1967 American League
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The 1967 season of the American League was the sixty-seventh season of the league.
- Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
|Rank||Team||G||W||L||T||WPCT||GB||RS (RS/G)||RA (RA/G)||AVG||OBP||SLG||ERA||FPCT|
|1||Boston Red Sox||162||92||70||0||.568||-.-||722 (4.46)||614 (3.79)||0.255||0.320||0.395||3.36||0.977|
|2||Minnesota Twins||164||91||71||2||.555||1.0||671 (4.09)||590 (3.60)||0.240||0.305||0.369||3.14||0.978|
|2||Detroit Tigers||163||91||71||1||.558||1.0||683 (4.19)||587 (3.60)||0.243||0.322||0.376||3.32||0.978|
|4||Chicago White Sox||162||89||73||0||.549||3.0||531 (3.28)||491 (3.03)||0.225||0.288||0.320||2.45||0.979|
|5||California Angels||161||84||77||0||.522||7.5||567 (3.52)||587 (3.65)||0.238||0.298||0.349||3.19||0.982|
|6||Washington Senators||161||76||85||0||.472||15.5||550 (3.42)||637 (3.96)||0.223||0.285||0.326||3.38||0.978|
|7||Baltimore Orioles||161||76||85||0||.472||15.5||654 (4.06)||592 (3.68)||0.240||0.308||0.372||3.32||0.980|
|8||Cleveland Indians||162||75||87||0||.463||17.0||559 (3.45)||613 (3.78)||0.235||0.289||0.359||3.25||0.981|
|9||New York Yankees||163||72||90||1||.442||25.0||522 (3.20)||621 (3.81)||0.225||0.294||0.317||3.24||0.976|
|10||Kansas City Athletics||161||62||99||0||.385||29.5||533 (3.31)||660 (4.10)||0.233||0.292||0.330||3.68||0.978|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
The American League lost the thirty-eighth midsummer classic at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, CA on Tuesday, July 11, 1967 by a score of 2 to 1 in 15 innings. The league's manager was Hank Bauer.
In the World Series, the American League champion Boston Red Sox were defeated by the National League's St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 3.
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Carl Yastrzemski, an outfielder with the Boston Red Sox. In the award's voting, he had 275 out of a possible 280 points and 19 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Jim Lonborg of the Boston Red Sox. In the award's voting, he had 18 out of a possible 20 points and 18 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Rod Carew, a second baseman with the Minnesota Twins. In the award's voting, he had 19 out of a possible 20 points and 19 first place votes.
The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
Hall of Fame Game
The twenty-fifth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 24 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Baltimore Orioles defeated the Cincinnati Reds of the National League by a score of 3 to 0.
- Emmett Ashford
- Nestor Chylak
- Lou DiMuro
- Cal Drummond
- Red Flaherty
- Bill Haller
- Jim Honochick
- Bill Kinnamon
- Larry Napp
- Jerry Neudecker
- Jim Odom
- John Rice
- Ed Runge
- Al Salerno
- Hank Soar
- Marty Springstead
- Johnny Stevens
- Bob Stewart
- Frank Umont
- Bill Valentine
- Andy Andres: "The Great Race", in Bill Nowlin and Dan Desrochers, eds.: The 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: 'Pandemonium on the Field', SABR, Rounder Books, Burlington, MA, 2007, pp. 311-312. ISBN 978-1-5794-0141-2
- Cameron Bright: The 1967 American League Pennant Race: Four Teams, Six Weeks, One Winner, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2018. ISBN 978-1-4766-7296-0
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