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1884 Philadelphia Athletics

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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61-46, Finished 7th in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Lon Knight (61-46)
Scored 700 runs, Allowed 546 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-42

Ballparks: Jefferson Street Grounds ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 106, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 114, Pitching - 113


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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 Billy Taylor Photo of Harry Stovey Photo of Sadie Houck Photo of Bobby Mathews Photo of Fred Corey Photo of Jocko Milligan Photo of Jack O'Brien Photo of Henry Larkin Photo of Bob Blakiston Photo of Lon Knight Photo of Ed Rowen Photo of Phenomenal Smith

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 Jocko Milligan 22 66 276 268 39 77 20 3 3 8 .287 .308 .418 .726 129 112 0
2 1B Harry Stovey 27 104 478 448 124 146 22 23 10 83 26 .326 .368 .545 .913 186 244 4
3 2B Cub Stricker 25 107 419 399 59 92 16 11 1 19 .231 .267 .333 .601 90 133 1
4 SS Sadie Houck 28 108 487 472 93 140 19 14 0 7 .297 .318 .396 .714 126 187 8
5 3B Fred Corey 29 104 458 439 64 121 17 16 5 17 .276 .306 .421 .727 129 185 2
6 OF Jud Birchall? 28 54 230 221 36 57 2 2 0 4 .258 .287 .285 .572 82 63 5
7 OF Lon Knight 31 108 495 484 94 131 18 12 1 10 .271 .287 .364 .651 105 176 1
8 OF Henry Larkin 24 85 349 326 59 90 21 9 3 37 15 .276 .324 .423 .747 136 138 8
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 Jack O'Brien 24 36 150 138 25 39 6 1 1 9 .283 .340 .362 .702 123 50 3
10 OF Bob Blakiston? 28 32 143 128 21 33 6 0 0 11 .258 .336 .305 .640 105 39 4
11 OF John Coleman* 21 28 112 107 16 22 2 3 2 5 .206 .241 .336 .578 82 36 0
12 OF Mike Mansell* 26 20 75 70 6 14 1 1 0 5 .200 .253 .243 .496 59 17 0
13 C Frank Siffell? 23 7 18 17 3 3 1 0 0 3 0 .176 .222 .235 .458 46 4 1
14 C Ed Rowen? 26 4 17 15 4 6 1 0 0 1 1 .400 .471 .467 .937 199 7 1
15 UT Robert Foster? 27 4 14 11 4 2 0 0 0 3 .182 .357 .182 .539 76 2 0
16 C Frank Ringo 23 2 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0
17 OF Mike Moynahan* 28 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 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
18 P Bobby Mathews 32 49 191 184 26 34 5 1 0 7 .185 .215 .223 .437 39 41 0
19 P Billy Taylor 29 30 114 111 8 28 6 2 0 2 .252 .272 .342 .614 94 38 1
20 P Al Atkinson 23 22 88 83 13 16 3 1 0 4 .193 .239 .253 .492 56 21 1
21 P Charlie Hilsey? 20 6 24 24 5 5 1 1 0 0 .208 .208 .333 .542 69 8 0
22 P Phenomenal Smith* 19 1 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 59 1 0
Team Totals 27.0 108 4152 3959 700 1057 167 100 26 124 153 .267 .301 .379 .680 115 1502 40
Rank in 13 AA teams 3 3 1 1 1 4 8 9 1 2 1 1 1 5
Non-Pitcher Totals 26.8 108 3755 3577 652 978 153 96 26 124 140 .273 .308 .392 .700 121 1401 38
