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1996 National League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • Central Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1St. Louis Cardinals1628874.543--Tony LaRussa$38,741,666Ray Lankford (852)Mike Morgan (1.53)
    2Houston Astros1628280.5066.0Terry Collins$26,894,000Jeff Bagwell (1,021)Doug Drabek (1.53)
    3Cincinnati Reds1628181.5007.0Ray Knight$40,719,334Barry Larkin (977)Kevin Jarvis (1.62)
    4Chicago Cubs1627686.46912.0Jim Riggleman$30,954,000Sammy Sosa (888)Jim Bullinger (1.64)
    5Pittsburgh Pirates1627389.45115.0Jim Leyland$21,253,500Jeff King (843)Dan Miceli (1.69)
    East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Atlanta Braves*1629666.593--Bobby Cox$47,390,000Chipper Jones (923)Steve Avery (1.42)
    2Montreal Expos1628874.5438.0Felipe Alou$15,410,500Henry Rodriguez (887)Rheal Cormier (1.29)
    3Florida Marlins1628082.49416.0Cookie Rojas, John Boles, Rene Lachemann$30,079,500Gary Sheffield (1,090)Pat Rapp (1.70)
    4New York Mets1627191.43825.0Dallas Green, Bobby Valentine$23,456,500Bernard Gilkey (956)Jason Isringhausen (1.54)
    5Philadelphia Phillies1626795.41429.0Jim Fregosi$28,393,500Benito Santiago (835)Mike Mimbs (1.58)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1San Diego Padres1629171.562--Bruce Bochy$27,133,026Ken Caminiti (1,028)Fernando Valenzuela (1.43)
    2Los Angeles Dodgers1629072.5561.0Tom Lasorda, Bill Russell$34,647,000Mike Piazza (985)Ramon Martinez (1.42)
    3Colorado Rockies1628379.5128.0Don Baylor$34,918,490Ellis Burks (1,047)Roger Bailey (1.75)
    4San Francisco Giants1626894.42023.0Dusty Baker$34,605,225Barry Bonds (1,076)William Van Landingham (1.51)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    St. Louis CardinalsLost NLCS (Braves)
    Atlanta BravesLost World Series (Yankees)
    San Diego PadresLost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
    Los Angeles DodgersLost in 1st Round (Braves)
    1996 National League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Atlanta Braves966616256147731514264281977358343530103227416950144.270.330.4327622425
    Chicago Cubs7686162553177213882671917572510850523109061486648126.251.313.4017142218
    Cincinnati Reds8181162545577813982593619173317163604113434477149115.256.328.4227502302
    Colorado Rockies8379162559096116072973722190920166527110882408152118.287.346.4728182641
    Florida Marlins808216254986881413240301506509946553112255514145138.257.323.3937162163
    Houston Astros8280162550875314452972912970318063554105784646855115.262.327.3977242187
    Los Angeles Dodgers9072162553870313962153315066112440516119022597435112.252.314.3846982127
    Montreal Expos8874162550574114412972714869610834492107758497936119.262.320.4067262236
    New York Mets719116256187461515267471476979748445106933547549114.270.321.4127332317
    Philadelphia Phillies6795162549965014052493913260411741536109245525437116.256.320.3877072128
    Pittsburgh Pirates738916256657761509319331387381264951098940467249107.266.324.4077312308
    San Diego Padres9171162565577114992852414771810955601101450615952146.265.333.4027352273
    San Francisco Giants6894162553375214002452115370711353615118948627743108.253.325.3887132146
    St. Louis Cardinals8874162550275914682813114271114958495108944588848121.267.325.4077322237
    1996 National League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Atlanta Braves96663.54162143461469151477357719753010321.399.281.213.256.32
    Chicago Cubs76864.36162105341456138877270517552310901.318.581.083.236.74
    Cincinnati Reds81814.3416265521442139877869519160411341.398.721.193.777.08
    Colorado Rockies83795.6016251341423160796188522152711081.5010.171.403.337.01
    Florida Marlins80823.9516284411443141368863415055311221.368.810.943.457.00
    Houston Astros82804.38162133351447144575370412955410571.388.990.803.456.57
    Los Angeles Dodgers90723.4816264501466139670356715051611901.308.570.923.177.30
    Montreal Expos88743.78162113431441144174160514849210771.349.000.923.076.73
    New York Mets71914.22162103411440151574667514744510691.369.470.922.786.68
    Philadelphia Phillies67954.48162123421423140565070913253610921.368.880.833.396.90
    Pittsburgh Pirates73894.641625237145315097767491385109891.399.340.853.166.12
    San Diego Padres91713.7216251471489149977161614760110141.419.060.893.636.13
    San Francisco Giants68944.7216291351442140075275715361511891.408.740.953.847.42
    St. Louis Cardinals88743.98162135431452146875964214249510891.359.100.883.076.75


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