1882 in baseball

The following are the baseball events of the year 1882 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Interleague

  • Chicago (NL) vs. Cincinnati (AA) tie 1 game each
  • Chicago (NL) def. New York (LA) 2 games to 1

Major league baseball final standings

National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Stockings 5529 0.655 35–10 20–19
Providence Grays 5232 0.619 3 30–12 22–20
Boston Red Caps 4539 0.536 10 27–15 18–24
Buffalo Bisons 4539 0.536 10 26–13 19–26
Cleveland Blues 4240 0.512 12 21–19 21–21
Detroit Wolverines 4241 0.506 12½ 24–18 18–23
Troy Trojans 3548 0.422 19½ 22–20 13–28
Worcester Worcesters 1866 0.214 37 12–30 6–36

American Association final standings

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Red Stockings 5525 0.688 31–11 24–14
Louisville Eclipse 4238 0.525 13 26–13 16–25
Philadelphia Athletics 4134 0.547 11½ 21–18 20–16
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 3939 0.500 15 17–20 22–19
St. Louis Brown Stockings 3743 0.463 18 24–20 13–23
Baltimore Orioles 1954 0.260 32½ 7–25 12–29

Statistical leaders

National League statistical leaders

National League
TypeNameStat
AVGDan Brouthers BUF.368
HRGeorge Wood DET7
RBICap Anson CHI83
WinsJim McCormick CLE36
ERALarry Corcoran CHI1.95
StrikeoutsCharles Radbourn PRO201

American Association statistical leaders

American Association
TypeNameStat
AVGPete Browning LOU.378
HROscar Walker STL7
RBIHick Carpenter CIN67
WinsWill White CIN40
ERADenny Driscoll PIT1.21
StrikeoutsTony Mullane LOU170

Events

January–March

  • January 20 – The state of Kentucky modifies a poorly written law that had banned baseball from being played in the state.
  • February 25 – In an effort to increase attendance, the Providence Grays will require their players and the opposition team to parade through the streets of Providence in full uniform on game days, accompanied by a brass band.
  • March 11 – After losing Dasher Troy and Sam Wise to the National League after signing contracts to play in the American Association, the AA drops its policy honoring the blacklist and expelled list of the National League.

April–June

July–September

October–December

Births

Deaths

References

  1. "A Look at Pitchers Who Take Each Other Deep". BaseballLibrary.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
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