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1885 New York Metropolitans

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1884 / 1886

44-64, Finished 7th in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Gifford (44-64)
Scored 526 runs, Allowed 688 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 41-67

Ballparks: Polo Grounds I (Southeast Diamond) ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 85, Pitching - 87 · one-year: Batting - 84, Pitching - 86


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1884 / 1886 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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1885 Top 12 by WAR

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Photo of Dave Orr Photo of Candy Nelson Photo of Steve Brady Photo of Chief Roseman Photo of Frank Hankinson Photo of Ed Cushman Photo of Charlie Reipschlager Photo of Tom Forster Photo of Jones Photo of Dick Pierson Photo of Bill Holbert Photo of Jim Reilly

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 Charlie Reipschlager 29 72 278 268 29 65 11 1 0 21 9 .243 .270 .291 .561 90 78 1
2 1B Dave Orr 25 107 455 444 76 152 29 21 6 77 8 .342 .358 .543 .901 202 241 3
3 2B Tom Forster 26 57 231 213 28 47 7 2 0 18 17 .221 .281 .272 .554 88 58 1
4 SS Candy Nelson* 36 107 484 420 98 107 12 4 1 30 61 .255 .353 .310 .663 126 130 3
5 3B Frank Hankinson 29 94 375 362 43 81 12 2 2 44 12 .224 .251 .285 .535 81 103 1
6 OF Chief Roseman 28 101 445 410 72 114 13 14 4 46 25 .278 .335 .407 .742 150 167 10
7 OF Steve Brady? 33 108 465 434 60 128 14 5 3 58 25 .295 .342 .371 .713 141 161 6
8 OF Ed Kennedy? 29 96 365 349 35 71 8 4 2 21 12 .203 .238 .266 .505 71 93 4
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 C Bill Holbert 30 56 210 202 13 35 3 0 0 13 8 .173 .205 .188 .393 34 38 0
10 2B Dasher Troy 29 45 186 177 24 39 3 3 2 12 5 .220 .258 .305 .563 90 54 4
11 IF Jim Reilly? 24 10 42 40 6 7 3 0 0 3 2 .175 .214 .250 .464 57 10 0
12 C Cal Broughton 24 11 42 41 1 6 1 0 0 1 1 .146 .167 .171 .337 14 7 0
13 2B Dick Pierson? 27 3 11 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .111 .273 .111 .384 34 1 0
14 3B Jones? 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 70 1 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 Jack Lynch 28 44 164 153 16 30 5 1 0 10 11 .196 .250 .242 .492 67 37 0
16 P Ed Cushman 33 22 78 69 5 10 1 0 0 3 9 .145 .244 .159 .403 38 11 0
17 P Doug Crothers 25 18 60 51 11 8 0 0 0 0 8 .157 .283 .157 .440 52 8 1
18 P Ed Bagley? 21 15 53 52 5 9 1 0 1 3 1 .173 .189 .250 .439 48 13 0
19 P Buck Becannon? 25 10 35 33 3 10 0 0 0 2 1 .303 .343 .303 .646 120 10 1
Team Totals 29.4 108 3983 3731 526 921 123 57 21 362 217 .247 .295 .327 .622 110 1221 35
