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The following are the baseball events of the year 1891 throughout the world.  

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Champions

World Series: Boston (NL) declined to meet Boston (AA)

Major league baseball final standings

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National League final standings

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Boston Beaneaters 87 51 .630 --
Chicago Colts 82 53 .607 3.5
New York Giants 71 61 .538 13
Philadelphia Phillies 68 69 .496 18.5
Cleveland Spiders 65 74 .468 22.5
Brooklyn Grooms 61 76 .445 25,5
Cincinnati Reds 56 81 .409 30.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 55 80 .407 30.5

American Association final standings

American Association
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Boston Reds 93 42 .689 --
St. Louis Browns 85 51 .625 8.5
Milwaukee Brewers 21 15 .583 22.5
Baltimore Orioles 71 64 .526 22
Philadelphia Athletics 73 66 .525 22
Columbus Solons 61 76 .445 33
Cincinnati Kelly's Killers 43 57 .430 32.5
Louisville Colonels 54 83 .394 40
Washington Statesmen 44 91 .326 49

Statistical leaders

National League Statistical Leaders

National League
Type Name Stat
AVG Billy Hamilton PHI .340
HR Harry Stovey BSN 16 Mike Tiernan NYG 16
RBI Cap Anson CHC 120
Wins Bill Hutchison CHC 44
ERA John Ewing NYG 2.27
Strikeouts Amos Rusie NYG 337

American Association Statistical Leaders

American Association
Type Name Stat
AVG Dan Brouthers BOS .350
HR Duke Farrell BOS 12
RBI Hugh Duffy BOS 110 Duke Farrell BOS 110
Wins Sadie McMahon BAL 35
ERA Ed Crane CKK 2.45
Strikeouts Jack Stivetts STL 259

Notable seasons

Events

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

  • November 26 - A series for the championship of the Pacific Coast begins between the champions of the California League (the San Jose Dukes) and the Pacific Northwest League pennant winners (the Portland Webfeet). San Jose wins the opener, 8–6. The series will last until January 10 with San Jose winning 10 games to 9. All the games are in played in San José, California.

Births

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Deaths

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