::1968 Major League Baseball season
The 1968 Major League Baseball season was the last season of the traditional two-league system before each of the leagues were split into divisions for the following season. It featured the most dominant pitching year of the modern era, and the first season of the Oakland Athletics (having moved from Kansas City after the 1967 season). The 1968 season was the last year of baseball's pre-playoffs era, in which the team that finished in first place in each league went directly to the World Series to face each other for the "World Championship." The addition of expansion teams in 1961, 1962, and 1969 finally led to the advent of a playoff system in baseball the following season.
1968 Major League Baseball season sections
Intro The Year of the Pitcher Awards and honors Statistical leaders Major league baseball final standings Events Movies References
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