The Major League Baseball (MLB) season comprises of 162 games for every one of the 30 teams in the American League (AL) and National League (NL) which is played over roughly a half year. There are altogether 2,430 games, in addition to the postseason which are not included in regular season games the number exceeds more than 2430 games. The ordinary season runs from late March/early April to late September/early October, trailed by the postseason which can be run till early November. The season starts with the official Opening Day ceremony.
The season starting from 2nd quarter of a year to the 3rd or 4th quarter of a year. It usually runs 26½ weeks through the last Sunday of September or first Sunday of October. At least one International Opener games might be booked outside the United States before the official Opening Day.
It is permitted for an team to play a total limit of 20 games maximum in the postseason in a given year, some of the teams that performs well advances to every one of the Division Series, Championship Series, and World Series with every arrangement taking care of business (5 games in the Division Series, 7 games each in the League Championship Series/World Series).
History of Major League Baseball (MLB)?
We should begin from 1920 when the official decision of made to regularize and organize both the leagues and schedules of each game was made. There was baseball before at that point, yet that is when both the National and American Leagues chose a season length that is now running for more than 40 years before that there was no set of rules for the season length nor there were fix teams that would play in the season. Random teams from different parts of country competed each other every other. In the early days there were no divisions , divisions become later in a At that point, it was straightforward math: two groups of eight teams representing different cities of different states each with separate logo and flag and in some cases teams would have their separate stadiums. For a couple of years, groups had played every one of their opponent’s multiple times for a 140-game season. In 1920, this was extended to 22 games against every one of seven adversaries, 11 at home and 11 away, bringing about a 154-game season in total. There where also road trips as well in which teams would travel in bus to play with other teams near to their home ground, in the same manner all the other teams would do the same
In 1961, the American League one of the two league that was responsible for holding the baseball games in United States and Canada included the Los Angeles Angels and the Washington Senators. The next year, the National League invited the New York Mets and the Houston Colt .45’s. “After the primary development, each group had nine adversaries instead of seven, and the 154-game season made for awful math,” MLB’s legitimate history specialist, John Thorn, clarifies. To play 22 games against each opponent would require a 198-game season, so MLB chose 18 games for every adversary for nine adversaries, for a sum of 162 games.
In 1994 3rd division was added in the league making it bigger league than the previous years. The 4th division was added later. As of now there are 4 divisions. A last development to 30 groups all out in 1998 and, most as of late, the realignment of the associations that required never-ending interleague games last season has made for progressively muddled planning but then the season holds at 162 games.
Nowadays, each one of the groups plays 76 games against each other in their respective division. So, in this way every teams have a chance to face each team in their group whether it is strong team or a weak team. In this way merit and authenticity is also applied and every team is responsible for their own performance, they cannot relay on chances of face weak teams only and avoiding tough teams.
Apart from that there are 66 games against non-division association groups and 20 inter league games. So altogether there are total 162 games in a league and this structure is implemented until now. It works; however, it feels somewhat irregular. The explanation the calendar has remained at 162 games is generally on the grounds that to transform it would be quite difficult as viewers and team players are adjusted to this format of league and advertisers as well. By changing this format, it will cause lot of trouble for everyone
List of MLB teams
Following as the list of Major League Baseball MLB teams. Total number of teams in MLB is 30. Each of the team represent a city and have its own value and net worth.
|Sr no.||Name||Sr No.||Name||Sr no.||Name|
|1.||Baltimore Orioles||11.||Houston Astros||21.||Chicago Cubs|
|2.||Boston Red Sox||12.||Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim||22.||Cincinnati Reds|
|3.||New York Yankees||13.||Oakland Athletics||23.||Milwaukee Brewers|
|4.||Tampa Bay Rays||14.||Seattle Mariners||24.||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|5.||Toronto Blue Jays||15.||Texas Rangers||25.||St. Louis Cardinals|
|6.||Chicago White Sox||16.||Atlanta Braves||26.||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|7.||Cleveland Indians||17.||Miami Marlins||27.||Colorado Rockies|
|8.||Detroit Tigers||18.||New York Mets||28.||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|9.||Kansas City Royals||19.||Philadelphia Phillies||29.||San Diego Padres|
|10.||Minnesota Twins||20.||Washington Nationals||30.||San Francisco Giants|
The Origin of the National and American Leagues
The origin of the national and American leagues is very old. It dates to 19th century. When the game was originally originated. On February 2, 1876, the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, which comes to be more normally known as the National League (NL), is framed. The American League (AL) was built up in 1901 and in 1903, the primary World Series was held.
The primary authority round of baseball in the United States occurred in June 1846 in Hoboken, New Jersey. In 1869, the Cincinnati Red Stockings turned into America’s first expert baseball club. In 1871, the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players was set up as the game’s first “significant alliance.” after five years, in 1876, Chicago specialist William Hulbert shaped the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs to supplant the National Association, which he accepted was blundered and degenerate.
