Mutual of New York was leading, 13–12, in the deciding game of its series with the Chicago White Stockings when Mutual left the field in protest. Officials decided to revert the score to the end of the last completed inning and awarded the game, and thus the championship, to Chicago
TeamWLPctGB
1870 New York Mutual LogoNew York 2915.617-
1870 Cincinnati Red Stockings LogoCincinnati 276.794-3.5
1870 Philadelphia Athletic LogoPhiladelphia 2611.684-0.5
1870 Chicago White Stockings LogoChicago   227.759-0.5
1870 Brooklyn Atlantic LogoBrooklyn 2016.5565.0
1870 Troy Haymakers LogoTroy 1113.4408.0
1870 Washington Olympic LogoWashington 1018.35711.0
1870 Rockford Forest City LogoRockford 1013.4178.5
1870 Cleveland Forest City LogoCleveland 915.37510.0
1870 Morrisania Union LogoMorrisania 718.28012.5
1870 Brooklyn Eckford LogoBrooklyn 212.13312.0
1870 Baltimore Maryland LogoBaltimore 214.12513.0
1870 Washington National LogoWashington 29.18210.5
1870 Portsmouth Riverside LogoPortsmouth 06.00010.0
1870 Boston Tri-Mountain LogoBoston 04.0009.0

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