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1884 Pittsburgh Alleghenys

Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

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30-78, Finished 11th in American Association (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Denny McKnight (4-8), Bob Ferguson (11-31), Joe Battin (6-7), George Creamer (0-8) and Horace Phillips (9-24)
Scored 406 runs, Allowed 725 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 28-80

Ballparks: Exposition Park I ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 97, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 97, Pitching - 101


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1883 / 1885 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics

Game Results

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Team Batting

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Rk Pos 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 Ed Colgan? 48 164 161 10 25 4 1 0 0 3 .155 .171 .193 .363 20 31 0
2 1B Jimmy Knowles 27 46 189 182 19 42 5 7 0 0 5 .231 .259 .335 .594 95 61 2
3 2B George Creamer 29 98 357 339 38 62 8 5 0 0 16 .183 .224 .236 .460 52 80 2
4 SS Bill White? 24 74 305 291 25 66 7 10 0 0 13 .227 .262 .320 .582 91 93 1
5 3B Joe Battin 31 43 162 158 10 28 1 2 0 0 3 .177 .198 .209 .406 34 33 1
6 OF Doggie Miller 19 89 362 347 46 78 10 2 0 0 13 .225 .257 .265 .522 73 92 2
7 OF Ed Swartwood* 25 102 447 399 74 115 19 6 0 0 33 .288 .365 .366 .731 142 146 15
8 OF Live Oak Taylor? 33 41 161 152 22 32 4 1 0 0 6 .211 .255 .250 .505 67 38 3
Rk Pos 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 Jim McDonald 23 38 147 145 11 23 3 0 0 0 2 .159 .170 .179 .349 15 26 0
10 OF Charlie Eden* 29 32 135 122 12 33 7 4 1 0 7 .270 .341 .418 .759 149 51 6
11 SS Tom Forster 25 35 133 126 10 28 5 0 0 0 7 .222 .263 .262 .525 74 33 0
12 C Jackie Hayes? 23 33 129 124 11 28 6 1 0 0 4 .226 .256 .290 .546 80 36 1
13 1B Jay Faatz 23 29 117 112 18 27 2 3 0 0 1 .241 .274 .313 .586 93 35 4
14 OF Mike Mansell* 26 27 108 100 15 14 0 3 1 0 7 .140 .204 .230 .434 43 23 1
15 3B Art Whitney 26 23 95 94 10 28 4 0 0 0 1 .298 .305 .340 .646 113 32 0
16 OF Billy Reid* 27 19 75 70 11 17 2 0 0 0 4 .243 .293 .271 .565 88 19 1
17 OF Conny Doyle? 22 15 60 58 8 17 3 2 0 0 2 .293 .317 .414 .730 139 24 0
18 OF Jimmy Woulfe? 24 15 53 53 7 6 1 0 0 1 0 .113 .113 .132 .245 -19 7 0
19 UT Chuck Lauer? 19 13 44 44 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 .114 .114 .114 .227 -25 5 0
20 MI Joe Quest 31 12 44 43 2 9 3 0 0 0 0 .209 .227 .279 .506 66 12 1
21 SS Jim Dee? 12 41 40 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .146 .125 .271 -10 5 0
22 UT Bob Ferguson# 39 10 41 41 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 .146 .146 .146 .293 -3 6 0
23 UT Frank Smith 26 10 36 36 3 9 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 .306 .556 82 11 0