Rank in 8 AA teams 8 8 7 5 7 3 5 5 4 3 4 3 7 7
Non-Pitcher Totals 29.7 108 3593 3373 486 854 116 56 20 344 187 .253 .299 .339 .637 115 1142 33
Pitcher Totals 27.4 108 390 358 40 67 7 1 1 18 30 .187 .254 .221 .475 62 79 2
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 Jack Lynch 28 23 21 .523 3.61 44 43 1 43 1 0 379.0 410 243 152 17 42 177 3 0 33 1606 78 2.89 1.193 9.7 0.4 1.0 4.2 4.21
2 SP Ed Cushman* 33 8 14 .364 2.78 22 22 0 22 0 0 191.0 158 105 59 2 33 133 3 1 18 790 102 2.19 1.000 7.4 0.1 1.6 6.3 4.03
3 SP Doug Crothers 25 7 11 .389 5.08 18 18 0 18 1 0 154.0 192 135 87 4 49 40 2 1 16 706 56 3.69 1.565 11.2 0.2 2.9 2.3 0.82
4 SP Ed Bagley? 21 4 9 .308 4.93 15 14 1 10 0 0 115.0 131 102 63 5 48 44 8 2 17 527 58 4.14 1.557 10.3 0.4 3.8 3.4 0.92
5 SP Buck Becannon? 25 2 8 .200 6.25 10 10 0 10 0 0 85.0 108 84 59 5 24 13 5 1 17 394 45 4.36 1.553 11.4 0.5 2.5 1.4 0.54
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
6 Dave Orr 25 0 0 7.20 3 0 3 0 0 0 10.0 11 13 8 2 5 1 0 0 2 49 41 6.78 1.600 9.9 1.8 4.5 0.9 0.20
7 Frank Hankinson 29 0 0 4.50 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 9 80 10.88 1.500 9.0 4.5 4.5 0.0 0.00
8 Chief Roseman 28 0 1 .000 27.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 3 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 11 16 8.88 5.000 27.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 27.4 44 64 .407 4.15 108 108 5 103 2 0 937.0 1015 688 432 36 204 408 21 5 103 4092 68 3.23 1.301 9.7 0.3 2.0 3.9 2.00
Rank in 8 AA teams 7 2 8 6 7 5 8 6 7 8 8 3 5
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
Buck Becannon 25 10 19 1 17 1 0 .947 1.80 P
Ed Bagley 21 19 36 7 23 6 0 .833 1.58 P-OF
Steve Brady 33 112 245 198 18 29 5 .882 1.93 OF-2B-1B-3B
Cal Broughton 24 11 93 61 19 13 1 .860 7.27 16 0 0 C
Doug Crothers 25 18 42 5 30 7 1 .833 1.94 P
Ed Cushman 33 22 29 3 21 5 0 .828 1.09 P
Tom Forster 26 57 313 135 143 35 21 .888 4.88 2B-OF
Frank Hankinson 29 95 351 106 212 33 9 .906 3.35 3B-P
Bill Holbert 30 57 396 256 96 44 7 .889 6.18 35 0 0 C-OF-3B
Jones -- 1 6 2 4 0 0 1.000 6.00 3B
Ed Kennedy 29 96 201 154 15 32 1 .841 1.76 OF
Jack Lynch 28 44 49 11 34 4 0 .918 1.02 P
Candy Nelson 36 108 586 153 370 63 33 .892 4.84 SS-3B
Dave Orr 25 110 1148 1089 20 39 48 .966 10.08 1B-P
Dick Pierson 27 3 22 9 6 7 1 .682 5.00 2B
Jim Reilly 24 10 73 33 29 11 3 .849 6.20 2B-3B
Charlie Reipschlager 29 73 469 277 135 57 8 .878 5.64 48 0 0 C-3B-OF-SS-2B
Chief Roseman 28 102 215 177 9 29 1 .865 1.82 OF-P
Dasher Troy 29 45 269 128 103 38 17 .859 5.13 2B-OF-SS
Team Totals 29.2 108 4562 2805 1304 453 62 .901 4.14 99 0 0
Rank in 8 AA teams 6 7
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? 21 15 53 -2 0 0 0 2 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 Purchased 1/O
