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A review of the 1998 MLB Playoffs. Coverage includes boxscores and play-by-play for games as well as series statistics.
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1998 Playoff-Related Award Winners

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Player NameTeam NameAward NamePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
Scott BrosiusNew York YankeesWorld Series MVP3B-SS6-1202RR1966-08-15Hillsboro,OR
1987- 20- 511-OAK
MLB1991-20011987-2001
David WellsNew York YankeesALCS Most Valuable PlayerP6-4235LL1963-05-20Torrance,CA
1982-  2-  30-TOR
MLB1987-20071982-2007
Sterling HitchcockSan Diego PadresNLCS Most Valuable PlayerP6-1192LL1971-04-29Fayetteville,NC
1989-  9- 233-NYA
MLB1992-20041989-2004
3 record(s)

Playoff Teams for 1998

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Team NameLeagueDivisionWLWPctRankLgRankMLBRankManagerPlayoffs
Cleveland IndiansALCentral8973.549137Mike HargroveLost ALCS (Yankees)
New York YankeesALEast11448.704111Joe TorreWon World Series (Padres)
Boston Red SoxALEast9270.568225Jimy WilliamsLost in 1st Round (Indians)
Texas RangersALWest8874.543159Johnny OatesLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
Houston AstrosNLCentral10260.630123Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Padres)
Chicago CubsNLCentral9073.552246Jim RigglemanLost in 1st Round (Braves)
Atlanta BravesNLEast10656.654112Bobby CoxLost in 1st Round (Padres)
San Diego PadresNLWest9864.605134Bruce BochyLost World Series (Yankees)
8 record(s)

Playoff Series for 1998

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YearSeries LinkSeries NameWinning TeamLosing TeamResultList of Games
1998WSWorld SeriesNew York YankeesSan Diego PadresNYA wins series 4-0Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4
1998ALCSAmerican League Championship SeriesNew York YankeesCleveland IndiansNYA wins series 4-2Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5, Game 6
1998NLCSNational League Championship SeriesSan Diego PadresAtlanta BravesSDN wins series 4-2Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5, Game 6
1998ALDSAmerican League Divisional SeriesCleveland IndiansBoston Red SoxCLE wins series 3-1Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4
1998ALDSAmerican League Divisional SeriesNew York YankeesTexas RangersNYA wins series 3-0Game 1, Game 2, Game 3
1998NLDSNational League Divisional SeriesAtlanta BravesChicago CubsATL wins series 3-0Game 1, Game 2, Game 3
1998NLDSNational League Divisional SeriesSan Diego PadresHouston AstrosSDN wins series 3-1Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4
7 record(s)