1992 Major League Baseball Season
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1992 Major League Baseball Season

1992 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 6 - October 24, 1992
Draft
Top draft pickPhil Nevin
Picked byHouston Astros
Regular Season
Season MVPAL: Dennis Eckersley (OAK)
NL: Barry Bonds (PIT)
League postseason
AL championsToronto Blue Jays
  AL runners-upOakland Athletics
NL championsAtlanta Braves
  NL runners-upPittsburgh Pirates
World Series
ChampionsToronto Blue Jays
  Runners-upAtlanta Braves
Finals MVPPat Borders (TOR)
MLB seasons
The Texas Rangers playing host to the Detroit Tigers at Arlington Stadium during a 1992 regular season game.

The 1992 Major League Baseball season saw the Toronto Blue Jays defeat the Atlanta Braves in the World Series, becoming the first team outside the United States to win the World Series.

A resurgence in pitching dominance occurred during this season. On average, one out of every seven games pitched that season was a shutout; in 2,106 MLB regular-season games, 298 shutouts were pitched (up from 272 in 2,104 regular-season games in 1991).[1][2] Two teams pitched at least 20 shutouts each; the Atlanta Braves led the Majors with 24 and the Pittsburgh Pirates finished second with 20. In the National League, no team hit more than 138 home runs and no team scored 700 runs. The San Francisco Giants were shut out 18 times, the most in the Majors.[3][4] The effect was similar in the American League. In 1991, two AL teams had scored at least 800 runs and three had collected 1,500 hits.[5] In 1992, no team scored 800 runs and only one reached 1,500 hits.[6] The California Angels were shut out 15 times, the most in the AL.[7]

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

Major league baseball final standings

Postseason

  League Championship Series
CBS
World Series
CBS
                 
East Toronto 4  
West Oakland 2  
    AL Toronto 4
  NL Atlanta 2
East Pittsburgh 3
West Atlanta 4  

Managers

American League

National League

Television coverage

Events

January-June

July-December

Movies

External links

References

  1. ^ "1992 Major League Baseball Standard Pitching". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ "1991 Major League Baseball Standard Pitching". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ "1992 National League Standard Pitching". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ "1992 San Francisco Giants". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ "1991 American League Standard Batting". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014.
  6. ^ "1992 American League Standard Batting". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014.
  7. ^ "1992 California Angels". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014.
  8. ^ "Today In All Teams History - September 26". nationalpastime.com. Retrieved 2015.

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