1888 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1888 Philadelphia Athletics
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Other information
Owner(s) Bill Sharsig, H. C. Pennypacker, William Whittaker
Manager(s) Bill Sharsig
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The 1888 Philadelphia Athletics finished with an 81–52 record and finished in third place in the American Association.

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day lineup[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


Roster[edit]

1888 Philadelphia Athletics
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 Wilbert Robinson 66 254 62 .244 1 31
2B Lou Bierbauer 134 535 143 .267 0 80
3B Denny Lyons 111 456 135 .296 6 83
OF Harry Stovey 130 530 152 .287 9 65

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 Townsend 42 161 25 .155 0 12
Mike Sullivan 28 112 31 .277 1 19
Tom Gunning 23 92 18 .196 0 5
Bill Farmer 3 12 2 .167 0 1

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
Ed Seward 57 518.2 35 19 2.01 272
Mike Mattimore 26 221 15 10 3.38 80
Bill Blair 4 31 1 3 2.61 16
Phenomenal Smith 3 22 2 1 2.86 19
Bob Gamble 1 9 0 1 8.00 2

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
Lou Bierbauer 1 0 0 0 0.00 3

References[edit]