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1888 Kansas City Blues

1888 > Class A > 1888 Western Association
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Jim Manning
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: Association Park (Kansas City, MO)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1887

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Joe Ardner 30 84 342 56 93 11 5 1 19 .272 .342 117
2 Michael Bradley? -- 118 488 73 128 14 11 2 23 .262 .348 170
3 Count Campau* 24 42 185 36 42 3 7 2 17 .227 .351 65
4 Ed Cartwright 28 110 449 87 115 19 11 5 47 .256 .381 171
5 Jim Conway 29 31 113 13 23 3 1 0 2 .204 .248 28
6 Jim Curtiss* 26 12 47 9 14 1 0 1 1 .298 .383 18
7 Joe Gunson 25 60 234 29 50 6 1 1 9 .214 .261 61
8 Bill Hassamaer? 23 100 417 67 99 14 4 2 18 .237 .305 127
9 Spud Johnson* 31 102 415 88 142 14 12 5 73 .342 .470 195
10 Bill Krieg 29 95 377 63 96 19 4 3 28 .255 .350 132 Stats for 2 teams
11 Fred Lange 18 80 318 39 74 6 2 2 19 .233 .283 90 Stats for 2 teams
12 Herman Long* 22 121 531 114 138 23 7 2 89 .260 .341 181 Stats for 2 teams
13 Jim Manning# 26 116 481 123 139 15 13 4 101 .289 .399 192
14 John McCarty? 21 38 150 19 35 0 2 0 13 .233 .260 39
15 Kid Nichols# 18 18 71 6 11 0 1 0 1 .155 .183 13
16 Charlie Reynolds 23 42 154 15 28 3 0 0 11 .182 .201 31
17 Parke Swartzel 22 45 162 18 27 2 2 0 4 .167 .204 33
18 Jake Wells 24 20 75 11 20 6 2 0 8 .267 .400 30
18 Players 25.3 4268 4268 740 1076 411 .252 .252
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Jim Conway 29 18 12 .600 1.97 30 30 28 3 256.1 242 147 56 26 151 12 9 1.046 8.5 0.9 5.3 5.81
2 John McCarty 21 21 11 .656 2.42 32 32 32 1 290.0 264 164 78 57 164 10 9 1.107 8.2 1.8 5.1 2.88
3 Kid Nichols 18 16 2 .889 1.14 18 18 18 4 158.1 124 64 20 20 89 11 6 0.909 7.0 1.1 5.1 4.45
4 Parke Swartzel 22 22 17 .564 1.93 41 39 39 2 364.2 300 162 78 59 259 8 20 0.984 7.4 1.5 6.4 4.39
4 Players 22.9
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Joe Ardner 30 R R 160 Feb 27, 1858 Mount Vernon, OH, US
Michael Bradley -- Unknown
Count Campau 24 L R 5' 11.0" 160 Oct 17, 1863 Detroit, MI, US
Ed Cartwright 28 R R 5' 10.0" 220 Oct 6, 1859 Johnstown, PA, US
Jim Conway 29 R R Oct 8, 1858 Upper Darby, PA, US
Jim Curtiss 26 L L 5' 8.0" 157 Dec 27, 1861 Coldwater, MI, US
Joe Gunson 25 R R 5' 6.0" 160 Mar 23, 1863 Philadelphia, PA, US
Bill Hassamaer 23 6' 0.0" 180 Jul 26, 1864 St. Louis, MO, US
Spud Johnson 31 L L 5' 9.0" 175 Dec, 1856 CA
Bill Krieg 29 R R 5' 8.0" 180 Jan 29, 1859 Petersburg, IL, US
Fred Lange 18 R R 5' 10.0" May 14, 1870 San Francisco, CA, US
Herman Long 22 L R 5' 8.0" 160 Apr 13, 1866 Chicago, IL, US
Jim Manning 26 S R 5' 7.0" 157 Jan 31, 1862 Fall River, MA, US
John McCarty 21 R Feb 9, 1867 Independence, MO, US
Kid Nichols 18 S R 5' 10.0" 175 Sep 14, 1869 Madison, WI, US
Charlie Reynolds 23 R R 5' 9.0" 175 May 1, 1865 Williamsburg, IN, US
Parke Swartzel 22 R R 5' 10.0" 150 Nov 21, 1865 Knightstown, IN, US
Jake Wells 24 R R 5' 11.0" 167 Aug 9, 1863 Memphis, TN, US

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