1885 Buffalo Bisons season

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1885 Buffalo Bisons
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Josiah Jewett
Manager(s) Pud Galvin, Jack Chapman
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The 1885 Buffalo Bisons finished the season with a 38–74 record, good for seventh place in the National League. As things continued to implode on the field, the team ownership sold the whole franchise to the Detroit Wolverines. With all their players gone, the team finished out the season with local amateurs filling in.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Stockings 87 25 0.777 42–14 45–11
New York Giants 85 27 0.759 2 51–10 34–17
Philadelphia Quakers 56 54 0.509 30 29–26 27–28
Providence Grays 53 57 0.482 33 31–20 22–37
Boston Beaneaters 46 66 0.411 41 24–34 22–32
Detroit Wolverines 41 67 0.380 44 29–23 12–44
Buffalo Bisons 38 74 0.339 49 19–34 19–40
St. Louis Maroons 36 72 0.333 49 23–33 13–39

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1885 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BUF CHI DET NYG PHI PRV STL
Boston 10–6 2–14 7–9 3–13 7–9 9–7 8–8–1
Buffalo 6–10 0–16 11–5 1–15 5–11 3–13 12–4
Chicago 14–2 16–0 15–1 6–10 11–5 11–5 14–2–1
Detroit 9–7 5–11 1–15 4–12 7–9 6–9 9–4
New York 13–3 15–1 10–6 12–4 11–5 12–4 12–4
Philadelphia 9–7 11–5 5–11 9–7 5–11 8–7 9–6–1
Providence 7–9 13–3 5–11 9–6 4–12 7–8 8–8
St. Louis 8–8–1 4–12 2–14–1 4–9 4–12 6–9–1 8–8


Roster[edit]

1885 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 George Myers 89 326 67 .206 0 19
1B Dan Brouthers 98 407 146 .359 7 59
2B Hardy Richardson 96 426 136 .319 6 44
SS Jack Rowe 98 421 122 .290 2 51
3B Deacon White 98 404 118 .292 0 57
OF Scrappy Carroll 13 40 3 .075 0 1
OF Bill Crowley 92 344 83 .241 1 36
OF Jim Lillie 112 430 107 .249 2 30

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
Davy Force 71 253 57 .225 0 15
Jim McCauley 24 84 15 .179 0 7
Ed Crane 13 51 14 .275 2 9
Dennis Driscoll 7 19 3 .158 0 0
Jim McDonald 5 14 0 .000 0 0
Fred Wood 1 4 1 .250 0 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
Pud Galvin 33 284 13 19 4.09 93
Billy Serad 30 241.1 7 21 4.10 90
Pete Conway 27 210 10 17 4.67 94
Pete Wood 24 198.2 8 15 4.44 38
John Connor 1 9 0 1 4.00 0
J. Fisher 1 9 0 1 5.00 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
Hardy Richardson 1 0 0 0 2.25 1

References[edit]