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This article is about the 1986 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1986 in baseball.
1986 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 7, 1986 – October 27, 1986
Regular Season
Season MVP AL: Roger Clemens, BOS
NL: Mike Schmidt, PHI
League Postseason
AL champions Boston Red Sox
  AL runners-up California Angels
NL champions New York Mets
  NL runners-up Houston Astros
World Series
World Series champions New York Mets
  Runners-up Boston Red Sox
World Series MVP Ray Knight, NYM
MLB seasons

← 1985

1987 →

Contents

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Wade Boggs BOS .357 Tim Raines MON .334
HR Jesse Barfield TOR 40 Mike Schmidt PHI 37
RBI Joe Carter CLE 121 Mike Schmidt PHI 119
Wins Roger Clemens BOS 24 Fernando Valenzuela LAD 21
ERA Roger Clemens BOS 2.48 Mike Scott HOU 2.22
SO Mark Langston SEA 245 Mike Scott HOU 306
SV Dave Righetti NYY 46 Todd Worrell STL 36
SB Rickey Henderson NYY 87 Vince Coleman STL 107

Major league baseball final standings

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
East Division
1st Boston Red Sox   95 66 .590    --
2nd New York Yankees   90 72 .556   5.5
3rd Detroit Tigers   87 75 .537   8.5
4th Toronto Blue Jays   86 76 .531   9.5
5th Cleveland Indians   84 78 .519 11.5
6th Milwaukee Brewers   77 84 .478 18.0
7th Baltimore Orioles   73 89 .451 22.5
West Division
1st California Angels   92 70 .568    --
2nd Texas Rangers   87 75 .537   5.0
3rd Kansas City Royals   76 86 .469 16.0
3rd Oakland Athletics   76 86 .469 16.0
5th Chicago White Sox   72 90 .444 20.0
6th Minnesota Twins   71 91 .438 21.0
7th Seattle Mariners   67 95 .414 25.0
National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
East Division
1st New York Mets 108 54 .667    --
2nd Philadelphia Phillies   86 75 .534 21.5
3rd St. Louis Cardinals   79 82 .491 28.5
4th Montreal Expos   78 83 .484 29.5
5th Chicago Cubs   70 90 .438 37.0
6th Pittsburgh Pirates   64 98 .395 44.0
West Division
1st Houston Astros   96 66 .593    --
2nd Cincinnati Reds   86 76 .531 10.0
3rd San Francisco Giants   83 79 .512 13.0
4th San Diego Padres   74 88 .457 22.0
5th Los Angeles Dodgers   73 89 .451 23.0
6th Atlanta Braves   72 89 .447 23.5

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