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Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball
Sports League information
Current season2011 Major League Baseball season
SportBaseball
Founded1869
CommissionerBud Selig
No. of teams30
CountryUnited States (29 teams)
Canada (1 team)
ContinentNorth America
Most recent championSan Francisco Giants (6th title)
Most championshipsNew York Yankees (27 titles)
TV partnerFox
TBS
ESPN
MLB Network

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Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of professional baseball in the United States and Canada, consisting of teams that play in the National League and the American League. The two leagues merged in 2000 into a single MLB organization led by the Commissioner of Baseball after 100 years as separate legal entities.

MLB constitutes one of the major professional sports leagues of the United States and Canada. It is composed of 30 teams - 29 in the United States and 1 in Canada. With the International Baseball Federation, MLB also manages the World Baseball Classic.


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