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|1947 in baseball|
|1947 National League|
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 Season summary
- Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
|Rank||Team||G||W||L||T||WPCT||GB||RS (RS/G)||RA (RA/G)||AVG||OBP||SLG||ERA||FPCT|
|1||Brooklyn Dodgers||155||94||60||1||.606||-.-||774 (4.99)||668 (4.31)||0.272||0.361||0.384||3.82||0.978|
|2||St. Louis Cardinals||156||89||65||2||.571||5.0||780 (5.00)||634 (4.06)||0.270||0.344||0.401||3.53||0.979|
|3||Boston Braves||154||86||68||0||.558||8.0||701 (4.55)||622 (4.04)||0.275||0.345||0.390||3.62||0.974|
|4||New York Giants||155||81||73||1||.523||13.0||830 (5.35)||761 (4.91)||0.271||0.332||0.454||4.44||0.974|
|5||Cincinnati Reds||154||73||81||0||.474||21.0||681 (4.42)||755 (4.90)||0.259||0.327||0.375||4.41||0.977|
|6||Chicago Cubs||155||69||85||1||.445||25.0||567 (3.66)||722 (4.66)||0.259||0.319||0.361||4.04||0.975|
|7||Pittsburgh Pirates||156||62||92||2||.397||32.0||744 (4.77)||817 (5.24)||0.261||0.337||0.406||4.68||0.975|
|8||Philadelphia Phillies||155||62||92||1||.400||32.0||589 (3.80)||687 (4.43)||0.258||0.318||0.352||3.96||0.974|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Bob Elliott, a third baseman with the Boston Braves. In the award's voting, he had 205 out of a possible 336 points and 9 first place votes.
The winner of the Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Jackie Robinson, a first baseman with the Brooklyn Dodgers (NL). In the award's voting, he had 129 out of a possible 165 points and first place votes.
 Hall of Fame Game
The sixth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 21 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's Boston Braves defeated the New York Yankees of the American League by a score of 4 to 3.
 Notable events