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1888 Cincinnati Red Stockings

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1887 / 1889

80-54, Finished 4th in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Gus Schmelz (80-54)
Scored 745 runs, Allowed 628 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 77-57

Ballparks: League Park I ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 101, Pitching - 100


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1887 / 1889 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR
Kid Baldwin 23 R R 5' 6" 147 Nov 1, 1864 5 67 67 0 65 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 -0.1
Ned Bligh 24 R R 5' 11" 172 Jun 30, 1864 2 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 -0.1
Hick Carpenter 32 R L 5' 11" 186 Aug 16, 1855 10 136 136 0 0 0 0 136 0 0 0 0 0 1.3
Pop Corkhill 30 L R 5' 10" 180 Apr 11, 1858 6 118 118 2 0 1 1 0 0 4 112 0 116 0.6
Frank Fennelly 28 R R 5' 8" 168 Feb 18, 1860 5 120 120 0 0 0 4 0 112 2 2 0 4 1.6
Heinie Kappel 24 R R 5' 8" 160 Sep, 1863 2 36 36 0 0 0 10 1 25 0 0 0 0 0.1
Jim Keenan 30 R R 5' 10" 186 Feb 10, 1858 8 85 85 0 69 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6
Bid McPhee HOF 28 R R 5' 8" 152 Nov 1, 1859 7 111 111 0 0 0 111 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1
Tony Mullane 29 B 5' 10" 165 Jan 30, 1859 7 51 51 44 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 4.5
Hugh Nicol 30 R R 5' 4" 145 Jan 1, 1858 8 135 135 0 0 0 12 0 1 0 0 125 125 1.3
Jack O'Connor 22 R R 5' 10" 170 Jun 2, 1866 2 36 36 0 2 0 0 0 0 11 21 2 34 -0.9
John Reilly 29 R R 6' 3" 178 Oct 5, 1858 7 127 127 0 0 117 0 0 0 0 2 8 10 5.2
Billy Serad 26 R R 5' 7" 156 Apr, 1862 4 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.0
Mike Smith 20 L L 5' 11" 178 Mar 23, 1868 3 40 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 5.1
George Tebeau 26 R R 5' 9" 175 Dec 26, 1861 2 121 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 121 0 0 121 1.5
Lee Viau 21 R R 5' 4" 160 Jul 5, 1866 1st 43 43 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3.3
John Weyhing 19 L L 6' 2" 185 Jun 24, 1869 1st 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.3
Name 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.

1887 / 1889 Roster (40-man)