1888 Indianapolis Hoosiers season

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1888 Indianapolis Hoosiers
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Owner(s) John T. Brush
Manager(s) Harry Spence
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The 1888 Indianapolis Hoosiers finished with a 50–85 record in the National League, finishing in seventh place.

Offseason[edit]

October 20, 1887: Gid Gardner and cash were traded by the Hoosiers to the Washington Nationals for Paul Hines.[1]

Regular season[edit]

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Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 84 47 0.641 44–23 40–24
Chicago White Stockings 77 58 0.570 9 43–27 34–31
Philadelphia Quakers 69 61 0.531 14½ 37–29 32–32
Boston Beaneaters 70 64 0.522 15½ 36–30 34–34
Detroit Wolverines 68 63 0.519 16 40–26 28–37
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 66 68 0.493 19½ 37–30 29–38
Indianapolis Hoosiers 50 85 0.370 36 31–35 19–50
Washington Nationals 48 86 0.358 37½ 26–38 22–48

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1888 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CHI DET IND NYG PHI PIT WSH
Boston 7–12 10–8–1 11–9 8–12 9–10 10–8–2 15–5
Chicago 12–7 10–10 14–6 11–8–1 8–10 9–11 13–6
Detroit 8–10–1 10–10 11–8 7–11–2 11–7 10–10 11–7
Indianapolis 9–11 6–14 8–11 5–14 4–13 6–14 12–8–1
New York 12–8 8–11–1 11–7–2 14–5 14–5–1 10–7–2 15–4–1
Philadelphia 10–9 10–8 7–11 13–4 5–14–1 14–6–1 10–9
Pittsburgh 8–10–2 11–9 10–10 14–6 7–10–2 6–14–1 10–9
Washington 5–15 6–13 7–11 8–12–1 4–15–1 9–10 9–10


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1888 Indianapolis Hoosiers
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 Dick Buckley 71 260 71 .273 5 22
1B Dude Esterbrook 64 246 54 .220 0 17
2B Charley Bassett 128 481 116 .241 2 60
3B Jerry Denny 126 524 137 .261 12 63
SS Jack Glasscock 113 442 119 .269 1 45
OF Emmett Seery 133 500 110 .220 5 50
OF Paul Hines 133 513 144 .281 4 58
OF Jack McGeachey 118 452 99 .219 0 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
George Myers 66 248 59 .238 2 16
Con Daily 57 202 44 .218 0 14
Jumbo Schoeneck 48 169 40 .237 0 20
Otto Schomberg 30 112 24 .214 1 10

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
Henry Boyle 37 323 15 22 3.26 98
Egyptian Healy 37 321.1 12 24 3.89 124
Lev Shreve 35 297.2 11 24 4.63 101
Bill Burdick 20 176 10 10 2.81 55
Sam Moffet 7 56 2 5 4.66 7

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
Jack McGeachey 1 0 0 0 7.20 0
Jumbo Schoeneck 2 0 0 0 0.00 1
Jerry Denny 1 0 0 0 9.00 1
Jack Glasscock 1 0 0 0 54.00 1

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