In the 1901 baseball season, for the first time in a decade, there were two major leagues. Two years were to pass before they learned to coexist peacefully. In the meantime, it was all-out war. Read more about the 1901 season.
Several major milestones arrived in 1985, such as Nolan Ryan's 4000th strikeout, Rod Carew's 300th hit, and Tom Seaver and Phil Niekro both earning their 300th win. Learn more about the 1985 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.
Much to the dismay of baseball fans, the 1981 baseball season is best remembered for the ten-week players' strike that canceled 713 games and ushered in the unpopular split-season format. Learn more about the 1981 baseball season.
The Philadelphia Phillies, with the help of superstar Mike Schmidt and dominating pitcher Steve Carlton, won their first World Series in history during the 1980 baseball season. Read more about the 1980 baseball season.
Hammerin' Hank Aaron hit his record 715th home run off of pitcher Al Downing early in the 1975 baseball season. Later, the Oakland A's won their third consecutive World Series. Find out more highlights from the 1974 baseball season.
Ralph Houk took over managing the 1961 Yankees, and led his team to another pennant. The season featured those Yankees winning the World Series and racking up record home runs. Learn more about the 1961 baseball season.
Ted Williams and Stan Musial dropped to merely average performance in the twilight of their careers. The 1959 baseball season featured the Los Angeles Dodgers winning the World Series. Learn more about the 1959 baseball season.
The Pittsburgh Pirates won the 1960 World Series, but all eyes were on the slugging duo of Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, who made up for the weak pitching staff of the Yankees. Learn more about the highlights and stars of the 1960 baseball season.
The 1921 baseball season was one of Babe Ruth's best, and helped define the coming era as the beginning of home run mass production. Learn how the New York Giants won the World Series with a combo of great hitters and pitchers.
The 1922 baseball season set new records for runs and homers. With all that offense, only one pitcher managed to eke out an ERA under 3.00. Learn how the New York Giants won the World Series for the second time in a row.
The 1923 baseball season saw the opening of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Both the Yankees and Giants earned their third consecutive pennants. Learn how the Yankees also made the news in the 1923 World Series.