American League

American professional baseball league

Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization. It also is the oldest of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. A total of 30 teams played in the National League (NL) and the American League (AL). The separate legal entity established AL and NL in 1876 and 1901, respectively. Then, the tournaments merged into a single organization led by the Baseball Commissioner in 2000. This organization also oversees the Minor League. Soccer, consisting of 256 teams affiliated with major league clubs. With the World Baseball Federation, MLB manages the international classic world baseball tournament.

The first publicly available professional baseball team was established in Cincinnati in 1869. (Previously, several teams paid some players under the table.) The first few decades of professional baseball were featured represented by competition between tournaments.
The period before 1920 in baseball is known as the dead baseball era. In the late 1910s, baseball survived an attempt to fix the World Series 1919, known as the Black Sox Scandal. The sport became popular in the 1920s and survived potential recessions during the Great Depression and World War II. Immediately after the war, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier of baseball.

The 1950s and 1960s were a time of expansion for AL and NL. The new stadiums and artificial turf surfaces began to change the game in the 1970s and 1980s. In 1990, and media reports began discussing anabolic steroid use among MLB players in the mid-2000s. In 2006, an investigation published Mitchell’s Report. Besides, it involved many players in the use of performance enhancers, including at least one player from each team.

Today, MLB consists of 30 teams: 29 in the US and 1 in Canada. Teams playing 162 games per season. Five teams in each tournament advance to a four-round contested tournament culminating in the World Series. The World Series a series of seven of the best championships between two league champions dating back to 1903. Baseball broadcasts are broadcast on television, radio, and the Internet throughout North America. MLB has the highest season attendance of any sports tournament in the world with more than 69.6 million spectators in 2018.

The head of the professional baseball organization in the United States is the major tournament, the American League (established in 1900, abbreviated as a tournament) 14, National League (founded in 1876, abbreviated as NA League). Includes a total of 16 30 teams. Both A-League and Na League are divided into three districts of the east, central and west respectively. About half of the matches are fought at home (franchise stadium) and the rest go to the opponent’s base. As soon as such a season ends, a fierce tournament battle will begin with the aim of becoming world champion. First, for each A League and Na League, there are a total of 4 teams divided into 2 teams, the team with the highest win rate among the winning teams in the 3 districts and the 2nd place team in each district (wild card ). The split play. Next, the two winning teams in this battle will battle the tournament championship of round 7 and decide the tournament champion. In the end, the world champions were determined by fighting the world round 7 series with the tournament champions.