From BR Bullpen
|1986 in baseball|
|1986 National League|
|Cuban National League|
|<< 1985 1987 >>|
 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||New York Mets||162||108||54||0||.667||-.-||783 (4.83)||578 (3.57)||0.263||0.338||0.401||3.11||0.978|
|2||Philadelphia Phillies||161||86||75||0||.534||21.5||739 (4.59)||713 (4.43)||0.253||0.325||0.400||3.85||0.978|
|3||St. Louis Cardinals||161||79||82||0||.491||28.5||601 (3.73)||611 (3.80)||0.236||0.309||0.327||3.37||0.981|
|4||Montreal Expos||161||78||83||0||.484||29.5||637 (3.96)||688 (4.27)||0.254||0.321||0.379||3.78||0.979|
|5||Chicago Cubs||160||70||90||0||.438||37.0||680 (4.25)||781 (4.88)||0.256||0.319||0.398||4.49||0.980|
|6||Pittsburgh Pirates||162||64||98||0||.395||44.0||663 (4.09)||700 (4.32)||0.250||0.321||0.374||3.90||0.978|
|1||Houston Astros||162||96||66||0||.593||-.-||654 (4.04)||569 (3.51)||0.255||0.322||0.381||3.15||0.978|
|2||Cincinnati Reds||162||86||76||0||.531||10.0||732 (4.52)||717 (4.43)||0.254||0.325||0.387||3.91||0.978|
|3||San Francisco Giants||162||83||79||0||.512||13.0||698 (4.31)||618 (3.81)||0.253||0.320||0.375||3.33||0.977|
|4||San Diego Padres||162||74||88||0||.457||22.0||656 (4.05)||723 (4.46)||0.261||0.321||0.388||3.99||0.978|
|5||Los Angeles Dodgers||162||73||89||0||.451||23.0||638 (3.94)||679 (4.19)||0.251||0.311||0.370||3.76||0.972|
|6||Atlanta Braves||161||72||89||0||.447||23.5||615 (3.82)||719 (4.47)||0.250||0.318||0.381||3.97||0.978|
 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 Mike Schmidt, a third baseman with the Philadelphia Phillies. In the award's voting, he had 287 out of a possible 336 points and 15 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Todd Worrell, a pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals. In the award's voting, he had 118 out of a possible 120 points and 23 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.
 Hall of Fame Game
 Notable events