Although the Chicago White Stockings finished with the best regular-season record – making them the default NL champions as no playoff existed – the White Stockings and Brown Stockings agreed to face off in an unofficial five-game playoff for the title "Champions of the West." The Brown Stockings won the series
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1876 Chicago White Stockings LogoChicago   5214.788-
1876 Hartford Dark Blues LogoHartford 4721.6916.0
1876 St. Louis Brown Stockings LogoSt. Louis 4519.7036.0
1876 Boston Red Caps LogoBoston 3931.55715.0
1876 Louisville Grays LogoLouisville 3036.45522.0
1876 New York Mutuals LogoNew York 2135.37526.0
1876 Philadelphia Athletics LogoPhiladelphia 1445.23734.5
1876 Cincinnati Red Stockings LogoCincinnati 956.13842.5

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