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  • Baltimore Orioles (4960-4710 W-L, 1954 - 2014) - 3 World Championships, 6 Pennants, and 12 Playoff Appearances
  • St. Louis Browns (3414-4465 W-L, 1902 - 1953) - 1 Pennant and 1 Playoff Appearance
  • Milwaukee Brewers (48-89 W-L, 1901)
  • Overall (8422-9264 W-L, 1901 - 2014) - 3 World Championships, 7 Pennants, and 13 Playoff Appearances

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All-Time Top 20 by WAR

Photo of Cal Ripken Photo of Brooks Robinson Photo of Jim Palmer Photo of Eddie Murray Photo of George Sisler Photo of Bobby Wallace Photo of Mike Mussina Photo of Urban Shocker Photo of Mark Belanger Photo of Ken Williams
Photo of Paul Blair Photo of Harlond Clift Photo of Bobby Grich Photo of Boog Powell Photo of Brady Anderson Photo of Jack Powell Photo of Frank Robinson Photo of Ken Singleton Photo of Melvin Mora Photo of Brian Roberts

Franchise History

Rk Year Tm Lg G W L Ties W-L% pythW-L% Finish GB Playoffs R RA BatAge PAge #Bat #P Top Player Managers
1 2014 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 96 66 0 .593 .578 1st of 5 -- Lost ALCS (4-0) 705 593 28.3 27.7 44 20 S.Pearce (6.0) B.Showalter (96-66)
2 2013 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 85 77 0 .525 .523 3rd of 5 12.0 745 709 27.8 27.9 52 26 M.Machado (6.4) B.Showalter (85-77)
3 2012 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 93 69 0 .574 .505 2nd of 5 2.0 Lost LDS (3-2) 712 705 28.0 27.6 52 26 A.Jones (3.8) B.Showalter (93-69)
4 2011 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 69 93 0 .426 .412 5th of 5 28.0 708 860 28.3 28.2 50 27 M.Wieters (4.9) B.Showalter (69-93)
5 2010 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 66 96 0 .407 .389 5th of 5 30.0 613 785 28.7 28.4 45 23 J.Guthrie (4.7) D.Trembley (15-39), J.Samuel (17-34) and B.Showalter (34-23)
6 2009 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 64 98 0 .395 .424 5th of 5 39.0 741 876 28.7 28.1 48 27 B.Bergesen (3.3) D.Trembley (64-98)
7 2008 Baltimore Orioles AL East 161 68 93 0 .422 .452 5th of 5 28.5 782 869 30.0 27.9 46 26 N.Markakis (7.4) D.Trembley (68-93)
8 2007 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 69 93 0 .426 .437 4th of 5 27.0 756 868 30.4 29.0 49 27 E.Bedard (5.8) S.Perlozzo (29-40) and D.Trembley (40-53)
9 2006 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 70 92 0 .432 .428 4th of 5 27.0 768 899 30.3 27.9 46 24 M.Tejada (4.5) S.Perlozzo (70-92)
10 2005 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 74 88 0 .457 .458 4th of 5 21.0 729 800 31.3 28.3 46 20 B.Roberts (7.2) L.Mazzilli (51-56) and S.Perlozzo (23-32)
11 2004 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 78 84 0 .481 .507 3rd of 5 23.0 842 830 30.4 27.4 47 22 M.Tejada (7.3) L.Mazzilli (78-84)
