2004 in baseball

2004 in baseball

The following are the baseball events of the year 2004 throughout the world.

Contents

  • Headline events of the year 1
  • Champions 2
    • Major League Baseball 2.1
    • Other champions 2.2
  • Awards and honors 3
  • Statistical leaders 4
  • Notable seasons 5
  • Major league baseball final standings 6
  • Events 7
    • January–April 7.1
    • May–June 7.2
    • July 7.3
    • August 7.4
    • September 7.5
    • October–December 7.6
  • Movies 8
  • Deaths 9
    • January 9.1
    • February 9.2
    • March 9.3
    • April 9.4
    • May 9.5
    • June 9.6
    • July 9.7
    • August 9.8
    • September 9.9
    • October 9.10
    • November 9.11
    • December 9.12
  • References 10

Headline events of the year

Champions

Major League Baseball

  • Regular Season Champions
League Eastern Division Champion Central Division Champion Western Division Champion Wild Card Qualifier
American League New York Yankees Minnesota Twins Anaheim Angels Boston Red Sox
National League Atlanta Braves St. Louis Cardinals Los Angeles Dodgers Houston Astros
  • World Series Champion - Boston Red Sox
  • Postseason - October 4 to October 27
  Division Series
TV: ESPN/FOX
League Championship Series
TV: FOX
World Series
TV: FOX
                           
  1  New York Yankees 3  
3  Minnesota Twins 1  
  1  New York Yankees 3  
American League
  4  Boston Red Sox 4  
2  Anaheim Angels 0
  4  Boston Red Sox 3  
    AL4  Boston Red Sox 4
  NL1  St. Louis Cardinals 0
  1  St. Louis Cardinals 3  
3  Los Angeles Dodgers 1  
  1  St. Louis Cardinals 4
National League
  4  Houston Astros 3  
2  Atlanta Braves 2
  4  Houston Astros 3  

Click on any series score to link to that series' page.
Higher seed has home field advantage during Division Series and League Championship Series.
American League has home field advantage during World Series as a result of American League victory in 2004 All-Star Game.
American/National League is seeded 1-3/2-4 as a result of A/NL regular season champion (New York Yankees)/(St. Louis Cardinals) and A/NL wild card (Boston Red Sox)(Houston Astros) coming from the same division.

Other champions

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Ichiro Suzuki SEA .372 Barry Bonds SFG .362
HR Manny Ramírez BOS 43 Adrián Beltré LAD 48
RBI Miguel Tejada BAL 150 Vinny Castilla COL 131
Wins Curt Schilling BOS 21 Roy Oswalt HOU 20
ERA Johan Santana MIN 2.61 Jake Peavy SDP 2.27
Ks Johan Santana MIN 265 Randy Johnson ARI 290

Notable seasons