1889 Indianapolis Hoosiers season

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1889 Indianapolis Hoosiers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John T. Brush
Manager(s) Frank Bancroft, Jack Glasscock
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The 1889 Indianapolis Hoosiers finished with a 59–75 record in the National League, finishing in seventh place. The team folded after the season concluded.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 83 43 0.659 47–15 36–28
Boston Beaneaters 83 45 0.648 1 48–17 35–28
Chicago White Stockings 67 65 0.508 19 37–30 30–35
Philadelphia Quakers 63 64 0.496 20½ 43–24 20–40
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 61 71 0.462 25 40–28 21–43
Cleveland Spiders 61 72 0.459 25½ 33–35 28–37
Indianapolis Hoosiers 59 75 0.440 28 32–36 27–39
Washington Nationals 41 83 0.331 41 24–29 17–54

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1889 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CHI CLE IND NYG PHI PIT WSH
Boston 10–7–1 12–8–1 10–10 8–6–2 13–6 16–3 14–5–1
Chicago 7–10–1 11–9 13–7 5–13–1 9–10–1 10–9–1 12–7
Cleveland 8–12–1 9–11 9–10–1 4–14 10–9 7–13 14–3–1
Indianapolis 10–10 7–13 10–9–1 7–13 4–13 10–10 11–7
New York 6–8–2 13–5–1 14–4 13–7 12–7–1 12–7–1 13–5
Philadelphia 6–13 10–9–1 9–10 13–4 7–12–1 9–9 9–7–1
Pittsburgh 3–16 9–10–1 13–7 10–10 7–12–1 9–9 10–7
Washington 5–14–1 7–12 3–14–1 7–11 5–13 7–9–1 7–10


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1889 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 68 260 67 .258 8 41
1B Paul Hines 121 486 148 .305 6 72
2B Charlie Bassett 127 477 117 .245 4 68
3B Jerry Denny 133 578 163 .282 18 112
SS Jack Glasscock 134 582 205 .352 7 85
OF Jack McGeachey 131 532 142 .267 2 63

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
Ed Andrews 40 173 53 .306 0 22
George Myers 43 149 29 .195 0 12
Pete Weckbecker 1 1 0 .000 0 2

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 46 378.2 21 23 3.92 97
Charlie Getzien 45 349 18 22 4.54 139
Jim Whitney 9 70 2 7 6.81 16
Gus Krock 4 32 2 2 7.31 10
Lev Shreve 3 15.2 0 3 13.79 5
Jack Fanning 1 1 0 1 18.00 0

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
Amos Rusie 33 225 12 10 5.32 109
Bill Burdick 10 45.2 2 4 4.53 16
Jack Fee 7 40 2 2 4.28 10
Varney Anderson 2 12 0 1 4.50 3

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 3 0 0 0 11.57 3
Jack Glasscock 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

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