12 2003 Baltimore Orioles AL East 163 71 91 1 .438 .455 4th of 5 30.0 743 820 29.3 29.2 42 20 M.Mora (4.7) M.Hargrove (71-91)
13 2002 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 67 95 0 .414 .433 4th of 5 36.5 667 773 29.2 27.8 46 20 M.Mora (4.7) M.Hargrove (67-95)
14 2001 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 63 98 1 .391 .415 4th of 5 32.5 687 829 30.1 27.6 46 22 J.Conine (2.9) M.Hargrove (63-98)
15 2000 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 74 88 0 .457 .436 4th of 5 13.5 794 913 32.0 29.1 50 22 M.Mussina (5.6) M.Hargrove (74-88)
16 1999 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 78 84 0 .481 .520 4th of 5 20.0 851 815 32.5 30.1 43 21 B.Anderson (5.9) R.Miller (78-84)
17 1998 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 79 83 0 .488 .518 4th of 5 35.0 817 785 33.1 30.5 48 22 R.Palmeiro (6.2) R.Miller (79-83)
18 1997 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 98 64 0 .605 .580 1st of 5 -- Lost ALCS (4-2) 812 681 31.6 30.7 39 17 M.Mussina (5.6) D.Johnson (98-64)
19 1996 Baltimore Orioles AL East 163 88 74 1 .543 .523 2nd of 5 4.0 Lost ALCS (4-1) 949 903 31.2 28.9 45 23 B.Anderson (6.9) D.Johnson (88-74)
20 1995 Baltimore Orioles AL East 144 71 73 0 .493 .543 3rd of 5 15.0 704 640 30.1 29.3 46 23 M.Mussina (6.1) P.Regan (71-73)
21 1994 Baltimore Orioles AL East 112 63 49 0 .563 .577 2nd of 5 6.5 589 497 30.2 29.1 32 15 M.Mussina (5.4) J.Oates (63-49)
22 1993 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 85 77 0 .525 .524 3rd of 7 10.0 786 745 29.4 28.4 41 18 C.Hoiles (6.8) J.Oates (85-77)
23 1992 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 89 73 0 .549 .533 3rd of 7 7.0 705 656 28.5 27.9 38 16 M.Mussina (8.2) J.Oates (89-73)
24 1991 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 67 95 0 .414 .432 6th of 7 24.0 686 796 28.3 27.4 42 20 C.Ripken (11.5) F.Robinson (13-24) and J.Oates (54-71)
25 1990 Baltimore Orioles AL East 161 76 85 0 .472 .481 5th of 7 11.5 669 698 27.3 26.2 47 21 C.Ripken (7.5) F.Robinson (76-85)
26 1989 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 87 75 0 .537 .514 2nd of 7 2.0 708 686 27.1 26.9 40 17 C.Ripken (6.6) F.Robinson (87-75)
27 1988 Baltimore Orioles AL East 161 54 107 0 .335 .341 7th of 7 34.5 550 789 27.7 27.3 43 21 C.Ripken (5.7) C.Ripken (0-6) and F.Robinson (54-101)
28 1987 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 67 95 0 .414 .415 6th of 7 31.0 729 880 30.1 27.7 41 18 E.Murray (3.8) C.Ripken (67-95)
29 1986 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 73 89 0 .451 .468 7th of 7 22.5 708 760 29.8 28.8 41 17 C.Ripken (6.6) E.Weaver (73-89)
