The following are the baseball events of the year 1892 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball
1892 Cleveland Spiders team photo

Champions

National League final standings

1892 National League season
LeagueNational League
SportBaseball
DurationApril 12 – October 15, 1892
Number of games154
Number of teams12
Regular season[1]
First-half winnerBoston Beaneaters (52–22)
Second-half winnerCleveland Spiders (53–23)
World's Championship Series
ChampionsBoston Beaneaters (5–0–1)
  Runners-upCleveland Spiders (0–5–1)

The National League played a split season schedule, with the teams that had the best record in each half of the season meeting in a postseason best-of-nine series, known at the time as the "World's Championship Series".

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 102 48 0.680 54–21 48–27
Cleveland Spiders 93 56 0.624 54–24 39–32
Brooklyn Grooms 95 59 0.617 9 51–24 44–35
Philadelphia Phillies 87 66 0.569 16½ 55–26 32–40
Cincinnati Reds 82 68 0.547 20 45–32 37–36
Pittsburgh Pirates 80 73 0.523 23½ 54–34 26–39
Chicago Colts 70 76 0.479 30 36–31 34–45
New York Giants 71 80 0.470 31½ 42–36 29–44
Louisville Colonels 63 89 0.414 40 37–31 26–58
Washington Senators 58 93 0.384 44½ 34–36 24–57
St. Louis Browns 56 94 0.373 46 37–36 19–58
Baltimore Orioles 46 101 0.313 54½ 29–44 17–57
National League
First Half Standings
W L Pct. GB
Boston Beaneaters 52 22 .703
Brooklyn Grooms 51 26 .662 2+12
Philadelphia Phillies 46 30 .605 7
Cincinnati Reds 44 31 .587 8+12
Cleveland Spiders 40 33 .548 11+12
Pittsburgh Pirates 37 39 .487 16
Washington Senators 35 41 .461 18
Chicago Colts 31 39 .443 19
St. Louis Browns 31 42 .425 20+12
New York Giants 31 43 .419 21
Louisville Colonels 30 47 .390 23+12
Baltimore Orioles 20 55 .267 32+12
National League
Second Half Standings
W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Spiders 53 23 .697
Boston Beaneaters 50 26 .658 3
Brooklyn Grooms 44 33 .571 9+12
Pittsburgh Pirates 43 34 .558 10+12
Philadelphia Phillies 41 36 .532 12+12
New York Giants 40 37 .519 13+12
Chicago Colts 39 37 .513 14
Cincinnati Reds 38 37 .507 14+12
Louisville Colonels 33 42 .440 19+12
Baltimore Orioles 26 46 .361 25
St. Louis Browns 25 52 .325 28+12
Washington Senators 23 52 .307 29+12

Statistical leaders

ERA leader Cy Young
ERA leader Cy Young
National League
Type Name Stat
AVG Dan Brouthers BRO .358
HR Bug Holliday CIN 13
RBI Dan Brouthers BRO 124
Wins Bill Hutchinson CHC 36 Cy Young CLV 36
ERA Cy Young CLV 1.93
Strikeouts Bill Hutchinson CHC 314

Events

Jack Stivetts

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "The 1892 Season". Retrosheet. Retrieved April 4, 2021.
  2. ^ Landers, Chris (June 6, 2017). "Did you know that Benjamin Harrison was the first president to attend a Major League game?". MLB.com. Retrieved April 5, 2021.
  3. ^ "Events of Wednesday, July 13, 1892".
  4. ^ "Events of Thursday, July 14, 1892".
  5. ^ "Events of Friday, July 15, 1892".
  6. ^ Lansche, Jerry (1991). Glory Fades Away. Taylor Publishing. p. 207.