|1993 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 5 – October 23, 1993|
|Number of games||162|
|Number of teams||28|
|Top draft pick||Alex Rodriguez|
|Picked by||Seattle Mariners|
|Season MVP|| AL: Frank Thomas (CHW)|
NL: Barry Bonds (SF)
|AL champions||Toronto Blue Jays|
|AL runners-up||Chicago White Sox|
|NL champions||Philadelphia Phillies|
|NL runners-up||Atlanta Braves|
|Champions||Toronto Blue Jays|
|World Series MVP||Paul Molitor (TOR)|
The 1993 Major League Baseball season was the final season of two-division play in each league, before the Central Division was added the following season, giving both the NL and AL three divisions each.
Sixteen years after the American League expanded from 12 to 14 teams, the National League finally followed suit, with the Colorado Rockies and the Florida Marlins (now the Miami Marlins) joining the NL. It was also the first season since 1976 that both leagues had the same number of teams. The Toronto Blue Jays capped off the season by winning their second consecutive World Series title, beating the Philadelphia Phillies in six games. The World Series was clinched when, in one of the most famous moments in baseball, Joe Carter hit a three-run walk-off home run in the 9th to seal the victory at home.
|Baseball Writers' Association of America Awards|
|BBWAA Award||National League||American League|
|Rookie of the Year||Mike Piazza (LA)||Tim Salmon (CAL)|
|Cy Young Award||Greg Maddux (ATL)||Jack McDowell (CHW)|
|Manager of the Year||Dusty Baker (SF)||Gene Lamont (CHW)|
|Most Valuable Player||Barry Bonds (SF)||Frank Thomas (CHW)|
|Gold Glove Awards|
|Position||National League||American League|
|Pitcher||Greg Maddux (ATL)||Mark Langston (CAL)|
|Catcher||Kirt Manwaring (SF)||Iván Rodríguez (TEX)|
|First Baseman||Mark Grace (CHC)||Don Mattingly (NYY)|
|Second Baseman||Robby Thompson (SF)||Roberto Alomar (TOR)|
|Third Baseman||Matt Williams (SF)||Robin Ventura (CHW)|
|Shortstop||Jay Bell (PIT)||Omar Vizquel (SEA)|
|Outfielders||Barry Bonds (SF)||Kenny Lofton (CLE)|
|Larry Walker (MON)||Devon White (TOR)|
|Marquis Grissom (MON)||Ken Griffey Jr. (SEA)|
|Silver Slugger Awards|
|Pitcher/Designated Hitter||Orel Hershiser (LA)||Paul Molitor (TOR)|
|Catcher||Mike Piazza (LA)||Mike Stanley (NYY)|
|First Baseman||Fred McGriff (SD, ATL)||Frank Thomas (CHW)|
|Second Baseman||Robby Thompson (SF)||Carlos Baerga (CLE)|
|Third Baseman||Matt Williams (SF)||Wade Boggs (NYY)|
|Shortstop||Jay Bell (PIT)||Cal Ripken Jr. (BAL)|
|Outfielders||Barry Bonds (SF)||Albert Belle (CLE)|
|Lenny Dykstra (PHI)||Juan González (TEX)|
|David Justice (ATL)||Ken Griffey Jr. (SEA)|
|Statistic||American League||National League|
|AVG||John Olerud TOR||.363||Andrés Galarraga COL||.370|
|HR||Juan González TEX||46||Barry Bonds SF||46|
|RBI||Albert Belle CLE||129||Barry Bonds SF||123|
|Wins||Jack McDowell CHW||22||John Burkett SF||22|
|ERA||Kevin Appier KC||2.56||Greg Maddux ATL||2.36|
|SO||Randy Johnson SEA||308||José Rijo CIN||227|
|SV|| Jeff Montgomery KC|
Duane Ward TOR
|45||Randy Myers CHC||53|
|SB||Kenny Lofton CLE||70||Chuck Carr FLA||58|
|League Championship Series|
|West||Chi White Sox||2|
|Baltimore Orioles||Johnny Oates|
|Boston Red Sox||Butch Hobson|
|California Angels||Buck Rodgers|
|Chicago White Sox||Gene Lamont||Won American League West|
|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||Lou Piniella|
|Texas Rangers||Kevin Kennedy|
|Toronto Blue Jays||Cito Gaston||Won World Series|
|Atlanta Braves||Bobby Cox||Won National League West|
|Chicago Cubs||Jim Lefebvre|
|Cincinnati Reds||Tony Pérez||Replaced during the season by Davey Johnson|
|Colorado Rockies||Don Baylor||Expansion team|
|Florida Marlins||Rene Lachemann||Expansion team|
|Houston Astros||Art Howe|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||Tommy Lasorda|
|Montreal Expos||Felipe Alou|
|New York Mets||Jeff Torborg||Replaced during the season by Dallas Green|
|Philadelphia Phillies||Jim Fregosi||Won the National League pennant|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||Jim Leyland|
|St. Louis Cardinals||Joe Torre|
|San Diego Padres||Jim Riggleman|
|San Francisco Giants||Dusty Baker|
|Team Name||Wins||%±||Home attendance||%±||Per Game||Est. Payroll||%±|
|Toronto Blue Jays||95||-1.0%||4,057,947||0.7%||50,098||$47,279,166||5.6%|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||81||28.6%||3,170,393||28.2%||39,141||$39,440,999||-11.9%|
|St. Louis Cardinals||87||4.8%||2,844,977||17.6%||35,123||$23,367,334||-15.3%|
|San Francisco Giants||103||43.1%||2,606,354||67.0%||32,177||$35,159,000||6.0%|
|Chicago White Sox||94||9.3%||2,581,091||-3.7%||31,865||$39,696,166||31.6%|
|Boston Red Sox||80||9.6%||2,422,021||-1.9%||29,901||$37,120,583||-14.9%|
|New York Yankees||88||15.8%||2,416,942||38.2%||29,839||$42,723,000||13.5%|
|Kansas City Royals||84||16.7%||1,934,578||3.6%||23,884||$41,455,167||22.3%|
|New York Mets||59||-18.1%||1,873,183||5.3%||23,126||$39,043,667||-12.5%|
|San Diego Padres||61||-25.6%||1,375,432||-20.1%||16,981||$25,511,333||-5.0%|
|Network||Day of week||Announcers|
|CBS||Saturday afternoons||Sean McDonough, Tim McCarver, Greg Gumbel, Jim Kaat|
|ESPN|| Sunday nights |
|Jon Miller, Joe Morgan|
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