1975 Season

World Series Champion: Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati Reds over the Boston Red Sox (4-3)

Playoffs

ALCS: Boston Red Sox defeat Oakland Athletics 3-0
NLCS: Cincinnati Reds defeat Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0

 

Highlights

Firsts: Frank Robinson became the first African-American manager of the Cleveland Indians.
No-Hitter: June 1st – Nolan Ryan pitches his fourth career no-hitter.
Firsts: September 28th – Four pitchers share in a no-hitter. Vida Blue, Glenn Abbott, Paul Lindblad and Rollie Fingers combine to beat the California Angels, 5–0.

National League

EAST W L W-L% GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 92 69 .571
Philadelphia Phillies 86 76 .531 6.5
New York Mets 82 80 .506 10.5
St. Louis Cardinals 82 80 .506 10.5
Chicago Cubs 75 87 .463 17.5
Montreal Expos 75 87 .463 17.5
WEST W L W-L% GB
Cincinnati Reds 108 54 .667
Los Angeles Dodgers 88 74 .543 20.0
San Francisco Giants 80 81 .497 27.5
San Diego Padres 71 91 .438 37.0
Atlanta Braves 67 94 .416 40.5
Houston Astros 64 97 .398 43.5

NL Leaders

Most Valuable Player: Joe Morgan
Cy Young Award: Tom Seaver (NL)
Rookie of the Year: John Montefusco (NL)
Batting Title: Bill Madlock CHC .354
Home Runs: Mike Schmidt PHI 38
RBIs: Greg Luzinski PHI 120
Wins: Tom Seaver NYM 22
ERA: Randy Jones SDP 2.25
Strikeouts: Tom Seaver NYM 243

American League

EAST W L W-L% GB
Boston Red Sox 95 65 .594
Baltimore Orioles 90 69 .566 4.5
New York Yankees 83 77 .519 12.0
Cleveland Indians 79 80 .497 15.5
Milwaukee Brewers 68 94 .420 28.0
Detroit Tigers 57 102 .358 37.5
WEST W L W-L% GB
Oakland Athletics 98 64 .605
Kansas City Royals 91 71 .562 7.0
Texas Rangers 79 83 .488 19.0
Minnesota Twins 76 83 .478 20.5
Chicago White Sox 75 86 .466 22.5
California Angels 72 89 .447 25.5

AL Leaders

Most Valuable Player: Fred Lynn (AL) / Joe Morgan (NL)
Cy Young Award: Jim Palmer (AL) / Tom Seaver (NL)
Rookie of the Year: Fred Lynn (AL) / John Montefusco (NL)
Batting Title: Rod Carew MIN .359 Bill Madlock CHC .354
Home Runs: Reggie Jackson OAK & George Scott MLW 36 Mike Schmidt PHI 38
RBIs: George Scott MLW 109 Greg Luzinski PHI 120
Wins: Catfish Hunter NYY & Jim Palmer BAL 23 Tom Seaver NYM 22
ERA: Jim Palmer BAL 2.09 Randy Jones SDP 2.25
Strikeouts: Frank Tanana CAL 269 Tom Seaver NYM 243