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|1952 in baseball|
|1952 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||96||57||2||.619||-.-||775 (5.00)||603 (3.89)||0.262||0.345||0.399||3.53||0.982|
|2||New York Giants||154||92||62||0||.597||4.5||722 (4.69)||639 (4.15)||0.256||0.325||0.399||3.59||0.974|
|3||St. Louis Cardinals||154||88||66||0||.571||8.5||677 (4.40)||630 (4.09)||0.267||0.335||0.391||3.66||0.977|
|4||Philadelphia Phillies||154||87||67||0||.565||9.5||657 (4.27)||552 (3.58)||0.260||0.330||0.376||3.07||0.975|
|5||Chicago Cubs||155||77||77||1||.497||19.5||628 (4.05)||631 (4.07)||0.264||0.318||0.383||3.58||0.976|
|6||Cincinnati Reds||154||69||85||0||.448||27.5||615 (3.99)||659 (4.28)||0.249||0.312||0.366||4.01||0.982|
|7||Boston Braves||155||64||89||2||.413||32.0||569 (3.67)||651 (4.20)||0.233||0.298||0.343||3.78||0.975|
|8||Pittsburgh Pirates||155||42||112||1||.271||54.5||515 (3.32)||793 (5.12)||0.231||0.297||0.331||4.65||0.970|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The National League won the nineteenth midsummer classic at Shibe Park in Philadelphia, PA on Tuesday, July 8, 1952 by a score of 3 to 2 after the game went only 5 innings before being called due to rain. The league's manager was Leo Durocher.
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Hank Sauer, an outfielder with the Chicago Cubs. In the award's voting, he had 226 out of a possible 336 points and 8 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Joe Black, a pitcher with the Brooklyn Dodgers. In the award's voting, he had 19 out of a possible 24 points and 19 first place votes.
 Hall of Fame Game
The eleventh 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 Chicago Cubs lost to the Cleveland Indians of the American League by a score of 4 to 2.
 Notable events