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1893 in baseball

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1893 in baseball

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

Contents

Champions

  • National League: Boston Beaneaters
  • Events

  • June 19 – Baltimore Orioles outfielder Piggy Ward reached base a record 17 times in 17 consecutive plate appearances, a streak he started on June 16. The record would be matched 69 years later, when catcher Earl Averill, Jr. tied that mark in 1962.
  • August 16 – Bill Hawke of the Baltimore Orioles pitches a no-hitter against the Washington Senators in a 5–0 win. It is the first no-hitter thrown from the modern-day pitching distance of 60'6".
  • August 18 – The Boston Beaneaters set a Major League record which still stands for the most batters hit by a pitch in an inning. Four batters are hit in the 2nd inning in the game with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • November 21 – Ban Johnson is named president, secretary, and treasurer of the recently reorganized Western League. Under Johnson's leadership the WL will prosper.
  • January–April

  • January 1 – Frank Fuller
  • January 3 – George Shively
  • January 28 – Guy Cooper
  • January 30 - Red Smyth
  • January 31 – George Burns
  • February 7 – Charlie Jamieson
  • February 10 – Bill Evans
  • February 12 – Earl Sheely
  • February 17 – Wally Pipp
  • February 21 – Norman Plitt
  • March 8 – Ray Francis
  • March 9 – Billy Southworth
  • March 9 – Lefty Williams
  • March 12 – Alex Gaston
  • March 23 – Ray Kremer
  • March 24 – George Sisler
  • April 11 – Hal Deviney
  • May–August

  • May 8 – Edd Roush
  • May 12 – Hob Hiller
  • June 9 – Irish Meusel
  • July 1 - Howie Camp
  • July 3 – Dickie Kerr
  • July 9 - Turner Barber
  • July 11 – Clarence Blethen
  • July 11 – Milt Stock
  • July 13 – Luther Farrell
  • July 14 – John Peters
  • July 15 – Red Oldham
  • July 22 – Jesse Haines
  • August 18 – Burleigh Grimes
  • August 22 – Oscar Fuhr
  • August 24 – Bartolo Portuondo
  • September–December

  • September 13 – John Kelleher
  • September 13 – Mike McNally
  • September 13 – Dutch Ruether
  • September 22 – Ira Flagstead
  • September 25 – Ed Chaplin
  • November 5 – Spencer Heath
  • November 16 – Cristóbal Torriente
  • November 18 – Les Mann
  • November 28 – Benn Karr
  • November 28 – Frank O'Rourke
  • December 6 – Hack Eibel
  • 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.
  • References

    1893 in baseball Wikipedia


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