1893 Major League Baseball season

1893 Major League Baseball season

The following are the baseball events of the year 1893 throughout the world.  

Champions

National League final standings

Events

  • November 21 – Ban Johnson is named president, secretary, and treasurer of the recently reorganized Western League. Under Johnson's leadership the WL will prosper.

Births

January–April

May–August

September–December

Deaths

  • January 4 – Jim Halpin, 29, shortstop in 1882, and 1884–1885.
  • March – Joseph Quinn, ??, catcher for two teams in 1881.
  • April 18 – Fred Siefke, 23, third baseman for the 1890 Brooklyn Gladiators.
  • October 10 – Lip Pike, 48, outfielder for several teams from 1871 to 1881 who batted .300 four times in the National Association and twice in the NL, winning four home run titles; the sport's first Jewish star
  • December 2 – Bill Gleason, 25, pitcher for the 1890 Cleveland Infants.

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