1883 Columbus Buckeyes season

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1883 Columbus Buckeyes
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Manager(s) Horace Phillips
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The 1883 Columbus Buckeyes finished with a 32–65 record, sixth place in the American Association. This was the first season in the major leagues for the team.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Athletics 66 32 0.673 37–14 29–18
St. Louis Browns 65 33 0.663 1 35–14 30–19
Cincinnati Red Stockings 61 37 0.622 5 38–13 23–24
New York Metropolitans 54 42 0.562 11 29–17 25–25
Louisville Eclipse 52 45 0.536 13½ 29–18 23–27
Columbus Buckeyes 32 65 0.330 33½ 18–29 14–36
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 31 67 0.316 35 18–31 13–36
Baltimore Orioles 28 68 0.292 37 18–31 10–37

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1883 American Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL CIN CLB LOU NY PHI PIT STL
Baltimore 3–11 6–7 6–8 3–10 3–11 5–9 2–12
Cincinnati 11–3 11–3 10–4 4–10 9–5 8–6 8–6
Columbus 7–6 3–11 5–9 3–11 1–13 10–4 3–11
Louisville 8–6 4–10 9–5 7–6–1 7–7 11–3 6–8
New York 10–3 10–4 11–3 6–7–1 5–9 9–5 3–11
Philadelphia 11–3 5–9 13–1 7–7 9–5 12–2 9–5
Pittsburgh 9–5 6–8 4–10 3–11 5–9 2–12 2–12
St. Louis 12–2 6–8 11–3 8–6 11–3 5–9 12–2


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1883 Columbus Buckeyes
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 Rudy Kemmler 84 318 66 .208 0
1B Jim Field 76 292 75 .257 1
2B Pop Smith 97 405 106 .262 4
3B Bill Kuehne 95 374 85 .227 1
SS John Richmond 92 385 109 .283 0
OF Fred Mann 96 394 98 .249 1
OF Tom Brown 97 420 115 .274 5
OF Harry Wheeler 82 371 84 .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
Joe Straub 27 100 13 .130 0
Gracie Pierce 11 41 7 .171 0
Bill Schwartz 2 4 1 .250 0
Sam Childs 1 3 0 .000 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
Frank Mountain 59 503 26 33 3.60 159
Ed Dundon 20 166.2 3 16 4.48 31
John Valentine 13 102 2 10 3.53 13
Pete Fries 3 25 0 3 6.48 7
Frank McIntyre 2 19 1 1 5.21 6
Harry Wheeler 1 5 0 1 7.20 2

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
Tom Brown 3 14 0 1 5.79 6

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
Pop Smith 3 0 0 0 6.35 0

References[edit]