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A review of the 1996 MLB Playoffs. Coverage includes boxscores and play-by-play for games as well as series statistics.
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1996 Playoff-Related Award Winners

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Player NameTeam NameAward NamePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
John WettelandNew York YankeesWorld Series MVPP6-2215RR1966-08-21San Mateo,CA
1985-  2-  39-LAN
MLB1989-20001985-2000
Bernie WilliamsNew York YankeesALCS Most Valuable PlayerCF-OF6-2205BR1968-09-13San Juan,PR
1985-  0-   0-NYA
MLB1991-20061986-2006
Javy LopezAtlanta BravesNLCS Most Valuable PlayerC-DH6-3200RR1970-11-05Ponce,PR
1987-  0-   0-ATL
MLB1992-20061988-2006
3 record(s)

Playoff Teams for 1996

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Team NameLeagueDivisionWLWPctRankLgRankMLBRankManagerPlayoffs
Cleveland IndiansALCentral9962.615111Mike HargroveLost in 1st Round (Orioles)
New York YankeesALEast9270.568123Joe TorreWon World Series (Braves)
Baltimore OriolesALEast8874.543248Davey JohnsonLost ALCS (Yankees)
Texas RangersALWest9072.556136Johnny OatesLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
St. Louis CardinalsNLCentral8874.543149Tony La RussaLost NLCS (Braves)
Atlanta BravesNLEast9666.593112Bobby CoxLost World Series (Yankees)
San Diego PadresNLWest9171.562124Bruce BochyLost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
Los Angeles DodgersNLWest9072.556235Bill Russell, Tom LasordaLost in 1st Round (Braves)
8 record(s)

Playoff Series for 1996

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YearSeries LinkSeries NameWinning TeamLosing TeamResultList of Games
1996WSWorld SeriesNew York YankeesAtlanta BravesNYA wins series 4-2Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5, Game 6
1996ALCSAmerican League Championship SeriesNew York YankeesBaltimore OriolesNYA wins series 4-1Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5
1996NLCSNational League Championship SeriesAtlanta BravesSt. Louis CardinalsATL wins series 4-3Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5, Game 6, Game 7
1996ALDSAmerican League Divisional SeriesNew York YankeesTexas RangersNYA wins series 3-1Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4
1996ALDSAmerican League Divisional SeriesBaltimore OriolesCleveland IndiansBAL wins series 3-1Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4
1996NLDSNational League Divisional SeriesSt. Louis CardinalsSan Diego PadresSLN wins series 3-0Game 1, Game 2, Game 3
1996NLDSNational League Divisional SeriesAtlanta BravesLos Angeles DodgersATL wins series 3-0Game 1, Game 2, Game 3
7 record(s)