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1885 Chicago White Stockings

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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87-25, Finished 1st in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Cap Anson (87-25)
Scored 834 runs, Allowed 470 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-29

Ballparks: West Side Park I ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 113, Pitching - 107 · one-year: Batting - 112, Pitching - 103


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1884 / 1886 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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1885 Top 12 by WAR

Please note that players may not be in the uniform of the correct team in these images.
Photo of John Clarkson Photo of George Gore Photo of Ned Williamson Photo of Cap Anson Photo of King Kelly Photo of Abner Dalrymple Photo of Tom Burns Photo of Jim McCormick Photo of Fred Pfeffer Photo of Silver Flint Photo of Jimmy Ryan Photo of Larry Corcoran

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 Silver Flint 29 68 251 249 27 52 8 2 1 17 2 52 .209 .215 .269 .484 48 67
2 1B Cap Anson 33 112 498 464 100 144 35 7 7 108 34 13 .310 .357 .461 .819 149 214
3 2B Fred Pfeffer 25 112 495 469 90 113 12 7 5 73 26 47 .241 .281 .328 .609 86 154
4 SS Tom Burns 28 111 461 445 82 121 23 9 7 71 16 48 .272 .297 .411 .708 115 183
5 3B Ned Williamson 27 113 482 407 87 97 16 5 3 65 75 60 .238 .357 .324 .681 110 132
6 OF Abner Dalrymple* 27 113 538 492 109 135 27 12 11 61 46 42 .274 .336 .445 .782 138 219
7 OF George Gore* 31 109 509 441 115 138 21 13 5 57 68 25 .313 .405 .454 .858 163 200
8 OF King Kelly 27 107 484 438 124 126 24 7 9 75 46 24 .288 .355 .436 .791 142 191
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 Billy Sunday* 22 46 184 172 36 44 3 3 2 20 12 33 .256 .304 .343 .647 98 59
10 UT Sy Sutcliffe* 23 11 45 43 5 8 1 1 0 4 2 5 .186 .222 .256 .478 46 11
11 UT Jimmy Ryan 22 3 14 13 2 6 1 0 0 2 1 1 .462 .500 .538 1.038 218 7
12 UT Jim McCauley* 22 3 8 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 .167 .375 .167 .542 71 1
13 OF Wash Williams? 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 54 1
14 C Ed Gastfield 19 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0
15 C Bill Krieg 26 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .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
16 P John Clarkson 23 72 286 283 34 61 11 5 4 32 3 44 .216 .224 .332 .556 69 94
17 P Jim McCormick 28 25 104 103 13 23 1 4 0 16 1 18 .223 .231 .311 .541 65 32
18 P Ted Kennedy* 20 9 36 36 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 10 .083 .083 .083 .167 -49 3
19 P Larry Corcoran# 25 7 28 22 6 6 1 0 0 4 6 1 .273 .429 .318 .747 132 7
Team Totals 27.6 113 4433 4093 834 1079 184 75 54 606 340 429 .264 .320 .385 .705 115 1575
Rank in 8 NL teams 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 5 2 1 1 1 1
Non-Pitcher Totals 28.0 113 3979 3649 778 986 171 66 50 553 330 356 .270 .331 .394 .725 122 1439
Pitcher Totals 24.1 113 454 444 56 93 13 9 4 53 10 73 .209 .227 .306 .533 62 136
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 John Clarkson 23 53 16 .768 1.85 70 70 0 68 10 0 623.0 497 255 128 21 97 308 0 14 2487 163 2.80 0.953 7.2 0.3 1.4 4.4 3.18
2 SP Jim McCormick 28 20 4 .833 2.43 24 24 0 24 3 0 215.0 187 103 58 8 40 88 0 3 873 124 3.10 1.056 7.8 0.3 1.7 3.7 2.20
3 SP Ted Kennedy 20 7 2 .778 3.43 9 9 0 8 0 0 78.2 91 54 30 5 28 36 0 6 344 88 3.86 1.513 10.4 0.6 3.2 4.1 1.29
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
4 Larry Corcoran 25 5 2 .714 3.64 7 7 0 6 1 0 59.1 63 38 24 2 24 10 0 2 267 83 4.20 1.466 9.6 0.3 3.6 1.5 0.42
5 Fred Pfeffer 25 2 1 .667 2.56 5 2 3 2 0 2 31.2 26 15 9 1 8 13 0 3 125 120 3.23 1.074 7.4 0.3 2.3 3.7 1.63
6 Ned Williamson 27 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 2 6.0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 25 1.88 0.333 3.0 0.0 0.0 4.5
7 Wash Williams? 0 0 13.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 5 3 0 5 0 0 1 10 28 10.38 3.500 9.0 0.0 22.5 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 24.0 87 25 .777 2.23 113 113 5 108 14 4 1015.2 868 470 252 37 202 458 0 29 4131 135 3.05 1.053 7.7 0.3 1.8 4.1 2.27
