1968 National League
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|1968 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||St. Louis Cardinals||162||97||65||0||.599||-.-||583 (3.60)||472 (2.91)||0.249||0.297||0.346||2.49||0.978|
|2||San Francisco Giants||163||88||74||1||.540||9.0||599 (3.67)||529 (3.25)||0.239||0.304||0.341||2.71||0.975|
|3||Chicago Cubs||163||84||78||1||.515||13.0||612 (3.75)||611 (3.75)||0.242||0.295||0.366||3.41||0.981|
|4||Cincinnati Reds||163||83||79||1||.509||14.0||690 (4.23)||673 (4.13)||0.273||0.318||0.389||3.56||0.978|
|5||Atlanta Braves||163||81||81||1||.497||16.0||514 (3.15)||549 (3.37)||0.252||0.304||0.339||2.92||0.980|
|6||Pittsburgh Pirates||163||80||82||1||.491||17.0||583 (3.58)||532 (3.26)||0.252||0.305||0.343||2.74||0.979|
|7||Philadelphia Phillies||162||76||86||0||.469||21.0||543 (3.35)||615 (3.80)||0.233||0.294||0.333||3.36||0.980|
|8||Los Angeles Dodgers||162||76||86||0||.469||21.0||470 (2.90)||509 (3.14)||0.230||0.289||0.319||2.69||0.977|
|9||New York Mets||163||73||89||1||.448||24.0||473 (2.90)||499 (3.06)||0.228||0.277||0.315||2.72||0.979|
|10||Houston Astros||162||72||90||0||.444||25.0||510 (3.15)||588 (3.63)||0.231||0.294||0.317||3.26||0.975|
 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 Gibson (gibsobo01), a pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals. In the award's voting, he had 242 out of a possible 280 points and 14 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Bob Gibson (gibsobo01) of the St. Louis Cardinals. In the award's voting, he had 20 out of a possible 20 points and 20 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Johnny Bench, a catcher with the Cincinnati Reds. In the award's voting, he had 10 out of a possible 20 points and 10 first place votes.
 Gold Gloves
The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
 Monthly Awards
- Player of the Month Award
 Hall of Fame Game
The twenty-sixth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 22 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 Detroit Tigers of the American League by a score of 10 to 1.
 Notable events
- Al Barlick
- Ken Burkhart
- Nick Colosi
- Shag Crawford
- Frank Dezelan
- Augie Donatelli
- Bob Engel
- Tom Gorman
 Further Reading
- Tim Wendel: Summer of '68: The Season That Changed Baseball, and America, Forever, Da Capo Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012.