1882 in baseball

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

Champions

  • National League: Chicago def. Providence 5 games to 4
  • American Association: Cincinnati Red Stockings
  • League Alliance: New York Metropolitans

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 55 29 0.655 35–10 20–19
Providence Grays 52 32 0.619 3 30–12 22–20
Boston Red Caps 45 39 0.536 10 27–15 18–24
Buffalo Bisons 45 39 0.536 10 26–13 19–26
Cleveland Blues 42 40 0.512 12 21–19 21–21
Detroit Wolverines 42 41 0.506 12½ 24–18 18–23
Troy Trojans 35 48 0.422 19½ 22–20 13–28
Worcester Worcesters 18 66 0.214 37 12–30 6–36


American Association final standings

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Red Stockings 55 25 0.688 31–11 24–14
Louisville Eclipse 42 38 0.525 13 26–13 16–25
Philadelphia Athletics 41 34 0.547 11½ 21–18 20–16
Pittsburg Alleghenys 39 39 0.500 15 17–20 22–19
St. Louis Brown Stockings 37 43 0.463 18 24–20 13–23
Baltimore Orioles 19 54 0.260 32½ 7–25 12–29


Statistical leaders

National League statistical leaders

National League
Type Name Stat
AVG Dan Brouthers BUF .368
HR George Wood DTN 7
RBI Cap Anson CHC 83
Wins Jim McCormick CLV 36
ERA Larry Corcoran CHC 1.95
Strikeouts Charles Radbourn PRO 201

American Association statistical leaders

American Association
Type Name Stat
AVG Pete Browning LOU .378
HR Oscar Walker STL 7
RBI Hick Carpenter CIN 67
Wins Will White CIN 40
ERA Denny Driscoll PIT 1.21
Strikeouts Tony Mullane LOU 170

Notable seasons

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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