2005 in baseball

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The following are the baseball events of the year 2005 throughout the world.

Contents

List of years in baseball

Headline events of the year

Champions

Major League Baseball

LeagueEastern Division ChampionCentral Division ChampionWestern Division ChampionWild Card Qualifier
American League New York Yankees Chicago White Sox Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Boston Red Sox
National League Atlanta Braves St. Louis Cardinals San Diego Padres Houston Astros
 Division Series
TV: ESPN/FOX
League Championship Series
TV: FOX
World Series
TV: FOX
              
 1Chicago White Sox 3  
4 Boston Red Sox 0  
 1Chicago White Sox 4  
American League
 2 LA Angels of Anaheim 1  
2LA Angels of Anaheim 3
 3 New York Yankees 2  
  AL1Chicago White Sox 4
 NL4Houston Astros 0
 1St. Louis Cardinals 3  
3 San Diego Padres 0  
 1St. Louis Cardinals 2
National League
 4Houston Astros 4  
2 Atlanta Braves 1
 4Houston Astros 3  

Click on any series score to link to that series' page.
Higher seed has home field advantage during Division Series and League Championship Series.
American League has home field advantage during World Series as a result of American League victory in 2005 All-Star Game.
National League is seeded 1-3/2-4 as a result of NL regular season champion (St. Louis Cardinals) and NL wild card (Houston Astros) coming from the same division.

International

Professional

Minor leagues

Amateur

Youth

Awards and honors

Note: The Comeback Player of the Year Award was voted on for the first time by fans.
Award National League American League
Most Valuable Player Albert Pujols, STL Alex Rodriguez, NYY
Cy Young Chris Carpenter, STL Bartolo Colón, LAA
Manager of the Year Bobby Cox, ATL Ozzie Guillén, CWS
Relief Man of the Year Chad Cordero, WAS Mariano Rivera, NYY
Rookie of the Year Ryan Howard, PHI Huston Street, OAK
Comeback Player of the Year Ken Griffey, Jr., CIN Jason Giambi, NYY

Events

January–March

April

President George W. Bush throws out the ceremonial first pitch at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. on April 14, 2005. BushAsAPitcher.jpg
President George W. Bush throws out the ceremonial first pitch at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. on April 14, 2005.

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

Books

Movies

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Sources

  1. "Girl gives jersey from perfect game to baseball Hall". ESPN.com. 8 July 2005. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  2. 1 2 "In the News: Katie Brownell" . Retrieved 2008-03-23.
  3. "President Bush Welcomes Perfect Game Pitcher" . Retrieved 2008-03-23.[ permanent dead link ]
  4. "Bases on Balls per 9 IP Leaders". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-02-09.
  5. "MLB Baseball News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games". Yahoo Sports. Retrieved 18 March 2018.

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