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1998 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.
  • Central Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Cleveland Indians1628973.549--Mike Hargrove$59,033,499Jim Thome (998)Jaret Wright (1.53)
    2Chicago White Sox1628082.4949.0Jerry Manuel$36,840,000Albert Belle (1,055)Jason Bere (1.88)
    3Kansas City Royals1617289.44716.5Tony Muser$32,912,500Dean Palmer (844)Pat Rapp (1.67)
    4Minnesota Twins1627092.43219.0Tom Kelly$26,182,500Matt Lawton (864)Eric Milton (1.54)
    5Detroit Tigers1626597.40124.0Larry Parrish, Buddy Bell$22,625,000Tony Clark (880)Frank Castillo (1.67)
    East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1New York Yankees*16211448.704--Joe Torre$63,159,898Bernie Williams (997)Andy Pettitte (1.45)
    2Boston Red Sox1629270.56822.0Jimy Williams$51,647,000Mo Vaughn (994)Steve Avery (1.56)
    3Toronto Blue Jays1628874.54326.0Tim Johnson$48,415,000Carlos Delgado (978)Pat Hentgen (1.56)
    4Baltimore Orioles1627983.48835.0Ray Miller$70,408,134Eric Davis (970)Doug Johns (1.62)
    5Tampa Bay Rays1626399.38951.0Larry Rothschild$25,317,500Fred McGriff (815)Tony Saunders (1.57)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Texas Rangers1628874.543--Johnny Oates$54,704,595Juan Gonzalez (997)Darren Oliver (1.77)
    2Anaheim Angels1628577.5253.0Terry Collins$38,537,000Tim Salmon (943)Allen Watson (1.69)
    3Seattle Mariners1617685.47211.5Lou Piniella$52,032,291Edgar Martinez (993)Ken Cloude (1.72)
    4Oakland Athletics1627488.45714.0Art Howe$20,063,000Matt Stairs (880)Jimmy Haynes (1.63)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Cleveland IndiansLost ALCS (Yankees)
    New York YankeesWon World Series (Padres)
    Boston Red SoxLost in 1st Round (Indians)
    Texas RangersLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
    1998 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Anaheim Angels857716256307871530314271477399345510102848314941122.272.330.4157452339
    Baltimore Orioles79831625565817152030311214783864859390358304444136.273.341.4477882487
    Boston Red Sox927016256018761568338352058277239541104970323552144.280.340.4638032591
    Chicago White Sox808216255858611516291381988061274655191647343859119.271.334.4447782477
    Cleveland Indians8973162561685015303343019881114360630106141353059123.272.343.4487912518
    Detroit Tigers6597162566472214943062916569112262455107062251645111.264.316.4157312353
    Kansas City Royals728916155467141459274401346861355047598460244565118.263.318.3997172215
    Minnesota Twins709216256417341499285321156911125450691545331852155.266.323.3897122193
    New York Yankees11448162564396516252903120790715363653102557343259145.288.358.4608182598
    Oakland Athletics7488162549080414132951314975513147633112255225846120.257.332.3977292181
    Seattle Mariners7685161562885915533212823482211539558108157263648107.276.339.4688072632
    Tampa Bay Rays6399162555562014502674311157912073473110737245338127.261.317.3857022136
    Texas Rangers887416256729401637314322018948247595104539274154137.289.353.4628152618
    Toronto Blue Jays8874162558081614823161922177618481564113287424349108.266.330.4487782499
    1998 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Anaheim Angels85774.4916231521444153078772014751010281.419.540.923.186.41
    Baltimore Orioles79834.7416216437143115208177542145939031.489.561.353.735.68
    Boston Red Sox92704.1916252531436156887666820554110491.479.831.283.396.57
    Chicago White Sox80825.241628042143915168618371985519161.449.481.243.455.73
    Cleveland Indians89734.4516293471460153085072219863010611.489.431.223.886.54
    Detroit Tigers65974.9316293321446149472279316545510701.359.301.032.836.66
    Kansas City Royals72895.161616346143614597148241344759841.359.140.842.986.17
    Minnesota Twins70924.761627142144814997347651155069151.389.320.713.155.69
    New York Yankees114483.82162228481457162596561920765310251.5610.041.284.036.33
    Oakland Athletics74884.83162123391434141380476914963311221.438.870.943.977.04
    Seattle Mariners76854.95161175311424155385978423455810811.489.811.483.536.83
    Tampa Bay Rays63994.3516272281443145062069811147311071.339.040.692.956.90
    Texas Rangers88745.00162104461431163794079520159510451.5610.291.263.746.57
    Toronto Blue Jays88744.29162105471465148281669822156411321.409.101.363.466.95


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