The following are the baseball events of the year 1896 throughout the world.

Years in baseball

1896 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
    • 1895–96
    • 1896–97
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

Champions

National League final standings

1896 Baltimore Orioles
1896 Baltimore Orioles
National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 90 39 0.698 49–16 41–23
Cleveland Spiders 80 48 0.625 43–19 37–29
Cincinnati Reds 77 50 0.606 12 51–15 26–35
Boston Beaneaters 74 57 0.565 17 42–24 32–33
Chicago Colts 71 57 0.555 18½ 42–24 29–33
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 63 0.512 24 35–31 31–32
New York Giants 64 67 0.489 27 39–26 25–41
Philadelphia Phillies 62 68 0.477 28½ 42–27 20–41
Washington Senators 58 73 0.443 33 38–29 20–44
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 58 73 0.443 33 35–28 23–45
St. Louis Browns 40 90 0.308 50½ 27–34 13–56
Louisville Colonels 38 93 0.290 53 25–37 13–56

National League statistical leaders

Cy Young
Cy Young

Notable seasons

Events

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "Ed Delahanty Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 17, 2021.
  2. ^ "1896 National League Batting Leaders". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 17, 2021.
  3. ^ "Cy Young Stats". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 17, 2021.
  4. ^ "1896 National League Pitching Leaders". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved May 17, 2021.