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The pennant race is a baseball term used to describe the time period towards the end of the year, around mid-late august and on to the playoffs. The pennant is the name for the championship of the division, whether it be the national league or the American league, and the race is all the games leading up to the World Series that determine who will represent each league.
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Answer . My recollection of a book I read once and found hysterical is that this tradition goes way, way back, to baseball in the 1880s. In a old, old book by a man named …Richter called "History and Record of Base Ball" I distinctly remember reading that in the rules drawn up by one of the old baseball leagues, (it may have been the National Association of Base Ball Clubs) one of the decrees suggested something to the effect that part of the moneys collected by the league would go towards the purchasing of a championship "streamer", which was to be given to the club that won the championship and flown outside their home field for the next season.\n. \nWhether or not this is the first record of a flag/pennant/streamer being used as an award for the best team, I'm not sure. It is a tough book to find but certainly a great one if you are interested in the game's history..
AL Pennants (5) 1920 â¢ 1948 â¢ 1954 â¢ 1995 â¢ 1997 Central Division titles (7)  1995 â¢ 1996 â¢ 1997 â¢ 1998 â¢ 1999 2001 â¢ …2007  - In 1994, a players' strike wiped out the last eight weeks of the season and all post-season. Cleveland was one game out of first place in the Central Division behind Chicago when play was stopped. No official titles were awarded in 1994. World Series titles (2) 1920 â¢ 1948
The pennant is another term for winning your league championship, either ALCS or NLCS. This comes from back when the MLB had fewer teams, 8-16 teams total. They would only h…ave a championship series instead of having so many rounds in the playoffs like today. When you win the American League Championship Series or National League Championship Series.
When a baseball team has some theoretical chance of making the playoffs, they are involved in a pennant race or chasing the pennant.
You win the pennant by winning the league that you are in. Last year the Philadelphia Phillies won the National League pennant and the Tampa Bay Rays won the American League p…ennant.
A pennant, in sports, is a commemorative flag displayed or flown by a league winning team. A pennant race, is the race to clinch a league or division title in a regular baseba…ll season.
MLB Pennant Race was created in 1996.
MLB Pennant Race happened in 1996.
Race for the Pennant was created in 1978.
MLB Pennant Race - 1995 - VG was released on: USA: October 1995 Canada: 1996 (PlayStation version) USA: 1996 (PlayStation version)
In Video Games
MLB Pennant Race - 1995 VG is rated/received certificates of: USA:K-A
Race for the Pennant - 1978 was released on: USA: July 1978
ESPN 25 Who's 1 - 2004 Best Pennant Races was released on: USA: 23 September 2005
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MLB Pennant Race - 1995 VG was released on: USA: October 1995 Canada: 1996 (PlayStation version) USA: 1996 (PlayStation version)