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1888 Washington Nationals

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1887 / 1889

48-86, Finished 8th in National League (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Walter Hewett (10-29) and Ted Sullivan (38-57)
Scored 482 runs, Allowed 731 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 43-91

Ballparks: Swampoodle Grounds ·
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 94, Pitching - 98 · one-year: Batting - 96, Pitching - 101


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1887 / 1889 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Tug Arundel 26 R 5' 10" 175 Jun 30, 1862 4 17 17 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Jim Banning 23 L R 5' 6" 150 Jun 11, 1865 1st 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Ed Daily 25 R R 5' 10" 174 Sep 7, 1862 4 110 110 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 100 100 -1.2
Pat Deasley 30 R R 5' 8" 154 Nov 17, 1857 8 34 34 0 31 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 -0.7 $2,100
Jim Donnelly 22 R R 5' 10" 155 Jul 19, 1865 5 122 122 0 0 0 0 117 5 0 0 0 0 0.5
Shorty Fuller 20 R R 5' 6" 157 Oct 10, 1867 1st 49 49 0 0 0 2 0 47 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Gid Gardner 29 165 May 6, 1859 7 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.0
Frank Gilmore 24 R 5' 11" 164 Apr 27, 1864 3 13 13 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 -3.4
John Greenig R 1848 1st 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
George Haddock 21 R R 5' 11" 155 Dec 25, 1866 1st 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Dummy Hoy 26 L R 5' 6" 160 May 23, 1862 1st 136 136 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 136 1 136 4.3 $1,800
John Irwin 26 L R 5' 10" 168 Jul 21, 1861 5 37 37 0 0 0 0 10 27 0 0 0 0 0.1
George Keefe 21 L L 5' 9" 168 Jan 7, 1867 3 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.7
Connie Mack HOF 25 R R 6' 1" 150 Dec 22, 1862 3 85 85 0 79 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 4 1.1 $2,500
Miah Murray 23 R R 5' 11" 170 Jan 1, 1865 3 12 12 0 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Al Myers 24 R R 5' 8" 165 Oct 22, 1863 5 132 132 0 0 0 132 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8
Billy O'Brien 28 R R 6' 0" 185 Mar 14, 1860 3 133 133 0 0 132 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Hank O'Day HOF 28 R 6' 0" 180 Jul 8, 1859 5 47 47 46 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3.3
Dupee Shaw 29 L L 5' 8" 165 May 31, 1859 6 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
George Shoch 29 R R 5' 6" 158 Jan 6, 1859 3 90 90 1 0 0 1 0 52 9 0 26 35 0.9
Pete Sweeney 24 R R 5' 9" 170 Dec 31, 1863 1st 11 11 0 0 0 0 8 0 3 0 0 3 -0.5
Perry Werden 26 R R 6' 2" 220 Jul 21, 1861 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0.0
Jim Whitney 30 L R 6' 2" 172 Nov 10, 1857 8 42 42 39 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1.5
Wild Bill Widner 21 R R 6' 0" 180 Jun 3, 1867 2 15 15 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0.1
Walt Wilmot 24 B R 5' 9" 165 Oct 18, 1863 1st 119 119 0 0 0 0 0 0 119 0 0 119 1.4
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

1887 / 1889 Roster (40-man)