2006 in baseball

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The following are the baseball events of the year 2006 throughout the world.

Contents

List of years in baseball

Headline Event of the Year

Champions

Major League Baseball

LeagueEastern Division ChampionCentral Division ChampionWestern Division ChampionWild Card Qualifier
American League New York Yankees Minnesota Twins Oakland Athletics Detroit Tigers
National League New York Mets St. Louis Cardinals San Diego Padres Los Angeles Dodgers
 Division Series
TV: ESPN/FOX
League Championship Series
TV: FOX
World Series
TV: FOX
              
 1New York Yankees 1  
4Detroit Tigers 3  
 4Detroit Tigers 4  
American League
 3Oakland Athletics 0  
2Minnesota Twins 0
 3Oakland Athletics 3  
  AL4Detroit Tigers 1
 NL3St. Louis Cardinals 4
 1New York Mets 3  
4Los Angeles Dodgers 0  
 1New York Mets 3
National League
 3St. Louis Cardinals 4  
2San Diego Padres 1
 3St. Louis Cardinals 3  

Click on any series score to link to that series' page.
Higher seed had home field advantage during Division Series and League Championship Series.
The American League champion had home field advantage during the World Series as a result of the AL victory in the 2006 All-Star Game.

Other champions

Awards and honors

Award National League American League
Most Valuable Player Ryan Howard, PHI Justin Morneau, MIN
Cy Young Brandon Webb, ARI Johan Santana, MIN
Manager of the Year Joe Girardi, FLA Jim Leyland, DET
Rookie of the Year Hanley Ramírez, FLA Justin Verlander, DET
Batting title Freddy Sanchez, PIT Joe Mauer, MIN

Events

January–March

April–June

July

August

September

October–December

Movies

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Sources

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