1986 Major League Baseball Season
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1986 Major League Baseball Season

1986 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 7 - October 27, 1986
Number of games162
Number of teams26
Draft
Top draft pickJeff King
Picked byPittsburgh Pirates
Regular Season
Season MVPAL: Roger Clemens (BOS)
NL: Mike Schmidt (PHI)
League postseason
AL championsBoston Red Sox
  AL runners-upCalifornia Angels
NL championsNew York Mets
  NL runners-upHouston Astros
World Series
ChampionsNew York Mets
  Runners-upBoston Red Sox
World Series MVPRay Knight (NYM)
MLB seasons

The 1986 Major League Baseball season saw the New York Mets win their second World Series title, their first since 1969.

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  League Championship Series
(ALCS, NLCS)
World Series
                 
East Boston 4  
West California 3  
    AL Boston 3
  NL NY Mets 4
East NY Mets 4
West Houston 2  

Managers

American League

National League

Home Field Attendance & Payroll

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game Est. Payroll
Los Angeles Dodgers[1] 73 -23.2% 3,023,208 -7.4% 37,324 $15,213,776 38.7%
New York Mets[2] 108 10.2% 2,767,601 0.2% 34,168 $15,393,714 42.1%
California Angels[3] 92 2.2% 2,655,872 3.4% 32,389 $14,427,258 0.0%
St. Louis Cardinals[4] 79 -21.8% 2,471,974 -6.3% 30,518 $9,875,010 -16.4%
Toronto Blue Jays[5] 86 -13.1% 2,455,477 -0.5% 30,315 $12,801,047 37.2%
Kansas City Royals[6] 76 -16.5% 2,320,794 7.3% 28,652 $13,043,698 23.5%
New York Yankees[7] 90 -7.2% 2,268,030 2.4% 28,350 $18,494,253 29.9%
Boston Red Sox[8] 95 17.3% 2,147,641 20.2% 26,514 $14,402,239 32.2%
Baltimore Orioles[9] 73 -12.0% 1,973,176 -7.5% 24,977 $13,001,258 7.6%
Philadelphia Phillies[10] 86 14.7% 1,933,335 5.6% 24,167 $11,590,166 8.9%
Detroit Tigers[11] 87 3.6% 1,899,437 -16.9% 23,450 $12,335,714 19.2%
Chicago Cubs[12] 70 -9.1% 1,859,102 -14.0% 23,239 $17,208,165 35.5%
San Diego Padres[13] 74 -10.8% 1,805,716 -18.3% 22,293 $11,380,693 1.7%
Houston Astros[14] 96 15.7% 1,734,276 46.4% 21,411 $9,873,276 -1.2%
Cincinnati Reds[15] 86 -3.4% 1,692,432 -7.8% 20,894 $11,906,388 42.4%
Texas Rangers[16] 87 40.3% 1,692,002 52.1% 20,889 $6,743,119 -12.2%
San Francisco Giants[17] 83 33.9% 1,528,748 86.7% 18,873 $8,947,000 8.8%
Cleveland Indians[18] 84 40.0% 1,471,805 124.6% 18,170 $7,809,500 19.2%
Chicago White Sox[19] 72 -15.3% 1,424,313 -14.7% 17,584 $10,418,819 5.8%
Atlanta Braves[20] 72 9.1% 1,387,181 2.7% 17,126 $17,102,786 15.5%
Oakland Athletics[21] 76 -1.3% 1,314,646 -1.5% 15,839 $9,779,421 8.0%
Milwaukee Brewers[22] 77 8.5% 1,265,041 -7.0% 15,813 $9,943,642 -11.9%
Minnesota Twins[23] 71 -7.8% 1,255,453 -24.0% 15,499 $9,498,167 64.8%
Montreal Expos[24] 78 -7.1% 1,128,981 -24.9% 14,112 $11,103,600 17.2%
Seattle Mariners[25] 67 -9.5% 1,029,045 -8.8% 12,549 $5,958,309 29.2%
Pittsburgh Pirates[26] 64 12.3% 1,000,917 36.0% 12,357 $10,938,500 18.0%

Television coverage

Events

Deaths

References

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