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The following are the baseball events of the year 1900 throughout the world.  

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Champions

American League (minor league): Chicago White Sox

Statistical leaders

  National League
AVG Honus Wagner PIT .341
HR Herman Long BOS 12
RBI Elmer Flick PHI 110
Wins Joe McGinnity BRO 28
ERA Rube Waddell PIT 2.37
Ks Noodles Hahn CIN 132

National League final standings

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Brooklyn Superbas 82 54 .603 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 60 .568 4.5
Philadelphia Phillies 75 63 .543 8
Boston Beaneaters 66 72 .478 17
Chicago Orphans 65 75 .464 19
St. Louis Cardinals 65 75 .464 19
Cincinnati Reds 62 77 .446 21.5
New York Giants 60 78 .435 23

Events

Births

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January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Deaths

  • January 19 - Marty Bergen, 28, catcher for the Boston Beaneaters since 1896 who batted .280 for the 1898 championship team
  • January 21 - Jim Rogers, 27, played two seasons and managed one from 1896-1897.
  • February 7 - "Brewery Jack" Taylor, 26, pitcher for Cincinnati, previously with the Phillies (and others), who had three 20-win seasons from 1894-96, led NL in games and innings in 1898
  • March 31 - Foghorn Bradley, 44, pitcher for the 1876 Boston Red Caps who went on to umpire for six major league seasons
  • May 14 - Billy Taylor, 45?, player for seven seasons, mostly as a pitcher and outfielder, from 1881 to 1887.
  • July 15 - Billy Barnie, 47, manager of the Orioles from 1883 to 1891, and later of three other teams; pilot of Hartford team in Eastern League since 1899
  • October 7 - Bill Phillips, 43, first baseman for Cleveland and Brooklyn who was the first Canadian in the major leagues; batted. 302 in 1885.
  • October 9 - Harry Wheeler, 42, Pitcher/Outfielder for eight teams from 1878 to 1884.

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