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1888 Indianapolis Hoosiers

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1887 / 1889

50-85, Finished 7th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Harry Spence (50-85)
Scored 603 runs, Allowed 731 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 56-79

Ballparks: Seventh Street Park III ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
Batting - 101, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 95, Pitching - 98

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1887 / 1889 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 20, 1887

Traded Gid Gardner and cash to the Washington Nationals. Received Paul Hines.

February 6, 1888

Tom Brown sent to the Boston Beaneaters in an unknown transaction.

April 15, 1888 (Standings)

Purchased Con Daily from the Boston Beaneaters. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)


Signed Amos Rusie as a free agent.

March 5, 1889

Purchased Pretzels Getzien from the Detroit Wolverines.

March 29, 1889

Traded Egyptian Healy to the Washington Nationals. Received Jim Whitney.

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1887 / 1889 Trades and Transactions