1996 Major League Baseball Season

Postseason
Series Result MVP
World Series: New York Yankees (4) over Atlanta Braves (2) John Wetteland
NLCS: Atlanta Braves (4) over St. Louis Cardinals (3) Javy Lopez
ALCS: New York Yankees (4) over Baltimore Orioles (1) Bernie Williams
NLDS: Atlanta Braves (3) over Los Angeles Dodgers (0)
NLDS: St. Louis Cardinals (3) over San Diego Padres (0)
ALDS: New York Yankees (3) over Texas Rangers (1)
ALDS: Baltimore Orioles (3) over Cleveland Indians (1)

National League Standings
East W L PCT GB Home Road
Atlanta Braves 96 74 .593 56-25 40-41
Montreal Expos 88 74 .543 8 50-31 38-43
Florida Marlins 80 82 .494 16 52-29 28-53
New York Mets 71 91 .438 25 42-39 29-52
Philadelphia Phillies 67 95 .414 29 35-46 32-49
Central W L PCT GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 .543 48-33 40-41
Houston Astros 82 80 .506 6 48-33 34-47
Cincinnati Reds 81 81 .5 7 46-35 35-46
Chicago Cubs 76 86 .469 12 43-38 33-48
Pittsburgh Pirates 73 89 .451 15 36-44 37-45
West W L PCT GB Home Road
San Diego Padres 91 71 .562 45-36 46-35
w-Los Angeles Dodgers 90 72 .556 1 47-34 43-38
Colorado Rockies 83 79 .512 8 55-26 28-53
San Francisco Giants 68 94 .42 23 38-44 30-50

National League Awards
Award Player
Most Valuable Player Ken Caminiti
Cy Young John Smoltz
Rookie of the Year Todd Hollandsworth
Reliever of the Year Jeff Brantley
Manager of the Year Bruce Bochy
American League Standings
East W L PCT GB Home Road
New York Yankees 92 74 0.568 49-31 43-39
Baltimore Orioles 88 74 0.543 4 43-38 45-36
Boston Red Sox 85 77 0.525 7 47-34 38-43
Toronto Blue Jays 74 88 0.457 18 35-46 39-42
Detroit Tigers 53 109 0.327 39 27-54 26-55
Central W L PCT GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 99 62 0.615 51-29 48-33
Chicago White Sox 85 77 0.525 14.5 44-37 41-40
Milwaukee Brewers 80 82 0.494 19.5 38-43 42-39
Minnesota Twins 78 84 0.481 21.5 39-43 39-41
Kansas City Royals 75 86 0.466 24 37-43 38-43
West W L PCT GB Home Road
Texas Rangers 90 72 0.556 50-31 40-41
Seattle Mariners 85 76 0.528 4.5 43-38 42-38
Oakland Athletics 78 84 0.481 12 40-41 38-43
California Angels 70 91 0.435 19.5 43-38 27-53

American League Awards
Award Player
Most Valuable Player Juan Gonzalez
Cy Young Pat Hentgen
Rookie of the Year Derek Jeter
Reliever of the Year John Wetteland
Manager of the Year Johnny Oates
Joe Torre