1873 in baseball

1873 in baseball

The following are the baseball events of the year 1873 throughout the world.

Contents

  • Champions 1
  • National Association final standings 2
  • Statistical leaders 3
  • Notable seasons 4
  • Events 5
    • January–March 5.1
    • April–June 5.2
    • July–September 5.3
    • October–December 5.4
  • Births 6
  • Deaths 7
  • External links 8
  • References 9

Champions

National Association final standings

National Association
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Boston Red Stockings 43 16 .729
2nd Philadelphia White Stockings 36 17 .679 4.0
3rd Baltimore Canaries 33 22 .600 8
4th Philadelphia Athletics 28 23 .549 11.0
5th New York Mutuals 29 24 .547 11.0
6th Brooklyn Atlantics 17 37 .315 23.5
7th Washington Blue Legs 8 31 .205 25.0
8th Elizabeth Resolutes 2 21 .087 23.0
9th Baltimore Marylands 0 5 .000 16

Statistical leaders

National Association
Type Name Stat
AVG Ross Barnes BOS .425
HR Lip Pike BAL 4
RBI Deacon White BOS 66
Wins Albert Spalding BOS 41
ERA Cherokee Fisher ATH 1.81
Strikeouts Bobby Mathews NYU 75

Notable seasons

Events

January–March

  • March 3 – For the first time, the NA adopts a standardized ball to be used in all league games.

April–June

July–September

October–December

Births

Deaths

External links

  • 1873 season at baseball-reference.com
  • Charlton's Baseball Chronology at BaseballLibrary.com
  • Retrosheet.org

References

  • Levine, Peter (1985). A.G. Spalding and the Rise of Baseball: The Promise of American Sport. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-503552-6