Sports Sunday - American League of Professional Baseball Clubs

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Sunday, Aug 1 2010 by

The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League (AL), is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada. It developed from the Western League, a minor league based in the Great Lakes states, that eventually aspired to major league status. The league is often called the Junior Circuit because it was elevated to Major League status in 1901, 25 years after the formation of the National League (the “Senior Circuit”). The American League champion plays in the World Series against the National League champion after the end of every season.

American League East

Baltimore Orioles

Oriole Park at Camden Yard (Birds Eye)
Oriole Park at Camden Yard
Boston Red Sox

Fenway Park (Birds Eye)
Fenway Park
New York Yankees

New Yankee Stadium being built (Birds Eye)
New Yankee Stadium being built
Tampa Bay Rays

Tropicana Field (Google Maps)
Tropicana Field
Toronto Blue Jays

Rogers Centre (SkyDome) (Birds Eye)
Rogers Centre (SkyDome)

American League Central

Chicago White Sox

U.S. Cellular Field (Birds Eye)
U.S. Cellular Field
Cleveland Indians

Progressive Field (Google Maps)
Progressive Field
Detroit Tigers

Comerica Park (Birds Eye)
Comerica Park
Kansas City Royals

Kauffman Stadium (Google Maps)
Kauffman Stadium
Minnesota Twins

Target Field (under construction) (Birds Eye)
Target Field (under construction)

American League West

Los Angeles Angels

Angel Stadium (Google Maps)
Angel Stadium
Oakland Athletics

Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Google Maps)
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Seattle Mariners

Safeco Field (StreetView)
Safeco Field
Texas Rangers

Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (Google Maps)
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

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