The National League had eight unique individuals: the Boston Red Stockings (presently the Atlanta Braves), Chicago White Stockings (presently the Chicago Cubs), Cincinnati Red Stockings, Hartford Dark Blues, Louisville Grays, Mutual of New York, Philadelphia Athletics and the St. Louis Brown Stockings.
List of MLB teams by Divisions
Following is the list of MLB teams by the division. There are 6 leagues, 3 are American leagues and 3 are national leagues. In each American and national there are 5 teams. Altogether it forms a big league of 30 teams. Each team have their separate coach and staff.
|American League East||American League Central||American League West||National League East||National League Central||National League West|
|Baltimore Orioles||Chicago White Sox||Houston Astros||Atlanta Braves||Chicago Cubs||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|Boston Red Sox||Cleveland Indians||Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim||Miami Marlins||Cincinnati Reds||Colorado Rockies|
|New York Yankees||Detroit Tigers||Oakland Athletics||New York Mets||Milwaukee Brewers||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Tampa Bay Rays||Kansas City Royals||Seattle Mariners||Philadelphia Phillies||Pittsburgh Pirates||San Diego Padres|
|Toronto Blue Jays||Minnesota Twins||Texas Rangers||Washington Nationals||St. Louis Cardinals||San Francisco Giants|
Beginning of Major League Baseball matchups relies upon various factors mainly days of the week, game number in arrangement, occasions and other different variables. Most games start at 7pm in the neighborhood time region, so there are more night games than day games even though baseball is customarily played during the day.
The motivation behind why there are more night ball games is to pull in more fans to ballparks just as watchers from home in light of the fact that most fans would be busy working or school during the day. On Mondays (barring Opening Day and occasions). Tuesdays and Friday’s games are solely played around evening time aside from Cubs home games. Escape days, days on which groups play their last round of the arrangement before withdrawing for another arrangement in another city the following day, are regularly day games, fundamentally Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
American League East
The American League East is one of Major League Baseball (MLB’s) six divisions (an East, Central, and West division for every one of the two alliances). This division was made before the beginning of the 1969 season alongside the American League West division. Before that time the American League (AL) had existed as a solitary alliance of 10 groups.
Four of its five groups are situated in the Eastern United States, with the other in Central Canada. It is right now the main division to contain a non-American group. Toward the finish of the MLB season, the group with the best record in the division acquires one of the American League’s five season finisher spots. The latest group to win this division was the New York Yankees in 2019.
At the point when the Major Leagues split into divisions for the 1969 season, the American League, in contrast to the National League, split its 12 groups carefully on geology. The six groups situated in the Eastern Time Zone were set in the East division, and the other six were put in the West division.
In September 1971, American League proprietors affirmed the move of the second Washington Senators establishment to Arlington, Texas to turn into the Texas Rangers. The proprietors at that point discussed whether the Chicago White Sox or Milwaukee Brewers should move toward the East division for 1972, with the Rangers moving toward the West. The White Sox mentioned they be moved toward the East, expressing they were a unique American League establishment and needed to play more games against other old-line A.L. groups, five of which were in the East.
American League Central
The American League Central Division, frequently shortened AL Central, contains 5 groups playing in the American League geologically situated in the midwestern United States. It was made in 1994, one year after the extension of 1993, when the two alliances moved from a few divisions.
The American League Central Division has contained the accompanying groups:
1994-1997: Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Kansas City Royals, Milwaukee Brewers, and Minnesota Twins.
1998-present: Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, and Minnesota Twins.
American League West
The American League West is one of three divisions in Major League Baseball’s American League. The division has five groups as of the 2013 season, however had four groups from 1994 to 2012, and had upwards of seven groups before the 1994 realignment. Despite the fact that its groups as of now just dwell along the west coast and in Texas, generally the division has had groups as far east as Chicago. From 1998 (when the NL West extended to five groups) to 2012, the AL West was the main MLB division with four groups. The current hero of this division is the Houston Astros.
In 2013, the Houston Astros went from the National League Central to the AL West. That move gives every one of the six MLB divisions an equivalent five groups and the two alliances an equivalent 15 groups each.
National League East
The National League East is one of Major League Baseball’s six divisions. The Atlanta Braves have the most National League East titles (14). The greater part of Atlanta’s NL East titles came during a record stretch of coming to MLB end of the season games 14 continuous occasions (there were no end of the season games in 1994 and the initial three titles of that streak came when the Braves were in the National League West.) Along with the American League Central it is one of two divisions to have each part succeed at least one World Series title.
The division was made when the National League (alongside the American League) included two development groups and partitioned into two divisions, East and West successful for the 1969 season. The National League’s topographical arrangement was fairly curious as its apportioning was extremely increasingly north and south rather than east and west. Two groups in the Eastern Time Zone, the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds, were in a similar division as groups on the Pacific coast. This was because of the requests of the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals, who wouldn’t bolster development except if they were guaranteed they would be kept together in the recently made East division.
