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The 1885 season of the American Association was the fourth season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
1 St. Louis Browns 112 79 33 0 .705 -.- 677 (6.04) 461 (4.12) 0.246 0.288 0.321 2.44 0.920
2 Cincinnati Red Stockings 112 63 49 0 .563 16.0 642 (5.73) 575 (5.13) 0.258 0.285 0.342 3.26 0.911
3 Pittsburgh Alleghenys 111 56 55 0 .505 22.5 547 (4.93) 539 (4.86) 0.240 0.275 0.315 2.92 0.912
4 Philadelphia Athletics 113 55 57 1 .487 24.0 764 (6.76) 691 (6.12) 0.265 0.303 0.365 3.23 0.902
5 Brooklyn Grays 112 53 59 0 .473 26.0 624 (5.57) 650 (5.80) 0.245 0.288 0.319 3.46 0.910
6 Louisville Colonels 112 53 59 0 .473 26.0 564 (5.04) 598 (5.34) 0.248 0.276 0.336 2.68 0.905
7 New York Metropolitans 108 44 64 0 .407 33.0 526 (4.87) 688 (6.37) 0.247 0.288 0.327 4.15 0.901
8 Baltimore Orioles 110 41 68 1 .373 36.5 541 (4.92) 683 (6.21) 0.219 0.272 0.296 3.90 0.909

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played 13 players tied 112
At Bats Charley Jones Cincinnati Red Stockings 487
Runs Scored Harry Stovey Philadelphia Athletics 130
Hits Pete Browning Louisville Colonels 174
Doubles Henry Larkin Philadelphia Athletics 37
Triples Dave Orr New York Metropolitans 21
Home Runs Harry Stovey Philadelphia Athletics 13
Total Bases Pete Browning Louisville Colonels 255
Runs Batted In Frank Fennelly Cincinnati Red Stockings 89
Walks Candy Nelson New York Metropolitans 61
Hit by Pitch Bill Gleason St. Louis Browns 15
Batting Average Pete Browning Louisville Colonels 0.362
On-Base Percentage Pete Browning Louisville Colonels 0.393
Slugging Percentage Dave Orr New York Metropolitans 0.543
On-Base plus Slugging Pete Browning Louisville Colonels 0.923
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Dave Orr New York Metropolitans 192

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Bob Caruthers St. Louis Browns 40
Losses Hardie Henderson Baltimore Orioles 35
Win-Loss Percentage Bob Caruthers St. Louis Browns 0.755
Appearances Ed Morris Pittsburgh Alleghenys 63
Games Started Ed Morris Pittsburgh Alleghenys 63
Complete Games Ed Morris Pittsburgh Alleghenys 63
Shutouts Ed Morris Pittsburgh Alleghenys 7
Games Finished Pop Corkhill Cincinnati Red Stockings 7
Saves Oyster Burns Baltimore Orioles 3
Innings Pitched Ed Morris Pittsburgh Alleghenys 581.0
Batters Faced Ed Morris Pittsburgh Alleghenys 2321
Hits Allowed Hardie Henderson Baltimore Orioles 539
Home Runs Allowed Jack Lynch New York Metropolitans 17
Base-on-Balls Allowed Hardie Henderson Baltimore Orioles 117
Hit Batsmen Will White Cincinnati Red Stockings 27
Strikeouts Ed Morris Pittsburgh Alleghenys 298
Wild Pitches Hardie Henderson Baltimore Orioles 55
Balks Shorty Wetzel Baltimore Orioles 2
Runs Allowed Hardie Henderson Baltimore Orioles 311
Earned Runs Allowed Hardie Henderson Baltimore Orioles 191
Earned Run Average Bob Caruthers St. Louis Browns 2.07
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Ed Morris Pittsburgh Alleghenys 0.964

[edit] Postseason

In the World's Series, the American Association champion St. Louis Browns were defeated by the National League's Chicago White Stockings, 3 games to 3 with one tie.

[edit] Notable events

Seasons of the American Association
1882 · 1883 · 1884 · 1885 · 1886 · 1887 · 1888 · 1889 · 1890 · 1891
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