Major League Baseball, 2010

In 2010 we see Major League Baseball (consisting of the National League and American League) hold the 153rd season of premier baseball (since 1857), and 106th season of formalized league play (since 1903). The season started April 4, 2010 and ran until November 1, 2010.

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 2010-16 for National League (MLB)
Team # of Championships NL Championship Points
San Francisco Giants
3 (2010, 12, 14) 42 (+14)
St. Louis Cardinals
2 (2011, 13) 28 (+14)
Chicago Cubs
1 (2016) 14
New Your Mets
1 (2015) 14

 

 

Championships spanning 2010-16 for American League (MLB)
Team # of Championships AL Championship Points
Kansas City Royals 2 (2014, 15) 28
Texas Rangers
2 (2010, 11) 28 (+14)
Cleveland Indians
1 (2016) 14
Boston Red Sox
1 (2013) 14
Detroit Tigers
1 (2012) 14

 


 

Championships spanning 2010-16 for Major League Baseball
Team # of Championships Premier Championship Points
San Francisco Giants (NL)
3 (2010, 12, 14) 87 (+29)
Chicago Cubs (NL)
1 (2016) 29
Kansas City Royals (AL) 1 (2015) 29
Boston Red Sox (AL)
1 (2013) 29
St. Louis Cardinals (NL)
1 (2012) 29

 

The 106th World Series saw the San Francisco Giants defeat the Texas Rangers with the following results:

  1.   October 27 – Texas Rangers 7 @ 11 San Francisco Giants
  2.   October 28 – Texas Rangers 0 @ 9 San Francisco Giants
  3.   October 30 – San Francisco Giants 2 @ 4 Texas Rangers
  4.   October 31 – San Francisco Giants 4 @ 0 Texas Rangers
  5.   November 1 – San Francisco Giants 3 @ 1 Texas Rangers

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