2001 Major League Baseball season


2001 Major League Baseball season

The by|2001 Major League Baseball season finished with the Arizona Diamondbacks defeating the New York Yankees in a Game 7 of the 2001 World Series. The attacks of September 11 pushed the end of the regular-season from September 30 to October 7. Because of that, the World Series was not completed until November 4, therefore it was called the The November Series. This season was memorable for the Seattle Mariners' achievement of 116 games won.

Major League Baseball final standings


* Wild card

Postseason

*World Series Champion - Arizona Diamondbacks
*Postseason - October 9 to November 4

Baseballplayoffsbracket
RD1=Division Series
TV: ESPN/ABC Family/FOX
RD2=League Championship Series
TV: FOX
RD3=World Series
TV: FOX
group1=American League
group2=National League

RD1-seed1=1
RD1-team1=Seattle Mariners
RD1-score1=3
RD1-seed2=3
RD1-team2=Cleveland Indians
RD1-score2=2

RD1-seed3=2
RD1-team3=New York Yankees
RD1-score3=3
RD1-seed4=4
RD1-team4=Oakland Athletics
RD1-score4=2

RD1-seed5=1
RD1-team5=Houston Astros
RD1-score5=0
RD1-seed6=3
RD1-team6=Atlanta Braves
RD1-score6=3

RD1-seed7=2
RD1-team7=Arizona Diamondbacks
RD1-score7=3
RD1-seed8=4
RD1-team8=St. Louis Cardinals
RD1-score8=2

RD2-seed1=1
RD2-team1=Seattle Mariners
RD2-score1=1
RD2-seed2=2
RD2-team2=New York Yankees
RD2-score2=4

RD2-seed3=3
RD2-team3=Atlanta Braves
RD2-score3=1
RD2-seed4=2
RD2-team4=Arizona Diamondbacks
RD2-score4=4

RD3-seed1=AL2
RD3-team1=New York Yankees
RD3-score1=3
RD3-seed2=NL2
RD3-team2=Arizona Diamondbacks
RD3-score2=4

Click on any series score to link to that series' page.
Higher seed has home field advantage during Division Series and League Championship Series.
The National League Champion has home field advantage during the World Series as a result of the pre-2003 "alternating years" rule.
American League is seeded 1-3/2-4 as a result of the AL regular season champion (Seattle Mariners) and the AL wild card (Oakland Athletics) coming from the same division.
National League is seeded 1-3/2-4 as a result of the NL regular season champion (Houston Astros) and the NL wild card (St. Louis Cardinals) coming from the same division.

*Postseason MVPs
**World Series MVP - Randy Johnson/Curt Schilling (co-MVPs)
**ALCS MVP - Andy Pettitte
**NLCS MVP - Craig Counsell
*All-Star Game, July 10 at Safeco Field: American League, 4-1; Cal Ripken, Jr., MVP
**Home Run Derby, July 9 - Luis González, Arizona Diamondbacks

External links

[http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/standings/index.jsp?ymd=20011007 Major League Baseball standings 2001]


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