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1885 Major League Baseball Retirements

Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR/pos G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Last Game Age
1 Wyman Andrus 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 15 26.336
2 Ed Bagley 2 1884 1885 0 -0.6 48 182 173 17 31 5 0 1 11 9 31 .179 .220 .225 .445 Jul 4 21.000
3 Frank Bell 1 1885 1885 0 -0.5 10 30 29 5 5 0 1 0 2 0 .172 .200 .241 .441 Jul 31 22.232
4 Joe Brown 2 1884 1885 0 -0.6 20 80 80 8 16 1 0 0 3 0 15 .200 .200 .213 .413 Jul 16 26.103
5 George Bryant 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Aug 6 28.177
6 Dick Burns 3 1883 1885 0 -0.1 130 554 544 97 145 26 14 4 9 10 30 .267 .280 .388 .668 Jul 23 21.209
7 Dennis Casey 2 1884 1885 0 0.7 102 450 421 71 115 18 9 6 29 26 .273 .320 .401 .721 Jul 24 27.116
8 John Cassidy 11 1875 1885 0 -1.2 634 2731 2642 353 650 87 33 5 191 0 1 84 132 .246 .271 .310 .580 Aug 12 .000
9 Chub Collins 2 1884 1885 0 -0.5 97 385 362 50 71 9 3 0 26 23 47 .196 .244 .238 .482 Jul 11 27.272
10 Bill Collver 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jul 4 18.105
11 John Connor 2 1884 1885 0 -0.6 12 43 42 1 4 0 0 0 2 1 14 .095 .116 .095 .212 Aug 24 24.000
12 Fred Corey 7 1878 1885 0 2.7 432 1803 1738 239 427 70 43 7 124 60 70 .246 .273 .348 .620 Oct 5 .000
13 Doug Crothers 2 1884 1885 0 0.0 22 75 66 13 10 0 0 0 0 8 .152 .253 .152 .405 Sep 3 25.291
14 Bill Crowley 8 1875 1885 0 4.7 521 2159 2057 263 540 83 22 8 225 0 0 102 178 .263 .297 .336 .633 Oct 10 28.185
15 Daisy Davis 2 1884 1885 0 -0.9 40 146 140 9 22 2 1 0 3 6 20 .157 .192 .186 .377 Jul 29 26.243
16 Gene Derby 1 1885 1885 0 0.1 10 33 31 4 4 0 0 0 2 1 .129 .182 .129 .311 Sep 30 25.239
17 Buttercup Dickerson 7 1878 1885 0 7.0 408 1812 1762 302 500 84 34 4 127 48 51 .284 .304 .377 .680 Jun 1 26.233
18 Jerry Dorgan 4 1880 1885 0 1.0 131 547 531 74 150 22 4 0 49 14 11 .282 .303 .339 .642 Jun 25 .000
19 Dennis Driscoll 1 1885 1885 0 -0.3 7 21 19 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 .158 .238 .158 .396 Oct 7 22.362
20 Mike Drissel 1 1885 1885 0 -0.5 6 20 20 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .050 .050 .050 .100 Sep 11 20.266
21 Charlie Eden 4 1877 1885 0 1.0 226 982 935 118 244 56 18 4 77 33 26 .261 .296 .372 .669 Oct 1 30.256
22 Dave Eggler 11 1871 1885 0 4.9 576 2593 2544 491 697 85 31 0 242 46 22 49 162 .274 .288 .332 .619 Jun 9 36.040
23 Bob Emslie 3 1883 1885 0 -1.1 95 363 355 42 66 8 6 0 4 8 .186 .204 .242 .446 Jul 16 26.170
24 Jake Evans 7 1879 1885 0 4.0 472 1898 1831 215 435 70 21 1 168 63 172 .238 .264 .300 .565 May 19 28.239
25 John Fischer 2 1884 1885 0 -0.1 11 43 40 7 8 2 0 0 0 3 0 .200 .256 .250 .506 Aug 6 28.356
26 John Fogarty 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 2 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 Sep 19 21.118
27 John Foley 1 1885 1885 0 0.0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 Sep 18 27.328
28 Ed Gastfield 2 1884 1885 0 -1.5 25 90 88 6 6 1 0 0 2 2 37 .068 .089 .080 .168 Jul 11 19.344
29 Billy Geer 6 1874 1885 0 2.2 232 950 893 128 191 36 11 0 33 2 2 55 22 .214 .261 .279 .540 May 10 .000
