Major League Baseball, 2012

In 2012 we see Major League Baseball (consisting of the National League and American League) hold the 155th season of premier baseball (since 1857), and 108th season of formalized league play (since 1903). The season started March 28, 2012 and ran until October 28, 2012.

Thirty teams competed in a 168 game season, with ten of the 30 teams (33%) competing in the playoffs. The National League and American League champions faced against each other for the World Series Championship.

 

Championships spanning 2012-16 for National League (MLB)
Team # of Championships NL Championship Points
San Francisco Giants
2 (2012, 14) 28 (+14)
Chicago Cubs
1 (2016) 14
New Your Mets
1 (2015) 14
St. Louis Cardinals
1 (2013) 14

 

 

Championships spanning 2012-16 for American League (MLB)
Team # of Championships AL Championship Points
Kansas City Royals 2 (2014, 15) 28
Cleveland Indians
1 (2016) 14
Boston Red Sox
1 (2013) 14
Detroit Tigers
1 (2012) 14 (+14)

 


 

Championships spanning 2012-16 for Major League Baseball
Team # of Championships Premier Championship Points
San Francisco Giants (NL)
2 (2012, 14) 58 (+29)
Chicago Cubs (NL)
1 (2016) 29
Kansas City Royals (AL) 1 (2015) 29
Boston Red Sox
1 (2013) 29

 

The 108th World Series saw the San Francisco Giants defeat the Detroit Tigers with the following results:

  1.   October 24 – Detroit Tigers 3 @ 8 San Francisco Giants
  2.   October 25 – Detroit Tigers 0 @ 2 San Francisco Giants
  3.   October 27 – San Francisco Giants 2 @ 0 Detroit Tigers
  4.   October 28 – San Francisco Giants 4 @ 3 Detroit Tigers (10 innings)
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