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1895 in Baseball
The following are the baseball events of the year 1895 throughout the world.
National League final standings
National League statistical leaders
- Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Sam Thompson led the NL in home runs (18), total bases (352), slugging percentage (.654), and runs batted in (165). He was second in the NL in adjusted OPS+ (176). He was third in the NL in hits (211). He was fourth in the NL in batting average (.392).
- Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Pink Hawley had a win-loss record of 31-22 and led the NL in innings pitched (444.1) and shutouts (4). He was second in the NL in wins (31) and earned run average (3.18). He was third in the NL in strikeouts (142). He was fifth in the NL in adjusted ERA+ (143).
- January 10 - Steve Ladew, 32, outfielder/pitcher for the Kansas City Cowboys of the American Association.
- January 15 - Ed Silch, 29, pitcher for the 1888 Brooklyn Bridegrooms of the National League.
- January 21 - Frank Bowes, 30, backup catcher/outfielder/infielder for the 1890 Brooklyn Gladiators of the American Association.
- January 29 - Tony Suck, 36, catcher who played with the Buffalo Bisons of the National League (1883) and for the Baltimore Monumentals and Chicago Browns of the Union Association (1884).
- February 8 - Roger Carey, 30, second baseman for the 1889 New York Giants of the National League.
- March 2 - Kid Camp, 25, National League pitcher who played for the 1892 Pittsburgh Pirates and the 1894 Chicago Colts.
- 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 18 - Henry Myers, 36, shortstop and manager for the 1882 Baltimore Orioles, who also played part of two seasons with the Providence Grays and the Wilmington Quicksteps.
- April 21 - Jim Tipper, 45, National Association outfielder who played for the Middletown Mansfields, Hartford Dark Blues, and New Haven Elm Citys teams between the 1869 and 1875 seasons.
- 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.
- June 21 - Rex Smith, 31, pitcher for the 1886 Philadelphia Athletics of the American Association.
- July 8 - Steve King, 53, outfielder who played from 1871 to 1872 for the Troy Haymakers of the National Association.
- August 8 - Billy Colgan, (?), catcher for the 1884 Pittsburgh Alleghenys of the American Association.
- October 3 - Harry Wright, 60, Hall of Fame player/manager and organizer of baseball's first professional team, the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings, who is recognized as the first major league manager to collect 1000 career victories.
- October 16 - Kid Summers, 27, Canadian catcher and outfielder who played for the 1893 St. Louis Browns of the National League.
- November 9 - George Joyce, 48, center fielder for the 1886 Washington Nationals of the National League.
- November 16 - Jim McLaughlin, 34, pitcher/outfielder for the 1884 Baltimore Orioles of the American Association.
- November 20 - Dick Hunt, 48, right fielder/second baseman for the 1872 Brooklyn Eckfords of the National Association.
- December 12 - Harry Fuller, 33, third baseman for the 1891 St. Louis Browns of the American Association.