30 Walter Hackett 2 1884 1885 0 -0.4 138 550 540 79 124 22 0 1 9 10 22 .230 .244 .276 .520 Oct 8 28.054
31 Charlie Hallstrom 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 1 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 23 22.244
32 Jim Halpin 3 1882 1885 0 -2.0 63 233 230 27 38 5 0 0 1 3 14 .165 .176 .187 .363 Aug 26 21.326
33 Moxie Hengel 2 1884 1885 0 -0.7 35 137 133 13 24 3 2 0 0 4 2 .180 .204 .233 .437 May 27 27.232
34 John Hiland 1 1885 1885 0 -0.3 3 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 Aug 22 24.000
35 Bill Hughes 2 1884 1885 0 -0.5 18 69 65 8 9 1 1 0 1 3 .138 .188 .185 .373 Oct 5 .000
36 Harry Jacoby 2 1882 1885 0 -0.2 42 173 164 23 30 3 1 1 1 9 .183 .225 .232 .457 Sep 19 .000
37 Jones 1 1885 1885 0 0.0 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 Apr 30 .000
38 Nate Kellogg 1 1885 1885 0 -0.2 5 18 17 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 5 .118 .167 .176 .343 Sep 5 26.342
39 Sam Kimber 2 1884 1885 0 -0.7 42 155 145 14 21 1 2 0 0 9 2 .145 .200 .179 .379 Sep 29 32.335
40 Lon Knight 8 1875 1885 0 0.7 545 2387 2288 391 555 93 37 3 198 2 0 97 71 .243 .274 .319 .593 Oct 10 32.116
41 Charlie Krehmeyer 2 1884 1885 0 -0.8 29 107 104 7 23 1 2 0 10 3 2 .221 .243 .269 .512 Oct 5 22.092
42 Charlie Levis 2 1884 1885 0 -1.2 92 394 390 61 88 11 4 5 0 3 .226 .234 .313 .546 Oct 1 25.102
43 Tom Lynch 2 1884 1885 0 0.6 42 178 159 20 41 10 3 0 4 19 8 .258 .337 .358 .696 Jun 3 25.061
44 Tim Manning 4 1882 1885 0 -0.5 200 796 730 99 138 28 6 2 24 56 24 .189 .256 .252 .508 Jul 20 31.229
45 Bill McCaffrey 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 15 .000
46 Sandy McDermott 1 1885 1885 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jun 18 29.095
47 Jim McDonald 2 1884 1885 0 -1.7 45 167 165 11 24 3 0 0 0 2 4 .145 .156 .164 .319 Oct 10 25.065
48 George McVey 1 1885 1885 0 -0.0 6 23 21 2 3 0 0 0 1 2 .143 .217 .143 .360 Sep 29 20.013
49 Pete Meegan 2 1884 1885 0 -0.4 42 147 142 9 25 2 2 0 5 5 .176 .204 .218 .422 Oct 1 22.322
50 Frank Meinke 2 1884 1885 0 -1.4 93 350 344 28 56 5 7 6 24 6 90 .163 .177 .270 .447 May 22 21.216
51 Joe Miller 2 1884 1885 0 1.8 203 819 762 90 163 21 13 1 24 54 .214 .269 .280 .548 Sep 15 24.210
52 Jerry Moore 2 1884 1885 0 -0.8 35 134 133 13 35 4 1 1 10 1 8 .263 .269 .331 .599 May 28 .000
53 Charlie Morton 3 1882 1885 0 -0.7 87 338 320 34 63 7 8 0 3 18 10 .197 .240 .269 .508 Jun 23 30.254
54 Bill Mountjoy 3 1883 1885 0 -0.5 59 230 200 25 29 2 1 0 10 24 .145 .257 .165 .422 Aug 18 26.250
55 The Only Nolan 5 1878 1885 0 1.0 102 417 405 33 97 17 2 0 35 12 31 .240 .261 .291 .553 Oct 9 27.336
56 Frank Olin 2 1884 1885 0 0.6 49 190 177 29 56 4 2 1 0 12 0 .316 .363 .379 .742 Jun 10 25.152
57 Billy Palmer 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 4 14 11 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 7 .091 .286 .091 .377 Jun 3 .000
58 Dick Phelan 2 1884 1885 0 -1.6 107 434 422 66 102 14 3 4 4 12 5 .242 .263 .318 .580 Oct 3 30.297
59 Dick Pierson 1 1885 1885 0 -0.2 3 11 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .111 .273 .111 .384 Jun 25 27.244
60 Jim Powell 2 1884 1885 0 -0.3 60 240 226 28 49 8 7 0 5 8 .217 .263 .314 .577 Oct 5 26.036
61 Phil Powers 7 1878 1885 0 -2.1 155 592 573 56 103 12 6 0 42 19 22 .180 .206 .222 .428 Aug 26 31.031
