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1888 Major League Baseball Retirements

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Rk 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 Myron Allen 4 1883 1888 0 0.4 156 657 606 89 157 28 14 4 88 30 45 57 .259 .317 .371 .688 Jul 1 34.101
2 Wally Andrews 2 1884 1888 0 0.5 40 159 142 22 28 11 4 0 14 5 17 25 .197 .283 .331 .614 Aug 8 28.325
3 Tug Arundel 4 1882 1888 0 -1.8 76 277 260 21 45 4 1 0 16 9 16 22 .173 .224 .196 .420 Sep 27 26.089
4 Bill Blair 1 1888 1888 0 0.1 4 14 13 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 .308 .357 .385 .742 Sep 23 25.006
5 George Bradley 11 1875 1888 0 1.5 567 2298 2258 272 518 64 38 3 172 5 3 40 151 .229 .243 .295 .538 Aug 8 36.026
6 Fatty Briody 8 1880 1888 0 4.1 323 1231 1186 134 271 52 7 3 115 6 44 100 .228 .257 .292 .548 Jul 24 29.346
7 Cal Broughton 4 1883 1888 0 -0.4 40 147 143 10 27 6 0 0 3 0 4 0 .189 .211 .231 .442 Apr 21 27.115
8 Dick Conway 3 1886 1888 0 0.1 58 225 204 27 47 6 1 0 14 6 20 22 .230 .302 .270 .572 Oct 8 22.166
9 Joe Cross 1 1888 1888 0 -0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
10 Billy Crowell 2 1887 1888 0 -1.3 64 232 217 20 27 3 0 0 9 7 14 67 .124 .181 .138 .319 Sep 5 22.304
11 Law Daniels 2 1887 1888 0 -1.6 109 409 383 55 86 7 1 2 60 27 22 41 .225 .274 .264 .538 Oct 7 26.085
12 Pat Deasley 8 1881 1888 0 4.5 402 1519 1466 161 358 37 9 0 120 7 49 89 .244 .271 .282 .552 Sep 12 30.300
13 Tom Dolan 7 1879 1888 0 -0.8 225 848 808 95 165 25 7 1 40 11 39 17 .204 .242 .256 .498 Oct 14 33.278
14 Bill Fagan 2 1887 1888 0 -0.1 24 90 86 5 17 3 0 0 4 0 2 22 .198 .233 .233 .466 Jul 20 23.156
15 Bill Farmer 1 1888 1888 0 -0.2 5 16 16 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 Aug 24 24.193
16 Julie Freeman 1 1888 1888 0 0.0 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 Oct 10 19.338
17 Eddie Fusselback 4 1882 1888 0 0.7 109 470 462 75 124 19 3 1 3 0 8 1 .268 .281 .329 .610 Aug 28 30.055
18 Bob Gamble 1 1888 1888 0 0.0 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 May 2 21.086
19 Gid Gardner 7 1879 1888 0 1.3 199 836 765 113 178 33 18 4 30 7 69 16 .233 .298 .339 .636 May 29 29.023
20 Whitey Gibson 1 1888 1888 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 2 19.209
21 Barney Gilligan 10 1879 1888 0 7.1 521 2012 1865 215 386 68 23 3 167 8 147 235 .207 .265 .273 .538 Apr 27 32.115
22 Frank Gilmore 3 1886 1888 0 -2.6 50 173 163 6 7 0 0 0 3 2 9 78 .043 .098 .043 .141 Jul 4 24.068
23 Ed Glenn 3 1884 1888 0 -0.7 137 555 525 66 106 8 11 1 29 20 24 12 .202 .245 .265 .510 Oct 5 28.016
24 Walt Goldsby 3 1884 1888 0 -0.3 73 284 267 23 65 3 1 0 23 17 12 17 .243 .289 .262 .551 Oct 16 26.290
25 Mike Goodfellow 2 1887 1888 0 -0.6 69 287 273 24 66 7 0 0 29 7 11 24 .242 .279 .267 .546 Sep 15 21.348
26 John Greenig 1 1888 1888 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 May 9 .000
