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|1948 in baseball|
|1948 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||Boston Braves||154||91||62||1||.591||-.-||739 (4.80)||584 (3.79)||0.275||0.357||0.399||3.37||0.976|
|2||St. Louis Cardinals||155||85||69||1||.548||6.5||742 (4.79)||646 (4.17)||0.263||0.338||0.389||3.91||0.980|
|3||Brooklyn Dodgers||155||84||70||1||.542||7.5||744 (4.80)||667 (4.30)||0.261||0.336||0.381||3.75||0.973|
|4||Pittsburgh Pirates||156||83||71||2||.532||8.5||706 (4.53)||699 (4.48)||0.263||0.335||0.380||4.15||0.977|
|5||New York Giants||155||78||76||1||.503||13.5||780 (5.03)||704 (4.54)||0.256||0.332||0.408||3.93||0.974|
|6||Philadelphia Phillies||155||66||88||1||.426||25.5||591 (3.81)||729 (4.70)||0.259||0.316||0.368||4.08||0.964|
|7||Cincinnati Reds||153||64||89||0||.418||27.0||588 (3.84)||752 (4.92)||0.247||0.311||0.365||4.47||0.973|
|8||Chicago Cubs||155||64||90||1||.413||27.5||597 (3.85)||706 (4.55)||0.262||0.318||0.369||4.00||0.972|
 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 Stan Musial, an outfielder with the St. Louis Cardinals. In the award's voting, he had 303 out of a possible 336 points and 18 first place votes.
The winner of baseball's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Alvin Dark, a shortstop with the Boston Braves. In the award's voting, he had 27 out of a possible 48 points and 27 first place votes.
 Hall of Fame Game
The seventh annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 12 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's Philadelphia Phillies lost to the St. Louis Browns of the American League by a score of 7 to 5.
 Notable events