62 Marshall Quinton 2 1884 1885 0 -0.9 33 126 123 18 28 6 0 0 4 1 .228 .246 .276 .522 Jun 25 .000
63 Jim Reilly 1 1885 1885 0 -0.3 10 42 40 6 7 3 0 0 3 2 .175 .214 .250 .464 Jun 19 .000
64 John Richmond 8 1875 1885 0 6.1 440 1833 1725 239 410 45 28 5 83 1 0 103 80 .238 .283 .305 .588 Jul 10 30.127
65 Charlie Ritter 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 2 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 Sep 23 .000
66 Charlie Robinson 2 1884 1885 0 0.5 31 126 120 16 29 4 1 0 4 6 .242 .278 .292 .569 Jul 4 28.342
67 Bill Schenck 3 1882 1885 0 0.7 103 396 386 51 91 15 3 3 0 9 .236 .255 .313 .569 Sep 7 31.000
68 Gus Shallix 2 1884 1885 0 -1.5 36 132 123 6 8 0 0 0 5 7 .065 .129 .065 .194 Jun 2 27.065
69 Frank Siffell 2 1884 1885 0 -0.4 10 28 27 3 4 1 0 0 3 0 .148 .179 .185 .364 Sep 16 .000
70 Joe Stabell 1 1885 1885 0 -0.6 7 22 22 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 .045 .045 .045 .091 Sep 29 .000
71 Bill Stellberger 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Oct 1 20.162
72 George Strief 5 1879 1885 0 -1.6 362 1423 1359 144 282 50 14 5 64 64 28 .208 .243 .276 .519 Sep 8 28.327
73 Rooney Sweeney 3 1883 1885 0 -1.0 76 317 298 51 64 12 3 0 0 19 4 .215 .262 .275 .537 Jun 9 26.220
74 Dasher Troy 5 1881 1885 0 2.1 292 1175 1127 166 274 42 20 4 51 41 52 .243 .274 .327 .601 Jul 9 29.062
75 Bill Vinton 2 1884 1885 0 -1.2 37 141 134 16 15 3 0 0 9 7 33 .112 .156 .134 .290 Sep 16 20.142
76 Oscar Walker 6 1875 1885 0 3.1 282 1165 1128 155 287 46 23 11 51 0 0 34 56 .254 .278 .365 .643 Sep 4 31.170
77 John Ward 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 Sep 19 .000
78 George Wetzel 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 2 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .125 .000 .125 Sep 2 .000
79 Guerdon Whiteley 2 1884 1885 0 -1.3 41 171 169 18 30 2 2 1 7 2 33 .178 .187 .231 .418 Jul 17 25.285
80 Wash Williams 2 1884 1885 0 -0.0 3 12 12 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 Jun 8 .000
81 Fred Wood 2 1884 1885 0 -1.0 13 49 46 4 3 0 0 0 1 3 18 .065 .122 .065 .188 Sep 30 20.071
82 Tom York 15 1871 1885 0 19.4 963 4213 4005 743 1095 218 89 14 502 20 7 198 202 .273 .309 .383 .692 Oct 1 35.080
Rk Name Yrs From To ASG WAR W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP Last Game Age
1 Ed Bagley 2 1884 1885 0 -3.7 16 27 .372 4.39 46 44 2 40 0 0 381.0 427 311 186 14 147 148 8 2 50 1750 1.507 Jul 4 21.000
2 Joe Brown 2 1884 1885 0 -0.5 4 6 .400 5.11 11 10 1 9 0 0 88.0 108 69 50 4 11 36 0 1 1 398 1.352 Jul 16 26.103
3 Dick Burns 3 1883 1885 0 0.9 25 27 .481 3.07 58 53 5 47 1 0 460.1 473 304 157 15 80 199 0 24 1987 1.201 Jul 23 21.209
4 John Cassidy 11 1875 1885 0 -4.0 2 22 .083 3.19 32 24 8 20 0 0 231.2 308 253 82 3 12 11 0 20 1111 1.381 Aug 12 .000
5 John Connor 2 1884 1885 0 -0.8 2 8 .200 3.81 12 12 0 12 0 0 104.0 127 80 44 1 32 48 2 0 6 472 1.529 Aug 24 24.000
6 Fred Corey 7 1878 1885 0 2.4 27 46 .370 3.32 93 74 17 59 3 2 656.1 764 456 242 19 98 168 0 0 47 2870 1.313 Oct 5 .000
7 Doug Crothers 2 1884 1885 0 -2.8 8 13 .381 4.63 21 21 0 21 1 0 179.0 218 150 92 4 55 51 2 1 17 816 1.525 Sep 3 25.291
