1893 in baseball

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The following are the baseball events of the year 1893 throughout the world.  

Champions[edit]

National League final standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 86 43 0.667 49–15 37–28
Pittsburgh Pirates 81 48 0.628 5 54–19 27–29
Cleveland Spiders 73 55 0.570 12½ 47–22 26–33
Philadelphia Phillies 72 57 0.558 14 43–22 29–35
New York Giants 68 64 0.515 19½ 49–20 19–44
Cincinnati Reds 65 63 0.508 20½ 37–27 28–36
Brooklyn Grooms 65 63 0.508 20½ 43–24 22–39
Baltimore Orioles 60 70 0.462 26½ 36–24 24–46
Chicago Colts 56 71 0.441 29 38–34 18–37
St. Louis Browns 57 75 0.432 30½ 40–30 17–45
Louisville Colonels 50 75 0.400 34 24–28 26–47
Washington Senators 40 89 0.310 46 21–27 19–62


Events[edit]

  • November 21 – Ban Johnson is named president, secretary, and treasurer of the recently reorganized Western League. Under Johnson's leadership the WL will prosper.

Births[edit]

January–April[edit]

May–August[edit]

September–December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • January 4 – Jim Halpin, 29, shortstop in 1882, and 1884–1885.
  • March – Joseph Quinn, ??, catcher for two teams in 1881.
  • April 18 – Fred Siefke, 23, third baseman for the 1890 Brooklyn Gladiators.
  • October 10 – Lip Pike, 48, outfielder for several teams from 1871 to 1881 who batted .300 four times in the National Association and twice in the NL, winning four home run titles; the sport's first Jewish star
  • December 2 – Bill Gleason, 25, pitcher for the 1890 Cleveland Infants.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hit By A Pitch Team Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved 14 May 2012.