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1959 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Chicago White Sox*1549460.610--Al Lopez$0Sherm Lollar (796)Ray Moore (1.48)
    2Cleveland Indians1548965.5785.0Joe Gordon$0Rocky Colavito (849)Herb Score (1.49)
    3New York Yankees1547975.51315.0Casey Stengel$0Mickey Mantle (904)Don Larsen (1.59)
    4Detroit Tigers1547678.49418.0Jimmy Dykes, Bill Norman$0Al Kaline (940)Ray Narleski (1.58)
    5Boston Red Sox1547579.48719.0Billy Jurges, Pinky Higgins, Rudy York$0Jackie Jensen (863)Frank Baumann (1.59)
    6Baltimore Orioles1547480.48120.0Paul Richards$0Gene Woodling (856)Arnie Portocarrero (1.54)
    7Kansas City Athletics1546688.42928.0Harry Craft$0Roger Maris (824)John Tsitouris (1.50)
    8Washington Senators I1546391.40931.0Cookie Lavagetto$0Harmon Killebrew (870)Hal Griggs (1.59)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Chicago White SoxLost World Series (Dodgers)
    1959 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Baltimore Orioles74801545208551124018223109514362453669020368831126.238.308.3456531795
    Boston Red Sox75791545225726133524828125678682562681023316546120.256.333.3857182014
    Chicago White Sox94601545297669132522046976201135358063449458444107.250.322.3646861928
    Cleveland Indians89651545288745139021625167682333643372139256040119.263.316.4087242157
    Detroit Tigers76781545211713134619630160667341758073544317340101.258.330.4007302082
    Kansas City Athletics66881545264681138323143117637342448178033326938124.263.322.3907122051
    New York Yankees79751545379687139722440153651452245782830377638101.260.316.4027182160
    Washington Senators I63911545092619120517332163580513451788126206435127.237.305.3796841931
    1959 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Baltimore Orioles74803.56154451230140012405515541095366901.277.970.703.444.43
    Boston Red Sox75794.1715438825136413357266321256268101.448.810.824.135.34
    Chicago White Sox94603.2915444133614251325669521975806341.348.370.613.664.00
    Cleveland Indians89653.7515458623138413907455761674337211.329.041.092.824.69
    Detroit Tigers76784.2015453924136013467136351605807351.428.911.063.844.86
    Kansas City Athletics66884.3515444821136113836816581174817801.379.150.773.185.16
    New York Yankees79753.60154381128139913976875601534578281.338.990.982.945.33
    Washington Senators I63914.01154461021136012056196061635178811.277.971.083.425.83


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