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1998 Final Major League Standings American League

East Division

  W L Pct GB Home Road
*New York 114 48 .704 62-19 52-29
†Boston 92 70 .568 22 51-30 41-40
Toronto 88 74 .543 26 51-30 37-44
Baltimore 79 83 .488 35 42-39 37-44
Tampa Bay 63 99 .389 51 33-48 30-51
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
*Cleveland 89 73 .549 46-35 43-38
Chicago 80 82 .494 9 44-37 36-45
Kansas City 72 89 .447 161/2 29-51 43-38
Minnesota 70 92 .432 19 35-46 35-46
Detroit 65 97 .401 24 32-49 33-48
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
*Texas 88 74 .543 48-33 40-41
Anaheim 85 77 .525 3 42-39 43-38
Seattle 76 85 .472 111/2 42-39 34-46
Oakland 74 88 .457 14 39-42 35-46
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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