2000s Baseball Season Recaps

The 21st century has begun with records broken and curses lifted as Barry Bonds broke Mark McGuire's home run record and the Boston Red Sox have won the world series twice already this decade.


The 2003 baseball season featured the Florida Marlins winning the World Series over the Yankees -- despite the hopes of fans of the long-absent Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox. Learn more highlights, league leaders, and statistics from the 2003 baseball season.

The Boston Red Sox took home the 2004 World Series championship over the St. Louis Cardinals -- their first World Series since 1918, when they had Babe Ruth on the squad. Learn more about the 2004 baseball season.

Just like the Red Sox finally winning the championship the year before, the 2005 baseball season featured the White Sox winning the World Series for the first time in 88 years. Learn more about the 2005 baseball season.

Despite an unimpressive season win-loss record of 83-78, the 2006 baseball season featured the St. Louis Cardinals unexpectedly winning the World Series over the Detroit Tigers. Learn more about the 2006 baseball season.

The New York Yankees and New York Mets met in the popular Subway Series at the end of the 2000 baseball season. Popular, at least, if you lived in New York and not in a beleaguered small market franchise. Learn more about the 2000 baseball season.

Barry Bonds broke the single-season home run record with 73 dingers in 2001. The end of the season featured the Arizona Diamondbacks winning the World Series over the Yankees. Learn more about the 2001 baseball season.

The last games of the 2002 season featured a well-rounded and well-supported Anaheim Angels besting Barry Bonds and the San Francisco Giants to win the World Series. Learn more highlights, league leaders, and statistics of the 2002 season.

#}