1890 Brooklyn Ward's Wonders season

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1890 Brooklyn Ward's Wonders
Major League affiliations
Location
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Owner(s) George Chauncey
Manager(s) John Montgomery Ward
     

The 1890 Brooklyn Ward's Wonders baseball team was a member of the short lived Players' League. They compiled a 76–56 record, good for second place. The team was named by the press for their manager, John Montgomery Ward, who helped to organize the Players' League. After the season, the league folded, and the Wonders were bought out by the National League's Brooklyn Bridegrooms.

Regular season[edit]

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 Brooklyn Ward's Wonders
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 Bill Joyce 133 489 123 .252 1 78
SS John Ward 128 561 188 .335 4 60
OF Jack McGeachey 104 443 108 .244 1 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 Van Haltren 92 376 126 .335 5 54
Paul Cook 58 218 55 .252 0 31

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
Gus Weyhing 49 390 30 16 3.60 177
John Sowders 39 309 19 16 3.82 91
George Van Haltren 28 223 15 10 4.28 48

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
Con Murphy 20 139 4 10 4.79 29
George Hemming 19 123 8 4 3.80 32

References[edit]