The following are the baseball events of the year 1891 throughout the world.

Years in baseball

1891 in sports

  • American football
  • Aquatic sports
  • Association football
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Chess
  • Climbing
  • Combat sports
    • Sumo
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Equestrianism
  • Esports
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice sports
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Motorsport
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Rugby league‎
  • Rugby union
  • Snooker
    • 1890–91
    • 1891–92
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

Champions

World Series: Boston (NL) declined to meet Boston (AA)

Major league baseball final standings

National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 87 51 0.630 51–20 36–31
Chicago Colts 82 53 0.607 43–22 39–31
New York Giants 71 61 0.538 13 39–28 32–33
Philadelphia Phillies 68 69 0.496 18½ 35–34 33–35
Cleveland Spiders 65 74 0.468 22½ 40–28 25–46
Brooklyn Grooms 61 76 0.445 25½ 41–31 20–45
Cincinnati Reds 56 81 0.409 30½ 26–41 30–40
Pittsburgh Pirates 55 80 0.407 30½ 32–34 23–46

American Association final standings

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Reds 93 42 0.689 51–17 42–25
St. Louis Browns 85 51 0.625 52–21 33–30
Baltimore Orioles 71 64 0.526 22 44–24 27–40
Philadelphia Athletics 73 66 0.525 22 43–26 30–40
Milwaukee Brewers 21 15 0.583 22½ 16–5 5–10
Cincinnati Kelly's Killers 43 57 0.430 32½ 24–21 19–36
Columbus Solons 61 76 0.445 33 33–29 28–47
Louisville Colonels 54 83 0.394 40 39–32 15–51
Washington Statesmen 44 91 0.326 49 28–40 16–51

Statistical leaders

Bill Hutchinson
Bill Hutchinson

National League statistical leaders

National League
Type Name Stat
AVG Billy Hamilton PHP .340
HR Harry Stovey BSB 16 Mike Tiernan NY 16
RBI Cap Anson CHI 120
Wins Bill Hutchinson CHI 44
ERA John Ewing NYG 2.27
Strikeouts Amos Rusie NYG 337

American Association statistical leaders

American Association
Type Name Stat
AVG Dan Brouthers BSR .350
HR Duke Farrell BSR 12
RBI Hugh Duffy BSR 110 Duke Farrell BSR 110
Wins Sadie McMahon BAL 35
ERA Ed Crane CNK 2.45
Strikeouts Jack Stivetts STL 259

Notable seasons

Events

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "1891 National League Batting Leaders". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 29, 2020.
  2. ^ "Billy Hamilton Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 29, 2020.
  3. ^ "1891 National League Pitching Leaders". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 29, 2020.
  4. ^ "Bill Hutchison Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 29, 2020.