During the two-division period, from 1969 to 1993, the Philadelphia Phillies and the Pittsburgh Pirates together possessed the greater part of the division titles, having won a joined 15 of 25 titles during that span. They were likewise the main groups in the division to have won successive titles during that span.
At the point when the National League realigned into three divisions in 1994, the Pittsburgh Pirates were initially expected to remain in the East while the Braves were to be moved to the recently made National League Central. In any case, the Braves, needing to frame a characteristic contention with the development Florida Marlins, chose to be set in the East. Regardless of the Marlins offering to go to the Central, the Pirates rather surrendered their spot in the East to the Braves. Since at that point, the Pirates have attempted a few times ineffectively to be put back in the East
National League Central
The National League Central is one of Major League Baseball’s six divisions. This division was made in 1994, by moving two groups from the National League West (the Cincinnati Reds and the Houston Astros) and three groups from the National League East (the Chicago Cubs, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and the St. Louis Cardinals).
At the point when the division was made in 1994, the Pirates were initially expected to remain in the East while the Atlanta Braves were to be moved to the Central from the West. Be that as it may, the Braves, needing to shape a characteristic competition with the development Florida Marlins, mentioned to stay in the East. In spite of the Marlins offering to go to the Central, the Pirates rather surrendered their spot in the East to the Braves. Since at that point, the Pirates have attempted a few times fruitlessly to be set, harking back to the East
This division has been overwhelmed by the Cardinals, who have represented eleven of the 24 division titles, in addition to three trump card wins. Beside the Cardinals, the Cubs have the second most division titles with five, just as three special case wins. The Astros have four division titles and two trump card wins. The Reds have three division titles, alongside one special case win. The Brewers have two divisional titles, with one trump card win. The Pirates have not won the division since the division was made yet have three trump card wins. The 2013 success was the Pirates first season finisher compartment since 1992.
In 1998, the NL Central turned into the biggest division in Major League Baseball when the Milwaukee Brewers were moved in from the American League Central. In 2013, the Astros moved to the American League West.
For nine straight seasons, since the 2011 NLCS, a NL Central group has arrived at the NLCS. The current year’s NLCS included the St. Louis Cardinals, who were cleared in 4 games by the Washington Nationals.
National League West
The National League West is one of the three divisions of the National League of Major League Baseball in North America (counting Canada). This Division was shaped for the 1969 season when the National League extended to 12 groups by including the San Diego Padres and the Montreal Expos. For motivation behind keeping a standard period of 162 games, half of the groups were placed into the new East Division and half into the new West Division. Inside every division, the groups played 18 games each against their five division mates (90 games), and furthermore 12 games against the groups in the contrary division (72 games), adding up to 162 games.
On February 2, 1876, the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, which comes to be all the more generally known as the National League (NL), is shaped. The American League (AL) was set up in 1901 and in 1903, the main World Series was held.
The principal official round of baseball in the United States occurred in June 1846 in Hoboken, New Jersey. In 1869, the Cincinnati Red Stockings turned into America’s first expert baseball club. In 1871, the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players was built up as the game’s first “significant group.” after five years, in 1876, Chicago specialist William Hulbert shaped the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs to supplant the National Association, which he accepted was botched and degenerate. The National League had eight unique individuals: the Boston Red Stockings (presently the Atlanta Braves), Chicago White Stockings (presently the Chicago Cubs), Cincinnati Red Stockings, Hartford Dark Blues, Louisville Grays, Mutual of New York, Philadelphia Athletics and the St. Louis Brown Stockings
MLB Team list of world Series Championship
Following table show how many world championships each team won. The New York Yankees have won 27 world championships which is record high. No other team have such high number of world championship. The second most successful team of MLB is St. Louis Cardinals. They have won 11 world series titles.
|TEAMS||World Championship WON||TEAMS||World CHAIPIONSHIP WON|
|Baltimore Orioles||3||Atlanta Braves||1|
|Boston Red Sox||9||Miami Marlins||2|
|New York Yankees||27||New York Mets||2|
|Tampa Bay Rays||0||Philadelphia Phillies||2|
|Toronto Blue Jays||2||Washington Nationals||1|
|Chicago White Sox||3||Chicago Cubs||3|
|Cleveland Indians||10||Cincinnati Reds||5|
|Detroit Tigers||4||Milwaukee Brewers||0|
|Kansas City Royals||1||Pittsburgh Pirates||5|
|Minnesota Twins||1||St. Louis Cardinals||11|
|Houston Astros||1||Arizona Diamondbacks||1|
|Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim||1||Colorado Rockies||0|
|Oakland Athletics||5||Los Angeles Dodgers||5|
|Seattle Mariners||4||San Diego Padres||2|
|Texas Rangers||0||San Francisco Giants||3|