1976 Season

World Series Champion

Cincinnati Reds

Reds over the Yankees (4-0)
World Series MVP: Johnny Bench (CIN)

Playoffs

ALCS: Yankees defeat the Royals 3-2
NLCS: Reds defeat the Phillies 3-0

Highlights

1. Robin Roberts and Bob Lemon are elected to the Hall of Fame
2. July 13th:  The National League wins the All-Star Game 7–1
3. July 20th: Hank Aaron hits his 755th and final home run
4. September 10th:  Nolan Ryan strikes out 18 White Sox
5. September 26th: The Expos play their final game at Jarry Park
6. November 5th: Expansion franchises in Seattle and Toronto begin their draft

No-Hitters

July 9th: Larry Dierker,  Astros 6 – Expos 0
July 28th: Odom (5 IP) | Barrios (4 IP), White Sox 2 – Athletics 1
August 9th: John Candelaria, Pirates 2 – Dodgers 0
September 29th: John Montefusco, Giants 9 – Braves 0

National League

EAST W L W-L% GB
Philadelphia Phillies 101 61 .623
Pittsburgh Pirates 92 70 .568 9.0
New York Mets 86 76 .531 15.0
Chicago Cubs 75 87 .463 26.0
St. Louis Cardinals 72 90 .444 29.0
Montreal Expos 55 107 .340 46.0
WEST W L W-L% GB
Cincinnati Reds 102 60 .630
Los Angeles Dodgers 92 70 .568 10.0
Houston Astros 80 82 .494 22.0
San Francisco Giants 74 88 .457 28.0
San Diego Padres 73 89 .451 29.0
Atlanta Braves 70 92 .432 32.0

NL Leaders

WAR: Joe Morgan (CIN), 9.6
Most Valuable Player: Joe Morgan (CIN)
Cy Young Award: Randy Jones (SDP)
Rookie of the Year: Butch Metzger (SDP)
Batting Title: Bill Madlock (CHC), .339
Home Runs: Mike Schmidt (PHI), 38
RBIs: George Foster (CIN), 121
Wins: Randy Jones (SDP), 22
ERA: John Denny (STL), 2.52
Strikeouts: Tom Seaver (NYM). 235

American League

EAST W L W-L% GB
New York Yankees 97 62 .610
Baltimore Orioles 88 74 .543 10.5
Boston Red Sox 83 79 .512 15.5
Cleveland Indians 81 78 .509 16.0
Detroit Tigers 74 87 .460 24.0
Milwaukee Brewers 66 95 .410 32.0
WEST W L W-L% GB
Kansas City Royals 90 72 .556
Oakland Athletics 87 74 .540 2.5
Minnesota Twins 85 77 .525 5.0
California Angels 76 86 .469 14.0
Texas Rangers 76 86 .469 14.0
Chicago White Sox 64 97 .398 25.5

AL Leaders

WAR: Mark Fidrych (DET), 9.6
Most Valuable Player: 
Thurman Munson (NYY)
Cy Young Award: Jim Palmer (BAL)
Rookie of the Year: Mark Fidrych (DET)
Batting Title: George Brett (KCR), .333
Home Runs: Graig Nettles (NYY), 32
RBIs: Lee May (BAL), 109
Wins: Jim Palmer (BAL), 22
ERA: Mark Fidrych (DET), 2.34
Strikeouts: Nolan Ryan (CAL), 327