1889 Columbus Solons season

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1889 Columbus Solons
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Manager(s) Al Buckenberger
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The 1889 Columbus Solons baseball team finished with a 60–78 record, sixth place in the American Association during their debut season.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 93 44 0.679 50–19 43–25
St. Louis Browns 90 45 0.667 2 51–18 39–27
Philadelphia Athletics 75 58 0.564 16 46–22 29–36
Cincinnati Red Stockings 76 63 0.547 18 47–26 29–37
Baltimore Orioles 70 65 0.519 22 40–24 30–41
Columbus Solons 60 78 0.435 33½ 36–33 24–45
Kansas City Cowboys 55 82 0.401 38 35–35 20–47
Louisville Colonels 27 111 0.196 66½ 18–46 9–65


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1889 American Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BR CIN COL KC LOU PHI STL
Baltimore 8–12 8–11–2 12–8 11–7 16–4 8–11 7–12–2
Brooklyn 12–8 15–5 11–8–2 16–4 19–1 12–7–1 8–11
Cincinnati 11–8–2 5–15 11–9 14–6 18–2 9–11 8–12
Columbus 8–12 8–11–2 9–11 9–11 13–7 7–12 6–14
Kansas City 7–11 4–16 6–14 11–9 13–6 8–12–1 6–14–1
Louisville 4–16 1–19 2–18 7–13 6–13 5–14–1 2–18–1
Philadelphia 11–8 7–12–1 11–9 12–7 12–8–1 14–5–1 8–9–2
St. Louis 12–7–2 11–8 12–8 14–6 14–6–1 18–2–1 9–8–2


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1889 Columbus Solons
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 O'Connor, JackJack O'Connor 107 398 107 .269 4 60
1B Orr, DaveDave Orr 134 560 183 .327 4 87
OF Daily, EdEd Daily 136 578 148 .256 3 70
OF Johnson, SpudSpud Johnson 116 459 130 .283 2 79

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
Bligh, NedNed Bligh 28 93 13 .140 0 5
Doyle, JackJack Doyle 11 36 10 .278 0 3
Kemmler, RudyRudy Kemmler 8 26 3 .115 0 0
Reilly, CharlieCharlie Reilly 6 23 11 .478 3 6
George, BillBill George 5 17 4 .235 0 3
McCaffrey, SparrowSparrow McCaffrey 2 1 1 1.000 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
Baldwin, MarkMark Baldwin 63 513.2 27 34 3.61 368
Widner, Wild BillWild Bill Widner 41 294 12 20 5.20 63
Gastright, HankHank Gastright 32 222.2 10 16 4.57 115
Mays, AlAl Mays 21 140 10 7 4.82 52

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
Easton, JackJack Easton 4 18 1 0 3.50 7

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
George, BillBill George 2 0 0 0 7.88 3
Daily, EdEd Daily 2 0 0 1 21.60 2
Weyhing, JohnJohn Weyhing 1 0 0 0 27.00 0

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wild Bill Widner at Baseball Reference

References[edit]