|1999 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 4 – October 27, 1999|
|Number of games||162|
|Number of teams||30|
|TV partner(s)||Fox/FSN, ESPN, NBC|
|Top draft pick||Josh Hamilton|
|Picked by||Tampa Bay Devil Rays|
|Season MVP|| AL: Iván Rodríguez (TEX)|
NL: Chipper Jones (ATL)
|AL champions||New York Yankees|
|AL runners-up||Boston Red Sox|
|NL champions||Atlanta Braves|
|NL runners-up||New York Mets|
|Champions||New York Yankees|
|World Series MVP||Mariano Rivera (NYY)|
The 1999 Major League Baseball season ended with the New York Yankees sweeping the Atlanta Braves in the World Series.
The previous record of most home runs hit in a season, set at 5,064 in 1998,was broken once again as the American League and National League combined to hit 5,528 home runs. Moreover, it was the first season in 49 years to feature a team that scored 1,000 runs in a season, as the Cleveland Indians led the Majors with 1,009 runs scored. Only 193 shutouts were recorded in 2,427 regular-season games. The 1999 season was the first season in which the two current New York City-area MLB teams, the Yankees and Mets, qualified for the playoffs together in the same season. The following season, both teams reached the World Series and the Yankees won four games to one.
|League Championship Series|
Note: Two teams in the same division could not meet in the division series.
|Baseball Writers' Association of America Awards|
|BBWAA Award||National League||American League|
|Rookie of the Year||Scott Williamson (CIN)||Carlos Beltrán (KC)|
|Cy Young Award||Randy Johnson (ARI)||Pedro Martínez (BOS)|
|Manager of the Year||Jack McKeon (CIN)||Jimy Williams (BOS)|
|Most Valuable Player||Chipper Jones (ATL)||Iván Rodríguez (TEX)|
|Gold Glove Awards|
|Position||National League||American League|
|Pitcher||Greg Maddux (ATL)||Mike Mussina (BAL)|
|Catcher||Mike Lieberthal (PHI)||Iván Rodríguez (TEX)|
|First Baseman||J. T. Snow (SF)||Rafael Palmeiro (TEX)|
|Second Baseman||Pokey Reese (CIN)||Roberto Alomar (CLE)|
|Third Baseman||Robin Ventura (NYM)||Scott Brosius (NYY)|
|Shortstop||Rey Ordonez (NYM)||Omar Vizquel (CLE)|
|Outfielders||Steve Finley (ARI)||Bernie Williams (NYY)|
|Larry Walker (COL)||Shawn Green (TOR)|
|Andruw Jones (ATL)||Ken Griffey Jr. (SEA)|
|Silver Slugger Awards|
|Pitcher/Designated Hitter||Mike Hampton (HOU)||Rafael Palmeiro (TEX)|
|Catcher||Mike Piazza (NYM)||Iván Rodríguez (TEX)|
|First Baseman||Jeff Bagwell (HOU)||Carlos Delgado (TOR)|
|Second Baseman||Edgardo Alfonzo (NYM)||Roberto Alomar (CLE)|
|Third Baseman||Chipper Jones (ATL)||Dean Palmer (DET)|
|Shortstop||Barry Larkin (CIN)||Alex Rodriguez (SEA)|
|Outfielders||Sammy Sosa (CHC)||Shawn Green (TOR)|
|Vladimir Guerrero (MTL)||Ken Griffey Jr. (SEA)|
|Larry Walker (COL)||Manny Ramirez (CLE)|
|Statistic||American League||National League|
|AVG||Nomar Garciaparra BOS||.357||Larry Walker COL||.379|
|HR||Ken Griffey, Jr. SEA||48||Mark McGwire STL||65|
|RBI||Manny Ramírez CLE||165||Mark McGwire STL||147|
|Wins||Pedro Martínez 1 BOS||23||Mike Hampton HOU||22|
|ERA||Pedro Martínez 1 BOS||2.07||Randy Johnson ARI||2.48|
|SO||Pedro Martínez 1 BOS||313||Randy Johnson ARI||364|
|SV||Mariano Rivera NYY||45||Ugueth Urbina MTL||41|
|SB||Brian Hunter DET/SEA||44||Tony Womack ARI||72|
1 American League Triple Crown Pitching Winner
|Anaheim Angels||Terry Collins, Joe Maddon||Collins (51–82, .383), Maddon (19–10, .655)|
|Baltimore Orioles||Ray Miller|
|Boston Red Sox||Jimy Williams|
|Chicago White Sox||Jerry Manuel|
|Cleveland Indians||Mike Hargrove|
|Detroit Tigers||Larry Parrish|
|Kansas City Royals||Tony Muser|
|Minnesota Twins||Tom Kelly|
|New York Yankees||Joe Torre||Won the World Series|
|Oakland Athletics||Art Howe|
|Seattle Mariners||Lou Piniella|
|Tampa Bay Devil Rays||Larry Rothschild|
|Texas Rangers||Johnny Oates|
|Toronto Blue Jays||Jim Fregosi|
|Arizona Diamondbacks||Buck Showalter|
|Atlanta Braves||Bobby Cox||Won National League pennant|
|Chicago Cubs||Jim Riggleman|
|Cincinnati Reds||Jack McKeon|
|Colorado Rockies||Jim Leyland|
|Florida Marlins||John Boles, Jr.|
|Houston Astros||Larry Dierker, Matt Galante||Dierker (84–51, .622), Galante (13–14, .481)|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||Davey Johnson|
|Milwaukee Brewers||Phil Garner, Jim Lefebvre||Garner (52–60, .464), Lefebvre (22–27, .449)|
|Montreal Expos||Felipe Alou|
|New York Mets||Bobby Valentine|
|Philadelphia Phillies||Terry Francona|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||Gene Lamont|
|St. Louis Cardinals||Tony La Russa|
|San Diego Padres||Bruce Bochy|
|San Francisco Giants||Dusty Baker|
|Team Name||Wins||%±||Home attendance||%±||Per Game||Est. Payroll||%±|
|New York Yankees||98||-14.0%||3,292,736||11.4%||40,651||$86,934,359||30.1%|
|St. Louis Cardinals||75||-9.6%||3,225,334||0.9%||40,317||$49,988,195||-8.6%|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||77||-7.2%||3,095,346||0.2%||38,214||$81,062,453||66.0%|
|New York Mets||97||10.2%||2,725,668||19.1%||33,650||$68,852,092||31.8%|
|San Diego Padres||74||-24.5%||2,523,538||-1.3%||31,155||$49,768,179||6.2%|
|Boston Red Sox||94||2.2%||2,446,162||5.7%||30,200||$64,097,500||12.6%|
|Toronto Blue Jays||84||-4.5%||2,163,464||-11.9%||26,709||$45,444,333||-11.5%|
|San Francisco Giants||86||-3.4%||2,078,399||7.9%||25,659||$46,798,057||9.5%|
|Tampa Bay Devil Rays||69||9.5%||1,562,827||-37.6%||19,294||$38,870,000||42.5%|
|Kansas City Royals||64||-11.1%||1,506,068||0.7%||18,826||$26,660,000||-30.0%|
|Chicago White Sox||75||-6.3%||1,338,851||-3.8%||16,529||$25,820,000||-35.2%|
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