1883 Boston Beaneaters season

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1883 Boston Beaneaters
1883 National League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 63–35 (.643)
League place 1st
Other information
Owner(s) Arthur Soden
Manager(s) Jack Burdock, John Morrill
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The 1883 Boston team won its third National League pennant. This is also generally recognized as the year during which the team's nickname became the Boston Beaneaters.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Baseball players are posing for a photograph, four men standing, seven men sitting on chairs.
Team photograph of the 1883 Boston Beaneaters
National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 63 35 0.643 41–8 22–27
Chicago White Stockings 59 39 0.602 4 36–13 23–26
Providence Grays 58 40 0.592 5 34–15 24–25
Cleveland Blues 55 42 0.567 31–18 24–24
Buffalo Bisons 49 45 0.521 12 36–13 13–32
New York Gothams 46 50 0.479 16 28–19 18–31
Detroit Wolverines 40 58 0.408 23 23–26 17–32
Philadelphia Quakers 17 81 0.173 46 9–40 8–41


Roster[edit]

1883 Boston Beaneaters
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 Hines, MikeMike Hines 63 231 52 .225 0 16
1B Morrill, JohnJohn Morrill 97 402 129 .319 6 68
2B Burdock, JackJack Burdock 96 400 132 .330 5 88
3B Sutton, EzraEzra Sutton 94 414 134 .324 3 73
SS Wise, SamSam Wise 96 406 110 .271 4 58
OF Buffinton, CharlieCharlie Buffinton 86 341 81 .238 1 26
OF Radford, PaulPaul Radford 72 258 53 .205 0 14
OF Hornung, JoeJoe Hornung 96 446 124 .278 8 66

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
Hackett, MertMert Hackett 46 179 42 .235 2 24
Smith, EdgarEdgar Smith 30 115 25 .217 0 16
Brown, LewLew Brown 14 54 13 .241 0 9

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
Whitney, JimJim Whitney 62 514 37 21 2.24 345
Buffinton, CharlieCharlie Buffinton 43 333 25 14 3.03 188

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
Morrill, JohnJohn Morrill 2 13 1 0 2.77 5

References[edit]

Preceded by
Chicago White Stockings
1882
National League Championship Season
1883
Succeeded by
Providence Grays
1884