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Home >> Seasons by League >> 1949 >> American League

1949 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
    1New York Yankees*1549757.630--Casey Stengel$0-Fred Sanford (1.65)
    2Boston Red Sox1549658.6231.0Joe McCarthy$0-Tex Hughson (1.59)
    3Cleveland Indians1548965.5788.0Lou Boudreau$0-Gene Bearden (1.83)
    4Detroit Tigers1548767.56510.0Red Rolfe$0-Art Houtteman (1.41)
    5Philadelphia Athletics1548173.52616.0Connie Mack$0-Carl Scheib (1.70)
    6Chicago White Sox1546391.40934.0Jack Onslow$0-Howie Judson (1.70)
    7St. Louis Browns15453101.34444.0Zack Taylor$0-Cliff Fannin (1.89)
    8Washington Senators I15450104.32547.0Joe Kuhel$0-Dick Welteroth (2.06)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    New York YankeesWon World Series (Dodgers)
    1949 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Boston Red Sox9658154532089615002723613183543258355101778169.282.379.4207992237
    Chicago White Sox639115452046481340207664359162557025931384136.257.346.3476931808
    Cleveland Indians89651545221675135819458112640444060153423113137.260.336.3847202004
    Detroit Tigers8767154525975114052155188707395274850123107164.267.358.3787361986
    New York Yankees9757154519682913962156011576058307295393284141.269.359.4007592076
    Philadelphia Athletics8173154512372613312144982680362578349325117160.260.358.3697271889
    St. Louis Browns5310115451126661301213301176283839631700218359.254.336.3777131925
    Washington Senators I5010415452345841330207418154646335934942263132.254.330.3566861862
    1949 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Boston Red Sox96583.97154841616137715008966081318355101.709.800.865.463.33
    Chicago White Sox63914.301545791713631340648651437025931.508.850.284.633.91
    Cleveland Indians89653.3615465919138413586755161126015341.428.830.733.913.47
    Detroit Tigers87673.7715470181213941405751584887485011.549.070.574.833.24
    New York Yankees97573.69154591236137113968295631157295391.559.160.754.783.54
    Philadelphia Athletics81734.231548581113651331726642827834931.558.780.545.163.25
    St. Louis Browns531015.2115443316134113016667771176317001.448.730.794.234.70
    Washington Senators I501045.10154448913461330584762815934941.438.900.543.973.30


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