Pitcher Totals 29.1 108 397 382 48 79 14 4 0 13 .207 .237 .264 .501 59 101 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 Bobby Mathews 32 30 18 .625 3.32 49 49 0 48 3 0 430.2 401 238 159 10 49 286 12 0 23 1788 102 2.67 1.045 8.4 0.2 1.0 6.0 5.84
2 SP Billy Taylor 29 18 12 .600 2.53 30 30 0 30 1 0 260.0 232 118 73 3 44 130 12 0 13 1115 134 3.07 1.062 8.0 0.1 1.5 4.5 2.95
3 SP Al Atkinson 23 11 11 .500 4.20 22 22 0 20 1 0 184.1 186 130 86 3 21 93 10 0 28 792 81 2.98 1.123 9.1 0.1 1.0 4.5 4.43
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 Charlie Hilsey? 20 2 1 .667 4.67 3 3 0 3 0 0 27.0 29 19 14 0 5 10 0 0 1 118 73 3.09 1.259 9.7 0.0 1.7 3.3 2.00
5 John Coleman 21 0 2 .000 3.43 3 2 1 2 0 0 21.0 28 14 8 0 2 5 4 0 0 98 100 3.65 1.429 12.0 0.0 0.9 2.1 2.50
6 Lon Knight 31 0 1 .000 9.00 2 1 1 1 0 0 14.0 24 19 14 0 4 2 1 0 4 74 39 4.06 2.000 15.4 0.0 2.6 1.3 0.50
7 Phenomenal Smith* 19 0 1 .000 4.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 14 6 4 0 1 3 0 0 1 39 89 2.94 1.667 14.0 0.0 1.0 3.0 3.00
8 Cub Stricker 25 0 0 6.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.0 6 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 19 65 3.61 2.333 18.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 1.00
Team Totals 28.7 61 46 .570 3.42 108 108 3 105 5 0 949.0 920 546 360 16 127 530 39 0 70 4043 99 2.90 1.103 8.7 0.2 1.2 5.0 4.17
Rank in 13 AA teams 7 6 8 5 9 4 7 9 9 9 5 5 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
Al Atkinson 23 24 66 12 39 15 0 .773 2.13 P-OF
Jud Birchall 28 54 114 82 15 17 1 .851 1.80 OF-3B
Bob Blakiston 28 33 85 63 11 11 1 .871 2.24 OF-3B-2B-1B-SS
John Coleman 21 29 58 36 11 11 1 .810 1.62 OF-P-1B
Fred Corey 29 104 372 121 209 42 10 .887 3.17 3B
Robert Foster 27 5 26 15 8 3 0 .885 4.60 10 0 0 C-OF
Charlie Hilsey 20 6 14 1 9 4 0 .714 1.67 P-OF
Sadie Houck 28 109 561 122 379 60 30 .893 4.60 SS-2B
Lon Knight 31 111 223 165 39 19 6 .915 1.84 OF-P-1B
Henry Larkin 24 87 138 107 11 20 1 .855 1.36 OF-2B
Mike Mansell 26 20 42 30 2 10 0 .762 1.60 OF
Bobby Mathews 32 50 111 8 78 25 1 .775 1.72 P-OF
Jocko Milligan 22 66 615 477 101 37 5 .940 8.76 66 0 0 C-OF
Mike Moynahan 28 1 2 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00 OF
Jack O'Brien 24 36 259 195 45 19 8 .927 6.67 30 0 0 C-OF-1B
Frank Ringo 23 2 21 13 3 5 0 .762 8.00 6 0 0 C
Ed Rowen 26 4 31 21 4 6 1 .806 6.25 4 0 0 C
Frank Siffell 23 7 32 22 6 4 0 .875 4.00 10 0 0 C
Phenomenal Smith 19 1 4 0 3 1 0 .750 3.00 P
Harry Stovey 27 104 1138 1061 32 45 46 .960 10.51 1B
Cub Stricker 25 110 619 281 257 81 40 .869 4.89 3 0 0 2B-OF-P-C
Billy Taylor 29 30 99 12 66 21 1 .788 2.60 P
Team Totals 26.9 108 4630 2845 1328 457 63 .901 4.20 129 0 0
Rank in 13 AA teams 7 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
Al Atkinson 23 22 88 -4 0 0 0 3 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 1/O
Jud Birchall? 28 54 230 -5 0 0 3 -3 -5 -0.6 5 0 -0.1 .492 .497 -0.2 -0.1 -3 O/5