Rank in 8 NL teams 1 8 2 3 2 1 1 3 2 2 8 2 4
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
Cap Anson 33 113 1351 1255 39 57 62 .958 11.45 2 0 0 1B-C
Tom Burns 28 112 617 151 370 96 35 .844 4.65 SS-2B
John Clarkson 23 74 222 27 175 20 8 .910 2.73 P-OF-3B
Larry Corcoran 25 8 22 6 14 2 0 .909 2.50 P-SS
Abner Dalrymple 27 113 223 180 16 27 2 .879 1.73 OF
Silver Flint 29 69 492 356 100 36 2 .927 6.61 41 0 0 C-OF
Ed Gastfield 19 1 11 10 1 0 1 1.000 11.00 3 0 0 C
George Gore 31 109 250 204 17 29 2 .884 2.03 OF
King Kelly 27 116 429 259 112 58 5 .865 3.20 36 0 0 OF-C-2B-3B-1B
Ted Kennedy 20 10 23 3 18 2 0 .913 2.10 P-3B
Bill Krieg 26 1 10 6 2 2 0 .800 8.00 1 0 0 C
Jim McCauley 22 4 10 7 1 2 0 .800 2.00 4 0 0 C-OF
Jim McCormick 28 25 79 21 54 4 3 .949 3.00 P-OF
Fred Pfeffer 25 115 811 328 397 86 66 .894 6.30 2B-P-OF
Jimmy Ryan 22 3 25 6 11 8 0 .680 5.67 SS-OF
Billy Sunday 22 46 63 46 6 11 2 .825 1.13 OF
Sy Sutcliffe 23 12 70 47 12 11 0 .843 4.92 17 0 0 C-OF
Ned Williamson 27 116 426 120 261 45 18 .894 3.28 1 0 0 3B-C-P
Wash Williams -- 2 3 1 1 1 0 .667 1.00 OF-P
Team Totals 27.4 113 5137 3033 1607 497 80 .903 4.42 105 0 0
Rank in 8 NL teams 8 4
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
Cap Anson 33 112 498 27 0 0 -4 -0 23 2.1 16 39 3.8 .520 .514 4.3 -0.4 43 $3,000 Free Agency *3/2
Tom Burns 28 111 461 4 0 0 2 7 14 1.2 16 29 2.9 .512 .508 2.8 0.8 27 *6/4
John Clarkson 23 72 286 -14 0 0 0 13 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .499 .500 -0.1 -0.1 -1 Purchased 1/O5
Larry Corcoran# 25 7 28 1 0 0 0 1 3 0.2 0 3 0.2 .536 .502 0.2 0.0 3 /16
Abner Dalrymple* 27 113 538 20 0 0 3 -7 16 1.4 16 32 3.2 .513 .509 3.0 -0.5 29 *O
Silver Flint 29 68 251 -19 0 0 9 4 -6 -0.6 9 3 0.3 .492 .497 -0.5 1.2 -6 2/O
Ed Gastfield 19 1 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .430 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /2
George Gore* 31 109 509 35 0 0 6 -6 35 3.2 15 50 4.9 .530 .520 4.4 -0.1 44 $2,100 *O
King Kelly 27 107 484 22 0 0 0 -2 20 1.8 15 35 3.5 .518 .512 3.6 -0.2 35 $2,250 Free Agency O2/435
Ted Kennedy* 20 9 36 -7 0 0 0 2 -5 -0.5 0 -5 -0.5 .444 .497 -0.5 -0.0 -5 /15
Bill Krieg 26 1 3 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .522 .500 -0.1 0.1 -1 /2
Jim McCauley* 22 3 8 -0 0 0 -1 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .459 .499 0.0 -0.1 -0 /2O
Jim McCormick 28 25 104 -6 0 0 0 5 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .496 .499 -0.1 -0.0 -1 Purchased 1/O
Fred Pfeffer 25 112 495 -9 0 0 12 2 5 0.3 16 21 2.1 .504 .503 1.0 1.3 9 $1,800 *4/1O
Jimmy Ryan 22 3 14 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .556 .501 0.2 0.0 2 /6O
Billy Sunday* 22 46 184 -3 0 0 -2 -3 -8 -0.8 6 -1 -0.1 .484 .496 0.2 -0.5 1 O
Sy Sutcliffe* 23 11 45 -3 0 0 -3 1 -5 -0.5 2 -4 -0.3 .455 .497 -0.1 -0.2 -1 2/O
Wash Williams? -- 1 4 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .475 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 /O1
Ned Williamson 27 113 482 5 0 0 17 4 26 2.4 16 42 4.1 .522 .515 2.6 2.0 25 $2,500 *5/12
Team Total 27.5 1024 4433 56 0 0 40 21 116 9.9 127 244 24.0 .511 .508 21.1 3.3 204 $11,650
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
John Clarkson 23 623.0 70 70 255 3.68 4.60 0.35 0.00 107.0 4.55 74 7.7 -0.5 13.1 125 .609 .547 Purchased
Larry Corcoran 25 59.1 7 7 38 5.76 4.60 0.41 0.00 107.0 4.48 -7 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1 -2 .410 .496
Ted Kennedy 20 78.2 9 9 54 6.18 4.60 0.37 0.00 107.0 4.53 -13 -1.1 -0.1 -0.4 -6 .379 .493
Jim McCormick 28 215.0 24 24 103 4.31 4.60 0.36 0.00 107.0 4.54 10 1.0 -0.2 2.9 28 .543 .506 Purchased
Fred Pfeffer 25 31.2 5 2 15 4.26 4.60 0.34 0.00 107.0 4.56 2 0.2 1.0 -0.0 0.5 4 .535 .501 $1,800
Wash Williams? -- 2.0 1 1 5 22.50 4.60 0.27 0.00 107.0 4.63 -4 -0.3 -0.0 -0.2 -4 .227 .498
Ned Williamson 27 6.0 2 0 0 0.00 4.60 0.38 0.00 107.0 4.51 3 0.3 1.0 -0.0 0.4 4 .666 .502 $2,500
Team Total 24.0 1015.2 118 113 470 4.16 4.60 0.35 0.00 107.0 4.54 66 7.2 1.0 -0.9 16.1 149 .561 .529 $4,300
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1884 / 1886 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics