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Past Champions

Past Eastern League Champions

Year Regular Season Leader
W
L
Pct.
Playoff Results
2018 Trenton (E)
79
61
.564
New Hampshire defeated Trenton 3-0. Akron defeated Altoona 3-1. New Hampshire defeated Akron 3-0.
  Altoona (W)
78
60
.565
2017 Trenton (E)
92
48
.657
Trenton defeated Binghamton 3-1. Altoona defeated Bowie 3-0. Altoona defeated Trenton 3-0.
  Altoona (W)
74
66
.529
2016 Reading (E)
89
52
.631
Trenton defeated Reading 3-1. Akron defeated Altoona 3-1. Akron defeated Trenton 3-0.
  Akron (W)
77
64
.546
2015 Reading (E)
80
61
.567
Reading defeated Binghamton 3-0. Bowie defeated Altoona 3-1. Bowie defeated Reading 3-2.
  Bowie (W)
79
63
.556
2014 Portland (E)
88
54
.620
Binghamton defeated Portland 3-2. Richmond defeated Akron 3-1. Binghamton defeated Richmond 3-0.
  Richmond (W)
79
63
.556
2013 Binghamton (E)
86
55
.610
Trenton defeated Binghamton 3-0. Harrisburg defeated Erie 3-1. Trenton defeated Harrisburg 3-0.
  Harrisburg (W)
77
65
.542
2012 Trenton (E)
79
63
.556
Trenton defeated Reading 3-1. Akron defeated Bowie 3-2. Akron defeated Trenton 3-1.
  Akron (W)
82
59
.582
2011 New Hampshire (E)
77
65
.542
NH defeated Reading 3-1. Richmond defeated Harrisburg 3-0. NH defeated Richmond 3-1.
  Harrisburg (W)
80
62
.563
2010 Altoona (W)
82
60
.577
Altoona defeated Harrisburg 3-1. Trenton defeated New Hampshire 3-0. Altoona defeated Trenton 3-1.
  Trenton (E)
83
59
.585
2009 Akron (S)
89
53
.627
Akron defeated Reading 3-0. Connecticut defeated New Britain 3-1. Akron defeated Connecticut 3-1.
  Connecticut (N)
83
59
.585
2008 Trenton (N)
86
54
.614
Trenton defeated Portland 3-0. Akron defeated Bowie
3-1. Trenton defeated Akron 3-1.
  Bowie (S)
84
58
.592
2007 Trenton (N)
83
59
.585
Trenton defeated Portland 3-1. Akron defeated Erie 3-1. Trenton defeated Akron 3-1.
  Erie (S)
81
59
.579
2006 Trenton (N)
80
62
.563
Portland defeated Trenton 3-1. Akron defeated Altoona
3-2. Portland defeated Akron 3-2.
  Akron (S)
87
55
.613
2005 Portland (N)
76
66
.535
Portland defeated Trenton 3-2. Akron defeated Altoona
3-2. Akron defeated Portland 3-1.
  Akron (S)
84
58
.592
2004 New Hampshire (N)
84
57
.596
New Hampshire defeated Binghamton 3-1. Altoona defeated Erie 3-0. New Hampshire defeated Altoona 3-0.
  Altoona (S)
85
56
.603
2003 New Haven (N)
79
63
.556
New Haven defeated New Britain 3-2. Akron defeated Altoona 3-1. Akron defeated New Haven 3-0.
  Akron (S)
88
53
.624
2002 Norwich (N)
76
64
.543
Norwich defeated New Haven 3-0. Harrisburg defeated Akron 3-2. Norwich defeated Harrisburg 3-2.
  Akron (S)
93
48
.660
2001 New Britain (N)
87
55
.613
New Britain defeated Norwich 3-1. Reading defeated Erie
  Erie (S)
84
58
.592
3-1. New Britain and Reading declared Co-Champions
  due to stoppage of play in professional baseball.
2000 Binghamton (N)
82
58
.586
New Haven defeated Binghamton 3-1. Reading defeated Harrisburg 3-0. New Haven defeated Reading 3-1.
  Reading (S)
85
57
.599
1999 Trenton (N)
92
50
.648
Norwich defeated Trenton 3-2. Harrisburg defeated Erie 3-1. Harrisburg defeated Norwich 3-2.
  Erie (S)
81
61
.570
1998 New Britain (N)
83
59
.585
New Britain defeated Binghamton 3-1. Harrisburg defeated Akron 3-1. Harrisburg defeated New Britain 3-1.
  Akron (S)
81
60
.574
1997 Portland (N)
79
63
.556
Portland defeated Norwich 3-2. Harrisburg defeated Bowie 3-2. Harrisburg defeated Portland 3-1.
  Harrisburg (S)
86
56
.606
1996 Portland (N)
83
58
.589
Portland defeated Binghamton 3-2. Harrisburg defeated Trenton 3-1. Harrisburg defeated Portland 3-1.
  Trenton (S)
86
56
.606
1995 Portland (N)
86
56
.606
New Haven defeated Portland 3-1. Reading defeated Trenton 3-0. Reading defeated New Haven 3-2
  Trenton (S)
73
69
.514
  Reading (S)
73
69
.514
 
1994 Binghamton (N)
82
59
.582
Binghamton defeated New Haven 3-0. Harrisburg defeated Bowie 3-2. Binghamton defeated Harrisburg 3-1.
  Harrisburg (S)
88
51
.633
1993 Harrisburg
94
44
.681
Harrisburg defeated Albany-Colonie 3-1. Canton-Akron defeated Bowie 3-2. Harrisburg defeated Canton-Akron
3-2.
  Trenton (S)
73
69
.514
   
1992 Canton-Akron
80
58
.580
Binghamton defeated Harrisburg 3-1. Canton-Akron defeated Albany-Colonie 3-1. Binghamton defeated Canton-Akron 3-2.
         
         
1991 Harrisburg
87
53
.621
Harrisburg defeated Canton-Akron 3-1. Albany-Colonie defeated Hagerstown 3-0. Albany-Colonie defeated Harrisburg 3-0.
         
         
1990 Albany-Colonie
79
60
.568
New Britain defeated Albany-Colonie 3-2. London defeated Canton-Akron 3-2. London defeated New
Britain 3-0.
         
         
1989 Albany-Colonie
92
48
.657
Harrisburg defeated Canton-Akron 3-2. Albany-Colonie defeated Reading 3-1. Albany-Colonie defeated Harrisburg 3-1.
         
         
1988 Glens Falls
80
57
.584
Vermont defeated Pittsfield 3-1. Albany-Colonie defeated Glens Falls 3-1. Albany-Colonie defeated Vermont 3-1.
         
1987 Pittsfield
87
51
.630
Harrisburg defeated Reading 3-2. Vermont defeated Pittsfield 3-1. Harrisburg defeated Vermont 3-2.
         
1986 Reading
77
59
.566
Vermont defeated Pittsfield 3-2. Reading defeated Glens Falls 3-1. Vermont defeated Reading 3-2.
         
1985 Albany-Colonie
82
57
.590
Vermont defeated Albany-Colonie 3-1. New Britain defeated Waterbury 3-1. Vermont defeated New
Britain 3-1.
         
         
1984 Albany-Colonie
81
57
.587
Vermont defeated Albany-Colonie 3-0. Waterbury defeated Glens Falls 3-1. Vermont defeated
Waterbury 3-2.
         