27 Frank Hafner 1 1888 1888 0 -0.1 2 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .143 .000 .143 May 16 20.276
28 Frank Hankinson 10 1878 1888 0 5.4 849 3443 3272 410 747 122 39 13 344 31 170 266 .228 .267 .301 .568 Oct 14 32.168
29 John Harkins 5 1884 1888 0 -0.2 173 673 631 73 144 17 6 2 66 6 41 57 .228 .276 .284 .560 May 1 29.019
30 Hardie Henderson 6 1883 1888 0 -0.2 218 854 808 87 165 22 12 2 48 1 44 8 .204 .247 .269 .516 May 24 25.206
31 Mike Hines 4 1883 1888 0 -2.3 120 467 451 69 91 20 3 0 26 0 16 60 .202 .229 .259 .489 Aug 18 25.000
32 Frank Hoffman 1 1888 1888 0 0.0 12 45 39 6 6 1 0 0 2 2 4 16 .154 .267 .179 .446 Oct 10 .000
33 Mortimer Hogan 3 1884 1888 0 1.6 121 526 426 88 88 23 7 0 29 42 87 73 .207 .357 .293 .651 Oct 17 .000
34 Bill Holbert 12 1876 1888 0 1.7 623 2396 2335 182 486 41 7 0 144 16 58 122 .208 .228 .232 .460 Jul 12 33.120
35 Pete Hotaling 9 1879 1888 0 7.7 840 3734 3492 590 931 148 63 9 371 78 224 251 .267 .314 .353 .667 Sep 15 31.274
36 Charley Jones 12 1875 1888 0 26.4 894 4009 3738 733 1114 172 102 56 552 20 1 237 162 .298 .345 .444 .789 Apr 26 35.362
37 Ed Keas 1 1888 1888 0 -0.2 6 24 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .087 .125 .087 .212 Oct 16 25.288
38 John Kirby 5 1884 1888 0 -2.6 76 261 256 17 27 4 2 0 7 0 4 81 .105 .123 .137 .259 Jun 29 23.168
39 Long 1 1888 1888 0 0.0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 Aug 29 .000
40 Bill McClellan 8 1878 1888 0 4.5 792 3486 3197 533 773 129 33 6 304 132 274 185 .242 .305 .308 .613 Oct 17 32.209
41 John McGlone 3 1886 1888 0 -1.2 80 325 297 38 58 3 4 1 33 41 23 35 .195 .265 .242 .507 Aug 15 27.223
42 Pete McShannic 1 1888 1888 0 -0.3 26 101 98 5 19 1 0 0 5 3 1 9 .194 .218 .204 .422 Oct 13 24.207
43 Sam Moffet 3 1884 1888 0 -1.8 88 346 332 38 56 13 2 0 16 2 14 66 .169 .202 .220 .422 Jun 22 31.105
44 Doc Oberlander 1 1888 1888 0 0.1 3 14 14 3 3 2 0 0 4 0 0 1 .214 .214 .357 .571 Jun 2 24.021
45 Bill Phillips 10 1879 1888 0 12.3 1038 4458 4255 562 1130 214 98 17 534 39 178 295 .266 .299 .374 .673 Oct 14 31.000
46 Tom Poorman 6 1880 1888 0 1.2 496 2161 2043 396 498 65 43 12 172 165 102 191 .244 .285 .335 .620 Sep 18 30.340
47 Dave Rowe 7 1877 1888 0 1.9 347 1501 1458 223 383 77 32 8 90 4 42 91 .263 .284 .376 .660 Jun 17 33.252
48 Otto Schomberg 3 1886 1888 0 4.2 214 912 777 155 220 29 23 7 122 34 123 44 .283 .389 .407 .796 Jul 14 23.243
49 Billy Serad 4 1884 1888 0 -2.0 95 351 343 33 57 7 3 0 21 0 8 65 .166 .185 .204 .389 Jul 7 .000
50 Dupee Shaw 6 1883 1888 0 -3.8 236 861 823 79 140 21 1 1 31 1 38 135 .170 .207 .202 .408 Jul 17 29.047
51 Ed Silch 1 1888 1888 0 0.1 14 52 48 5 13 4 0 0 3 4 4 8 .271 .327 .354 .681 Jul 8 23.137
52 Skyrocket Smith 1 1888 1888 0 0.8 58 241 206 27 49 9 4 1 31 5 24 32 .238 .349 .335 .683 Jul 8 20.111
53 Bill Stemmyer 4 1885 1888 0 1.2 61 230 212 32 60 5 4 1 32 3 16 27 .283 .339 .358 .698 Jun 15 23.040
