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

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Champions

National League final standings

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Boston Beaneaters 86 43 .667 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 81 48 .628 5
Cleveland Spiders 73 55 .570 12.5
Philadelphia Phillies 72 57 .558 14
New York Giants 68 64 .515 19.5
Brooklyn Grooms 65 63 .508 20.5
Cincinnati Reds 65 63 .508 20.5
Baltimore Orioles 60 70 .462 26.5
Chicago Colts 56 71 .441 29
St. Louis Browns 57 75 .432 30.5
Louisville Colonels 50 75 .400 34
Washington Senators 40 89 .310 46

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

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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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