1885 Louisville Colonels season

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1885 Louisville Colonels
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) W. L. Lyons, Zach Phelps, W. L. Jackson, John Phelps
Manager(s) Jim Hart
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The 1885 Louisville Colonels season was a season in American baseball. The team (formerly the Louisville Eclipse) finished with a 53–59 record, sixth place in the American Association.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Browns 79 33 0.705 44–11 35–22
Cincinnati Red Stockings 63 49 0.562 16 35–21 28–28
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 56 55 0.505 22½ 37–19 19–36
Philadelphia Athletics 55 57 0.491 24 33–23 22–34
Brooklyn Grays 53 59 0.473 26 35–22 18–37
Louisville Colonels 53 59 0.473 26 37–19 16–40
New York Metropolitans 44 64 0.407 33 28–24 16–40
Baltimore Orioles 41 68 0.376 36½ 29–26 12–42


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1885 American Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BR CIN LOU NY PHI PIT STL
Baltimore 7–9 6–10 7–9 7–6 6–10–1 6–10 2–14
Brooklyn 9–7 5–11 10–6 8–8 11–5 6–10 4–12
Cincinnati 10–6 11–5 8–8 10–6 9–7 9–7 6–10
Louisville 9–7 6–10 8–8 9–7 8–8 6–10 7–9
New York 6–7 8–8 6–10 7–9 5–11 8–7 4–12
Philadelphia 10–6–1 5–11 7–9 8–8 11–5 10–6 4–12
Pittsburgh 10–6 10–6 7–9 10–6 7–8 6–10 6–10
St. Louis 14–2 12–4 10–6 9–7 12–4 12–4 10–6


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1885 Louisville Colonels
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
2B Tom McLaughlin 112 411 87 .212 2 41
3B Phil Reccius 102 402 97 .241 1 38
SS Joe Miller 98 339 62 .183 0 24
OF Jimmy Wolf 112 483 141 .292 1 52
OF Leech Maskrey 109 423 97 .229 1 46
OF Pete Browning 112 481 174 .362 9 73

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
Dan Sullivan 13 44 8 .182 0 4

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
Guy Hecker 53 480 30 23 2.17 209
Norm Baker 25 217 13 12 3.40 79
Al Mays 17 150 6 11 2.76 61
Toad Ramsey 9 79 3 6 1.94 83
John Connor 4 35 1 3 4.89 19

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
Phil Reccius 7 40 0 4 3.83 10

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

References[edit]