1902 Major League Baseball season

The 1902 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 17 through October 5, 1902. It was the second season for the American League (AL), with the Philadelphia Athletics finishing first in league standings. In the National League (NL), in operation since 1876, the Pittsburgh Pirates finished atop league standings for the second consecutive season. There was no postseason.

1902 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
DurationApril 17 – October 5, 1902
Number of games140
Number of teams16
Pennant Winners
AL championsPhiladelphia Athletics
  AL runners-upSt. Louis Browns
NL championsPittsburgh Pirates
  NL runners-upBrooklyn Superbas
MLB seasons

Prior to the season, the Milwaukee Brewers moved and became the St. Louis Browns; the franchise would remain in St. Louis through 1953, and in 1954 moved again to become the Baltimore Orioles.



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