1883 Buffalo Bisons season

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1883 Buffalo Bisons
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Manager(s) Jim O'Rourke
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The 1883 Buffalo Bisons finished the season with a 52–45 record, good for fifth place in the National League. Star slugger Dan Brouthers won his second consecutive NL batting title with a .374 average and Pud Galvin posted 46 wins.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 63 35 0.643 41–8 22–27
Chicago White Stockings 59 39 0.602 4 36–13 23–26
Providence Grays 58 40 0.592 5 34–15 24–25
Cleveland Blues 55 42 0.567 31–18 24–24
Buffalo Bisons 49 45 0.521 12 36–13 13–32
New York Gothams 46 50 0.479 16 28–19 18–31
Detroit Wolverines 40 58 0.408 23 23–26 17–32
Philadelphia Quakers 17 81 0.173 46 9–40 8–41

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1883 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BUF CHI CLE DET NY PHI PRV
Boston 7–7 7–7 10–4 10–4 7–7 14–0 8–6
Buffalo 7–7 5–9 7–7 9–5–1 8–5 9–5 7–7
Chicago 7–7 9–5 6–8 9–5 9–5 12–2 7–7
Cleveland 4–10 7–7 8–6 9–5–1 7–6–2 12–2 8–6
Detroit 4–10 5–9–1 5–9 5–9–1 8–6 11–3–1 2–12
New York 7–7 5–8 5–9 6–7–2 6–8 12–2 5–9
Philadelphia 0–14 5–9 2–12 2–12 3–11–1 2–12 3–11
Providence 6–8 7–7 7–7 6–8 12–2 9–5 11–3


Roster[edit]

1883 Buffalo Bisons
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; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Jack Rowe 87 374 104 .278 1 38
1B Dan Brouthers 98 425 159 .374 3 97
2B Hardy Richardson 92 399 124 .311 1 56
3B Deacon White 94 391 114 .292 0 47
SS Davy Force 96 378 82 .217 0 35
OF Orator Shafer 95 401 117 .292 0 41
OF Jim O'Rourke 94 436 143 .328 1 38
OF Jim Lillie 50 201 47 .234 1 29

Other batters[edit]

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Dave Eggler 38 153 38 .248 0 13
Curry Foley 23 111 30 .270 0 6
Doc Kennedy 5 19 6 .316 0 2
Dell Darling 6 18 3 .167 0 1
Tony Suck 2 7 0 .000 0 0
James Burke 1 5 1 .200 0 1

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
Pud Galvin 76 656.1 46 29 2.72 279
George Derby 14 107.2 2 10 5.85 34
Ed Cushman 7 50.1 3 3 3.93 34
Art Hagan 2 15 0 2 3.60 7
James Burke 1 8 0 0 5.63 1

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
Jim Lillie 3 0 1 0 3.00 4
Jim O'Rourke 2 0 0 1 6.43 1
Dan Brouthers 1 0 0 0 31.50 2
Curry Foley 1 1 0 0 0.00 0

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