1986 MLB Season in Review

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A high-level summary of the 1986 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
Season Information
World Series Champions
Runner Up
Most Valuable Players
Cy Young Winners
Rookies of the Year
Managers of the Year
#1 Draft Pick
Jeff King (Pittsburgh Pirates)
All-Star Game
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1986 Major League Baseball Standings

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  • Playoff Team
  • American League East
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    113Boston Red SoxT - S - R - L1619566.590--79469698Lost World Series (Mets)2,147,6418Lou GormanJohn McNamaraFenway Park
    235New York YankeesT - S - R - L1629072.5565.579773859dnq2,268,0307Clyde KingLou PiniellaYankee Stadium I
    356Detroit TigersT - S - R - L1628775.5378.579871484dnq1,899,43711Bill LajoieSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
    4610Toronto Blue JaysT - S - R - L1628676.5319.580973376dnq2,455,4775Pat GillickJimy WilliamsExhibition Stadium
    5711Cleveland IndiansT - S - R - L1628478.51911.5831841-10dnq1,471,80518Joe KleinPat CorralesCleveland Stadium
    6815Milwaukee BrewersT - S - R - L1617784.47818.0667734-67dnq1,265,04122Harry DaltonGeorge Bamberger, Tom TrebelhornCounty Stadium
    71119Baltimore OriolesT - S - R - L1627389.45122.5708760-52dnq1,973,1769Hank PetersEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
    American League West
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    124California AngelsT - S - R - L1629270.568--786684102Lost ALCS (Red Sox)2,655,8723Mike PortGene MauchAnaheim Stadium
    247Texas RangersT - S - R - L1628775.5375.077174328dnq1,692,00216Tom GrieveBobby ValentineArlington Stadium
    31017Kansas City RoyalsT - S - R - L1627686.46916.0654673-19dnq2,320,7946John SchuerholzDick Howser, Mike FerraroRoyals Stadium
    4916Oakland AthleticsT - S - R - L1627686.46916.0731760-29dnq1,314,64621Sandy AldersonJackie Moore, Tony La Russa, Jeff NewmanOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    51222Chicago White SoxT - S - R - L1627290.44420.0644699-55dnq1,424,31319Ken HarrelsonJim Fregosi, Tony La Russa, Doug RaderComiskey Park
    61323Minnesota TwinsT - S - R - L1627191.43821.0741839-98dnq1,255,45323Andy MacPhailRay Miller, Tom KellyHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
    71425Seattle MarinersT - S - R - L1626795.41425.0718835-117dnq1,029,04525Dick BaldersonDick Williams, Chuck Cottier, Marty MartinezThe Kingdome
    National League East
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    111New York MetsT - S - R - L16210854.667--783578205Won World Series (Red Sox)2,767,6012Frank CashenDavey JohnsonShea Stadium
    238Philadelphia PhilliesT - S - R - L1618675.53421.573971326dnq1,933,33510Bill GilesJohn FelskeVeterans Stadium
    3613St. Louis CardinalsT - S - R - L1617982.49128.5601611-10dnq2,471,9744Dal MaxvillWhitey HerzogBusch Stadium II
    4714Montreal ExposT - S - R - L1617883.48429.5637688-51dnq1,128,98124Murray CookBuck RodgersOlympic Stadium
    51124Chicago CubsT - S - R - L1607090.43837.0680781-101dnq1,859,10212Dallas GreenGene Michael, Jim Frey, John VukovichWrigley Field
    61226Pittsburgh PiratesT - S - R - L1626498.39544.0663700-37dnq1,000,91726Syd ThriftJim LeylandThree Rivers Stadium
    National League West
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    122Houston AstrosT - S - R - L1629666.593--65456985Lost NLCS (Mets)1,734,27614Dick WagnerHal LanierAstrodome
    249Cincinnati RedsT - S - R - L1628676.53110.073271715dnq1,692,43215Bill BergeschPete RoseRiverfront Stadium
    3512San Francisco GiantsT - S - R - L1628379.51213.069861880dnq1,528,74817Al RosenRoger CraigCandlestick Park
    4818San Diego PadresT - S - R - L1627488.45722.0656723-67dnq1,805,71613Jack McKeonSteve BorosJack Murphy Stadium
    5920Los Angeles DodgersT - S - R - L1627389.45123.0638679-41dnq3,023,2081Al CampanisTom LasordaDodger Stadium
    61021Atlanta BravesT - S - R - L1617289.44723.5615719-104dnq1,387,18120Bobby CoxChuck TannerAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium
    26 record(s)
    Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Playoffs Playoff participation description. Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season