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The following are the baseball events of the year 1876 throughout the world.  

The National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs was formed in 1876 to replace the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players, which folded following the 1875 season. The initial National League season began with eight teams, and they were asked to play seventy games between April 22 and October 21.[1]

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Champions

Major league baseball final standings

National League[2]
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Chicago White Stockings 52 14 .788     --
2nd Hartford Dark Blues 47 21 .691   6.0
3rd St. Louis Brown Stockings 45 19 .703   6.0
4th Boston Red Caps 39 31 .557 15.0
5th Louisville Grays 30 36 .455 22.0
6th New York Mutuals 21 35 .375 26.0
7th Philadelphia Athletics 14 45 .237 34.5
8th Cincinnati Reds 9 56 .138 42.5

Statistical leaders

National League[3]
Type Name Stat
AVG Ross Barnes CHC .429
HR George Hall ATH 5
RBI Deacon White CHC 60
Wins Albert Spalding CHC 47
ERA George Bradley STL 1.23
Strikeouts Jim Devlin LOU 122

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April-June

July-September

October-December

Transactions

Free agents

Loans

Births

  • Unless otherwise noted, all birth dates as reported by Retrosheet.[6]

Deaths

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