30 1985 Baltimore Orioles AL East 161 83 78 0 .516 .531 4th of 7 16.0 818 764 29.6 28.9 38 15 E.Murray (5.6) J.Altobelli (29-26), C.Ripken (1-0) and E.Weaver (53-52)
31 1984 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 85 77 0 .525 .510 5th of 7 19.0 681 667 29.9 28.6 37 15 C.Ripken (10.0) J.Altobelli (85-77)
32 1983 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 98 64 0 .605 .592 1st of 7 -- Won WS (4-1) 799 652 29.7 28.2 37 14 C.Ripken (8.2) J.Altobelli (98-64)
33 1982 Baltimore Orioles AL East 163 94 68 1 .580 .554 2nd of 7 1.0 774 687 29.6 29.5 34 13 E.Murray (5.2) E.Weaver (94-68)
34 1981 Baltimore Orioles AL East 105 59 46 0 .562 .492 2nd of 7 1.0 429 437 30.2 29.3 34 12 E.Murray (3.7) E.Weaver (59-46)
35 1980 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 100 62 0 .617 .603 2nd of 7 3.0 805 640 29.7 28.8 34 12 A.Bumbry (6.1) E.Weaver (100-62)
36 1979 Baltimore Orioles AL East 159 102 57 0 .642 .618 1st of 7 -- Lost WS (4-3) 757 582 28.8 27.5 34 12 K.Singleton (5.2) E.Weaver (102-57)
37 1978 Baltimore Orioles AL East 161 90 71 0 .559 .518 4th of 7 9.0 659 633 28.0 26.8 33 15 D.DeCinces (6.8) E.Weaver (90-71)
38 1977 Baltimore Orioles AL East 161 97 64 0 .602 .544 2nd of 7 2.5 719 653 27.8 27.9 38 16 J.Palmer (7.6) E.Weaver (97-64)
39 1976 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 88 74 0 .543 .516 2nd of 6 10.5 619 598 29.4 28.8 37 15 J.Palmer (6.6) E.Weaver (88-74)
40 1975 Baltimore Orioles AL East 159 90 69 0 .566 .595 2nd of 6 4.5 682 553 30.3 29.1 34 13 J.Palmer (8.5) E.Weaver (90-69)
41 1974 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 91 71 0 .562 .534 1st of 6 -- Lost ALCS (3-1) 659 612 28.9 28.7 32 11 B.Grich (7.3) E.Weaver (91-71)
42 1973 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 97 65 0 .599 .632 1st of 6 -- Lost ALCS (3-2) 754 561 28.3 28.8 33 12 B.Grich (8.3) E.Weaver (97-65)
43 1972 Baltimore Orioles AL East 154 80 74 0 .519 .585 3rd of 6 5.0 519 430 28.8 28.8 32 11 J.Palmer (6.2) E.Weaver (80-74)
44 1971 Baltimore Orioles AL East 158 101 57 0 .639 .649 1st of 6 -- Lost WS (4-3) 742 530 29.9 29.5 31 13 B.Robinson (6.0) E.Weaver (101-57)
45 1970 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 108 54 0 .667 .643 1st of 6 -- Won WS (4-1) 792 574 28.8 28.5 32 12 J.Palmer (6.5) E.Weaver (108-54)
46 1969 Baltimore Orioles AL East 162 109 53 0 .673 .679 1st of 6 -- Lost WS (4-1) 779 517 28.2 27.7 30 14 F.Robinson (7.5) E.Weaver (109-53)
47 1968 Baltimore Orioles AL 162 91 71 0 .562 .569 2nd of 10 12.0 579 497 26.9 25.9 33 15 B.Robinson (8.4) H.Bauer (43-37) and E.Weaver (48-34)
48 1967 Baltimore Orioles AL 161 76 85 0 .472 .545 6th of 10 15.5 654 592 26.9 26.0 41 21 B.Robinson (7.7) H.Bauer (76-85)
49 1966 Baltimore Orioles AL 160 97 63 0 .606 .603 1st of 10 -- Won WS (4-0) 755 601 27.0 25.7 34 15 F.Robinson (7.7) H.Bauer (97-63)