Bob Blakiston? 28 32 143 1 0 0 1 -1 1 0.0 3 4 0.3 .503 .501 0.3 -0.1 3 O/5346
John Coleman* 21 28 112 -3 0 0 -5 -1 -9 -0.9 2 -7 -0.6 .470 .495 -0.1 -0.6 -2 Free Agency O/13
Fred Corey 29 104 458 12 0 0 12 3 27 2.3 9 37 3.3 .524 .516 2.4 1.3 25 *5
Robert Foster? 27 4 14 -0 0 0 -2 0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .457 .499 0.0 -0.2 0 /2O
Charlie Hilsey? 20 6 24 -1 0 0 -1 -0 -2 -0.2 1 -2 -0.2 .467 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 /O1
Sadie Houck 28 108 487 12 0 0 18 7 37 3.2 10 47 4.2 .532 .521 2.8 2.2 29 Purchased *6/4
Lon Knight 31 108 495 1 0 0 6 -7 0 -0.2 10 10 0.8 .500 .500 0.5 -0.2 4 *O/13
Henry Larkin 24 85 349 12 0 0 -5 -5 2 0.0 8 10 0.8 .502 .501 1.5 -1.1 15 *O/4
Mike Mansell* 26 20 75 -3 0 0 0 -1 -5 -0.5 2 -3 -0.3 .478 .497 -0.3 -0.2 -3 Free Agency O
Bobby Mathews 32 49 191 -13 0 0 0 6 -7 -0.7 0 -7 -0.7 .487 .496 -0.6 -0.1 -7 1/O
Jocko Milligan 22 66 276 7 0 0 9 4 20 1.8 6 26 2.4 .529 .512 1.7 1.1 17 2/O
Mike Moynahan* 28 1 4 -1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .407 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 /O
Jack O'Brien 24 36 150 4 0 0 2 2 8 0.6 3 11 0.9 .519 .504 0.9 0.3 9 $2,000 2/O3
Frank Ringo 23 2 6 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .440 .499 -0.1 0.0 -1 Free Agency /2
Ed Rowen? 26 4 17 2 0 0 -1 0 1 0.1 0 2 0.1 .524 .501 0.2 -0.1 2 $2,200 /2
Frank Siffell? 23 7 18 -1 0 0 -2 0 -3 -0.3 0 -2 -0.2 .464 .498 -0.0 -0.2 -0 /2
Phenomenal Smith* 19 1 4 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .494 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 Purchased /1
Harry Stovey 27 104 478 41 0 0 -1 -0 40 3.4 9 49 4.4 .535 .522 4.7 -0.3 50 *3
Cub Stricker 25 107 419 -6 0 0 -16 2 -20 -2.1 9 -11 -1.1 .483 .489 0.6 -1.5 5 Free Agency *4/2O1
Billy Taylor 29 30 114 -1 0 0 0 4 3 0.2 0 3 0.2 .508 .501 0.2 -0.1 3 1
Team Total 27.0 978 4152 52 0 0 18 13 84 5.4 78 161 13.6 .508 .506 14.2 0.1 143 $4,200
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
Al Atkinson 23 184.1 22 22 130 6.35 5.11 0.18 0.00 104.0 5.14 -18 -1.6 -0.2 -0.7 -13 .427 .490
John Coleman 21 21.0 3 2 14 6.00 5.12 0.21 0.00 104.0 5.10 -1 -0.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.0 -1 .460 .499 Free Agency
Charlie Hilsey? 20 27.0 3 3 19 6.33 5.12 0.18 0.00 104.0 5.13 -3 -0.2 -0.0 -0.1 -2 .423 .499
Lon Knight 31 14.0 2 1 19 12.21 5.11 0.23 0.00 104.0 5.08 -11 -0.6 1.0 -0.0 -0.6 -10 .177 .496
Bobby Mathews 32 430.2 49 49 238 4.97 5.11 0.16 0.00 104.0 5.15 24 2.3 -0.5 4.3 36 .547 .514
Phenomenal Smith* 19 9.0 1 1 6 6.00 5.11 0.19 0.00 104.0 5.12 -1 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0 .450 .500 Purchased
Cub Stricker 25 3.0 1 0 2 6.00 5.12 0.27 0.00 104.0 5.04 -0 -0.0 1.0 -0.0 0.0 -0 .481 .500 Free Agency
Billy Taylor 29 260.0 30 30 118 4.08 5.11 0.17 0.00 104.0 5.14 40 4.0 -0.3 5.2 47 .633 .525
Team Total 28.7 949.0 111 108 546 5.18 5.11 0.17 0.00 104.0 5.14 30 3.6 1.0 -1.1 8.1 58 .533 .511
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