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 Donahue, JimJim Donahue 88 337 79 .234 1 28
1B Phillips, BillBill Phillips 129 509 120 .236 1 56
2B Barkley, SamSam Barkley 116 482 104 .216 4 51
3B Davis, JumboJumbo Davis 121 491 131 .267 3 61
SS Easterday, HenryHenry Easterday 115 401 76 .190 3 37
OF Allen, MyronMyron Allen 37 136 29 .213 0 10
OF McTamany, JimJim McTamany 130 516 127 .246 4 41
OF Cline, MonkMonk 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
Daniels, LawLaw Daniels 61 218 45 .206 2 28
Hankinson, FrankFrank Hankinson 37 155 27 .174 1 20
Hamilton, BillyBilly Hamilton 35 129 34 .264 0 11
Rowe, DaveDave Rowe 32 122 21 .172 0 13
Brennan, JackJack Brennan 34 118 20 .169 0 6
Burns, JimJim Burns 16 66 20 .303 0 4
Ehret, RedRed Ehret 17 63 12 .190 0 4
Briody, FattyFatty Briody 13 48 10 .208 0 8
Jones, CharleyCharley Jones 6 25 4 .160 0 5
Hoover, CharlieCharlie Hoover 3 10 3 .300 0 1
Glenn, EdEd 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
Porter, HenryHenry Porter 55 474 18 37 4.16 145
Sullivan, TomTom Sullivan 24 214.2 8 16 3.40 84
Fagan, BillBill Fagan 17 142.1 5 11 5.69 49
Hoffman, FrankFrank Hoffman 12 104 3 9 5.69 49
Toole, SteveSteve Toole 12 91.2 5 6 6.68 35
Ehret, RedRed Ehret 7 52 3 2 3.98 12
Kirby, JohnJohn Kirby 5 43 1 4 4.19 11
Allen, MyronMyron Allen 2 18 0 2 2.50 2
Hafner, FrankFrank Hafner 2 18 0 2 7.00 5

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