54 Mike Sullivan 1 1888 1888 0 0.2 28 115 112 20 31 5 6 1 19 10 3 25 .277 .296 .455 .751 Jun 20 28.102
55 Ezra Sutton 18 1871 1888 0 32.7 1263 5537 5360 994 1574 227 97 25 672 70 18 169 182 .294 .316 .386 .702 Jun 20 38.277
56 Sam Trott 8 1880 1888 0 4.6 360 1412 1354 166 338 73 22 3 123 9 54 63 .250 .280 .343 .623 Jul 28 29.000
57 Jim Tyng 2 1879 1888 0 0.1 4 15 15 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .400 .733 Jun 13 32.017
58 Dick Van Zant 1 1888 1888 0 0.1 10 33 31 1 8 1 0 0 1 1 1 6 .258 .303 .290 .593 Oct 15 23.000
59 Woody Wagenhorst 1 1888 1888 0 -0.1 2 8 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 Jun 26 25.023
60 George Walker 1 1888 1888 0 -0.1 4 13 13 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 .077 .077 .077 .154 Sep 20 .000
61 Joe Werrick 4 1884 1888 0 1.9 392 1644 1534 217 383 53 34 10 212 83 102 98 .250 .300 .348 .648 Oct 14 26.355
62 Bill White 5 1883 1888 0 2.3 467 1966 1834 272 441 39 37 6 205 76 125 97 .240 .291 .312 .603 Oct 14 28.166
63 Stump Wiedman 9 1880 1888 0 -7.2 379 1446 1401 133 248 28 4 3 112 11 45 195 .177 .203 .209 .412 Jul 5 27.139
64 Nick Wise 1 1888 1888 0 -0.1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 Jun 20 22.005
65 Henry Yaik 1 1888 1888 0 0.1 2 7 6 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .333 .429 .333 .762 Oct 4 24.217
66 Frank Zinn 1 1888 1888 0 -0.2 2 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .125 .000 .125 May 3 22.134
Rk 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 Myron Allen 4 1883 1888 0 1.1 1 3 .250 1.77 5 3 1 3 0 0 35.2 34 16 7 0 7 3 3 0 2 147 1.150 Jul 1 34.101
2 Bill Blair 1 1888 1888 0 -0.2 1 3 .250 2.61 4 4 0 3 0 0 31.0 29 21 9 0 8 16 1 0 1 131 1.194 Sep 23 25.006
3 George Bradley 11 1875 1888 0 21.4 171 151 .531 2.43 347 325 23 302 33 2 2940.0 3009 1696 795 45 196 671 0 189 12377 1.090 Aug 8 36.026
4 Dick Conway 3 1886 1888 0 -1.2 15 24 .385 4.78 41 41 0 39 0 0 352.0 404 283 187 18 137 121 14 0 31 1598 1.537 Oct 8 22.166
5 Billy Crowell 2 1887 1888 0 -2.8 19 45 .297 5.15 64 64 0 62 1 0 549.0 765 512 314 18 205 138 30 0 43 2590 1.767 Sep 5 22.304
6 Tom Dolan 7 1879 1888 0 -0.0 0 0 4.50 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 16 1.000 Oct 14 33.278
7 Bill Fagan 2 1887 1888 0 -2.7 6 15 .286 5.28 23 23 0 21 0 0 187.1 234 182 110 5 99 61 3 0 16 886 1.778 Jul 20 23.156
8 Julie Freeman 1 1888 1888 0 -0.1 0 1 .000 4.26 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.1 7 5 3 0 4 1 1 0 1 31 1.737 Oct 10 19.338
9 Eddie Fusselback 4 1882 1888 0 -0.6 1 2 .333 4.70 4 2 2 2 0 1 23.0 34 24 12 0 2 3 0 1 108 1.565 Aug 28 30.055
10 Bob Gamble 1 1888 1888 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 8.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 10 10 8 0 3 2 0 0 0 40 1.444 May 2 21.086
11 Gid Gardner 7 1879 1888 0 -2.0 2 12 .143 3.90 15 13 1 12 0 0 113.0 142 102 49 5 28 33 1 0 20 521 1.504 May 29 29.023