24 UT Jack Gorman? 25 8 28 27 3 4 0 1 0 0 1 .148 .179 .222 .401 32 6 0
25 UT Charlie Hautz 32 7 27 24 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 .208 .296 .208 .505 69 5 0
26 SS Gus Alberts 23 2 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 32 1 0
27 SS John Peters 34 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0
28 3B Jim Gray? 21 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 231 1 0
Rk Pos 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
29 P Fleury Sullivan? 22 54 194 189 14 29 2 1 0 0 5 .153 .175 .175 .350 16 33 0
30 P Jack Neagle 26 43 155 148 13 22 6 0 0 0 6 .149 .187 .189 .376 25 28 1
31 P John Fox? 25 8 25 25 4 6 2 0 0 0 0 .240 .240 .320 .560 83 8 0
32 P Frank Beck? 25 3 12 12 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .417 .750 146 5 0
33 P Bill Nelson? 20 3 12 12 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 10 2 0
34 P Phenomenal Smith* 19 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0
Team Totals 25.5 110 3873 3689 406 777 105 50 2 1 143 .211 .248 .268 .516 70 988 41
Rank in 13 AA teams 11 11 11 11 9 13 1 1 10 7 12 12 12 12 11 4 1
Rk Pos 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 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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1 SP Fleury Sullivan? 22 16 35 .314 4.20 51 51 0 51 2 0 441.0 496 328 206 15 96 189 20 0 25 1967 78 1.342 10.1 0.3 2.0 3.9 1.97
2 SP Jack Neagle 26 11 26 .297 3.73 38 38 0 37 2 0 326.0 354 219 135 6 70 85 18 0 25 1474 88 1.301 9.8 0.2 1.9 2.3 1.21
3 SP John Fox? 25 1 6 .143 5.64 7 7 0 7 0 0 59.0 76 59 37 2 16 22 3 0 11 280 58 1.559 11.6 0.3 2.4 3.4 1.38
Rk Pos 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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
4 Bill Nelson 20 1 2 .333 4.50 3 3 0 3 0 0 26.0 26 21 13 1 8 6 4 0 5 115 74 1.308 9.0 0.3 2.8 2.1 0.75
5 Frank Beck 25 0 3 .000 6.12 3 3 0 3 0 0 25.0 33 29 17 0 6 11 5 0 2 119 55 1.560 11.9 0.0 2.2 4.0 1.83
6 Jack Gorman 25 1 2 .333 4.68 3 3 0 3 0 0 25.0 22 20 13 0 5 10 1 0 1 110 71 1.080 7.9 0.0 1.8 3.6 2.00
7 Chuck Lauer 19 0 2 .000 7.58 3 3 0 2 0 0 19.0 23 25 16 0 9 8 3 0 7 95 44 1.684 10.9 0.0 4.3 3.8 0.89
8 Charlie Eden* 29 0 1 .000 6.00 2 1 1 1 0 0 12.0 12 9 8 1 3 3 1 0 2 51 57 1.250 9.0 0.8 2.3 2.3 1.00
9 Phenomenal Smith* 19 0 1 .000 9.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 8.0 11 10 8 0 2 4 1 0 1 39 39 1.625 12.4 0.0 2.3 4.5 2.00
10 Ed Swartwood 25 0 0 11.57 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.1 6 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 16 34 3.000 23.1 0.0 3.9 0.0 0.00
Team Totals 23.7 30 78 .278 4.35 110 110 2 108 4 0 943.1 1059 725 456 25 216 338 56 0 79 4266 76 1.352 10.1 0.2 2.1 3.2 1.56
Rank in 13 AA teams 10 1 12 3 10 4 10 13 12 13 11 12 10
Rk Pos 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+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown

