The following are the baseball events of the year 1871 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

National Association final standings

National Association
Rank Club Wins Losses Win % Runs for runs against   GB
1st Athletic (Philadelphia) 21 7 .750 376 266
2nd Chicago 19 9 .690 302 241 2.0
3rd Boston 20 10 .688 401 303 2.0
4th Olympic (Washington) 16 15 .516 310 303 7.0
5th Union (Troy) 15 15 .500 7.5
6th Mutual (New York) 17 18 .486 302 313 8
7th Forest City of Cleveland 10 19 .345 249 341 12
8th Kekionga (Ft. Wayne) 7 21 .250 137 243 14.5
9th Forest City of Rockford 6 21 .222 231 287 15

The tenth founding member, the National club of Washington, did not enter a team for the championship until 1872.

Statistical leaders

National Association
Type Name Stat
AVG Levi Meyerle ATH .492
HR Levi Meyerle ATH 4 Lip Pike TRO 4 Fred Treacey CHI 4
RBI Rynie Wolters NYU 44
Slug% Levi Meyerle ATH .700
Wins Albert Spalding BOS 19
ERA George Zettlein CHI 1.62
OBA Rynie Wolters NYU .263
Strikeouts Al Pratt CLE 34

Notable seasons

Events

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Births

Deaths

None

References