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1895 In Baseball

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1895 In Baseball

The following are the baseball events of the year 1895 throughout the world.


  • Champions 1
  • Statistical leaders 2
  • National League final standings 3
  • Events 4
  • Births 5
    • January 5.1
    • February 5.2
    • March 5.3
    • April 5.4
    • May 5.5
    • June 5.6
    • July 5.7
    • August 5.8
    • September 5.9
    • October 5.10
    • November 5.11
    • December 5.12
  • Deaths 6


Statistical leaders

National League final standings


  • February 27 – Responding to the complaints of senior citizens like Cap Anson, the National League restricts the size of gloves for all fielders, save catchers and first basemen's, to 10 ounces, with a maximum circumference of 14 inches around the palm (less than 4½ inches across). The league also rescinds the rule forbidding intentional discoloring of the ball, thus allowing players to dirty the baseball to their satisfaction.















  • March 30 – Henry Easterday, 30, shortstop who played for five teams of two different leagues between the 1884 and 1890 seasons.
  • April 16- Jack McQuaid, 36, American Association and National League umpire from 1886 to 1894.
  • April 23 – Long John Ewing, 31, pitcher/outfielder for six teams in four different leagues between 1883 and 1891, who led all National League pitchers with a 2.27 earned run average in his last major league season.
  • July 8 – Steve King, 53, outfielder who played from 1871 to 1872 for the Troy Haymakers of the National Association.
  • October 3 – 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings, who is recognized as the first major league manager to collect 1000 career victories.
  • November   9 – 1886 Washington Nationals of the National League.

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