The following are the baseball events of the year 1878 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Inter-league playoff: Boston (NL) and Buffalo (IA) each won 1 game in 2 game series.

National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Caps 41 19 0.683 23–7 18–12
Cincinnati Reds 37 23 0.617 4 25–8 12–15
Providence Grays 33 27 0.550 8 17–13 16–14
Chicago White Stockings 30 30 0.500 11 17–18 13–12
Indianapolis Blues 24 36 0.400 17 10–17 14–19
Milwaukee Grays 15 45 0.250 26 7–18 8–27

Statistical leaders

Paul Hines
Paul Hines
National League
Type Name Stat
AVG Paul Hines PRO .358
HR Paul Hines PRO 4
RBI Paul Hines PRO 50
Wins Tommy Bond BOS 40
ERA John Montgomery Ward PRO 1.51
Strikeouts Tommy Bond BOS 182

Notable seasons

Events

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "1878 National League Batting Leaders". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 29, 2020.
  2. ^ "Paul Hines Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 29, 2020.
  3. ^ "1878 National League Pitching Leaders". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 29, 2020.
  4. ^ "Tommy Bond Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 29, 2020.