1986 Major League Baseball season
This article is about the 1986 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1986 in baseball.
|1986 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 7, 1986 – October 21, 1986|
AL: Roger Clemens (BOS)|
NL: Mike Schmidt (PHI)
|AL champions||Boston Red Sox|
|AL runners-up||California Angels|
|NL champions||New York Mets|
|NL runners-up||Houston Astros|
|Champions||New York Mets|
|Runners-up||Boston Red Sox|
|Finals MVP||Ray Knight (NYM)|
The 1986 Major League Baseball season.
Awards and honors
- Most Valuable Player
- Cy Young Award
- Rookie of the Year
- Rolaids Relief Man of the Year Award
- Manager of the Year Award
Major league baseball final standings
|League Championship Series
|NL||New York Mets||4|
|East||New York Mets||4|
- American League Championship Series: Marty Barrett, MVP
- National League Championship Series: Mike Scott, MVP
- All-Star Game, July 15 at Astrodome: American League, 3–2; Roger Clemens, MVP
- April 7 – On Opening Day at Tiger Stadium, Boston Red Sox player Dwight Evans achieves a major league first by hitting a home run off Jack Morris on the first pitch of the season.
- April 29 – Roger Clemens struck out 20 batters in one game, the first time any pitcher had struck out 20 batters in a nine-inning game.
- June 6 – San Diego Padres manager Steve Boros is ejected before the first pitch, after showing the umpire video footage of a disputed play from the night before.
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