|2000 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||March 29 – October 26, 2000|
|Number of games||162|
|Number of teams||30|
|TV partner(s)||Fox/FX/Fox Family, ESPN, NBC|
|Top draft pick||Adrián González|
|Picked by||Florida Marlins|
|Season MVP|| AL: Jason Giambi (OAK)|
NL: Jeff Kent (SF)
|AL champions||New York Yankees|
|AL runners-up||Seattle Mariners|
|NL champions||New York Mets|
|NL runners-up||St. Louis Cardinals|
|Champions||New York Yankees|
|Runners-up||New York Mets|
|World Series MVP||Derek Jeter (NYY)|
The 2000 Major League Baseball season ended with the New York Yankees defeating the New York Mets in five games, for their third consecutive World Series title.The 2000 World Series was known as the Subway Series because both fans and the two teams could take the subway to and from every game of the series.
A then-record 5,693 home runs were hit during the regular season in 2000 (the record was broken in 2017, when 6,105 home runs were hit).Ten teams hit at least 200 home runs each, while for the first time since 1989 and only the fifth since 1949 no pitcher pitched a no-hitter. [a] Also, no team reached 100 in either the win or loss column.
The separate American and National League offices were dissolved; with this, the league became a single unified organization. As a result, the separate umpiring crews for each league were also dissolved; all umpiring crews now worked throughout the league.
|League Championship Series|
|1||Chicago White Sox||0|
|Statistic||American League||National League|
|AVG||Nomar Garciaparra BOS||.372||Todd Helton COL||.372|
|HR||Troy Glaus ANA||47||Sammy Sosa CHC||50|
|RBI||Edgar Martínez SEA||145||Todd Helton COL||147|
|Wins|| Tim Hudson OAK|
David Wells TOR
|20||Tom Glavine ATL||21|
|ERA||Pedro Martínez BOS||1.74||Kevin Brown LA||2.58|
|SO||Pedro Martínez BOS||284||Randy Johnson ARI||347|
|SV|| Todd Jones DET|
Derek Lowe BOS
|42||Antonio Alfonseca FLA||45|
|SB||Johnny Damon KC||46||Luis Castillo FLA||62|
|Anaheim Angels||Mike Scioscia||1st season|
|Baltimore Orioles||Mike Hargrove||1st season|
|Boston Red Sox||Jimy Williams||4th season|
|Chicago White Sox||Jerry Manuel||3rd season|
|Cleveland Indians||Charlie Manuel||1st season|
|Detroit Tigers||Phil Garner||1st season|
|Kansas City Royals||Tony Muser||4th season|
|Minnesota Twins||Tom Kelly||15th season|
|New York Yankees||Joe Torre||5th season|
|Oakland Athletics||Art Howe||5th season|
|Seattle Mariners||Lou Piniella||8th season|
|Tampa Bay Devil Rays||Larry Rothschild||3rd season|
|Texas Rangers||Johnny Oates||6th season|
|Toronto Blue Jays||Jim Fregosi||2nd season|
|Arizona Diamondbacks||Buck Showalter||3rd season|
|Atlanta Braves||Bobby Cox||11th season|
|Chicago Cubs||Don Baylor||1st season|
|Cincinnati Reds||Jack McKeon||4th season|
|Colorado Rockies||Buddy Bell||1st season|
|Florida Marlins||John Boles Jr.||2nd season|
|Houston Astros||Larry Dierker||4th season|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||Davey Johnson||2nd season|
|Milwaukee Brewers||Davey Lopes||1st season|
|Montreal Expos||Felipe Alou||9th season|
|New York Mets||Bobby Valentine||5th season|
|Philadelphia Phillies||Terry Francona||4th season|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||Gene Lamont||4th season|
|St. Louis Cardinals||Tony La Russa||5th season|
|San Diego Padres||Bruce Bochy||6th season|
|San Francisco Giants||Dusty Baker||8th season|
|Baseball Writers' Association of America Awards|
|BBWAA Award||National League||American League|
|Rookie of the Year||Rafael Furcal (ATL)||Kazuhiro Sasaki (SEA)|
|Cy Young Award||Randy Johnson (ARI)||Pedro Martínez (BOS)|
|Manager of the Year||Dusty Baker (SF)||Jerry Manuel (CHW)|
|Most Valuable Player||Jeff Kent (SF)||Jason Giambi (OAK)|
|Gold Glove Awards|
|Position||National League||American League|
|Pitcher||Greg Maddux (ATL)||Kenny Rogers (TEX)|
|Catcher||Mike Matheny (STL)||Iván Rodríguez (TEX)|
|First Baseman||J. T. Snow (SF)||John Olerud (SEA)|
|Second Baseman||Pokey Reese (CIN)||Roberto Alomar (CLE)|
|Third Baseman||Scott Rolen (PHI)||Travis Fryman (CLE)|
|Shortstop||Neifi Pérez (COL)||Omar Vizquel (CLE)|
|Outfielders||Steve Finley (ARI)||Bernie Williams (NYY)|
|Jim Edmonds (STL)||Jermaine Dye (KC)|
|Andruw Jones (ATL)||Darin Erstad (ANA)|
|Silver Slugger Awards|
|Pitcher/Designated Hitter||Mike Hampton (NYM)||Frank Thomas (CHW)|
|Catcher||Mike Piazza (NYM)||Jorge Posada (NYY)|
|First Baseman||Todd Helton (COL)||Carlos Delgado (TOR)|
|Second Baseman||Jeff Kent (SF)||Roberto Alomar (CLE)|
|Third Baseman||Chipper Jones (ATL)||Troy Glaus (ANA)|
|Shortstop||Édgar Renteria (STL)||Alex Rodriguez (SEA)|
|Outfielders||Barry Bonds (SF)||Darin Erstad (ANA)|
|Vladimir Guerrero (MTL)||Magglio Ordonez (CHW)|
|Sammy Sosa (CHC)||Manny Ramirez (CLE)|
|Team Name||Wins||%±||Home attendance||%±||Per Game||Est. Payroll||%±|
|St. Louis Cardinals||95||26.7%||3,336,493||3.4%||41,191||$61,653,863||23.3%|
|San Francisco Giants||97||12.8%||3,318,800||59.7%||40,973||$53,737,826||14.8%|
|New York Yankees||87||-11.2%||3,055,435||-7.2%||38,193||$93,113,260||7.1%|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||86||11.7%||2,880,242||-6.9%||35,559||$88,124,286||8.7%|
|New York Mets||94||-3.1%||2,820,530||3.5%||34,821||$79,509,776||15.5%|
|Boston Red Sox||85||-9.6%||2,585,895||5.7%||31,925||$79,975,333||24.8%|
|San Diego Padres||76||2.7%||2,352,443||-6.8%||29,043||$55,021,000||10.6%|
|Chicago White Sox||95||26.7%||1,947,799||45.5%||24,047||$31,743,500||22.9%|
|Toronto Blue Jays||83||-1.2%||1,705,712||-21.2%||21,058||$46,038,332||1.3%|
|Kansas City Royals||77||20.3%||1,564,847||3.9%||19,319||$24,903,000||-6.6%|
|Tampa Bay Devil Rays||69||0.0%||1,449,673||-7.2%||18,121||$63,265,129||62.8%|
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