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1884 Philadelphia Quakers

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1883 / 1885

39-73, Finished 6th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Harry Wright (39-73)
Scored 549 runs, Allowed 824 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 36-76

Ballparks: Recreation Park ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 92, Pitching - 97


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1883 / 1885 Trades and Transactions

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

December, 1883

Signed John Cahill as a free agent.

May, 1884 (Standings)

Signed Joe Kappel as a free agent.

Signed Jim McElroy as a free agent.

May 19, 1884 (Standings)

Sold John Cahill to the Columbus Buckeyes.

August 9, 1884 (Standings)

Signed Buster Hoover as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

August 11, 1884 (Standings)

Signed Jack Clements as a free agent. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

August 16, 1884 (Standings)

Released Jim McElroy. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

Released Gene Vadeboncoeur. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

August 17, 1884 (Standings)

Released John Coleman.

Released Frank Ringo.

August 23, 1884 (Standings)

Andy Cusick jumped from the Wilmington Quicksteps.

January 15, 1885

Sold Bill McClellan to the Brooklyn Grays. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)

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1883 / 1885 Trades and Transactions