National League: Chicago def. Providence 5 games to 4
American Association: Cincinnati Red Stockings
League Alliance: New York Metropolitans
Chicago (NL) vs. Cincinnati (AA) tie 1 game each
Chicago (NL) def. New York (LA) 2 games to 1
Major league baseball final standings
National League final standings
American Association final standings
National League statistical leaders
American Association statistical leaders
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.