1884 Boston Reds season

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1884 Boston Reds
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Manager(s) Tim Murnane
     

The 1884 Boston Reds finished with a 58–51 record in the Union Association, finishing in fifth place (fourth among teams that played a full schedule). This was the only season the team existed, and indeed the only season the Union Association existed.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Union Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Maroons 94 19 0.832 49–6 45–13
Cincinnati Outlaw Reds 69 36 0.657 21 35–17 34–19
Baltimore Monumentals 58 47 0.552 32 29–21 29–26
Boston Reds 58 51 0.532 34 34–22 24–29
Milwaukee Brewers 8 5 0.615 36 8–4 0–1
St. Paul Saints 2 6 0.250 39½ 0–0 2–6
Chicago Browns/Pittsburgh Stogies 41 50 0.451 42 21–19 20–31
Altoona Mountain Citys 6 19 0.240 44 6–12 0–7
Wilmington Quicksteps 2 16 0.111 44½ 1–6 1–10
Washington Nationals (UA) 47 65 0.420 46½ 36–27 11–38
Philadelphia Keystones 21 46 0.313 50 14–21 7–25
Kansas City Cowboys 16 63 0.203 61 11–23 5–40


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1884 Union Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ALT BAL BOS CHI/PIT CIN KC MIL PHI STL STP WSH WIL
Altoona 1–3 1–1 0–0 0–3 0–0 0–0 1–3 0–8 0–0 3–1 0–0
Baltimore 3–1 10–5–1 7–5 4–10 10–2 1–3 10–2 1–14 0–0 11–5 1–0
Boston 1–1 5–10–1 4–8–1 5–11 8–4 2–2 8–3 8–8 0–0 12–4 5–0
Chicago/Pittsburgh 0–0 5–7 8–4–1 7–8 12–4 0–0 3–5 2–14 0–0 4–8–1 0–0
Cincinnati 3–0 10–4 11–5 8–7 9–1 0–0 9–0 4–12 3–0 10–6 2–1
Kansas City 0–0 2–10 4–8 4–12 1–9 0–0 0–4 0–11–1 1–1–1 4–8–1 0–0
Milwaukee 0–0 3–1 2–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 0–0
Philadelphia 3–1 2–10 3–8 5–3 0–9 4–0 0–0 0–8 0–0 4–7 0–0
St. Louis 8–0 14–1 8–8 14–2 12–4 11–0–1 0–0 8–0 2–1 13–3 4–0
St. Paul 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–3 1–1–1 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 0–0
Washington 1–3 5–11 4–12 8–4–1 6–10 8–4–1 1–3 7–4 3–13 0–0 4–1
Wilmington 0–0 0–1 0–5 0–0 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–4 0–0 1–4


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1884 Boston Reds
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
C Lew Brown 85 325 75 .231 1
1B Tim Murnane 76 311 73 .235 0
2B Tom O'Brien 103 449 118 .263 4
3B John Irwin 105 432 101 .234 1
SS Walter Hackett 103 415 101 .243 1
OF Kid Butler 71 255 43 .169 0
OF Mike Slattery 106 413 86 .208 0
OF Ed Crane 101 428 122 .285 12

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
Tommy McCarthy 53 209 45 .215 0
Jim McKeever 16 66 9 .136 0
Joe Flynn 9 31 7 .226 0
Pat Scanlon 6 24 7 .292 0
Ed Callahan 4 13 5 .385 0
Charlie Reilley 3 11 0 .000 0
Henry Mullin 2 8 0 .000 0
Art Sladen 2 7 0 .000 0
Clarence Dow 1 6 2 .333 0
John Rudderham 1 4 1 .250 0
Elias Peak 1 4 2 .500 0
Murphy 1 3 0 .000 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dupee Shaw 39 315.2 21 15 1.77 309
James Burke 38 322 19 15 2.85 255
Tommy Bond 23 189 13 9 3.00 128
Tommy McCarthy 7 56 0 7 4.82 18
Fred Tenney 4 35 3 1 2.31 18
Charlie Daniels 2 16.2 0 2 4.32 12

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ed Crane 4 18 0 2 4.00 13

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Lew Brown 1 0 0 1 36.00 0

References[edit]