50 1965 Baltimore Orioles AL 162 94 68 0 .580 .547 3rd of 10 8.0 641 578 27.4 27.4 34 16 B.Robinson (4.5) H.Bauer (94-68)
51 1964 Baltimore Orioles AL 163 97 65 1 .599 .582 3rd of 10 2.0 679 567 27.9 27.9 37 16 B.Robinson (8.1) H.Bauer (97-65)
52 1963 Baltimore Orioles AL 162 86 76 0 .531 .517 4th of 10 18.5 644 621 27.4 28.0 34 17 S.Barber (3.8) B.Hitchcock (86-76)
53 1962 Baltimore Orioles AL 162 77 85 0 .475 .481 7th of 10 19.0 652 680 27.3 28.0 42 17 B.Robinson (6.1) B.Hitchcock (77-85)
54 1961 Baltimore Orioles AL 163 95 67 1 .586 .573 3rd of 10 14.0 691 588 27.4 27.0 36 13 J.Gentile (6.9) P.Richards (78-57) and L.Harris (17-10)
55 1960 Baltimore Orioles AL 154 89 65 0 .578 .554 2nd of 8 8.0 682 606 27.8 25.4 41 14 B.Robinson (4.1) P.Richards (89-65)
56 1959 Baltimore Orioles AL 155 74 80 1 .481 .446 6th of 8 20.0 551 621 30.1 27.4 41 15 H.Wilhelm (6.8) P.Richards (74-80)
57 1958 Baltimore Orioles AL 154 74 79 1 .484 .455 6th of 8 17.5 521 575 29.2 27.9 38 14 J.Harshman (5.3) P.Richards (74-79)
58 1957 Baltimore Orioles AL 154 76 76 2 .500 .507 5th of 8 21.0 597 588 29.1 29.9 43 17 B.Gardner (3.7) P.Richards (76-76)
59 1956 Baltimore Orioles AL 154 69 85 0 .448 .405 6th of 8 28.0 571 705 28.2 30.0 48 23 B.Nieman (4.0) P.Richards (69-85)
60 1955 Baltimore Orioles AL 156 57 97 2 .370 .352 7th of 8 39.0 540 754 29.3 30.6 54 23 J.Wilson (3.6) P.Richards (57-97)
61 1954 Baltimore Orioles AL 154 54 100 0 .351 .356 7th of 8 57.0 483 668 29.8 28.2 38 16 C.Abrams (4.0) J.Dykes (54-100)
62 1953 St. Louis Browns AL 154 54 100 0 .351 .350 8th of 8 46.5 555 778 28.3 31.0 38 15 D.Larsen (3.6) M.Marion (54-100)
63 1952 St. Louis Browns AL 155 64 90 1 .416 .412 7th of 8 31.0 604 733 27.6 31.0 48 19 S.Paige (3.2) R.Hornsby (22-29) and M.Marion (42-61)
64 1951 St. Louis Browns AL 154 52 102 0 .338 .338 8th of 8 46.0 611 882 27.0 27.7 52 21 N.Garver (6.8) Z.Taylor (52-102)
65 1950 St. Louis Browns AL 154 58 96 0 .377 .369 7th of 8 40.0 684 916 25.5 27.0 36 20 N.Garver (8.2) Z.Taylor (58-96)
66 1949 St. Louis Browns AL 155 53 101 1 .344 .360 7th of 8 44.0 667 913 27.6 28.5 37 17 N.Garver (4.5) Z.Taylor (53-101)
67 1948 St. Louis Browns AL 155 59 94 2 .386 .394 6th of 8 37.0 671 849 27.1 26.4 37 16 N.Garver (5.3) Z.Taylor (59-94)
68 1947 St. Louis Browns AL 154 59 95 0 .383 .376 8th of 8 38.0 564 744 28.4 29.4 31 13 V.Stephens (4.3) M.Ruel (59-95)
69 1946 St. Louis Browns AL 156 66 88 2 .429 .439 7th of 8 38.0 621 710 29.2 29.6 44 19 J.Kramer (3.0) L.Sewell (53-71) and Z.Taylor (13-17)
70 1945 St. Louis Browns AL 154 81 70 3 .536 .539 3rd of 8 6.0 597 548 30.4 30.9 31 15 N.Potter (7.8) L.Sewell (81-70)
71 1944 St. Louis Browns AL 154 89 65 0 .578 .570 1st of 8 -- Lost WS (4-2) 684 587 29.8 30.6 33 12 N.Potter (5.5) L.Sewell (89-65)
72 1943 St. Louis Browns AL 153 72 80 1 .474 .494 6th of 8 25.0 596 604 29.2 32.4 37 18 N.Potter (3.9) L.Sewell (72-80)
73 1942 St. Louis Browns AL 151 82 69 0 .543 .562 3rd of 8 19.5 730 637 28.7 31.7 35 16 W.Judnich (5.1) L.Sewell (82-69)
74 1941 St. Louis Browns AL 157 70 84 3 .455 .467 6th of 8 31.0 765 823 28.1 29.7 35 15 R.Cullenbine (4.8) F.Haney (15-29) and L.Sewell (55-55)
75 1940 St. Louis Browns AL 156 67 87 2 .435 .431 6th of 8 23.0 757 882 28.1 29.8 32 14 E.Auker (4.7) F.Haney (67-87)
76 1939 St. Louis Browns AL 156 43 111 2 .279 .347 8th of 8 64.5 733 1035 27.4 28.4 45 22 G.McQuinn (3.4) F.Haney (43-111)
77 1938 St. Louis Browns AL 156 55 97 4 .362 .391 7th of 8 44.0 755 962 27.9 29.7 36 18 H.Clift (6.1) G.Street (53-90) and S.Melillo (2-7)
78 1937 St. Louis Browns AL 156 46 108 2 .299 .342 8th of 8 56.0 715 1023 28.4 30.3 40 21 H.Clift (6.7) R.Hornsby (25-52) and J.Bottomley (21-56)
79 1936 St. Louis Browns AL 155 57 95 3 .375 .375 7th of 8 44.5 804 1064 29.4 30.5 28 14 H.Clift (5.2) R.Hornsby (57-95)
80 1935 St. Louis Browns AL 155 65 87 3 .428 .384 7th of 8 28.5 718 930 28.1 28.2 34 13 I.Andrews (5.8) R.Hornsby (65-87)
81 1934 St. Louis Browns AL 154 67 85 2 .441 .422 6th of 8 33.0 674 800 27.2 28.2 28 11 B.Newsom (5.5) R.Hornsby (67-85)
82 1933 St. Louis Browns AL 153 55 96 2 .364 .408 8th of 8 43.5 669 820 27.8 28.5 27 11 B.Hadley (6.8) B.Killefer (34-57), A.Sothoron (2-6) and R.Hornsby (19-33)
83 1932 St. Louis Browns AL 154 63 91 0 .409 .410 6th of 8 44.0 736 898 27.5 28.2 29 10 L.Stewart (4.2) B.Killefer (63-91)
84 1931 St. Louis Browns AL 154 63 91 0 .409 .415 5th of 8 45.0 721 870 27.5 28.4 31 12 G.Goslin (5.6) B.Killefer (63-91)
85 1930 St. Louis Browns AL 154 64 90 0 .416 .425 6th of 8 38.0 751 886 28.8 27.7 31 10 L.Stewart (7.9) B.Killefer (64-90)
86 1929 St. Louis Browns AL 154 79 73 2 .520 .513 4th of 8 26.0 733 713 29.3 28.8 30 13 S.Gray (6.2) D.Howley (79-73)
87 1928 St. Louis Browns AL 154 82 72 0 .532 .518 3rd of 8 19.0 772 742 28.5 27.1 31 11 H.Manush (7.3) D.Howley (82-72)
88 1927 St. Louis Browns AL 155 59 94 2 .386 .400 7th of 8 50.5 724 904 31.4 29.3 30 14 K.Williams (3.6) D.Howley (59-94)
89 1926 St. Louis Browns AL 155 62 92 1 .403 .403 7th of 8 29.0 682 845 29.8 28.4 28 13 T.Zachary (4.8) G.Sisler (62-92)
90 1925 St. Louis Browns AL 154 82 71 1 .536 .497 3rd of 8 15.0 900 906 29.3 29.6 29 14 H.Rice (4.4) G.Sisler (82-71)
91 1924 St. Louis Browns AL 153 74 78 1 .487 .478 4th of 8 17.0 769 807 29.8 29.4 33 14 E.Wingard (5.3) G.Sisler (74-78)
92 1923 St. Louis Browns AL 154 74 78 2 .487 .479 5th of 8 24.0 688 720 29.5 28.9 33 12 K.Williams (7.6) L.Fohl (52-49) and J.Austin (22-29)
93 1922 St. Louis Browns AL 154 93 61 0 .604 .633 2nd of 8 1.0 867 643 29.0 27.6 26 10 G.Sisler (8.7) L.Fohl (93-61)
94 1921 St. Louis Browns AL 154 81 73 0 .526 .495 3rd of 8 17.5 835 845 27.8 27.2 34 15 U.Shocker (8.5) L.Fohl (81-73)
95 1920 St. Louis Browns AL 154 76 77 1 .497 .518 4th of 8 21.5 797 766 28.5 27.1 37 17 G.Sisler (9.9) J.Burke (76-77)
96 1919 St. Louis Browns AL 140 67 72 1 .482 .472 5th of 8 20.5 533 567 28.7 27.7 32 14 G.Sisler (6.1) J.Burke (67-72)
97 1918 St. Louis Browns AL 123 58 64 1 .475 .477 5th of 8 15.0 426 448 28.3 26.8 26 12 G.Sisler (6.6) F.Jones (22-24), J.Austin (7-9) and J.Burke (29-31)
98 1917 St. Louis Browns AL 155 57 97 1 .370 .367 7th of 8 43.0 510 687 28.1 27.5 40 15 G.Sisler (5.8) F.Jones (57-97)
99 1916 St. Louis Browns AL 158 79 75 4 .513 .535 5th of 8 12.0 588 545 28.2 28.0 32 12 G.Sisler (5.2) F.Jones (79-75)
100 1915 St. Louis Browns AL 159 63 91 5 .409 .381 6th of 8 39.5 522 680 27.3 25.3 46 23 C.Weilman (5.6) B.Rickey (63-91)
101 1914 St. Louis Browns AL 159 71 82 6 .464 .426 5th of 8 28.5 523 615 26.8 24.6 38 11 C.Weilman (6.9) B.Rickey (71-82)
102 1913 St. Louis Browns AL 155 57 96 2 .373 .412 8th of 8 39.0 528 642 26.3 23.6 41 13 B.Shotton (4.9) G.Stovall (50-84), J.Austin (2-6) and B.Rickey (5-6)
103 1912 St. Louis Browns AL 157 53 101 3 .344 .356 7th of 8 53.0 552 764 27.7 25.8 45 16 B.Shotton (3.9) B.Wallace (12-27) and G.Stovall (41-74)
104 1911 St. Louis Browns AL 152 45 107 0 .296 .341 8th of 8 56.5 567 812 28.0 27.4 46 19 B.Pelty (3.7) B.Wallace (45-107)
105 1910 St. Louis Browns AL 158 47 107 4 .305 .286 8th of 8 57.0 451 743 28.1 27.1 42 20 B.Wallace (4.3) J.O'Connor (47-107)
106 1909 St. Louis Browns AL 154 61 89 4 .407 .381 7th of 8 36.0 441 575 30.0 28.4 32 13 B.Pelty (4.3) J.McAleer (61-89)
107 1908 St. Louis Browns AL 155 83 69 3 .546 .554 4th of 8 6.5 544 483 30.0 29.5 23 8 B.Wallace (6.3) J.McAleer (83-69)
108 1907 St. Louis Browns AL 155 69 83 3 .454 .488 6th of 8 24.0 541 555 30.4 29.2 25 9 G.Stone (5.5) J.McAleer (69-83)
109 1906 St. Louis Browns AL 154 76 73 5 .510 .553 5th of 8 16.0 560 499 28.7 28.1 19 6 G.Stone (8.7) J.McAleer (76-73)
110 1905 St. Louis Browns AL 156 54 99 3 .353 .422 8th of 8 40.5 512 608 29.1 27.6 25 9 H.Howell (6.6) J.McAleer (54-99)
111 1904 St. Louis Browns AL 156 65 87 4 .428 .397 6th of 8 29.0 481 604 29.4 26.8 25 8 H.Howell (6.3) J.McAleer (65-87)
112 1903 St. Louis Browns AL 139 65 74 0 .468 .478 6th of 8 26.5 500 525 28.4 27.7 26 10 W.Sudhoff (6.5) J.McAleer (65-74)
113 1902 St. Louis Browns AL 140 78 58 4 .574 .509 2nd of 8 5.0 619 607 27.9 26.8 21 12 J.Powell (6.0) J.McAleer (78-58)
114 1901 Milwaukee Brewers AL 139 48 89 2 .350 .385 8th of 8 35.5 641 828 26.3 26.1 26 6 J.Anderson (4.4) H.Duffy (48-89)