The following are the baseball events of the year 1880 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Inter-league playoff: Washington (NA) def. Chicago (NL), 4 games to 3 (1 tie game)

National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Stockings 67 17 0.798 37–5 30–12
Providence Grays 52 32 0.619 15 31–12 21–20
Cleveland Blues 47 37 0.560 20 24–19 23–18
Troy Trojans 41 42 0.494 25½ 20–21 21–21
Worcester Worcesters 40 43 0.482 26½ 24–17 16–26
Boston Red Caps 40 44 0.476 27 25–17 15–27
Buffalo Bisons 24 58 0.293 42 13–28 11–30
Cincinnati Stars 21 59 0.263 44 14–25 7–34

Statistical leaders

National League
Type Name Stat
AVG George Gore CHI .360
HR Jim O'Rourke BOS 6 Harry Stovey WOR 6
RBI Cap Anson CHI 74
Wins Jim McCormick CLE 45
ERA Tim Keefe TRO 0.86
Strikeouts Larry Corcoran CHI 268

Events

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Births

January–April

May–August

September–December

Barney Pelty

Deaths