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1998 Final Major League Standings American League

East Division

W L Pct GB Home Road
*New York11448.704?62-1952-29
?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
*Cleveland8973.549?46-3543-38
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
*Texas8874.543?48-3340-41
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).

Final Major League StandingsNational League

Introduction to the Final Major League Standings for Baseball's 1998 Season