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1879 Buffalo Bisons

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1880

46-32, Finished 3rd in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John Clapp (46-32)
Scored 394 runs, Allowed 365 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 42-36

Ballparks: Riverside Grounds ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 106 · one-year: Batting - 114, Pitching - 113


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1880 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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1879 Top 12 by WAR

Please note that players may not be in the uniform of the correct team in these images.
Photo of Pud Galvin Photo of Hardy Richardson Photo of John Clapp Photo of Oscar Walker Photo of Chick Fulmer Photo of Bill Crowley Photo of Davy Force Photo of Bill McGunnigle Photo of Joe Hornung Photo of Jack Rowe Photo of Steve Libby Photo of Dave Eggler

Team Batting

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Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 C John Clapp 27 70 303 292 47 77 12 5 1 36 11 11 .264 .290 .349 .640 106 102
2 1B Oscar Walker* 25 72 295 287 35 79 15 6 1 35 8 38 .275 .295 .380 .675 116 109
3 2B Chick Fulmer 28 76 311 306 30 82 11 5 0 28 5 34 .268 .280 .337 .616 98 103
4 SS Davy Force 29 79 329 316 36 66 5 2 0 8 13 37 .209 .240 .237 .477 55 75
5 3B Hardy Richardson 24 79 352 336 54 95 18 10 0 37 16 30 .283 .315 .396 .711 128 133
6 OF Joe Hornung 22 78 321 319 46 85 18 7 0 38 2 27 .266 .271 .367 .638 104 117
7 OF Bill Crowley 22 60 267 261 41 75 9 5 0 30 6 14 .287 .303 .360 .664 114 94
8 OF Dave Eggler 30 78 328 317 41 66 5 7 0 27 11 41 .208 .235 .268 .503 62 85
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
9 OF Bill McGunnigle 24 47 176 171 22 30 0 1 0 5 5 24 .175 .199 .187 .386 26 32
10 UT Jack Rowe* 22 8 34 34 8 12 1 0 0 8 0 1 .353 .353 .382 .735 138 13
11 1B Steve Libby? 25 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
12 P Pud Galvin 22 67 266 265 34 66 11 6 0 27 1 56 .249 .252 .336 .588 88 89
Team Totals 25.5 79 2984 2906 394 733 105 54 2 279 78 314 .252 .272 .328 .599 93 952
Rank in 8 NL teams 6 5 5 6 2 8 3 8 5 5 5 5 5
Non-Pitcher Totals 25.9 79 2718 2641 360 667 94 48 2 252 77 258 .253 .274 .327 .601 93 863
Pitcher Totals 22.1 79 266 265 34 66 11 6 0 27 1 56 .249 .252 .336 .588 88 89
Rk Pos Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers.

Team Pitching

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Rk Pos 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 SP Pud Galvin 22 37 27 .578 2.28 66 66 0 65 6 0 593.0 585 299 150 3 31 136 0 23 2436 116 2.50 1.039 8.9 0.0 0.5 2.1 4.39
2 SP Bill McGunnigle 24 9 5 .643 2.63 14 13 1 13 2 0 120.0 113 66 35 0 16 62 0 2 496 101 2.11 1.075 8.5 0.0 1.2 4.7 3.88
Team Totals 22.3 46 32 .590 2.34 79 79 1 78 8 0 713.0 698 365 185 3 47 198 0 25 2932 114 2.44 1.045 8.8 0.0 0.6 2.5 4.21
Rank in 8 NL teams 3 6 4 5 2 2 6 1 3 2 1 2 7
Rk Pos 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 ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
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Team Fielding--Totals

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Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary
John Clapp 27 70 397 297 60 40 4 .899 5.10 56 0 0 C-OF
Bill Crowley 22 63 252 182 37 33 12 .869 3.48 7 0 0 OF-C-1B-2B
Dave Eggler 30 78 136 114 11 11 2 .919 1.60 OF
Davy Force 29 79 366 75 265 26 26 .929 4.30 SS-3B
Chick Fulmer 28 76 634 273 301 60 46 .905 7.55 2B
Pud Galvin 22 67 206 36 143 27 8 .869 2.67 P-SS
Joe Hornung 22 78 173 135 12 26 2 .850 1.88 OF-1B
Steve Libby 25 1 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 8.00 1B
Bill McGunnigle 24 48 108 64 35 9 2 .917 2.06 OF-P
Hardy Richardson 24 79 291 94 153 44 13 .849 3.13 3 0 0 3B-C
Jack Rowe 22 8 51 36 9 6 0 .882 5.63 8 0 0 C-OF
Oscar Walker 25 72 907 828 30 49 52 .946 11.92 1B
Team Totals 25.4 79 3529 2142 1056 331 62 .906 4.45 74 0 0
Rank in 8 NL teams 2 2
Name Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Batters

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary
John Clapp 27 70 303 3 0 0 8 4 15 1.3 10 25 2.4 .520 .509 1.7 1.1 17 *2/O
Bill Crowley 22 60 267 4 0 0 2 -2 4 0.3 9 13 1.3 .506 .502 1.1 -0.0 11 O2/34
Dave Eggler 30 78 328 -15 0 0 -2 -4 -21 -2.1 11 -10 -0.9 .474 .487 -0.7 -0.6 -8 *O
Davy Force 29 79 329 -16 0 0 11 5 -0 -0.1 11 11 1.1 .500 .500 0.1 1.5 0 *6/5
Chick Fulmer 28 76 311 -2 0 0 8 1 7 0.6 11 18 1.7 .509 .504 1.0 0.9 10 *4
Pud Galvin 22 67 266 -8 0 0 0 10 2 0.1 0 2 0.1 .502 .501 0.1 -0.0 2 *1/6
Joe Hornung 22 78 321 0 0 0 0 -5 -5 -0.5 11 6 0.6 .494 .497 0.7 -0.5 6 *O/3
Steve Libby? 25 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.0 .449 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /3
Bill McGunnigle 24 47 176 -15 0 0 5 -2 -12 -1.2 6 -6 -0.6 .475 .493 -1.0 0.2 -11 O1
Hardy Richardson 24 79 352 9 0 0 2 3 14 1.2 12 26 2.5 .517 .508 2.4 0.4 24 Free Agency *5/2
Jack Rowe* 22 8 34 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.2 1 3 0.3 .520 .501 0.3 0.0 3 /2O
Oscar Walker* 25 72 295 3 0 0 5 -0 8 0.7 10 18 1.7 .510 .504 1.3 0.5 13 *3
Team Total 25.4 715 2984 -36 0 0 39 9 12 0.5 92 104 10.2 .501 .501 7.0 3.5 65
Name Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Acquired Pos Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired
Pud Galvin 22 593.0 66 66 299 4.54 5.36 0.50 0.00 105.0 5.10 41 4.1 -0.5 9.0 100 .562 .525
Bill McGunnigle 24 120.0 14 13 66 4.95 5.36 0.46 0.00 105.0 5.14 4 0.3 1.0 -0.1 1.3 15 .524 .502
Team Total 22.3 713.0 80 79 365 4.61 5.36 0.49 0.00 105.0 5.11 45 4.5 1.0 -0.6 10.4 115 .556 .521
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1880 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics