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1884 New York Gothams

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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62-50, Finished 4th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Price (56-42) and John Ward (6-8)
Scored 693 runs, Allowed 623 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 61-51

Ballparks: Polo Grounds I (Southeast Diamond) ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 98, Pitching - 97


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1883 / 1885 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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1884 Top 12 by WAR

Please note that players may not be in the uniform of the correct team in these images.
Photo of Mickey Welch Photo of Buck Ewing Photo of Roger Connor Photo of John Ward Photo of Alex McKinnon Photo of Frank Hankinson Photo of Ed Caskin Photo of Mike Dorgan Photo of Patrick Gillespie Photo of Danny Richardson Photo of Bill Loughran Photo of Henry Oxley

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 Buck Ewing 24 94 410 382 90 106 15 20 3 41 28 22 .277 .327 .445 .772 137 170
2 1B Alex McKinnon 27 116 478 470 66 128 21 13 3 73 8 62 .272 .285 .391 .676 107 184
3 2B Roger Connor* 26 116 515 477 98 151 28 4 4 82 38 32 .317 .367 .417 .784 142 199
4 SS Ed Caskin 32 100 385 351 49 81 11 1 1 40 34 55 .231 .299 .276 .575 79 97
5 3B Frank Hankinson 28 105 412 389 44 90 16 7 2 43 23 59 .231 .274 .324 .598 85 126
6 OF Mike Dorgan 30 83 354 341 61 94 11 6 1 48 13 27 .276 .302 .352 .654 102 120
7 OF Patrick Gillespie* 32 101 432 413 75 109 7 4 2 44 19 35 .264 .296 .315 .611 90 130
8 OF John Ward* 24 113 510 482 98 122 11 8 2 51 28 47 .253 .294 .322 .616 91 155
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 UT Danny Richardson 21 74 293 277 36 70 8 1 1 27 16 17 .253 .294 .300 .593 84 83
10 C John Humphries* 22 20 73 64 6 6 0 0 0 2 9 19 .094 .205 .094 .299 -4 6
11 OF Sandy Griffin 25 16 63 62 7 11 2 0 0 6 1 19 .177 .190 .210 .400 24 13
12 UT Bill Loughran? 22 9 36 29 4 3 1 1 0 3 7 11 .103 .278 .207 .485 53 6
13 UT Charlie Manlove 21 3 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0
14 C Henry Oxley 26 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 -32 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
15 P Mickey Welch 24 71 265 249 47 60 14 3 3 29 16 49 .241 .287 .357 .644 98 89
16 P Ed Bagley? 20 33 129 121 12 22 4 0 0 8 8 31 .182 .233 .215 .447 40 26
17 P Jim Brown? 23 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0
Team Totals 26.7 116 4373 4124 693 1053 149 68 22 497 249 492 .255 .298 .340 .638 97 1404
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 3 4 5 2 5 3 4 3 2 4 4 4
Non-Pitcher Totals 27.0 116 3976 3751 634 971 131 65 19 460 225 411 .259 .301 .344 .644 99 1289
Pitcher Totals 22.8 116 397 373 59 82 18 3 3 37 24 81 .220 .267 .308 .575 78 115
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 Mickey Welch 24 39 21 .650 2.50 65 65 1 62 4 0 557.1 528 275 155 12 146 345 0 39 2370 120 3.10 1.209 8.5 0.2 2.4 5.6 2.36
2 SP Ed Bagley? 20 12 18 .400 4.16 31 30 1 30 0 0 266.0 296 209 123 9 99 104 0 33 1223 72 4.05 1.485 10.0 0.3 3.3 3.5 1.05
3 SP Mike Dorgan 30 8 6 .571 3.50 14 14 0 12 0 0 113.0 98 84 44 5 51 90 1 21 507 86 3.61 1.319 7.8 0.4 4.1 7.2 1.76
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 RP John Ward 24 3 3 .500 3.41 9 5 3 5 0 0 60.2 72 43 23 2 18 23 0 6 275 89 3.83 1.484 10.7 0.3 2.7 3.4 1.28
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
5 Jim Brown? 23 0 1 .000 5.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 10 9 5 0 8 2 0 2 46 64 5.50 2.000 10.0 0.0 8.0 2.0 0.25
6 Buck Ewing 24 0 1 .000 1.13 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 7 3 1 0 4 3 0 0 33 284 4.02 1.375 7.9 0.0 4.5 3.4 0.75
