Carlos Zambrano from the cubs
Through the 2008 season, no Cubs pitcher has won the National League MVP award.
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Cardinals Dizzy Dean in 1934, 30 victories.
162 games are played in the regular season for both the National League and the American League.
Each year in the MLB an award is given out to the best pitcher in each league(the American League, and the National League) called the Cy Young award(named after a great pitcher in the 1900's). The winners of the two Cy Young awards for the 2010 season were Roy Halladay, and Felix Hernandez.
After the 1997 season the American League team, Milwaukee Brewers, were moved to the National League.
Because the National League has been in existence longer than the American League ... the National League's first season as a major league was 1876 and the American League's first season as a major league was 1901.
The Brewers began playing in the National League in the 1998 season
Hack Wilson holds both the National League and the Major League records for RBIs in a single season. He drove in 191 for the Chicago Cubs in 1930.
Sandy Koufax had 11 shutouts in 1963 for the Dodgers.
The Cubs franchise started play in the National League in 1876, the first season of the National League. At that time, they were known as the White Stockings.
The National Basketball Association does not have a batting champion..it is a basketball league.
The first league considered a 'major' league was the National Association which was founded in 1871. The National Association folded after the 1875 season and the National League was founded in 1876. The American League began play as a major league in 1901.
When the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and the Arizona Diamondbacks were scheduled to begin play in the American League and the National League, respectively, the new alignment for the 1998 season would have given each league 15 teams. To avoid odd numbers and scheduling headaches, the Milwaukee Brewers agreed to move from the American League to the National League after the 1997 season. After the 2012 season, the two leagues will have 15 teams apiece when the Houston Astros of the National League Central move to the American League West.
Wilbur Wood of the Chicago White Sox was 24-20 during the 1973 season, making him the last pitcher in American League history to win and lose 20 or more games in the same season.
American League teams play the National League teams for four series per season, in what is called "interleague play." also, in the World Series, an American League team plays a National League team.
The Giants won the National League West title with a 92-70 regular-season record. They then defeated the Atlanta Braves in a National League Division Series three games to one. In the National League Championship Series, they won the National League pennat over the Philadelphia Phillies four games to two.
For the 2008 season, 17.8 in the National League and 18.4 in the American League.
33,591 - 18,282 in the National League and 15,309 in the American League.
For the 2011 season there are 10 teams.