To track where the sports of baseball came from  is really hard to find. There is no exact record in our history that is 100% sure that baseball started on a certain time. As we almost know that the different set of ball games originated in part of America. European somewhat brought different touch of ball games and soon after there are different ball games that became popularly known throughout the world. We are not exactly sure who came first but as time passed by, the world of ball games kept on improving and developing the traditional games and ideas are still branching out to produce all time favourite games.  

In 1876, the owner of Chicago White Stockings picked five of the best players in the league from two from the other teams and for the National League. After everything, in 1903 a National Agreement was set up creating the National Baseball Commission and soon the Major League Baseball or MLB was born. Basically Major League Baseball is a merger between the National League and American League, and  In October of 1903 the first “World Series” was played.  

In more detailed context, Major League Baseball is aligned as: 

National League 

  1. National League East : Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals.
  2. National League Central : Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Milwaukee Brewers, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals.
  3. National League West : Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants. 

American League: 

  1. American League East : Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Toronto Blue Jays.
  2. American League Central : Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins.
  3. American League West : Houston Astros, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers. 

If we are going to talk about MLB Totals for all the years there is so much to say. Well here is a list of the most recent win percentages for both the National League and American League.  

National League: 

  1. Arizona Diamondbacks - 52.5%
  2. Atlanta Braves - 59.9%
  3. Chicago Cubs - 51.9%
  4. Cincinnati Reds - 46.3%
  5. Colorado Rockies - 43.8%
  6. Los Angeles Dodgers - 65.4%
  7. Miami Marlins - 35.2%
  8. Milwaukee Brewers - 54.9%
  9. New York Mets - 53.1%
  10. Philadelphia Phillies - 50.0%
  11. Pittsburgh Pirates - 42.6%
  12. San Diego Padres 43.2%
  13. San Francisco Giants - 47.5%
  14. St. Louis Cardinals - 56.2%
  15. Washington Nationals - 57.4% 

American League: 

  1. Baltimore Orioles - 33.3%
  2. Boston Red Sox - 51.9%
  3. Chicago White Sox - 44.7%
  4. Cleveland Indians - 57.4%
  5. Detroit Tigers - 29.2%
  6. Houston Astros - 66.0%
  7. Kansas City Royals - 36.4%
  8. Los Angeles Angels - 44.4%
  9. Minnesota twins - 62.3%
  10. New York Yankees - 62.6%
  11. Oakland Athletics - 59.9%
  12. Seattle Mariners - 42.0%
  13. Tampa Bay Rays - 59.5%
  14. Texas Rangers - 48.1%
  15. Toronto Blue Jays - 41.4% 

There’s more to Major League Baseball, so stay tuned every league. 

 

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