1884 New York Metropolitans season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1884 New York Metropolitans
1884 American Association Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John B. Day, Jim Mutrie
Manager(s) Jim Mutrie
 < Previous season     Next season  >

The 1884 New York Metropolitans finished with a 75–32 record, first place in the American Association. After the season, they played the National League champion Providence Grays in the 1884 World Series and lost three games to zero.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Metropolitans 75 32 0.701 42–9 33–23
Columbus Buckeyes 69 39 0.639 38–16 31–23
Louisville Eclipse 68 40 0.630 41–14 27–26
St. Louis Browns 67 40 0.626 8 38–16 29–24
Cincinnati Red Stockings 68 41 0.624 8 40–16 28–25
Baltimore Orioles 63 43 0.594 11½ 42–13 21–30
Philadelphia Athletics 61 46 0.570 14 38–16 23–30
Toledo Blue Stockings 46 58 0.442 27½ 28–25 18–33
Brooklyn Atlantics 40 64 0.385 33½ 23–26 17–38
Richmond Virginians 12 30 0.286 30½ 5–15 7–15
Pittsburg Alleghenys 30 78 0.278 45½ 18–37 12–41
Indianapolis Hoosiers 29 78 0.271 46 15–39 14–39
Washington Nationals 12 51 0.190 41 10–20 2–31


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1884 New York Metropolitans
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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR
C Holbert, BillBill Holbert 65 255 53 .280 0
1B Orr, DaveDave Orr 110 458 162 .354 9
2B Troy, DasherDasher Troy 107 421 111 .264 2
SS Nelson, CandyCandy Nelson 111 432 110 .255 1
3B Esterbrook, DudeDude Esterbrook 112 477 150 .314 1
OF Roseman, ChiefChief Roseman 107 436 130 .298 4
OF Brady, SteveSteve Brady 112 485 122 .252 1
OF Kennedy, EdEd Kennedy 103 378 72 .190 1

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs

Player G AB H Avg. HR
Reipschlager, CharlieCharlie Reipschlager 59 233 56 .240 0
Pierce, GracieGracie Pierce 5 20 5 .250 0
Oxley, HenryHenry Oxley 1 3 0 .000 0
Murphy, TonyTony Murphy 1 3 1 .333 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
Lynch, JackJack Lynch 55 496 37 15 2.67 292
Keefe, TimTim Keefe 58 483 37 17 2.25 334
Becannon, BuckBuck Becannon 1 6 1 0 1.50 2

The World Series of 1884[edit]

Main article: 1884 World Series

Providence Grays (NL) (84–28) vs New York Metropolitans (AA) (75–32)

Game 1[edit]

Friday, October 23, at the Polo Grounds

Providence defeats New York 6–0

Game 2[edit]

Saturday, October 24, at the Polo Grounds

Providence defeats New York 3–1 (7 innings)

Game 3[edit]

Sunday, October 25, at the Polo Grounds

Providence defeats New York 12–2 (6 innings)

References[edit]