         
1983 Reading
96
44
.686
New Britain defeated Reading 2-1. Lynn defeated Buffalo 2-0. New Britain defeated Lynn 3-1.
         
1982 West Haven
86
54
.614
Lynn defeated Glens Falls 2-0. West Haven defeated Lynn 3-0.
         
1981 Glens Falls
83
52
.615
Bristol defeated Reading 2-0. Bristol defeated Glens Falls 3-2.
         
1980 Bristol
79
60
.568
Holyoke defeated Buffalo 2-0. Waterbury defeated Reading 2-0. Holyoke defeated Waterbury 2-1.
         
1979 West Haven (1st half)
42
28
.600
No playoffs held
  West Haven (2nd half)
41
28
.594
 
1978 Bristol (1st half)
40
29
.580
Bristol defeated Reading 2-0.
  Reading (2nd half)
43
24
.642
 
1977 West Haven (New Eng)
86
52
.623
West Haven defeated Three Rivers 3-0.
  Three Rivers (Can-Am)
76
62
.551
 
1976 Three Rivers (N)
83
55
.601
West Haven defeated Three Rivers 3-0.
  West Haven (S)
80
59
.576
 
1975 Reading (1st half)
41
20
.672
Bristol defeated Reading 3-0.
  Bristol (2nd half)
46
27
.630
 
1974 Bristol (Am)
74
61
.548
Thetford Mines defeated Bristol 2-0. Pittsfield defeated Quebec City 2-0. Thetford Mines defeated Pittsfield 2-0.
  Quebec City (Nat)
76
64
.543
1973 Pittsfield (Am)
75
61
.551
Reading defeated Pittsfield 3-1.
  Reading (Nat)
76
62
.551
 
1972 West Haven (Am)
84
56
.600
West Haven defeated Three Rivers 3-0.
  Three Rivers (Nat)
76
60
.559
 
1971 Elmira (Am)
78
61
.561
Elmira defeated Three Rivers 3-1.
  Three Rivers (Nat)
78
59
.569
 
1970 Waterbury
79
62
.560
No playoffs held
1969 York
89
50
.640
Playoffs cancelled after two games due to weather
1968 Pittsfield
84
55
.604
Pittsfield defeated Elmira 2-0. Reading defeated Binghamton 2-0. Reading defeated Pittsfield 3-1.
         
1967 Binghamton (E)
82
58
.586
Binghamton defeated Elmira 3-1.
  Elmira (W)
74
65
.532
 
1966 Elmira
88
51
.633
No playoffs held
1965 Pittsfield
85
55
.607
No playoffs held
1964 Elmira
82
58
.586
No playoffs held
1963 Charleston
83
57
.593
No playoffs held
1962 Williamsport
83
57
.593
Williamsport defeated Springfield 2-1. Elmira defeated York 2-1. Elmira defeated Williamsport 3-1.
         
1961 Springfield
85
54
.612
No playoffs held
1960 Williamsport
76
62
.551
Williamsport defeated Reading 2-0. Springfield defeated Binghamton 2-1. Williamsport and Springfield declared Co-Champions due to inclement weather.
         
         
1959 Springfield
85
55
.607
Springfield defeated Binghamton 3-0. Williamsport defeated Allentown 3-0. Springfield defeated
Williamsport 3-1.
         
         
1958 Lancaster
75
57
.568
Lancaster defeated York 3-1. Binghamton defeated Williamsport 3-0. Binghamton defeated Lancaster 3-2.
         
1957 Binghamton
85
55
.607
Albany defeated Binghamton 3-2. Reading defeated Schenectady 3-0. Reading defeated Albany 3-1.
         
1956 Schenectady
84
54
.609
Schenectady defeated Allentown 3-0. Reading defeated Binghamton 3-0. Schenectady defeated Reading 3-0.
         
1955 Reading
84
53
.613
Schenectady defeated Reading 3-1. Allentown defeated Binghamton 3-1. Allentown defeated Schenectady 3-2.
         
1954 Wilkes-Barre
80
59
.576
Albany defeated Wilkes-Barre 4-2. Reading defeated Elmira 4-0. Albany defeated Reading 4-1.
         
1953 Reading
101
47
.682
Reading defeated Schenectady 4-2. Binghamton defeated Albany 4-1. Binghamton defeated Reading 4-2.
         
1952 Albany
82
54
.603
Reading defeated Albany 4-1. Binghamton defeated Schenectady 4-3. Binghamton defeated Reading 4-1.
         
