Who did the Mets play in the 1986 playoffs?

1986 NLCS New York Mets over Houston Astros (4-2)

  • WS MVP: Ray Knight.
  • NLCS MVP: Mike Scott.
  • ALCS MVP: Marty Barrett.

Who did the Mets beat in the 1986 NLCS?

New York Mets over Boston Red Sox (4-3)

Who was the best baseball player in 1986?

Wade Boggs
MLB Season History – 1986

1. Wade Boggs .357
2. Don Mattingly .352
3. Hubie Brooks .340
4. Tim Raines Sr. .334

Who won the MVP in the MLB in 1986?

Roger Clemens
1986 Major League Baseball season

1986 MLB season
Season MVP AL: Roger Clemens (BOS) NL: Mike Schmidt (PHI)
League postseason
AL champions Boston Red Sox
AL runners-up California Angels

Who won Game 5 of the 1986 NLCS?

October 14, 1986: Gary Carter’s 12th-inning single wins Game 5 of NLCS. In Game Five, it got even better. Nolan Ryan pitched nine innings for the Astros, allowing just one run on two hits while striking out 12. Houston scored just once off Dwight Gooden in 10 innings.

Why did Astros have home field in 1986 NLCS?

NEW YORK — The Houston Astros, who were awarded the home-field advantage during the playoffs because of scheduling conflicts, gained another edge Monday when Game 5 of the NL Championship Series was rained out.

Who blew the 1986 World Series?

New York Mets They then won a tightly contested 1986 National League Championship Series against the Houston Astros, 4 games to 2, clinching the series with a 7–6, 16-inning win in Game 6.

What happened in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series?

October 25 will forever be the date the Mets came back to defeat the Boston Red Sox in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. The come-from-behind, walk-off win in the bottom of the 10th inning – thank you, Bill Buckner – eventually led to a Game 7 victory for New York to secure their second franchise title.

Who has the most home runs in 1986?

Major League Batting Leaders

1. Mattingly • NYY 238
2. Puckett • MIN 223
3. Fernandez • TOR 213
4. Gwynn • SDP 211
5. Sax • LAD 210

Who were MLB rookies in 1986?

1986 American League Debuts

1986 American League Debuts 1986 A.L. Rookies | 1986 N.L. Rookies | Baseball Firsts (All Years)
# Name (sort) Age (sort)
1 Kenny Williams 22
6 Andy Allanson 24
43 Scott Bailes 24