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The following are the baseball events of the year 1882 throughout the world.  

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Champions

  • National League: Chicago def. Providence 5 games to 4
  • American Association: Cincinnati Red Stockings
  • League Alliance: New York Metropolitans

Interleague

  • Chicago (NL) vs. Cincinnati (AA) tie 1 game each
  • Chicago (NL) def. New York (LA) 2 games to 1

Major league baseball final standings

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National League final standings

National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Chicago White Stockings 55 29 .655 --
2nd Providence Grays 52 32 .619 3
3rd Buffalo Bisons 45 39 .536 10
4th Boston Red Caps 45 39 .536 10
5th Cleveland Blues 42 40 .512 12
6th Detroit Wolverines 42 41 .506 12.5
7th Troy Trojans 35 48 .422 19.5
8th Worcester Ruby Legs 18 66 .214 37

American Association final standings

American Association
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Cincinnati Red Stockings 55 25 .688 --
2nd Louisville Eclipse 42 38 .525 13
3rd Philadelphia Athletics 41 34 .547 11.5
4th Pittsburgh Alleghenys 39 39 .500 15
5th St. Louis Brown Stockings 37 43 .463 18
6th Baltimore Orioles 19 54 .260 33.5

Statistical leaders

National League Statistical Leaders

National League
Type Name Stat
AVG Dan Brouthers BUF .368
HR George Wood DTN 7
RBI Cap Anson CHC 83
Wins Jim McCormick CLV 36
ERA Larry Corcoran CHC 1.95
Strikeouts Charles Radbourn PRO 201

American Association Statistical Leaders

American Association
Type Name Stat
AVG Pete Browning LOU .378
HR Oscar Walker STL 7
RBI Hick Carpenter CIN 67
Wins Will White CIN 40
ERA Denny Driscoll PIT 1.21
Strikeouts Tony Mullane LOU 170

Notable seasons

Events

January-March

  • January 20 - The state of Kentucky modifies a poorly written law that had banned baseball from being played in the state.
  • February 25 - In an effort to increase attendance, the Providence Grays will require their players and the opposition team to parade through the streets of Providence in full uniform on game days, accompanied by a brass band.
  • March 11 - After losing Dasher Troy and Sam Wise to the National League after signing contracts to play in the American Association, the AA drops its policy honoring the blacklist and expelled list of the National League.

April-June

July-September

October-December

Births

Deaths

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