1962 MLB Season in Review

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A high-level summary of the 1962 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
World Series Champions
Runner Up
Most Valuable Players
Cy Young Winners
Rookies of the Year
Managers of the Year
#1 Draft Pick
All-Star Game
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1962 Major League Baseball Standings

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  • Playoff Team
  • American League -
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    114New York YankeesT - S - R - L1629666.593--817680137Won World Series (Giants)1,493,5743Roy HameyRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
    226Minnesota TwinsT - S - R - L1629171.5625.079871385dnq1,433,1164Calvin GriffithSam MeleMetropolitan Stadium
    337Los Angeles AngelsT - S - R - L1628676.53110.071870612dnq1,144,0636Fred HaneyBill RigneyDodger Stadium
    449Detroit TigersT - S - R - L1618576.52810.575869266dnq1,207,8815Rick FerrellBob ScheffingTiger Stadium
    5510Chicago White SoxT - S - R - L1628577.52511.070765849dnq1,131,5627Ed ShortAl LopezComiskey Park
    6613Cleveland IndiansT - S - R - L1628082.49416.0682745-63dnq716,07618Gabe PaulMel McGaha, Mel HarderCleveland Municipal Stadium
    7714Baltimore OriolesT - S - R - L1627785.47519.0652680-28dnq790,25413Lee MacPhailBilly HitchcockMemorial Stadium
    8815Boston Red SoxT - S - R - L1607684.47519.0707756-49dnq733,08016Dick O'ConnellPinky HigginsFenway Park
    9916Kansas City AthleticsT - S - R - L1627290.44424.0745837-92dnq635,67519Pat FridayHank BauerMunicipal Stadium
    101018Washington Senators IIT - S - R - L16160101.37335.5599716-117dnq729,77517Ed DohertyMickey VernonRFK Memorial Stadium
    National League -
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    111San Francisco GiantsT - S - R - L16510362.624--878690188Lost World Series (Yankees)1,592,5942Chub FeeneyAlvin DarkCandlestick Park
    222Los Angeles DodgersT - S - R - L16510263.6181.0842697145dnq2,755,1841Buzzie BavasiWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
    333Cincinnati RedsT - S - R - L1629864.6053.5802685117dnq982,0959Bill DeWittFred HutchinsonCrosley Field
    445Pittsburgh PiratesT - S - R - L1619368.5788.070662680dnq1,090,6488Joe BrownDanny MurtaughForbes Field
    558Milwaukee BravesT - S - R - L1628676.53115.573066565dnq766,92114John McHaleBirdie TebbettsCounty Stadium
    6611St. Louis CardinalsT - S - R - L1628478.51917.5774664110dnq953,89510Bing DevineJohnny KeaneSportsman's Park
    7712Philadelphia PhilliesT - S - R - L1618180.50320.0705759-54dnq762,03415John QuinnGene MauchConnie Mack Stadium
    8817Houston Colt 45sT - S - R - L1606496.40036.5592717-125dnq924,45611Paul RichardsHarry CraftColt Stadium
    9919Chicago CubsT - S - R - L16259103.36442.5632827-195dnq609,80220John HollandCharlie Metro, Lou Klein, El TappeWrigley Field
    101020New York MetsT - S - R - L16040120.25060.5617948-331dnq922,53012George WeissCasey StengelPolo Grounds
    20 record(s)
    Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Playoffs Playoff participation description. Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season