Major League Baseball, 2016

In 2016 we see Major League Baseball (consisting of the National League and American League) hold the 159th season of premier baseball (since 1857), and 113th season of formalized league play (since 1903). The season started April 3, 2016 and ran until November 2, 2016.

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 2015-16 for National League (MLB)
Team # of Championships NL Championship Points
Chicago Cubs
1 (2016) 14
New Your Mets
1 (2015) 14

 

Championships spanning 2015-16 for American League (MLB)
Team # of Championships AL Championship Points
Cleveland Indians
1 (2016) 14
Kansas City Royals 1 (2015) 14

 


 

Championships spanning 2015-16 for Major League Baseball
Team # of Championships Premier Championship Points
Chicago Cubs (NL)
1 (2016) 29
Kansas City Royals (AL) 1 (2015) 29

 

The 112th World Series saw the Chicago Cubs defeat the Cleveland Indians four games to three with the following results:

1. October 25 – Chicago Cubs 0 @ Cleveland Indians 6
2. October 26 – Chicago Cubs 5 @ Cleveland Indians 1
3. October 28 – Cleveland Indians 1 @ Chicago Cubs 0
4. October 29 – Cleveland Indians 7 @ Chicago Cubs 2
5. October 30 – Cleveland Indians 2 @ Chicago Cubs 3
6. November 1 – Chicago Cubs 9 @ Cleveland Indians 3
7. November 2 – Chicago Cubs 8 @ Cleveland Indians 7 (10 innings)

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