1890 Boston Reds season

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1890 Boston Reds
1890 Players' League Championship
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Manager(s) King Kelly
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The 1890 Boston Reds baseball team was a member of the short-lived Players' League. They compiled an 81–47 record and won the league championship, after the season, the league folded, but the Reds were invited to join the American Association for the following season.

Regular season[edit]

The 1890 Boston Reds

Season standings[edit]

Players' League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Reds 81 48 0.628 48–21 33–27
Brooklyn Ward's Wonders 76 56 0.576 46–19 30–37
New York Giants 74 57 0.565 8 47–19 27–38
Chicago Pirates 75 62 0.547 10 46–23 29–39
Philadelphia Athletics 68 63 0.519 14 35–30 33–33
Pittsburgh Burghers 60 68 0.469 20½ 37–28 23–40
Cleveland Infants 55 75 0.423 26½ 31–30 24–45
Buffalo Bisons 36 96 0.273 46½ 23–42 13–54

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1890 Players' League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR BUF CHI CLE NY PHI PIT
Boston 11–7 14–6–1 12–8 12–8 12–8 10–6 10–5
Brooklyn 7–11 12–6–1 10–9 12–8 7–10 14–6 14–6
Buffalo 6–14–1 6–12–1 5–15 7–9 3–17 4–16 5–13
Chicago 8–12 9–10 15–5 13–7 9–9–1 10–10 11–9
Cleveland 8–12 8–12 9–7 7–13 8–11 8–11–1 7–9
New York 8–12 10–7 17–3 9–9–1 11–8 5–12 14–6
Philadelphia 6–10 6–14 16–4 10–10 11–8–1 12–5 7–12
Pittsburgh 5–10 6–14 13–5 9–11 9–7 6–14 12–7


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1890 Boston Reds
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
3B Nash, BillyBilly Nash 129 488 130 .266 5 90

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
Kelly, KingKing Kelly 89 340 111 .326 4 66
Swett, PopPop Swett 37 94 18 .191 1 12

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
Radbourn, Old HossOld Hoss Radbourn 41 343 27 12 3.31 80
Gumbert, AdAd Gumbert 39 277.1 23 12 3.96 81

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
Daley, BillBill Daley 34 235 18 7 3.60 110

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
Kelly, KingKing Kelly 1 1 0 0 4.50 2
Nash, BillyBilly Nash 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

References[edit]