1975 National League
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The 1975 season of the National League was the one hundredth season of the league.
- 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||Pittsburgh Pirates||161||92||69||0||.571||-.-||712 (4.42)||565 (3.51)||0.263||0.321||0.402||3.01||0.976|
|2||Philadelphia Phillies||162||86||76||0||.531||6.5||735 (4.54)||694 (4.28)||0.269||0.341||0.402||3.82||0.976|
|3||New York Mets||162||82||80||0||.506||10.5||646 (3.99)||625 (3.86)||0.256||0.317||0.361||3.39||0.976|
|4||St. Louis Cardinals||163||82||80||1||.503||10.5||662 (4.06)||689 (4.23)||0.273||0.326||0.375||3.57||0.973|
|5||Montreal Expos||162||75||87||0||.463||17.5||601 (3.71)||690 (4.26)||0.244||0.316||0.348||3.72||0.973|
|6||Chicago Cubs||162||75||87||0||.463||17.5||712 (4.40)||827 (5.10)||0.259||0.338||0.368||4.49||0.972|
|1||Cincinnati Reds||162||108||54||0||.667||-.-||840 (5.19)||586 (3.62)||0.271||0.352||0.401||3.37||0.984|
|2||Los Angeles Dodgers||162||88||74||0||.543||20.0||648 (4.00)||534 (3.30)||0.248||0.324||0.365||2.92||0.979|
|3||San Francisco Giants||161||80||81||0||.497||27.5||659 (4.09)||671 (4.17)||0.259||0.333||0.365||3.74||0.977|
|4||San Diego Padres||162||71||91||0||.438||37.0||552 (3.41)||683 (4.22)||0.244||0.308||0.335||3.48||0.971|
|5||Atlanta Braves||161||67||94||0||.416||40.5||583 (3.62)||739 (4.59)||0.244||0.313||0.346||3.91||0.972|
|6||Houston Astros||162||64||97||1||.395||43.5||664 (4.10)||711 (4.39)||0.254||0.319||0.359||4.04||0.979|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
The National League won the forty-sixth midsummer classic at County Stadium in Milwaukee, WI on Tuesday, July 15, 1975 by a score of 6 to 3. The league's manager was Walter Alston.
The National League Championship Series, featured Pittsburgh Pirates, the Eastern Division winner, and the Cincinnati Reds, the Western Division winner. The Reds defeated the Pirates, 3 games to 0.
In the World Series, the National League champion Cincinnati Reds defeated the American League's Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3.
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 321 out of a possible 336 points and 21 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Cy Young Award, given its best pitcher, was Tom Seaver of the New York Mets. In the award's voting, he had 98 out of a possible 120 points and 15 first place votes.
The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was John Montefusco, a pitcher with the San Francisco Giants. In the award's voting, he had 12 out of a possible 24 points and 12 first place votes.
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.
- Player of the Month Award
- April: Joe Morgan, Cincinnati Reds
- May: Bob Watson, Houston Astros
- June: Joe Morgan, Cincinnati Reds
- July: Dave Kingman, New York Mets
- August: Tony Perez, Cincinnati Reds
- September: Andre Thornton, Chicago Cubs
- Pitcher of the Month Award
- April: Don Sutton, Los Angeles Dodgers
- May: Don Sutton, Los Angeles Dodgers
- June: Tom Seaver, New York Mets
- July: Al Hrabosky, St. Louis Cardinals
- August: Burt Hooton, Los Angeles Dodgers
- September: Burt Hooton, Los Angeles Dodgers
Hall of Fame Game
The thirty-third annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 18 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's San Francisco Giants lost to the Boston Red Sox of the American League by a score of 11 to 5.
- Nick Colosi
- Shag Crawford
- Jerry Dale
- Satch Davidson
- Bob Engel
- Bruce Froemming
- Tom Gorman
- Doug Harvey
- John Kibler
- John McSherry
- Andy Olsen
- Chris Pelekoudas
- Paul Pryor
- Frank Pulli
- Dutch Rennert
- Paul Runge
- Dick Stello
- Ed Sudol
- Terry Tata
- Ed Vargo
- Harry Wendelstedt
- Lee Weyer
- Art Williams
- Bill Williams
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