Buck Becannon? 25 10 35 1 0 0 0 2 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .526 .502 0.3 0.0 3 1
Steve Brady? 33 108 465 25 0 0 -3 -6 16 1.5 10 26 2.5 .513 .509 2.8 -0.8 29 *O/345
Cal Broughton 24 11 42 -3 0 0 -2 1 -5 -0.4 1 -4 -0.3 .461 .497 -0.1 -0.1 -2 2
Doug Crothers 25 18 60 -1 0 0 0 3 2 0.1 0 2 0.1 .507 .501 0.1 0.0 2 1
Ed Cushman 33 22 78 -3 0 0 0 4 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .502 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
Tom Forster 26 57 231 0 0 0 -4 1 -3 -0.3 5 2 0.3 .495 .498 0.6 -0.3 6 4/O
Frank Hankinson 29 94 375 -4 0 0 8 3 7 0.7 8 15 1.6 .507 .504 0.8 1.0 7 Purchased *5/1
Bill Holbert 30 56 210 -12 0 0 2 2 -8 -0.7 5 -3 -0.2 .487 .495 -0.4 0.4 -5 2O/5
Jones? -- 1 4 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .495 .500 0.0 0.0 -0 /5
Ed Kennedy? 29 96 365 -7 0 0 -2 -6 -15 -1.4 8 -7 -0.5 .486 .491 -0.3 -0.7 -5 *O
Jack Lynch 28 44 164 -3 0 0 0 7 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .509 .502 0.4 0.0 4 1
Candy Nelson* 36 107 484 22 0 0 2 7 31 2.8 10 41 3.9 .526 .517 3.7 0.9 39 *6/5
Dave Orr 25 107 455 50 0 0 -5 -0 44 3.9 10 54 5.0 .537 .524 5.4 -0.4 59 *3/1
Dick Pierson? 27 3 11 -0 0 0 -2 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .432 .499 -0.0 -0.2 -0 /4
Jim Reilly? 24 10 42 -1 0 0 -3 0 -4 -0.4 1 -3 -0.3 .462 .498 -0.0 -0.2 -0 /45
Charlie Reipschlager 29 72 278 0 0 0 -1 4 3 0.3 6 9 0.9 .504 .502 1.0 0.3 10 2/5O46
Chief Roseman 28 101 445 27 0 0 -4 -5 18 1.6 9 27 2.6 .516 .510 3.0 -0.8 31 *O/1
Dasher Troy 29 45 186 0 0 0 -9 1 -8 -0.7 4 -4 -0.3 .484 .495 0.5 -0.7 5 4/O6
Team Total 29.3 977 3983 88 0 0 -23 18 83 7.4 76 159 15.8 .508 .506 17.7 -1.8 182
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? 21 115.0 15 14 102 7.98 5.57 -0.22 0.00 86.0 4.99 -37 -2.8 1.0 -0.2 -2.3 -31 .312 .483 Purchased
Buck Becannon? 25 85.0 10 10 84 8.89 5.57 -0.25 0.00 86.0 5.01 -36 -2.5 -0.1 -2.1 -31 .251 .485
Doug Crothers 25 154.0 18 18 135 7.89 5.57 -0.24 0.00 86.0 5.00 -48 -3.6 -0.2 -2.9 -39 .301 .478
Ed Cushman* 33 191.0 22 22 105 4.95 5.57 -0.20 0.00 86.0 4.96 2 0.2 -0.3 1.0 13 .508 .501
Frank Hankinson 29 2.0 1 0 1 4.50 5.58 -0.21 0.00 86.0 4.97 0 0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.0 0 .511 .500 Purchased
Jack Lynch 28 379.0 44 43 243 5.77 5.57 -0.22 0.00 86.0 4.98 -30 -2.6 1.0 -0.5 -0.9 -8 .440 .484
Dave Orr 25 10.0 3 0 13 11.70 5.57 -0.25 0.00 86.0 5.01 -7 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.5 -7 .314 .497
Chief Roseman 28 1.0 1 1 5 45.00 5.57 -0.54 0.00 86.0 5.26 -4 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -4 .215 .498
Team Total 27.4 937.0 114 108 688 6.61 5.57 -0.22 0.00 86.0 4.98 -161 -12.2 1.0 -1.3 -7.9 -106 .393 .487
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