162 games are played in the regular season for both the National League and the American League.
Cardinals Dizzy Dean in 1934, 30 victories.
Regular season baseball games between the American League and National League are called interleague games. The first interleague games occurred in 1998 and have been a staple of the MLB schedule since. In 2013 the leagues were balanced to have 15 teams each (the Houston Astros switched from the National League to the American League) which necessitated interleague games throughout the season. Before 2013 interleague games typically happened in concentrated pockets during June and July.
The American League began playing 162 games during the 1961 season. The National League followed suit a year later.
Each team plays 162 games in the Major League Baseball regular season. EDIT: Being that there are 30 teams in Major League Baseball (14 in the American League, 16 in the National League), this equates to 2430 scheduled games for a regular season.
In 1961, the American League increased its season from 154 games to 162. In 1962, the National League followed suit. This was done in order to generate additional revenue for the owners.
13 different pitchers have won 30 games in a Major League season. The first was the great Cy Young who won 33 in 1901.
The last major league pitcher to win 25 or more games in a season was Bob Welch of the Oakland A's. He had 27 wins in 1990.
Yes. The designated hitter rule was not adopted in the National League, therefore pitchers are part of the batting order. During the World Series, the designated hitter rule is used in games played in the American League park and not used in games played in the National League park.
During the 2011 National Football League season, the Dallas Cowboys won eight games and lost eight.
Major League Baseball switched the American League from 154 games to 162 games starting in the 1961 season. The National League started playing 162 games in 1962.