8 Daisy Davis 2 1884 1885 0 0.6 16 21 .432 3.78 40 39 1 33 2 0 323.2 356 207 136 5 71 186 14 0 25 1407 1.319 Jul 29 26.243
9 Charlie Eden 4 1877 1885 0 -0.3 1 3 .250 5.53 6 2 4 1 0 0 27.2 34 22 17 1 6 8 1 0 5 124 1.446 Oct 1 30.256
10 Bob Emslie 3 1883 1885 0 7.0 44 44 .500 3.19 91 90 1 85 5 0 792.1 775 507 281 9 165 362 19 1 71 3432 1.186 Jul 16 26.170
11 Jake Evans 7 1879 1885 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 6.60 3 1 2 1 0 0 15.0 24 18 11 1 0 3 0 1 71 1.600 May 19 28.239
12 John Fischer 2 1884 1885 0 -0.1 1 8 .111 3.73 9 9 0 9 0 0 79.2 86 58 33 0 15 46 0 17 350 1.268 Aug 6 28.356
13 John Foley 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 0 1 .000 4.50 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 6 7 4 0 5 2 0 1 37 1.375 Sep 18 27.328
14 Billy Geer 6 1874 1885 0 -0.6 0 0 12.60 2 0 2 0 0 0 5.0 14 12 7 0 3 1 0 0 0 26 3.400 May 10 .000
15 Charlie Hallstrom 1 1885 1885 0 -0.4 0 1 .000 11.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 18 16 11 3 6 0 0 1 50 2.667 Sep 23 22.244
16 Bill Hughes 2 1884 1885 0 -0.4 0 2 .000 4.86 2 2 0 2 0 0 16.2 18 17 9 0 10 4 2 0 4 79 1.680 Oct 5 .000
17 Sam Kimber 2 1884 1885 0 0.7 18 21 .462 3.97 42 42 0 42 4 0 369.1 379 253 163 7 77 126 15 0 53 1604 1.235 Sep 29 32.335
18 Lon Knight 8 1875 1885 0 -3.2 16 28 .364 2.77 51 46 4 40 0 0 412.0 529 385 127 1 56 31 1 0 36 1893 1.420 Oct 10 32.116
19 Bill McCaffrey 1 1885 1885 0 -0.2 1 0 1.000 6.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 13 9 6 1 2 2 2 0 2 42 1.667 Jun 15 .000
20 Pete Meegan 2 1884 1885 0 -0.1 14 20 .412 3.90 40 38 2 36 2 0 325.0 323 220 141 8 67 164 24 1 15 1403 1.200 Oct 1 22.322
21 Frank Meinke 2 1884 1885 0 -0.5 8 24 .250 3.18 36 32 4 31 1 0 294.0 354 229 104 10 67 124 0 15 1337 1.432 May 22 21.216
22 Charlie Morton 3 1882 1885 0 0.2 0 1 .000 3.09 3 1 2 1 0 0 23.1 18 14 8 0 5 7 1 0 0 92 0.986 Jun 23 30.254
23 Bill Mountjoy 3 1883 1885 0 3.9 31 24 .564 3.25 57 57 0 56 5 0 503.2 504 288 182 11 110 164 27 0 43 2155 1.219 Aug 18 26.250
24 The Only Nolan 5 1878 1885 0 -0.4 23 52 .307 2.98 79 78 1 74 1 0 676.0 720 434 224 6 135 274 0 55 2913 1.265 Oct 9 27.336
25 Billy Palmer 1 1885 1885 0 -0.7 0 4 .000 3.44 4 4 0 4 0 0 34.0 46 33 13 2 20 9 0 6 168 1.941 Jun 3 .000
26 Bill Schenck 3 1882 1885 0 0.4 1 0 1.000 0.90 2 1 1 1 0 0 10.0 6 2 1 0 1 4 0 0 38 0.700 Sep 7 31.000
27 Gus Shallix 2 1884 1885 0 1.4 17 14 .548 3.56 36 35 1 30 0 0 291.0 258 172 115 7 86 93 39 1 28 1251 1.182 Jun 2 27.065
28 Bill Stellberger 1 1885 1885 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 7.88 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 14 10 7 0 4 0 0 3 40 2.250 Oct 1 20.162
29 Bill Vinton 2 1884 1885 0 -0.4 17 19 .472 2.46 37 37 0 34 2 0 314.0 302 231 86 7 73 160 4 1 27 1395 1.194 Sep 16 20.142
30 John Ward 1 1885 1885 0 -0.1 0 1 .000 4.50 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 10 7 4 0 1 3 0 0 36 1.375 Sep 19 .000
31 George Wetzel 1 1885 1885 0 -0.7 0 2 .000 8.47 2 2 0 1 0 0 17.0 27 26 16 0 9 6 3 2 9 93 2.118 Sep 2 .000
32 Wash Williams 2 1884 1885 0 -0.2 0 0 13.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 5 3 0 5 0 0 1 10 3.500 Jun 8 .000
Totals 96 1874 1885 0 -3.3 292 441 .398 3.46 821 760 58 694 27 2 6673.2 7261 4805 2562 139 1434 2440 164 10 583 29450 1.507