The following are the baseball events of the year 1889 throughout the world.

Years in baseball

1889 in sports

  • American football
  • Aquatic sports
  • Association football
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Canadian football
  • Chess
  • Climbing
  • Combat sports
    • Sumo
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Equestrianism
  • Esports
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice sports
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Motorsport
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Rugby league‎
  • Rugby union
  • Snooker
    • 1888–89
    • 1889–90
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

Champions

Major League Baseball

World Series

Main article: 1889 World Series

New York defeated Brooklyn, six games to three.

Ohio Championship
Philadelphia Championship

Minor League Baseball

College baseball

Major league baseball final standings

National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 83 43 0.659 47–15 36–28
Boston Beaneaters 83 45 0.648 1 48–17 35–28
Chicago White Stockings 67 65 0.508 19 37–30 30–35
Philadelphia Quakers 63 64 0.496 20½ 43–24 20–40
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 61 71 0.462 25 40–28 21–43
Cleveland Spiders 61 72 0.459 25½ 33–35 28–37
Indianapolis Hoosiers 59 75 0.440 28 32–36 27–39
Washington Nationals 41 83 0.331 41 24–29 17–54

American Association final standings

1889 Brooklyn Bridegrooms
1889 Brooklyn Bridegrooms
American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 93 44 0.679 50–19 43–25
St. Louis Browns 90 45 0.667 2 51–18 39–27
Philadelphia Athletics 75 58 0.564 16 46–22 29–36
Cincinnati Red Stockings 76 63 0.547 18 47–26 29–37
Baltimore Orioles 70 65 0.519 22 40–24 30–41
Columbus Solons 60 78 0.435 33½ 36–33 24–45
Kansas City Cowboys 55 82 0.401 38 35–35 20–47
Louisville Colonels 27 111 0.196 66½ 18–46 9–65

Statistical leaders

National League statistical leaders

National League
Type Name Stat
AVG Dan Brouthers BOS .373
HR Sam Thompson PHQ 20
RBI Roger Connor NY 130
Wins John Clarkson BOS 49
ERA John Clarkson BOS 2.73
Strikeouts John Clarkson BOS 284

American Association statistical leaders

American Association
Type Name Stat
AVG Tommy Tucker BAL .372
HR Bug Holliday CIN 19 Harry Stovey PHA 19
RBI Harry Stovey PHA 119
Wins Bob Caruthers BKN 40
ERA Jack Stivetts STL 2.25
Strikeouts Mark Baldwin CLB 368

Notable seasons

John Clarkson
John Clarkson

Events

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Births

January–April

^Some sources show 1890

May–August

September–December

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "Dan Brouthers Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 16, 2021.
  2. ^ "1889 National League Batting Leaders". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 16, 2021.
  3. ^ "John Clarkson Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 16, 2021.
  4. ^ "1889 National League Pitching Leaders". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 16, 2021.
  5. ^ "National League Runs Scored – During Every Inning of a 9 Inning Game". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved 6 June 2012.