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The following are the baseball events of the year 1894 throughout the world.  

Contents

Champions

National League final standings

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Baltimore Orioles 89 39 .695 --
New York Giants 88 44 .667 3
Boston Beaneaters 83 49 .629 8
Philadelphia Phillies 71 57 .555 18
Brooklyn Grooms 70 61 .534 20.5
Cleveland Spiders 68 61 .527 21.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 65 65 .500 25
Chicago Colts 57 75 .432 34
St. Louis Browns 56 76 .424 35
Cincinnati Reds 55 75 .423 35
Washington Senators 45 87 .341 46
Louisville Colonels 36 94 .277 54

Events

Births

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January-April

May-August

September-December

Deaths

  • February 28 - Edgar McNabb, 28, pitcher for one Major League season, the 1893 Baltimore Orioles.
  • March 3 - Ned Williamson, 36, third baseman and shortstop for the Chicago White Stockings who set single-season records with 49 doubles in 1883, 27 home runs in 1884; led NL in assists seven times and double plays six times.
  • May 3 - Bob Ferguson, 49, infielder and manager of eight teams, sport's first switch-hitter, nicknamed "Death to Flying Things" for defensive skill; captained 1870 team which defeated Cincinnati Red Stockings after 84 straight wins, president of Nat'l Ass'n from 1872-75, set record for career games as umpire.
  • August 28 - Gracie Pierce, ?, second baseman and outfielder for three seasons from 1882 to 1884, later umpired in the National League and the Players League.
  • September 16 - Terry Larkin, ?, troubled pitcher who won 89 games in a 3 year span in the National League from 1877-1879, commits suicide by slitting his throat with a razor.
  • November 2 - Alamazoo Jennings, 43, catcher for one game with the 1878 Milwaukee Grays.
  • November 8 - King Kelly, 36, catcher and right fielder for Chicago and Boston who batted .308 lifetime with two batting titles; led NL in runs and doubles three times each, was fourth player to collect 1500 hits; starred on five Chicago champions, managed Boston to 1890 Players League title; fiery and alert competitor developed the hit-and-run, caused numerous refinements of sport's rules upon his exploitation of loopholes.
  • November 16 - Ed Conley, 30, pitcher for the 1884 Providence Grays.

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