Team Fielding--Totals

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Age G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Pos. Summary
Gus Alberts 23 2 6 0 3 3 0 .500 1.50 SS
Joe Battin 31 43 161 53 95 13 4 .919 3.44 3B
Frank Beck 25 3 6 1 5 0 0 1.000 2.00 P
Ed Colgan -- 48 337 234 71 32 5 .905 6.35 58 C-OF
George Creamer 29 98 687 308 336 43 47 .937 6.57 2B
Jim Dee -- 12 57 13 36 8 6 .860 4.08 SS
Conny Doyle 22 15 26 17 5 4 0 .846 1.47 OF-SS
Charlie Eden 29 33 58 40 4 14 0 .759 1.33 P-OF
Jay Faatz 23 29 300 283 6 11 16 .963 9.97 1B
Bob Ferguson 39 10 47 41 0 6 0 .872 4.10 OF-1B-3B
Tom Forster 25 35 194 56 116 22 8 .887 4.91 SS-3B-2B
John Fox 25 8 19 2 15 2 1 .895 2.13 P-SS
Jack Gorman 25 8 13 3 6 4 0 .692 1.13 P-OF-3B
Jim Gray 21 1 4 0 2 2 0 .500 2.00 3B
Charlie Hautz 32 7 53 50 2 1 3 .981 7.43 1B-OF
Jackie Hayes 23 33 241 183 38 20 6 .917 6.70 26 C-1B-OF-2B
Jimmy Knowles 27 46 535 499 15 21 20 .961 11.17 1B
Chuck Lauer 19 14 22 16 3 3 0 .864 1.36 P-OF-1B
Mike Mansell 26 27 49 36 3 10 1 .796 1.44 OF
Jim McDonald 23 38 104 44 40 20 2 .808 2.21 3B-OF-2B
Doggie Miller 19 89 363 252 62 49 4 .865 3.53 40 OF-C-3B-2B
Jack Neagle 26 44 111 25 57 29 1 .739 1.86 P-OF
Bill Nelson 20 3 14 4 5 5 0 .643 3.00 P
John Peters 34 1 3 1 1 1 0 .667 2.00 SS
Joe Quest 31 12 76 27 42 7 6 .908 5.75 2B-SS
Billy Reid 27 19 34 22 2 10 0 .706 1.26 OF-2B-3B
Frank Smith 26 10 50 39 7 4 1 .920 4.60 15 C-OF
Phenomenal Smith 19 1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 P
Fleury Sullivan 22 54 144 28 90 26 2 .819 2.19 P-OF
Ed Swartwood 25 103 439 349 36 54 20 .877 3.74 P-OF-1B-3B
Live Oak Taylor 33 41 94 68 7 19 0 .798 1.83 OF
Bill White 24 74 350 75 206 69 14 .803 3.80 SS-3B-OF
Art Whitney 26 23 90 33 49 8 1 .911 3.57 3B-SS-OF
Jimmy Woulfe 24 15 28 22 3 3 2 .893 1.67 OF
Team Totals 25.5 110 4717 2825 1369 523 170 .889 4.20 139
Rank in 13 AA teams 1 4 9
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: 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Strtr, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl.
Age PA Rbat Rbaser Rroe Rdp Rfield Rpos Rrep RAR WAR oRAR oWAR dWAR Salary Acquired Pos. Summary
Gus Alberts 23 5 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 -1 -0.1 0 0.0 -0.1 $ /6
Joe Battin 31 162 -13 -1 0 0 5 1 3 -5 -0.4 -10 -0.9 0.5 $ 5
Frank Beck? 25 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 $ /1
Ed Colgan? -- 164 -16 -1 0 0 -1 3 3 -12 -1.1 -11 -1.0 -0.1 $ 2/O
George Creamer 29 357 -23 0 0 0 10 2 6 -5 -0.3 -15 -1.4 1.1 $ *4
Jim Dee? -- 41 -5 0 0 0 0 1 1 -3 -0.3 -3 -0.3 0.0 $ 6
Conny Doyle? 22 60 1 0 0 0 -1 -1 1 0 0.0 1 0.1 -0.1 $ O/6
Charlie Eden* 29 135 4 -1 0 0 -5 -2 2 -2 -0.2 3 0.3 -0.5 $ O/1
Jay Faatz 23 117 -3 0 0 0 -1 0 2 -2 -0.2 -1 -0.1 -0.1 $ 3
