|1881 in baseball|
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Championships, events, culture, births, and deaths that occurred in 1881.
- National League: Chicago White Stockings (Details)
- California League: []
- Eastern Association: []
- Cuban Winter League: no season held
- November 2 - The first competing major league, the American Association is officially formed. It will begin play in 1882.
- Further information: Births in 1881
- Further information: Deaths in 1881