1889 Brooklyn Bridegrooms season

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1889 Brooklyn Bridegrooms
1889 American Association Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
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Owner(s) Charles Byrne, Ferdinand Abell
Manager(s) Bill McGunnigle
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The 1889 Brooklyn Bridegrooms won the American Association championship by two games over the St. Louis Browns.

Offseason

Regular season

The 1889 Brooklyn Bridegrooms

Season standings

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 93 44 0.679 50–19 43–25
St. Louis Browns 90 45 0.667 2 51–18 39–27
Philadelphia Athletics 75 58 0.564 16 46–22 29–36
Cincinnati Red Stockings 76 63 0.547 18 47–26 29–37
Baltimore Orioles 70 65 0.519 22 40–24 30–41
Columbus Solons 60 78 0.435 33½ 36–33 24–45
Kansas City Cowboys 55 82 0.401 38 35–35 20–47
Louisville Colonels 27 111 0.196 66½ 18–46 9–65


Record vs. opponents

1889 American Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BR CIN COL KC LOU PHI STL
Baltimore 8–12 8–11–2 12–8 11–7 16–4 8–11 7–12–2
Brooklyn 12–8 15–5 11–8–2 16–4 19–1 12–7–1 8–11
Cincinnati 11–8–2 5–15 11–9 14–6 18–2 9–11 8–12
Columbus 8–12 8–11–2 9–11 9–11 13–7 7–12 6–14
Kansas City 7–11 4–16 6–14 11–9 13–6 8–12–1 6–14–1
Louisville 4–16 1–19 2–18 7–13 6–13 5–14–1 2–18–1
Philadelphia 11–8 7–12–1 11–9 12–7 12–8–1 14–5–1 8–9–2
St. Louis 12–7–2 11–8 12–8 14–6 14–6–1 18–2–1 9–8–2


Roster

1889 Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

Pos Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
C Bob Clark 53 182 32 50 .275 0 22 18
1B Dave Foutz 138 553 118 152 .275 6 113 43
2B Hub Collins 138 560 139 149 .266 2 73 65
3B Germany Smith 121 446 89 103 .231 3 53 35
SS George Pinkney 138 545 103 134 .246 4 82 47
OF Pop Corkhill 138 537 91 134 .250 8 78 22
OF Darby O'Brien 136 567 146 170 .300 5 80 91
OF Oyster Burns 131 504 105 153 .304 5 100 32

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
Joe Visner 80 295 56 76 .258 8 68 13
Doc Bushong 25 84 15 13 .155 0 8 2
Charlie Reynolds 12 42 5 9 .214 0 3 2

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts; CG = Complete games

Player G GS IP W L ERA BB SO CG
Bob Caruthers 56 50 445.0 40 11 3.13 104 118 46
Adonis Terry 41 39 326.0 22 15 3.29 126 186 35
Tom Lovett 29 28 229.0 17 10 4.32 65 92 23
Mickey Hughes 20 17 153.0 9 8 4.35 86 54 13

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dave Foutz 12 59.7 3 0 4.37 21

1889 World Series

The Bridegrooms played in the 1889 World Series representing the American Association against the New York Giants, champions of the National League. The Giants won the series, 6 games to 3. This series would be the first meeting between these two historic rivals.

Notes

  1. ^ Al Mays page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Dave Orr page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Paul Radford page at Baseball Reference

References

  • Baseball-Reference season page
  • Baseball Almanac season page

External links

  • Brooklyn Dodgers reference site
  • Retrosheet


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