Bob Ferguson# 39 41 -5 0 0 0 -2 0 1 -6 -0.6 -4 -0.4 -0.2 $ /O35
Tom Forster 25 133 -6 -1 0 0 -1 2 2 -4 -0.3 -3 -0.3 0.0 $ 6/54
John Fox? 25 25 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 -1 -0.1 0.0 $ /16
Jack Gorman? 25 28 -2 0 0 0 -1 0 0 -3 -0.2 -2 -0.2 0.0 $ /O15
Jim Gray? 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 $ /5
Charlie Hautz 32 27 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 -1 -0.1 0.0 $ /3O
Jackie Hayes? 23 129 -5 -1 0 0 2 1 2 -1 0.0 -3 -0.3 0.3 $ 2/3O4
Jimmy Knowles 27 189 -5 0 0 0 -1 0 3 -3 -0.2 -2 -0.2 0.0 $ 3
Chuck Lauer? 19 44 -6 0 0 0 0 -1 1 -6 -0.6 -6 -0.5 -0.1 $ O/13
Mike Mansell* 26 108 -8 1 0 0 -1 -2 2 -8 -0.8 -7 -0.6 -0.2 $ O
Jim McDonald 23 147 -15 0 0 0 -2 0 3 -14 -1.3 -12 -1.1 -0.2 $ 5O/4
Doggie Miller 19 362 -16 0 0 0 -1 -1 6 -12 -1.1 -11 -1.0 -0.1 $ O2/54
Jack Neagle 26 155 -14 0 0 0 0 0 3 -11 -1.0 -11 -1.0 0.0 $ 1/O
Bill Nelson? 20 12 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 -1 -0.1 0.0 $ /1
John Peters 34 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 -1 -0.1 0.0 $ /6
Joe Quest 31 44 -2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0.0 -1 -0.1 0.1 $ /46
Billy Reid* 27 75 -2 0 0 0 -2 -1 1 -4 -0.4 -2 -0.2 -0.2 $ O/45
Frank Smith 26 36 -1 0 0 0 -1 0 1 -1 -0.1 0 0.0 -0.1 $ /2O
Phenomenal Smith* 19 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.1 -1 -0.1 0.0 $ /1
Fleury Sullivan? 22 194 -19 0 0 0 0 0 3 -16 -1.4 -16 -1.5 0.1 $ 1/O
Ed Swartwood* 25 447 11 -1 0 0 -8 -5 7 4 0.4 12 1.1 -0.7 $ *O3/51
Live Oak Taylor? 33 161 -8 0 0 0 -3 -2 3 -10 -1.0 -7 -0.6 -0.4 $ O
Bill White? 24 305 -9 -1 0 0 -4 4 5 -5 -0.4 -1 -0.1 -0.3 $ 65/O
Art Whitney 26 95 -1 -1 0 0 2 1 2 3 0.3 1 0.1 0.2 $ 5/O6
Jimmy Woulfe? 24 53 -7 0 0 0 0 -1 1 -7 -0.7 -7 -0.6 -0.1 $ Free Agency O
Team Total 24.1 3873 -180 -7 0 0 -16 -1 65 -139 -12.5 -123 -11.3 -1.2 $
Age PA Rbat Rbaser Rroe Rdp Rfield Rpos Rrep RAR WAR oRAR oWAR dWAR Salary Acquired Pos. Summary

Team Player Value--Pitchers

League Register · WAR: 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Strtr, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl.
Age IP GS R Rrep Rdef aLI RAR WAR Salary Acquired
Frank Beck 25 25.0 3 29 17 0 1.0 -12 -1.0 $
Charlie Eden* 29 12.0 1 9 8 0 1.0 -1 0.0 $
John Fox? 25 59.0 7 59 40 -1 1.0 -19 -1.4 $
Jack Gorman 25 25.0 3 20 17 0 1.0 -3 -0.2 $
Chuck Lauer 19 19.0 3 25 13 0 1.0 -12 -1.0 $
Jack Neagle 26 326.0 38 219 222 -4 1.0 3 1.4 $
Bill Nelson 20 26.0 3 21 18 0 1.0 -3 -0.2 $
Phenomenal Smith* 19 8.0 1 10 5 0 1.0 -5 -0.4 $
Fleury Sullivan? 22 441.0 51 328 301 -5 1.0 -27 -0.9 $
Ed Swartwood 25 2.1 0 5 2 0 1.0 -3 -0.3 $
Team Total 23.7 943.1 110 725 643 -10 1.0 -82 -4.0 $
Age IP GS R Rrep Rdef aLI RAR WAR Salary Acquired

1883 / 1885 Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics