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2002 Major League Baseball season

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 2002 World Series championship. It was the first title in Angels team history. This was the first season for mlb.tv .

2002 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration March 31 – October 27, 2002
Draft
Top draft pick Bryan Bullington
Picked by Pittsburgh Pirates
Regular Season
Season MVP AL: Miguel Tejada (OAK)
NL: Barry Bonds (SF)
League Postseason
AL champions Anaheim Angels
  AL runners-up Minnesota Twins
NL champions San Francisco Giants
  NL runners-up St. Louis Cardinals
World Series
Champions Anaheim Angels
  Runners-up San Francisco Giants
World Series MVP Troy Glaus (ANA)
MLB seasons

Contents

Major league baseball final standingsEdit

PostseasonEdit

BracketEdit

  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  

All-Star GameEdit

Statistical leadersEdit

BattingEdit

TeamEdit

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

IndividualEdit

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

PitchingEdit

TeamEdit

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

IndividualEdit

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

ManagersEdit

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit