|1886 in baseball|
|<< 1885 1887 >>|
Championships, events, culture, births, and deaths that occurred in 1886.
- World Series: St. Louis Brown Stockings (AA) over the Chicago White Stockings (NL), 4 - 2 (Details)
- Minor Leagues
- Eastern League: Newark Little Giants
- International Association: Utica Pent-Ups
- New England League: Portland
- Northwestern League: Duluth Jayhawks
- Southern League: Atlanta Atlantas
- Western League: Denver Mountain Lions
- California League: San Francisco Haverlys
- Central New York League: Norwich
- Hudson River League: Poughkeepsie
- Pennsylvania State Association: Wilkes-Barre
- Virginia League: Lynchburg
- March 17 - The Sporting News, founded by Alfred H. Spink, publishes its first issue. It will quickly become the leading source of baseball information in the country.
- Further information: Births in 1886
- Further information: Deaths in 1886
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