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|1949 in baseball|
|1949 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||156||97||57||2||.622||-.-||879 (5.63)||651 (4.17)||0.274||0.350||0.419||3.80||0.979|
|2||St. Louis Cardinals||157||96||58||3||.611||1.0||766 (4.88)||616 (3.92)||0.277||0.345||0.404||3.44||0.977|
|3||Philadelphia Phillies||154||81||73||0||.526||16.0||662 (4.30)||668 (4.34)||0.254||0.322||0.388||3.89||0.974|
|4||Boston Braves||157||75||79||3||.478||22.0||706 (4.50)||719 (4.58)||0.258||0.342||0.374||3.99||0.975|
|5||New York Giants||156||73||81||2||.468||24.0||736 (4.72)||693 (4.44)||0.261||0.337||0.401||3.82||0.973|
|6||Pittsburgh Pirates||154||71||83||0||.461||26.0||681 (4.42)||760 (4.94)||0.259||0.329||0.384||4.57||0.978|
|7||Cincinnati Reds||156||62||92||2||.397||35.0||627 (4.02)||770 (4.94)||0.260||0.314||0.368||4.34||0.977|
|8||Chicago Cubs||154||61||93||0||.396||36.0||593 (3.85)||773 (5.02)||0.256||0.309||0.373||4.50||0.970|
 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 Jackie Robinson, a second baseman with the Brooklyn Dodgers. In the award's voting, he had 264 out of a possible 336 points and 12 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Don Newcombe, a pitcher with the Brooklyn Dodgers. In the award's voting, he had 21 out of a possible 24 points and 21 first place votes.
 Hall of Fame Game
The eighth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on June 13 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Washington Senators of the American League by a score of 8 to 7.
 Notable events