
Oakland AthleticsWestAL104583.44452162224140290641,489.313766205691165539836276291.308.320.703.345.943.751.78.642
Houston AstrosWestNL82803.414461622110141284401,474.7133963155812347810493134371.238.170.752.926.403.852.19.506
San Francisco GiantsWestNL83793.404521622511137290421,462.31323626552994228754422301.198.140.612.605.393.852.07.512
Cincinnati RedsWestNL87743.355041612410137343431,455.012715965411215049343337271.227.860.753.125.783.691.85.540
San Diego PadresWestNL83783.28399161304131238391,449.013325835281124398854116211.228.270.702.735.503.622.02.516
Montreal ExposEastNL81813.10470163186145307431,482.713105925101224769233941361.207.950.742.895.603.591.94.500
Los Angeles DodgersWestNL94672.964571623215130295491,463.312915444828447310294330221.217.940.522.916.333.352.18.584
New York MetsEastNL100602.914011603117129241461,439.012535324657840411004140351.157.840.492.536.883.332.72.625
26 record(s)
Glossary:
Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league League Abbreviation or name of league W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))