1888 Chicago White Stockings season

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1888 Chicago White Stockings
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Owner(s) Albert Spalding
Manager(s) Cap Anson
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The 1888 Chicago White Stockings season was the 16th season of the Chicago White Stockings franchise, the 13th in the National League and the 4th at the first West Side Park. The White Stockings finished second in the National League with a record of 77–58, 9 games behind the New York Giants.

Regular season[edit]

1888 Chicago White Stockings.jpg
The 1888 Chicago White Stockings – Top Row: ?, Fred Pfeffer, Cap Anson, George Van Haltren. Bottom Row: ?, Jimmy Ryan, Ned Williamson, Duke Farrell, Digby Bell (in white bowler with black band), Clarence Duval (mascot), DeWolf Hopper (in dark bowler), George Borchers, Tom Burns, Tom Daly. DeWolf Hopper is the vaudeville comedian who made "Casey at the Bat" famous, adopting the classic poem as his "signature" piece.

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 84 47 0.641 44–23 40–24
Chicago White Stockings 77 58 0.570 9 43–27 34–31
Philadelphia Quakers 69 61 0.531 14½ 37–29 32–32
Boston Beaneaters 70 64 0.522 15½ 36–30 34–34
Detroit Wolverines 68 63 0.519 16 40–26 28–37
Pittsburg Alleghenys 66 68 0.493 19½ 37–30 29–38
Indianapolis Hoosiers 50 85 0.370 36 31–35 19–50
Washington Nationals 48 86 0.358 37½ 26–38 22–48


Roster[edit]

1888 Chicago White Stockings
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 Daly, TomTom Daly 65 219 42 .192 0 29
1B Anson, CapCap Anson 134 515 177 .344 12 84
2B Pfeffer, FredFred Pfeffer 135 517 129 .250 8 57
OF Ryan, JimmyJimmy Ryan 129 549 182 .332 16 64

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
Van Haltren, GeorgeGeorge Van Haltren 81 318 90 .283 4 34
Darling, DellDell Darling 20 75 16 .213 2 7

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
Baldwin, MarkMark Baldwin 30 251 13 15 2.76 157
Van Haltren, GeorgeGeorge Van Haltren 30 245.2 13 13 3.52 139
Borchers, GeorgeGeorge Borchers 10 67 4 4 3.49 26
Brynan, TodTod Brynan 3 25 2 1 6.48 11
Clarke, DadDad Clarke 2 16 1 0 5.06 6

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
Ryan, JimmyJimmy Ryan 8 38.1 4 0 3.05 11

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