Major League Baseball, 2011

In 2011 we see Major League Baseball (consisting of the National League and American League) hold the 154th season of premier baseball (since 1857), and 107th season of formalized league play (since 1903). The season started March 31, 2011 and ran until October 28, 2011.

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 2011-16 for National League (MLB)
Team # of Championships NL Championship Points
San Francisco Giants
2 (2012, 14) 28
St. Louis Cardinals
2 (2011, 13) 28 (+14)
Chicago Cubs
1 (2016) 14
New Your Mets
1 (2015) 14

 

 

Championships spanning 2011-16 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
Texas Rangers
1 (2011) 14 (+14)

 


 

Championships spanning 2011-16 for Major League Baseball
Team # of Championships Premier Championship Points
San Francisco Giants (NL)
2 (2012, 14) 58
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 (+29)

 

The 107th World Series saw the St. Louis Cardinals defeat the Texas Rangers with the following results:

  1.   October 19 – Texas Rangers 2 @ 3 St. Louis Cardinals
  2.   October 20 – Texas Rangers 2 @ 1 St. Louis Cardinals
  3.   October 22 – St. Louis Cardinals 16 @ 7 Texas Rangers
  4.   October 23 – St. Louis Cardinals 0 @ 4 Texas Rangers
  5.   October 24 – St. Louis Cardinals 2 @ 4 Texas Rangers
  6.   October 27 – Texas Rangers 9 @ 10 St. Louis Cardinals (11 innings)
  7.   October 28 – Texas Rangers 2 @ 6 St. Louis Cardinals
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