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1988 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.
  • East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Boston Red Sox1628973.549--Joe Morgan, John McNamara$15,544,592Wade Boggs (965)Jeff Sellers (1.70)
    2Detroit Tigers1628874.5431.0Sparky Anderson$15,597,071Alan Trammell (836)Frank Tanana (1.36)
    4Milwaukee Brewers1628775.5372.0Tom Trebelhorn$10,214,000Paul Molitor (836)Mike Birkbeck (1.44)
    3Toronto Blue Jays1628775.5372.0Jimy Williams$11,673,725Fred McGriff (928)Todd Stottlemyre (1.58)
    5New York Yankees1618576.5283.5Lou Piniella, Billy Martin$18,909,152Dave Winfield (927)Steve Shields (1.53)
    6Cleveland Indians1627884.48111.0Doc Edwards$7,819,500Cory Snyder (810)Rich Yett (1.50)
    7Baltimore Orioles16154107.33534.5Cal Ripken, Frank Robinson$9,995,404Eddie Murray (836)Doug Sisk (1.64)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Oakland Athletics*16210458.642--Tony LaRussa$11,380,183Jose Canseco (960)Storm Davis (1.50)
    2Minnesota Twins1629171.56213.0Tom Kelly$12,154,800Kirby Puckett (920)Charlie Lea (1.58)
    3Kansas City Royals1618477.52219.5John Wathan$11,558,873George Brett (899)Floyd Bannister (1.32)
    4California Angels1627587.46329.0Cookie Rojas, Moose Stubing$10,932,388Brian Downing (805)Terry Clark (1.61)
    5Chicago White Sox1617190.44132.5Jim Fregosi$5,906,952Harold Baines (758)Bobby Thigpen (1.43)
    6Texas Rangers1617091.43533.5Bobby Valentine$6,008,000Pete O'Brien (760)Bobby Witt (1.35)
    7Seattle Mariners1616893.42235.5Dick Williams, Jim Snyder$6,545,950Alvin Davis (875)Bill Swift (1.52)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Boston Red SoxLost ALCS (Athletics)
    Oakland AthleticsLost World Series (Dodgers)
    1988 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Baltimore Orioles541071615358550127519920137517694450486932314045140.238.301.3596601925
    Boston Red Sox89731625545813156931039124760653662372845536655139.283.352.4207722329
    California Angels75871625582714145825831124660865246981949486352120.261.316.3857012150
    Chicago White Sox71901615449631132722435132573984644690834506743118.244.299.3706692017
    Cleveland Indians78841625505666143523528134629975041686637433651108.261.310.3876972128
    Detroit Tigers88741625433703135821328143650874258884129386637136.250.321.3786992056
    Kansas City Royals847716154697041419275401216711375448694433444651105.259.317.3917082137
    Milwaukee Brewers877516254886821409258261136321595543991137555941123.257.310.3756852058
    Minnesota Twins917116255107591508294311517101076352883255523750130.274.334.4217552317
    New York Yankees857616155927721469272121487131463958893530563651130.263.330.3957252209
    Oakland Athletics1045816256028001474251221567521295458092665295455142.263.329.3997282237
    Seattle Mariners68931615436664139727127148617956146178738244042135.257.313.3987112166
    Texas Rangers7091161547963713782273911258913057542102235434853111.252.316.3686842019
    Toronto Blue Jays877516255577631491271471587061073652193531353450145.268.328.4197472330
    1988 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Baltimore Orioles541074.5516120226141612755507161375048691.268.100.873.205.52
    Boston Red Sox89733.98162261037142615698136301246237281.549.900.783.934.59
    California Angels75874.3216226633145614587146981244698191.329.010.772.905.06
    Chicago White Sox71904.1316111243143913276316611324469081.238.300.832.795.68
    Cleveland Indians78844.1916235746143414356666671344168661.299.010.842.615.44
    Detroit Tigers88743.7216234636144613587035971435888411.358.450.893.665.24
    Kansas City Royals84773.6516129932142814197045801214869441.338.940.763.065.95
    Milwaukee Brewers87753.4516230651144914096825551134399111.288.750.702.735.66
    Minnesota Twins91713.9416218452143215087596261515288321.429.480.953.325.23
    New York Yankees85764.2716116443145614697726901485889351.419.080.913.635.78
    Oakland Athletics104583.4416222464148914748005691565809261.388.910.943.505.60
    Seattle Mariners68934.1816128828142813976646641484617871.308.800.932.914.96
    Texas Rangers70914.07161418311439137863765111254210221.338.620.703.396.39
    Toronto Blue Jays87753.8116216747144914917636131585219351.399.260.983.245.81


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