1882 Louisville Eclipse season

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1882 Louisville Eclipse
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) W. L. Lyons, Zach Phelps, W. L. Jackson, John Phelps
Manager(s) Denny Mack
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The 1882 Louisville Eclipse season was the first season as a Major League club for the franchise. The team, which had played for several years as a semi-pro team, joined the brand new American Association league. They finished the season with a 42–38 record, good for second place.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Red Stockings 55 25 0.688 31–11 24–14
Louisville Eclipse 42 38 0.525 13 26–13 16–25
Philadelphia Athletics 41 34 0.547 11½ 21–18 20–16
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 39 39 0.500 15 17–20 22–19
St. Louis Brown Stockings 37 43 0.463 18 24–20 13–23
Baltimore Orioles 19 54 0.260 32½ 7–25 12–29


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1882 American Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]
Team BAL CIN LOU PHI PIT STL
Baltimore 2–14 3–13 4–7 7–7–1 3–13
Cincinnati 14–2 11–5 10–6 10–6 10–6
Louisville 13–3 5–11 5–11 10–6 9–7
Philadelphia 7–4 6–10 11–5 6–10 11–5
Pittsburgh 7–7–1 6–10 6–10 10–6 10–6
St. Louis 13–3 6–10 7–9 5–11 6–10


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1882 Louisville Eclipse
Roster
Pitchers
Catchers
Infielders Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR
C Dan Sullivan 67 286 78 .273 0
1B Guy Hecker 78 340 94 .276 3
2B Pete Browning 69 288 109 .378 5
3B Bill Schenck 60 231 60 .260 0
SS Denny Mack 72 264 48 .182 0
OF John Reccius 74 266 63 .237 1
OF Jimmy Wolf 78 318 95 .299 0
OF Leech Maskrey 76 288 65 .226 0

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs

Player G AB H Avg. HR
Charles Strick 32 110 18 .164 0
Gracie Pierce 9 33 10 .303 0
Joe Crotty 5 20 2 .100 0
Phil Reccius 4 15 2 .133 0
Charlie Bohn 4 13 2 .154 0
Pop Smith 3 11 2 .182 0
Amos Booth 1 4 0 .000 0
Harry Maskrey 1 4 0 .000 0
John Dyler 1 4 0 .000 0
Harry McCaffery 1 4 1 .250 0
Jimmy Say 1 4 1 .250 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tony Mullane 55 460.1 30 24 1.88 170
Guy Hecker 13 104 6 6 1.30 33
John Reccius 13 95 4 6 3.03 31
Charlie Bohn 2 18 1 1 3.00 1

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bill Schenck 2 10 1 0 0.90 4

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Jimmy Wolf 1 0 0 0 9.00 1

Notes[edit]

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