The following are the baseball events of the year 2001 throughout the world.
|Years in baseball|
|League||Eastern Division Champion||Central Division Champion||Western Division Champion||Wild Card Qualifier|
|American League||New York Yankees||Cleveland Indians||Seattle Mariners||Oakland Athletics|
|National League||Atlanta Braves||Houston Astros||Arizona Diamondbacks||St. Louis Cardinals|
TV: ESPN/ABC Family/FOX
|League Championship Series
|2||New York Yankees||4|
|2||New York Yankees||3|
|AL||New York Yankees||3|
|4||St. Louis Cardinals||2|
Click on any series score to link to that series' page.
Higher seed has home field advantage during Division Series and League Championship Series.
The National League Champion has home field advantage during the World Series as a result of the pre-2003 "alternating years" rule.
American League is seeded 1-3/2-4 as a result of the AL regular season champion (Seattle Mariners) and the AL wild card (Oakland Athletics) coming from the same division.
National League is seeded 1-3/2-4 as a result of the NL regular season champion (Houston Astros) and the NL wild card (St. Louis Cardinals) coming from the same division.
|American League||National League|
|AVG||Ichiro Suzuki SEA||.350||Larry Walker COL||.350|
|HR||Alex Rodriguez TEX||52||Barry Bonds1 SFG||73|
|RBI||Bret Boone SEA||141||Sammy Sosa CHC||160|
|Wins||Mark Mulder OAK||21||Matt Morris STL
Curt Schilling ARI
|ERA||Freddy García SEA||3.05||Randy Johnson ARI||2.49|
|Ks||Hideo Nomo BOS||220||Randy Johnson ARI||372|
1Major League single season home run record