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|1964 in baseball|
|1964 National League|
|Cuban National League|
|<< 1963 1965 >>|
 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||St. Louis Cardinals||162||93||69||0||.574||-.-||715 (4.41)||652 (4.02)||0.272||0.324||0.392||3.43||0.973|
|2||Philadelphia Phillies||162||92||70||0||.568||1.0||693 (4.28)||632 (3.90)||0.258||0.313||0.391||3.36||0.975|
|3||Cincinnati Reds||163||92||70||1||.564||1.0||660 (4.05)||566 (3.47)||0.249||0.306||0.372||3.07||0.979|
|4||San Francisco Giants||162||90||72||0||.556||3.0||656 (4.05)||587 (3.62)||0.246||0.309||0.382||3.19||0.975|
|5||Milwaukee Braves||162||88||74||0||.543||5.0||803 (4.96)||744 (4.59)||0.272||0.330||0.418||4.12||0.977|
|6||Pittsburgh Pirates||162||80||82||0||.494||13.0||663 (4.09)||636 (3.93)||0.264||0.314||0.389||3.52||0.972|
|7||Los Angeles Dodgers||164||80||82||2||.488||13.0||614 (3.74)||572 (3.49)||0.250||0.305||0.340||2.95||0.973|
|8||Chicago Cubs||162||76||86||0||.469||17.0||649 (4.01)||724 (4.47)||0.251||0.313||0.390||4.08||0.975|
|9||Houston Colt .45's||162||66||96||0||.407||31.0||495 (3.06)||628 (3.88)||0.229||0.281||0.315||3.41||0.976|
|10||New York Mets||163||53||109||1||.325||40.0||569 (3.49)||776 (4.76)||0.246||0.291||0.348||4.25||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 Ken Boyer, a third baseman with the St. Louis Cardinals. In the award's voting, he had 243 out of a possible 280 points and 14 first place votes.
The winner of the Cy Young Award, given to the best pitcher in Major League Baseball irrespective of league, was Dean Chance of the Los Angeles Angels (AL). In the award's voting, he had 17 out of a possible 20 points and 17 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Dick Allen, a third baseman with the Philadelphia Phillies. In the award's voting, he had 18 out of a possible 20 points and 18 first place votes.
 Gold Gloves
The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by sportswriters, at their respective position.
 Monthly Awards
- Player of the Month Award
 Hall of Fame Game
The twenty-second annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 27 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's New York Mets lost to the Washington Senators of the American League by a score of 6 to 4.
 Notable events
 Further Reading
- William A. Cook: The Summer of '64: A Pennant Lost, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2002.