2002 MLB Season
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2002 MLB Season

2002 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationMarch 31 - October 27, 2002
Number of games162
Number of teams30
Draft
Top draft pickBryan Bullington
Picked byPittsburgh Pirates
Regular Season
Season MVPAL: Miguel Tejada (OAK)
NL: Barry Bonds (SF)
League Postseason
AL championsAnaheim Angels
  AL runners-upMinnesota Twins
NL championsSan Francisco Giants
  NL runners-upSt. Louis Cardinals
World Series
ChampionsAnaheim Angels
  Runners-upSan Francisco Giants
World Series MVPTroy Glaus (ANA)
MLB seasons

The 2002 Major League Baseball season finished with two wild-card teams, the Anaheim Angels defeating the San Francisco Giants in seven games, for the World Series championship. It was the first title in Angels team history. This was the first season for mlb.tv .

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  Division Series
(ALDS, NLDS)
League Championship Series
(NLCS, ALCS)
World Series
                           
  1 NY Yankees 1  
4 Anaheim 3  
  4 Anaheim 4  
American League
  3 Minnesota 1  
2 Oakland 2
  3 Minnesota 3  
    AL4 Anaheim 4
  NL4 San Francisco 3
  1 Atlanta 2  
4 San Francisco 3  
  4 San Francisco 4
National League
  3 St. Louis 1  
2 Arizona 0
  3 St. Louis 3  

Statistical leaders

Batting

Team

Statistic American League National League
Runs scored New York Yankees 897 Arizona Diamondbacks 819
Hits Anaheim Angels 1603 Colorado Rockies 1508
Home runs Texas Rangers 230 Chicago Cubs 200
Batting average Anaheim Angels .282 Colorado Rockies .274
Stolen bases Kansas City Royals 140 Florida Marlins 177

Individual

Statistic American League National League
Batting average Manny Ramírez (Boston) .349 Barry Bonds (San Francisco) .370
Runs scored Alfonso Soriano (New York Yankees) 128 Sammy Sosa (Chicago Cubs) 122
Hits Alfonso Soriano (New York Yankees) 209 Vladimir Guerrero (Montreal) 206
Home runs Alex Rodriguez (Texas) 57 Sammy Sosa (Chicago Cubs) 49
Runs batted in Alex Rodriguez (Texas) 142 Lance Berkman (Houston) 128
Stolen bases Alfonso Soriano (New York Yankees) 41 Luis Castillo (Florida) 48

Pitching

Team

Statistic American League National League
Runs allowed Anaheim Angels 644 Atlanta Braves 565
Earned run average Oakland Athletics 3.68 Atlanta Braves 3.13
Hits allowed Boston Red Sox 1339 Atlanta Braves 1302
Home runs allowed Oakland Athletics 135 San Francisco Giants 116
Strikeouts Boston Red Sox 1157 Chicago Cubs 1333

Individual

Statistic American League National League
Earned run average Pedro Martínez (Boston) 2.26 Randy Johnson (Arizona) 2.32
Wins Barry Zito (Oakland) 23 Randy Johnson (Arizona) 24
Saves Eddie Guardado (Minnesota) 45 John Smoltz (Atlanta) 55
Strikeouts Pedro Martínez (Boston) 239 Randy Johnson (Arizona) 334

Managers

American League

National League

±hosted the MLB All Star Game

Awards

Gold Glove Awards

Home Field Attendance & Payroll

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game Est. Payroll
Seattle Mariners[1] 93 -19.8% 3,542,938 1.0% 43,740 $80,282,668 7.4%
New York Yankees[2] 103 8.4% 3,465,807 6.2% 43,323 $125,928,583 11.7%
San Francisco Giants[3] 95 5.6% 3,253,203 -1.8% 40,163 $78,299,835 23.7%
Arizona Diamondbacks[4] 98 6.5% 3,198,977 16.9% 39,494 $102,819,999 20.8%
Los Angeles Dodgers[5] 92 7.0% 3,131,255 3.8% 38,657 $94,850,953 -13.1%
St. Louis Cardinals[6] 97 4.3% 3,011,756 -3.1% 37,182 $74,660,875 -5.9%
New York Mets[7] 75 -8.5% 2,804,838 5.5% 34,628 $94,633,593 1.6%
Colorado Rockies[8] 73 0.0% 2,737,838 -13.5% 33,800 $56,851,043 -20.5%
Chicago Cubs[9] 67 -23.9% 2,693,096 -3.1% 33,248 $75,690,833 17.0%
Baltimore Orioles[10] 67 6.3% 2,682,439 -13.3% 33,117 $64,493,487 -13.2%
Boston Red Sox[11] 93 13.4% 2,650,862 1.0% 32,727 $108,366,060 -1.5%
Cleveland Indians[12] 74 -18.7% 2,616,940 -17.6% 32,308 $78,909,449 -15.5%
Atlanta Braves[13] 101 14.8% 2,603,484 -7.8% 32,142 $93,470,367 1.7%
Houston Astros[14] 84 -9.7% 2,517,357 -13.3% 31,078 $63,448,417 4.7%
Texas Rangers[15] 72 -1.4% 2,352,397 -16.9% 29,042 $105,726,122 19.3%
Anaheim Angels[16] 99 32.0% 2,305,547 15.2% 28,464 $61,721,667 29.3%
San Diego Padres[17] 66 -16.5% 2,220,601 -6.6% 27,415 $41,425,000 5.7%
Oakland Athletics[18] 103 1.0% 2,169,811 1.7% 26,788 $40,004,167 18.3%
Milwaukee Brewers[19] 56 -17.6% 1,969,153 -29.9% 24,311 $50,287,833 14.6%
Minnesota Twins[20] 94 10.6% 1,924,473 7.9% 23,759 $40,425,000 67.5%
Cincinnati Reds[21] 78 18.2% 1,855,787 -1.3% 22,911 $45,050,390 -8.0%
Pittsburgh Pirates[22] 72 16.1% 1,784,988 -27.6% 22,312 $42,323,599 -26.7%
Chicago White Sox[23] 81 -2.4% 1,676,911 -5.1% 20,703 $57,052,833 -13.1%
Toronto Blue Jays[24] 78 -2.5% 1,637,900 -14.5% 20,221 $76,864,333 0.0%
Philadelphia Phillies[25] 80 -7.0% 1,618,467 -9.2% 20,231 $57,954,999 39.1%
Detroit Tigers[26] 55 -16.7% 1,503,623 -21.7% 18,795 $55,048,000 3.1%
Kansas City Royals[27] 62 -4.6% 1,323,036 -13.9% 16,334 $47,257,000 33.4%
Tampa Bay Devil Rays[28] 55 -11.3% 1,065,742 -17.9% 13,157 $34,380,000 -39.7%
Florida Marlins[29] 79 3.9% 813,118 -35.5% 10,038 $41,979,917 17.4%
Montreal Expos[30] 83 22.1% 812,045 26.3% 10,025 $38,670,500 10.0%

See also

References

  1. ^ "Seattle Mariners Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Arizona Diamondbacks Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "New York Mets Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Colorado Rockies Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  15. ^ "Texas Rangers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  16. ^ "Los Angeles Angels Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  17. ^ "San Diego Padres Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  18. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  19. ^ "Milwaukee Brewers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  20. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  21. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  22. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  23. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  24. ^ "Toronto Blue Jays Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  25. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  26. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  27. ^ "Kansas City Royals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  28. ^ "Tampa Bay Rays Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  29. ^ "Florida Marlins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  30. ^ "Washington Nationals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.

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