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American League

East Division

 W L Pct GB Home Road
*New York11448.70462-1952-29
†Boston9270.5682251-3041-40
Toronto8874.5432651-3037-44
Baltimore7983.4883542-3937-44
Tampa Bay6399.3895133-4830-51
1998 Managers: NY– Joe Torre (3rd season); Bos– Jimy Williams (2nd); Tor– Tim Johnson (1st); Bal– Ray Miller (1st); TB–Larry Rothschild (1st).
1997 Standings: 1. Baltimore (98-64); 2. New York (96-66); 3. Detroit (79-83); 4. Boston (78-84); 5. Toronto (76-86). Note: Tampa Bay was an expansion team in 1998.

Central Division

 W L Pct GB Home Road
*Cleveland8973.54946-3543-38
Chicago8082.494944-3736-45
Kansas City7289.447161/229-5143-38
Minnesota7092.4321935-4635-46
Detroit6597.4012432-4933-48
1998 Managers: Cle– Mike Hargrove (8th season); Chi– Jerry Manuel (1st); KC– Tony Muser (2nd); Min– Tom Kelly (13th); Det– replaced Buddy Bell (4th, 52-85) on Sept. 1 with Larry Parrish (13-12).
1997 Standings: 1. Cleveland (86-75); 2. Chicago (80-81); 3. Milwaukee (78-83); 4. Minnesota (68-94); 5. Kansas City (67-94).

West Division

 W L Pct GB Home Road
*Texas8874.54348-3340-41
Anaheim8577.525342-3943-38
Seattle7685.472111/242-3934-46
Oakland7488.4571439-4235-46
1998 Managers: Tex– Johnny Oates (4th season); Ana– Terry Collins (2nd); Sea– Lou Piniella (6th); Oak– Art Howe (3rd).
1997 Standings: 1. Seattle (90-72); 2. Anaheim (84-78); 3. Texas (77-85); 4. Oakland (65-97).

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