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|1976 in baseball|
|1976 National League|
|Cuban 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||Philadelphia Phillies||162||101||61||0||.623||-.-||770 (4.75)||557 (3.44)||0.272||0.337||0.395||3.08||0.981|
|2||Pittsburgh Pirates||162||92||70||0||.568||9.0||708 (4.37)||630 (3.89)||0.267||0.320||0.391||3.36||0.975|
|3||New York Mets||162||86||76||0||.531||15.0||615 (3.80)||538 (3.32)||0.246||0.317||0.352||2.94||0.979|
|4||Chicago Cubs||162||75||87||0||.463||26.0||611 (3.77)||728 (4.49)||0.251||0.312||0.356||3.93||0.978|
|5||St. Louis Cardinals||162||72||90||0||.444||29.0||629 (3.88)||671 (4.14)||0.260||0.322||0.359||3.60||0.973|
|6||Montreal Expos||162||55||107||0||.340||46.0||531 (3.28)||734 (4.53)||0.235||0.291||0.340||3.99||0.975|
|1||Cincinnati Reds||162||102||60||0||.630||-.-||857 (5.29)||633 (3.91)||0.280||0.357||0.424||3.51||0.984|
|2||Los Angeles Dodgers||162||92||70||0||.568||10.0||608 (3.75)||543 (3.35)||0.251||0.312||0.349||3.02||0.980|
|3||Houston Astros||162||80||82||0||.494||22.0||625 (3.86)||657 (4.06)||0.256||0.322||0.347||3.56||0.978|
|4||San Francisco Giants||162||74||88||0||.457||28.0||595 (3.67)||686 (4.23)||0.246||0.311||0.345||3.53||0.972|
|5||San Diego Padres||162||73||89||0||.451||29.0||570 (3.52)||662 (4.09)||0.247||0.310||0.337||3.65||0.978|
|6||Atlanta Braves||162||70||92||0||.432||32.0||620 (3.83)||700 (4.32)||0.245||0.320||0.334||3.86||0.973|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The National League Championship Series, featured Philadelphia Phillies, the Eastern Division winner, and the Cincinnati Reds, the Western Division winner. The Reds defeated the Phillies, 3 games to 0.
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Joe Morgan (morgajo02), a second baseman with the Cincinnati Reds. In the award's voting, he had 311 out of a possible 336 points and 19 first place votes.
The winners of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, were Butch Metzger of the San Diego Padres and Pat Zachry of the Cincinnati Reds. In the award's voting, both had 11 out of a possible 24 points and 11 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
- Pitcher of the Month Award
 Hall of Fame Game
The thirty-fourth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 9 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 Milwaukee Brewers of the American League by a score of 9 to 3.
 Notable events
 Further Reading
- Dan Epstein: Stars and Strikes: Baseball and America in the Bicentennial Summer of '76, Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martins Press, New York, NY, 2014. ISBN 978-1250034380