Major League Baseball 2001 | Preview

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

2001 Major League Baseball Preview
Will the Yankees win their fourth
consecutive World Series title in 2001?

by Michael Morrison

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Texas Rangers' Alex Rodriguez watches the flight of a three-run home run he hit off Pittsburgh Pirates' Jason Ryan in the fourth inning Monday, March 5, 2001, in Port Charlotte, Fla. (source AP/Jim Mone)
At long last the 2001 baseball season is here. Sunday, April 1, is opening day as 29 major league teams begin their usually unsuccessful bid to dethrone the world champion New York Yankees.

Check out Infoplease's annual predictions and what's in store for your favorite team in 2001.

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Infoplease Predictions

American League Champion
New York Yankees

National League Champion
St. Louis Cardinals

World Series Champion
New York Yankees

American League MVP
Alex Rodriguez, Texas

National League MVP
Andruw Jones, Atlanta

American League Cy Young
Pedro Martinez, Boston Red Sox

National League Cy Young
Randy Johnson, Arizona

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