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|1985 in baseball|
|1985 National League|
|Cuban National League|
|<< 1984 1986 >>|
 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||101||61||0||.623||-.-||747 (4.61)||572 (3.53)||0.264||0.336||0.379||3.10||0.983|
|2||New York Mets||162||98||64||0||.605||3.0||695 (4.29)||568 (3.51)||0.257||0.323||0.385||3.11||0.982|
|3||Montreal Expos||161||84||77||0||.522||16.5||633 (3.93)||636 (3.95)||0.247||0.310||0.375||3.55||0.981|
|4||Chicago Cubs||162||77||84||1||.475||23.5||686 (4.23)||729 (4.50)||0.254||0.324||0.390||4.16||0.979|
|5||Philadelphia Phillies||162||75||87||0||.463||26.0||667 (4.12)||673 (4.15)||0.245||0.311||0.383||3.68||0.978|
|6||Pittsburgh Pirates||161||57||104||0||.354||43.5||568 (3.53)||708 (4.40)||0.247||0.312||0.347||3.97||0.979|
|1||Los Angeles Dodgers||162||95||67||0||.586||-.-||682 (4.21)||579 (3.57)||0.261||0.327||0.382||2.96||0.974|
|2||Cincinnati Reds||162||89||72||1||.549||5.5||677 (4.18)||666 (4.11)||0.255||0.326||0.376||3.71||0.980|
|3||San Diego Padres||162||83||79||0||.512||12.0||650 (4.01)||622 (3.84)||0.255||0.319||0.368||3.40||0.980|
|4||Houston Astros||162||83||79||0||.512||12.0||706 (4.36)||691 (4.27)||0.261||0.319||0.388||3.66||0.976|
|5||Atlanta Braves||162||66||96||0||.407||29.0||632 (3.90)||781 (4.82)||0.246||0.315||0.363||4.19||0.976|
|6||San Francisco Giants||162||62||100||0||.383||33.0||556 (3.43)||674 (4.16)||0.233||0.296||0.348||3.61||0.977|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The National League Championship Series, featured St. Louis Cardinals, the Eastern Division winner, and the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Western Division winner. The Cardinals defeated the Dodgers, 4 games to 2.
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Willie McGee, an outfielder with the St. Louis Cardinals. In the award's voting, he had 280 out of a possible 336 points and 14 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Vince Coleman, an outfielder with the St. Louis Cardinals. In the award's voting, he had 120 out of a possible 120 points and 24 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.
 Silver Sluggers
The following players won the Silver Slugger 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 forty-second annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 29 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's Houston Astros defeated the Boston Red Sox of the American League by a score of 5 to 3 in 10 innings.
 Notable events