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1886 Baltimore Orioles

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1885 / 1887

48-83, Finished 8th in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Billy Barnie (48-83)
Scored 625 runs, Allowed 878 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 46-85

Ballparks: Oriole Park I ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 91, Pitching - 94


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1885 / 1887 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR
Billy Barnie 33 R 5' 7" 157 Jan 26, 1853 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 -0.2
Ned Bligh 22 R R 5' 11" 172 Jun 30, 1864 1st 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Jim Clinton 35 R R 5' 8" 174 Aug 10, 1850 10 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 23 -0.5
Bill Conway 24 R R 5' 8" 170 Nov 28, 1861 2 7 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Dick Conway 20 L R 5' 7" 140 Apr 25, 1866 1st 9 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 -2.1
Jumbo Davis 24 L R 5' 11" 195 Sep 5, 1861 2 60 60 0 0 0 0 60 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Tom Dolan 31 R R 5' 11" 185 Jan 10, 1855 6 38 38 0 35 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 -0.6
Joe Farrell R 5' 6" 160 1857 4 73 73 0 0 0 45 27 0 0 1 0 1 -0.6
Chris Fulmer 27 R R 5' 8" 165 Jul 4, 1858 2 80 80 1 68 0 0 0 0 6 5 1 12 3.8
Ed Greer R 5' 9" 155 1865 2 11 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 -0.4
Tony Hellman 25 5' 9" 175 May 29, 1861 1st 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Hardie Henderson 23 R R 5' 10" 194 Oct 31, 1862 4 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.5
Buster Hoover 23 R R 6' 1" 178 Apr 12, 1863 2 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 40 0.1
Sadie Houck 30 R R 5' 7" 151 Mar, 1856 7 61 61 0 0 0 5 0 55 0 1 0 1 -1.0
William Houseman 26 220 Oct, 1859 1st 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Matt Kilroy 20 L L 5' 9" 175 Jun 21, 1866 1st 68 68 68 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 5.9
Ed Knouff 19 R R 160 Jun, 1867 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Jimmy Macullar 31 R L 5' 6" 155 Jan 16, 1855 6 85 85 1 0 0 1 0 82 0 2 0 2 0.2
Jack Manning 32 R R 5' 8" 158 Dec 20, 1853 12 137 137 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 137 137 -0.8
Jumbo McGinnis 32 5' 10" 197 Feb 22, 1854 5 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0.8
Mike Muldoon 28 5' 8" 165 Apr 9, 1858 5 101 101 0 0 0 57 44 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Sandy Nava 36 5' 6" 155 Apr 12, 1850 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Pat O'Connell 25 L R 5' 10" 175 Jun 10, 1861 1st 42 42 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 41 0 41 -1.1
Abner Powell 25 L R 5' 7" 160 Dec 15, 1860 2 11 11 7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 -0.6
Blondie Purcell 32 R R 5' 9" 159 Mar 16, 1854 8 26 26 1 0 0 0 0 1 25 1 0 26 0.2
Milt Scott 25 R 5' 9" 160 Jan 17, 1861 4 137 137 1 0 137 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Joe Sommer 27 R R 5' 11" 165 Nov 20, 1858 6 139 139 1 0 0 32 11 3 95 0 0 95 -1.3
Len Sowders 25 L L 5' 11" 172 Jun 29, 1861 1st 23 23 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 23 0 23 0.2
Billy Taylor R R 5' 11" 204 1855 6 10 10 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Bill Traffley 26 R R 5' 11" 185 Dec 21, 1859 5 25 25 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
William Zay Unknown 1st 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 -0.2
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1885 / 1887 Roster (40-man)