The following are the baseball events of the year 1994 throughout the world.
Major League Baseball
- World Series and all preliminary playoffs cancelled due to players' strike
- All-Star Game, July 12 at Three Rivers Stadium: National League, 8-7 (10 innings); Fred McGriff, MVP
- Caribbean World Series: Tigres de Licey (Dominican Republic)
- College World Series: Oklahoma
- Japan Series: Yomiuri Giants over Seibu Lions (4-1)
- Little League World Series: Coquivacoa, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Awards and honors
- Most Valuable Player
- Cy Young Award
- Rookie of the Year
- Manager of the Year Award
Major League Baseball final standings
|1st||New York Yankees||70||43||.619||--|
|3rd||Toronto Blue Jays||55||60||.478||16.0|
|4th||Boston Red Sox||54||61||.470||17.0|
|1st||Chicago White Sox||67||46||.593||--|
|3rd||Kansas City Royals||64||51||.557||4.0|
|3rd||New York Mets||55||58||.487||18.5|
|3rd||St. Louis Cardinals||53||61||.465||13.0|
|1st||Los Angeles Dodgers||58||56||.509||--|
|2nd||San Francisco Giants||55||60||.478||3.5|
|4th||San Diego Padres||47||70||.402||12.5|
- On September 14, the remainder of the major league season was canceled by acting commissioner Bud Selig after 34 days of the players' strike.
- January 12 - Steve Carlton is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, receiving almost 96% of the vote. Orlando Cepeda falls seven votes short of the 75% required for election.
- February 7 - Basketball superstar Michael Jordan signs a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox. He is invited to spring training with the team as a non-roster player.
- February 15 - Ila Borders becomes the first woman to pitch in a college game. Appearing for Southern California College of Cosa Mesa, she throws a 5-hit game against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 12-1.
- February 25 - The Veterans Committee elects Phil Rizzuto and Leo Durocher to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
- April 4 - At Wrigley Field, Chicago Cubs outfielder Tuffy Rhodes blasts three home runs on Opening Day victimizing New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden. Rhodes becomes the first player in major league history to hit home runs in his first three at-bats of the season. In spite of Rhodes’ unexpected home run barrage, the Cubs lose the game, 12–8.
- July 12 - Moisés Alou's double in the 10th inning gives the National League an 8-7 victory over the American League in the All-Star Game. The NL is now a perfect 9-0 in extra-inning contests. John Hudek of the Houston Astros becomes the first pitcher in major league history to appear in an All-Star Game before recording a major league victory. Fred McGriff, whose two-run home run in the 9th inning tied the score, takes MVP honors.
- September 14 - The remainder of the major league season is canceled by acting commissioner Bud Selig after 34 days of the players' strike. There will be no World Series for the first time since 1904.
- Major League II
- Little Big League
- Angels in the Outfield
- Baseball (TV documentary series)
- The Scout
- January 8 - Harvey Haddix, 68, All-Star pitcher best remembered for a 1959 game with the Pirates in which he threw 12 perfect innings before losing in the 13th; won 20 games for 1953 Cardinals and earned three Gold Gloves
- January 9 - Johnny Temple, 66, All-Star second baseman, primarily for the Cincinnati Reds, who batted .300 three times
- January 10 - Chub Feeney, 72, National League president from 1970 to 1986
- February 12 - Ray Dandridge, 80, Hall of Fame third baseman of the Negro Leagues who often batted over .350
- March 16 - Eric Show, 37, pitcher who won 100 games for the San Diego Padres and surrendered Pete Rose's record 4,192nd hit
- June 12 - Jim Brock, 57, coach at Arizona State since 1972 who led the school to two College World Series titles
- July 14 - César Tovar, 54, outfielder for the Minnesota Twins who in 1968 became the second major leaguer to play all nine positions in a game; had his team's only hit on five occasions
- September 5 - Hank Aguirre, 63, All-Star pitcher who led AL in ERA in 1962 with the Detroit Tigers
- December 26 - Allie Reynolds, 77, 6-time All-Star pitcher, mainly with the Yankees, who led AL in ERA in 1952 and in strikeouts and shutouts twice; in 1951 was first AL pitcher to throw two no-hitters in same year, and was MVP runnerup in 1952; career .630 winning percentage