2009 National League
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|2009 National League|
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 Season summary
- An asterisk (*) indicates the team won its league's wild card, 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||91||71||0||.562||-.-||730 (4.51)||640 (3.95)||0.263||0.332||0.415||3.66||0.985|
|2||Chicago Cubs||161||83||78||0||.516||7.5||707 (4.39)||672 (4.17)||0.255||0.332||0.407||3.84||0.983|
|3||Milwaukee Brewers||162||80||82||0||.494||11.0||785 (4.85)||818 (5.05)||0.263||0.341||0.426||3.85||0.984|
|4||Cincinnati Reds||162||78||84||0||.481||13.0||673 (4.15)||723 (4.46)||0.247||0.318||0.394||4.18||0.985|
|5||Houston Astros||162||74||88||0||.457||17.0||643 (3.97)||770 (4.75)||0.260||0.319||0.400||4.54||0.987|
|6||Pittsburgh Pirates||161||62||99||0||.385||28.5||636 (3.95)||768 (4.77)||0.252||0.318||0.387||4.59||0.988|
|1||Philadelphia Phillies||162||93||69||0||.574||-.-||820 (5.06)||709 (4.38)||0.258||0.334||0.447||4.16||0.987|
|2||Florida Marlins||162||87||75||0||.537||6.0||772 (4.77)||766 (4.73)||0.268||0.340||0.416||4.29||0.982|
|3||Atlanta Braves||162||86||76||0||.531||7.0||735 (4.54)||641 (3.96)||0.263||0.339||0.405||3.57||0.985|
|4||New York Mets||162||70||92||0||.432||23.0||671 (4.14)||757 (4.67)||0.270||0.335||0.394||4.45||0.984|
|5||Washington Nationals||162||59||103||0||.364||34.0||710 (4.38)||874 (5.40)||0.258||0.337||0.406||5.00||0.977|
|1||Los Angeles Dodgers||162||95||67||0||.586||-.-||780 (4.81)||611 (3.77)||0.270||0.346||0.412||3.41||0.986|
|2||Colorado Rockies*||162||92||70||0||.568||3.0||804 (4.96)||715 (4.41)||0.263||0.336||0.415||4.22||0.986|
|3||San Francisco Giants||162||88||74||0||.543||7.0||657 (4.06)||611 (3.77)||0.257||0.309||0.389||3.55||0.985|
|4||San Diego Padres||162||75||87||0||.463||20.0||638 (3.94)||769 (4.75)||0.242||0.321||0.381||4.37||0.984|
|5||Arizona Diamondbacks||162||70||92||0||.432||25.0||720 (4.44)||782 (4.83)||0.253||0.324||0.418||4.42||0.980|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
The 2009 National League playoffs featured the champions of the league's three divisions along with a wild card team. The teams competed in a best-of-five Division Series, followed by a best-of-seven League Championship Series. The winner of the League Championship Series represented the league in the World Series.
|Division Series||Championship Series|
|West.||Los Angeles Dodgers||3|
|Cent.||St. Louis Cardinals||0|
|West.||Los Angeles Dodgers||1|
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Albert Pujols, a first baseman with the St. Louis Cardinals, by unanimous vote. In the award's voting, he had 448 out of a possible 448 points and all 32 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Tim Lincecum of the San Francisco Giants. In the award's voting, he had 100 out of a possible 160 points and 11 first-place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Chris Coghlan, an outfielder with the Florida Marlins. In the award's voting, he had 105 out of a possible 160 points and 17 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 hitters as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.
 Notable events