1951 Wilkes-Barre
85
54
.612
Elmira defeated Wilkes-Barre 4-3. Scranton defeated Hartford 4-0. Scranton defeated Elmira 4-0.
         
1950 Wilkes-Barre
90
48
.652
Wilkes-Barre defeated Hartford 4-2. Binghamton defeated Albany 4-1. Wilkes-Barre defeated Binghamton 4-1.
         
1949 Albany
93
47
.664
Wilkes-Barre defeated Albany 4-0. Binghamton defeated Scranton 4-0. Binghamton defeated Wilkes-Barre 4-3.
         
1948 Scranton
89
51
.636
Hartford defeated Williamsport in a one game playoff for fourth place. Scranton defeated Utica 4-1. Albany defeated Hartford 4-3. Scranton defeated Albany 4-0.
         
         
1947 Utica
90
48
.652
Utica defeated Wilkes-Barre 4-2. Albany defeated Scranton 4-3. Utica defeated Albany 4-3.
         
1946 Scranton
96
43
.691
Scranton defeated Wilkes-Barre 4-0. Hartford defeated Albany 4-2. Scranton defeated Hartford 4-1.
         
1945 Utica
83
52
.615
Albany defeated Utica 4-2. Wilkes-Barre defeated Hartford 4-2. Albany defeated Wilkes-Barre 4-3.
         
1944 Hartford
99
38
.729
Binghamton defeated Albany 3-0. Utica defeated Hartford 3-2. Binghamton defeated Utica 4-2.
         
1943 Scranton
87
51
.630
Scranton defeated Hartford 3-1. Elmira defeated
Wilkes-Barre 3-2. Elmira defeated Scranton 4-2.
         
1942 Albany
84
56
.600
Scranton defeated Wilkes-Barre 3-0. Binghamton defeated Albany 3-2. Scranton defeated Binghamton 4-1.
         
1941 Wilkes-Barre
87
51
.630
Elmira defeated Wilkes-Barre 3-0. Williamsport defeated Scranton 3-0. Elmira defeated Williamsport 4-3.
         
1940 Scranton
79
60
.568
Binghamton defeated Albany 3-1. Hartford defeated Scranton 3-1. Binghamton defeated Hartford 4-1.
         
1939 Scranton
80
60
.571
Scranton defeated Springfield 3-2. Albany defeated Elmira 3-2. Scranton defeated Albany 4-1.
         
1938 Binghamton
84
51
.622
Elmira defeated Binghamton 3-2.
1937 Elmira
84
51
.622
Binghamton defeated Williamsport in a one game playoff for fourth place. Elmira defeated Hazelton 3-1.
Wilkes-Barre defeated Binghamton 3-1. Elmira defeated Wilkes-Barre 4-1.
         
         
1936 Scranton (1st half)
42
27
.609
Scranton defeated Elmira 4-0.
  Elmira (2nd half)
44
26
.629
 
1935 Scranton (1st half)
44
23
.657
Binghamton defeated Scranton 4-3.
  Binghamton (2nd half)
40
29
.580
 
1934 Binghamton (1st half)
41
28
.594
Williamsport defeated Binghamton 4-2.
  Williamsport (2nd half)
41
27
.603
 
1933 Binghamton
79
55
.590
No playoffs held
1932 Wilkes-Barre
78
61
.561
No playoffs held
1931 Harrisburg
83
56
.597
No playoffs held
1930 Wilkes-Barre
79
59
.572
No playoffs held
1929 Binghamton
83
56
.597
No playoffs held
1928 Harrisburg
82
54
.603
No playoffs held
1927 Harrisburg
87
51
.630
No playoffs held
1926 Scranton
84
50
.627
No playoffs held
1925 York
77
55
.583
York defeated Williamsport 3-1.
  Williamsport
77
55
.583
 
1924 Williamsport
87
46
.654
No playoffs held
1923 Williamsport
82
42
.661
No playoffs held