1889 Washington Nationals season

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1889 Washington Nationals
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Manager(s) John Morrill, Arthur Irwin
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The 1889 Washington Nationals finished with a 41–83 record in the National League, finishing in last place. The team folded at the conclusion of the season.

Offseason[edit]

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 Washington Nationals
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 Tom Daly 71 250 75 .300 1 40
1B John Carney 69 273 63 .231 1 29
SS Arthur Irwin 85 313 73 .233 0 32
OF Ed Beecher 42 179 53 .296 0 30

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
Connie Mack 98 386 113 .293 0 42
John Morrill 44 146 27 .185 2 16
Spider Clark 38 145 37 .255 3 22
Hi Ebright 16 59 15 .254 1 6
John Riddle 11 37 8 .216 0 3
Jim Banning 2 1 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
Alex Ferson 36 288.1 17 17 3.90 85
George Haddock 33 276.1 11 19 4.20 106
George Keefe 30 230 8 18 5.13 90
Egyptian Healy 13 101 1 11 6.24 49
Hank O'Day 13 108 2 10 4.33 23
Gus Krock 6 48 2 4 5.25 17
John Thornton 1 9 0 1 5.00 3

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
Mike Sullivan 9 41 0 3 7.24 15

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
Arthur Irwin 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
John Morrill 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wild Bill Widner at Baseball Reference

References[edit]