1888 Kansas City Cowboys season

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1888 Kansas City Cowboys
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Manager(s) Dave Rowe, Sam Barkley, Bill Watkins
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The 1888 Kansas City Cowboys baseball team finished with a 43–89 record, last place in the American Association during their debut season.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Browns 92 43 0.681 60–21 32–22
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 88 52 0.629 53–20 35–32
Philadelphia Athletics 81 52 0.609 10 55–20 26–32
Cincinnati Red Stockings 80 54 0.597 11½ 56–25 24–29
Baltimore Orioles 57 80 0.416 36 30–26 27–54
Cleveland Blues 50 82 0.379 40½ 33–27 17–55
Louisville Colonels 48 87 0.356 44 27–29 21–58
Kansas City Cowboys 43 89 0.326 47½ 23–34 20–55

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1888 American Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BR CIN CLE KC LOU PHI STL
Baltimore 8–12 6–14 10–9 11–8 11–9 5–14 6–14
Brooklyn 12–8 14–6–1 16–4 11–9 13–7 12–8–1 10–10–1
Cincinnati 14–6 6–14–1 10–7–1 15–4 17–3–1 10–10 8–10
Cleveland 9–10 4–16 7–10–1 10–9 9–8–2 7–13 4–16
Kansas City 8–11 9–11 4–15 9–10 6–12 3–14 4–16
Louisville 9–11 7–13 3–17–1 8–9–2 12–6 5–15–1 4–16
Philadelphia 14–5 8–12–1 10–10 13–7 14–3 15–5–1 7–10–1
St. Louis 14–6 10–10–1 10–8 16–4 16–4 16–4 10–7–1


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1888 Kansas City Cowboys
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 Jim Donahue 88 337 79 .234 1 28
1B Bill Phillips 129 509 120 .236 1 56
2B Sam Barkley 116 482 104 .216 4 51
3B Jumbo Davis 121 491 131 .267 3 61
SS Henry Easterday 115 401 76 .190 3 37
OF Myron Allen 37 136 29 .213 0 10
OF Jim McTamany 130 516 127 .246 4 41
OF Monk Cline 73 293 69 .235 0 19

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
Law Daniels 61 218 45 .206 2 28
Frank Hankinson 37 155 27 .174 1 20
Billy Hamilton 35 129 34 .264 0 11
Dave Rowe 32 122 21 .172 0 13
Jack Brennan 34 118 20 .169 0 6
Jim Burns 16 66 20 .303 0 4
Red Ehret 17 63 12 .190 0 4
Fatty Briody 13 48 10 .208 0 8
Charley Jones 6 25 4 .160 0 5
Charlie Hoover 3 10 3 .300 0 1
Ed Glenn 3 8 0 .000 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
Henry Porter 55 474 18 37 4.16 145
Tom Sullivan 24 214.2 8 16 3.40 84
Bill Fagan 17 142.1 5 11 5.69 49
Frank Hoffman 12 104 3 9 5.69 49
Steve Toole 12 91.2 5 6 6.68 35
Red Ehret 7 52 3 2 3.98 12
John Kirby 5 43 1 4 4.19 11
Myron Allen 2 18 0 2 2.50 2
Frank Hafner 2 18 0 2 7.00 5

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