The following are the baseball events of the year 1916 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball
Woodrow Wilson throws out the ball on opening day.
Woodrow Wilson throws out the ball on opening day.

Champions

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Tris Speaker CLE .386 Hal Chase CIN .339
HR Wally Pipp NYY 12 Dave Robertson NYG &
Cy Williams CHC
12
RBI Del Pratt SLB 103 Heinie Zimmerman CHC & NYG 83
Wins Walter Johnson WSH 25 Pete Alexander PHP 33
ERA Babe Ruth BSR 1.75 Pete Alexander PHP 1.55
Ks Walter Johnson WSH 228 Pete Alexander PHP 167

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 91 63 0.591 49–28 42–35
Chicago White Sox 89 65 0.578 2 49–28 40–37
Detroit Tigers 87 67 0.565 4 49–28 38–39
New York Yankees 80 74 0.519 11 46–31 34–43
St. Louis Browns 79 75 0.513 12 45–32 34–43
Cleveland Indians 77 77 0.500 14 44–33 33–44
Washington Senators 76 77 0.497 14½ 49–28 27–49
Philadelphia Athletics 36 117 0.235 54½ 23–53 13–64

National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Robins 94 60 0.610 50–27 44–33
Philadelphia Phillies 91 62 0.595 50–29 41–33
Boston Braves 89 63 0.586 4 41–31 48–32
New York Giants 86 66 0.566 7 47–30 39–36
Chicago Cubs 67 86 0.438 26½ 37–41 30–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 65 89 0.422 29 37–40 28–49
St. Louis Cardinals 60 93 0.392 33½ 36–40 24–53
Cincinnati Reds 60 93 0.392 33½ 32–44 28–49


Events

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December