Team Totals 23.6 62 50 .554 3.12 116 116 5 111 4 0 1014.0 1011 623 351 28 326 567 1 101 4454 97 3.48 1.319 9.0 0.2 2.9 5.0 1.74
Rank in 8 NL teams 4 4 5 1 6 5 3 3 3 5 2 8 3
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
Ed Bagley 20 33 71 16 46 9 2 .873 1.88 P-OF
Jim Brown 23 1 3 0 1 2 0 .333 1.00 P
Ed Caskin 32 102 501 149 293 59 28 .882 4.33 13 0 0 SS-C
Roger Connor 26 116 629 299 234 96 32 .847 4.59 2B-OF-3B
Mike Dorgan 30 87 254 153 52 49 4 .807 2.36 3 0 0 OF-P-C-2B
Buck Ewing 24 97 643 458 139 46 11 .928 6.15 38 0 0 C-OF-SS-P-3B
Patrick Gillespie 32 101 187 159 8 20 1 .893 1.65 OF
Sandy Griffin 25 16 19 14 2 3 1 .842 1.00 OF
Frank Hankinson 28 106 364 135 182 47 8 .871 2.99 3B-OF
John Humphries 22 20 193 138 35 20 2 .896 8.65 21 0 0 C
Bill Loughran 22 10 64 46 8 10 1 .844 5.40 13 0 0 C-OF
Charlie Manlove 21 4 18 10 5 3 2 .833 3.75 7 0 0 C-OF
Alex McKinnon 27 116 1181 1097 31 53 57 .955 9.72 1B
Henry Oxley 26 2 10 4 5 1 0 .900 4.50 4 0 0 C
Danny Richardson 21 74 188 110 54 24 9 .872 2.22 OF-SS
John Ward 24 115 465 201 206 58 19 .875 3.54 OF-2B-P
Mickey Welch 24 72 117 25 78 14 6 .880 1.43 P-OF
Team Totals 26.6 116 4907 3014 1379 514 69 .895 4.10 99 0 0
Rank in 8 NL teams 5 5
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
Ed Bagley? 20 33 129 -10 0 0 0 4 -6 -0.6 0 -6 -0.6 .483 .497 -0.6 -0.1 -6 1/O
Jim Brown? 23 1 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .437 .500 -0.1 0.0 -1 /1
Ed Caskin 32 100 385 -8 0 0 -2 7 -4 -0.5 13 10 0.8 .497 .498 1.2 0.3 12 *6/2
Roger Connor* 26 116 515 27 0 0 -11 -0 16 1.2 17 33 3.0 .512 .509 4.2 -1.2 44 $2,000 Free Agency 4O5
Mike Dorgan 30 83 354 2 0 0 1 -3 -0 -0.2 12 12 1.0 .500 .500 1.1 -0.3 11 O1/24
Buck Ewing 24 94 410 18 0 0 14 5 37 3.3 14 51 4.7 .536 .521 3.5 1.7 37 $3,100 Free Agency *2O/651
Patrick Gillespie* 32 101 432 -3 0 0 0 -6 -10 -1.1 15 5 0.4 .491 .495 0.6 -0.7 5 *O
Sandy Griffin 25 16 63 -7 0 0 -2 -1 -10 -0.9 2 -8 -0.7 .443 .494 -0.5 -0.3 -5 O
Frank Hankinson 28 105 412 -8 0 0 3 3 -2 -0.3 14 12 1.1 .498 .499 1.0 0.5 9 *5/O
John Humphries* 22 20 73 -9 0 0 0 1 -7 -0.7 2 -5 -0.5 .465 .496 -0.4 0.1 -5 2
Bill Loughran? 22 9 36 -2 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 1 -0 -0.0 .483 .499 -0.0 0.0 -0 /2O
Charlie Manlove 21 3 10 -3 0 0 -1 0 -3 -0.3 0 -3 -0.3 .390 .498 -0.2 -0.1 -2 /2O
Alex McKinnon 27 116 478 2 0 0 -4 -0 -2 -0.4 16 14 1.2 .498 .499 1.8 -0.5 18 *3
Henry Oxley 26 2 5 -1 0 0 -1 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.1 .423 .499 -0.0 -0.1 -1 /2
Danny Richardson 21 74 293 -3 0 0 -2 -2 -7 -0.8 10 3 0.3 .491 .496 0.6 -0.5 5 $700 O6
John Ward* 24 113 510 -4 0 0 6 -2 0 -0.2 17 17 1.5 .500 .500 1.1 0.2 11 $3,000 Free Agency O4/1
Mickey Welch 24 71 265 -3 0 0 -2 8 4 0.2 0 4 0.2 .505 .502 0.5 -0.3 6 Free Agency 1/O
Team Total 26.6 1057 4373 -11 0 0 -1 14 2 -1.7 134 136 11.8 .500 .501 13.8 -1.2 137 $8,800
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
Ed Bagley? 20 266.0 31 30 209 7.07 5.43 -0.03 0.00 102.0 5.57 -39 -3.3 1.0 -0.6 -1.4 -15 .393 .479
Jim Brown? 23 9.0 1 1 9 9.00 5.43 -0.03 0.00 102.0 5.57 -3 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -2 .265 .499
Mike Dorgan 30 113.0 14 14 84 6.69 5.43 -0.02 0.00 102.0 5.57 -12 -1.0 -0.3 -0.2 -2 .425 .494
Buck Ewing 24 8.0 1 1 3 3.38 5.43 -0.02 0.00 102.0 5.57 2 0.2 -0.0 0.3 3 .719 .501 $3,100 Free Agency
John Ward 24 60.2 9 5 43 6.38 5.43 -0.03 0.00 102.0 5.57 -4 -0.4 1.0 -0.1 0.1 1 .457 .498 $3,000 Free Agency
Mickey Welch 24 557.1 65 65 275 4.44 5.43 -0.03 0.00 102.0 5.57 81 8.1 -1.3 12.1 131 .625 .550 Free Agency
Team Total 23.6 1014.0 121 116 623 5.53 5.43 -0.03 0.00 102.0 5.57 24 3.3 1.0 -2.3 10.5 115 .527 .521 $6,100
Name Age IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Acquired

1883 / 1885 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics