When a baseball team has some theoretical chance of making the playoffs, they are involved in a pennant race or chasing the pennant.
In baseball, to "win the pennant" is to finish the season in first place of a division or league.
Race for the Pennant was created in 1978.
MLB Pennant Race was created in 1996.
MLB Pennant Race happened in 1996.
A pennant, in sports, is a commemorative flag displayed or flown by a league winning team. A pennant race, is the race to clinch a league or division title in a regular baseball season.
To win the National League or the American League Championship in major league baseball. The two pennant winners face off in the World Series
Race for the Pennant - 1978 was released on: USA: July 1978
The pennant race is a baseball term used to describe the time period towards the end of the year, around mid-late august and on to the playoffs. The pennant is the name for the championship of the division, whether it be the national league or the American league, and the race is all the games leading up to the World Series that determine who will represent each league.
The American League pennant winner, plays the National League pennant winner, in a 7 game series. The team to win 4 games first wins the World Series.
The most famous call of Thomson's 1951 pennant-winning home run was by New York Giants radio broadcaster Russ Hodges, whose unforgettable cry was "The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!"