This season was memorable for the Seattle Mariners tying the MLB regular season record of 116 games won, Barry Bonds breaking Mark McGwire's single-season home-run record, and baseball's patriotic return after a week's worth of games being postponed due to 9/11.
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. (Rotated between NL and AL each year until 2003)
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.