|1992 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 6 – October 24, 1992|
|Number of games||162|
|Number of teams||26|
|Top draft pick||Phil Nevin|
|Picked by||Houston Astros|
|Season MVP|| AL: Dennis Eckersley (OAK)|
NL: Barry Bonds (PIT)
|AL champions||Toronto Blue Jays|
|AL runners-up||Oakland Athletics|
|NL champions||Atlanta Braves|
|NL runners-up||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Champions||Toronto Blue Jays|
|World Series MVP||Pat Borders (TOR)|
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).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. 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. In 1992, no team scored 800 runs and only one reached 1,500 hits. The California Angels were shut out 15 times, the most in the AL.
|Baseball Writers' Association of America Awards|
|BBWAA Award||National League||American League|
|Rookie of the Year||Eric Karros (LAD)||Pat Listach (MIL)|
|Cy Young Award||Greg Maddux (CHC)||Dennis Eckersley (OAK)|
|Manager of the Year||Jim Leyland (PIT)||Tony La Russa (OAK)|
|Most Valuable Player||Barry Bonds (PIT)||Dennis Eckersley (OAK)|
|Gold Glove Awards|
|Position||National League||American League|
|Pitcher||Greg Maddux (CHC)||Mark Langston (CAL)|
|Catcher||Tom Pagnozzi (STL)||Iván Rodríguez (TEX)|
|First Baseman||Mark Grace (CHC)||Don Mattingly (NYY)|
|Second Baseman||José Lind (PIT)||Roberto Alomar (TOR)|
|Third Baseman||Terry Pendleton (ATL)||Robin Ventura (CHW)|
|Shortstop||Ozzie Smith (STL)||Cal Ripken Jr. (BAL)|
|Outfielders||Barry Bonds (PIT)||Kirby Puckett (MIN)|
|Larry Walker (MON)||Devon White (TOR)|
|Andy Van Slyke (PIT)||Ken Griffey Jr. (SEA)|
|Silver Slugger Awards|
|Pitcher/Designated Hitter||Dwight Gooden (NYM)||Dave Winfield (TOR)|
|Catcher||Darren Daulton (PHI)||Mickey Tettleton (DET)|
|First Baseman||Fred McGriff (SD)||Mark McGwire (OAK)|
|Second Baseman||Ryne Sandberg (CHC)||Roberto Alomar (TOR)|
|Third Baseman||Gary Sheffield (SD)||Edgar Martínez (SEA)|
|Shortstop||Barry Larkin (CIN)||Travis Fryman (DET)|
|Outfielders||Barry Bonds (PIT)||Joe Carter (TOR)|
|Andy Van Slyke (PIT)||Juan González (TEX)|
|Larry Walker (MON)||Kirby Puckett (MIN)|
|Statistic||American League||National League|
|AVG||Edgar Martínez SEA||.343||Gary Sheffield SD||.330|
|HR||Juan González TEX||43||Fred McGriff SD||35|
|RBI||Cecil Fielder DET||124||Darren Daulton PHI||109|
|Wins|| Kevin Brown TEX |
Jack Morris TOR
|21|| Tom Glavine ATL |
Greg Maddux CHC
|ERA||Roger Clemens BOS||2.41||Bill Swift SF||2.08|
|SO||Randy Johnson SEA||241||John Smoltz ATL||215|
|SV||Dennis Eckersley OAK||51||Lee Smith STL||43|
|SB||Kenny Lofton CLE||66||Marquis Grissom MTL||78|
|League Championship Series|
|Baltimore Orioles±||Johnny Oates|
|Boston Red Sox||Butch Hobson|
|California Angels||Buck Rodgers||after a May bus accident John Wathan was acting manager for the remainder of the season|
|Chicago White Sox||Gene Lamont|
|Cleveland Indians||Mike Hargrove|
|Detroit Tigers||Sparky Anderson|
|Kansas City Royals||Hal McRae|
|Milwaukee Brewers||Phil Garner|
|Minnesota Twins||Tom Kelly|
|New York Yankees||Buck Showalter|
|Oakland Athletics||Tony La Russa|
|Seattle Mariners||Bill Plummer|
|Texas Rangers||Bobby Valentine||was replaced during the season by Toby Harrah|
|Toronto Blue Jays||Cito Gaston||Won the World Series|
|Atlanta Braves||Bobby Cox||Won the National League pennant|
|Chicago Cubs||Jim Lefebvre|
|Cincinnati Reds||Lou Piniella|
|Houston Astros||Art Howe|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||Tommy Lasorda|
|Montreal Expos||Tom Runnells||was replaced during the season by Felipe Alou|
|New York Mets||Jeff Torborg|
|Philadelphia Phillies||Jim Fregosi|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||Jim Leyland|
|St. Louis Cardinals||Joe Torre|
|San Diego Padres±||Jim Riggleman|
|San Francisco Giants||Roger Craig|
|Team Name||Wins||%±||Home attendance||%±||Per Game||Est. Payroll||%±|
|Toronto Blue Jays||96||5.5%||4,028,318||0.7%||49,732||$44,788,666||125.0%|
|Chicago White Sox||86||-1.1%||2,681,156||-8.6%||32,697||$30,160,833||78.3%|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||63||-32.3%||2,473,266||-26.1%||30,534||$44,788,166||36.6%|
|Boston Red Sox||73||-13.1%||2,468,574||-3.7%||30,476||$43,610,584||24.0%|
|St. Louis Cardinals||83||-1.2%||2,418,483||-1.2%||29,858||$27,583,836||26.2%|
|Kansas City Royals||72||-12.2%||1,867,689||-13.6%||23,058||$33,893,834||28.8%|
|New York Mets||72||-6.5%||1,779,534||-22.1%||21,970||$44,602,002||36.9%|
|New York Yankees||76||7.0%||1,748,737||-6.2%||21,589||$37,652,334||37.7%|
|San Diego Padres||82||-2.4%||1,721,406||-4.6%||21,252||$26,854,167||21.2%|
|San Francisco Giants||72||-4.0%||1,560,998||-10.2%||19,272||$33,163,168||7.1%|
|Network||Day of week||Announcers|
|CBS||Saturday afternoons||Sean McDonough, Tim McCarver, Dick Stockton, Jim Kaat|
|ESPN|| Sunday nights |
|Jon Miller, Joe Morgan|
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