12 Frank Gilmore 3 1886 1888 0 1.3 12 33 .267 4.26 49 47 2 46 2 0 405.1 435 308 192 14 143 212 20 1 24 1796 1.426 Jul 4 24.068
13 John Greenig 1 1888 1888 0 -0.3 0 1 .000 11.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 17 13 11 2 4 2 0 0 4 46 2.333 May 9 .000
14 Frank Hafner 1 1888 1888 0 -0.6 0 2 .000 7.00 2 2 0 2 0 0 18.0 24 23 14 2 16 5 1 0 6 95 2.222 May 16 20.276
15 Frank Hankinson 10 1878 1888 0 1.6 16 12 .571 2.50 32 28 3 28 2 1 266.2 281 154 74 1 31 81 0 0 5 1144 1.170 Oct 14 32.168
16 John Harkins 5 1884 1888 0 -3.1 51 83 .381 4.09 139 137 2 131 4 0 1183.1 1262 923 538 26 358 489 17 1 133 5247 1.369 May 1 29.019
17 Hardie Henderson 6 1883 1888 0 10.2 81 121 .401 3.50 210 206 4 197 4 0 1788.1 1800 1230 696 25 522 930 51 1 178 7852 1.298 May 24 25.206
18 Frank Hoffman 1 1888 1888 0 0.4 3 9 .250 2.77 12 12 0 12 0 0 104.0 102 71 32 3 42 38 6 0 7 460 1.385 Oct 10 .000
19 Charley Jones 12 1875 1888 0 0.1 0 0 3.00 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 2 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 11 2.000 Apr 26 35.362
20 Ed Keas 1 1888 1888 0 0.6 3 3 .500 2.29 6 6 0 6 0 0 51.0 53 28 13 1 12 18 1 0 4 218 1.275 Oct 16 25.288
21 John Kirby 5 1884 1888 0 -0.4 18 50 .265 4.09 75 75 0 68 1 0 611.1 640 451 278 13 258 200 5 2 75 2720 1.469 Jun 29 23.168
22 Sam Moffet 3 1884 1888 0 -1.6 6 29 .171 4.00 37 35 2 33 1 0 303.2 345 250 135 13 98 94 6 0 34 1353 1.459 Jun 22 31.105
23 Doc Oberlander 1 1888 1888 0 -0.9 1 2 .333 5.26 3 3 0 3 0 0 25.2 27 33 15 2 18 23 1 0 5 123 1.753 Jun 2 24.021
24 Tom Poorman 6 1880 1888 0 -2.3 3 9 .250 4.02 15 11 3 10 0 1 109.2 147 110 49 5 30 14 0 0 9 519 1.614 Sep 18 30.340
25 Dave Rowe 7 1877 1888 0 -0.7 1 2 .333 9.78 4 3 1 2 0 0 23.0 54 51 25 4 11 3 0 3 137 2.826 Jun 17 33.252
26 Billy Serad 4 1884 1888 0 -5.5 35 55 .389 4.13 95 92 5 86 4 1 787.1 935 661 361 34 290 278 14 0 97 3623 1.556 Jul 7 .000
27 Dupee Shaw 6 1883 1888 0 18.8 83 121 .407 3.10 211 207 4 196 13 0 1762.0 1710 1050 607 41 396 950 3 0 85 7555 1.195 Jul 17 29.047
28 Bill Stemmyer 4 1885 1888 0 0.1 29 29 .500 3.67 60 59 1 59 1 1 495.0 482 374 202 15 205 295 3 0 79 2209 1.388 Jun 15 23.040
29 Ezra Sutton 18 1871 1888 0 -0.5 0 0 10.50 2 0 2 0 0 0 6.0 14 13 7 0 0 0 0 1 34 2.333 Jun 20 38.277
30 Jim Tyng 2 1879 1888 0 -0.7 1 2 .333 4.94 4 3 1 3 0 1 31.0 43 29 17 0 8 9 1 1 2 150 1.645 Jun 13 32.017
31 George Walker 1 1888 1888 0 -0.7 1 3 .250 5.91 4 4 0 4 1 0 35.0 36 31 23 2 14 18 0 0 5 154 1.429 Sep 20 .000
32 Bill White 5 1883 1888 0 -0.1 0 0 9.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 7 4.000 Oct 14 28.166
33 Stump Wiedman 9 1880 1888 0 22.8 101 156 .393 3.61 279 269 10 249 13 2 2318.1 2594 1536 929 62 459 910 12 0 102 10144 1.317 Jul 5 27.139
Totals 154 1871 1888 0 51.1 661 979 .403 3.53 1749 1677 70 1581 80 10 14588.0 15677 10197 5716 356 3610 5619 194 6 1162 64042 1.150


1887 MLB  / 1889 MLB  Retirements