1888 St. Louis Browns season

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1888 St. Louis Browns
1888 American Association Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 92–43 (.681)
League place 1st
Other information
Owner(s) Chris von der Ahe
Manager(s) Charlie Comiskey
Stats ESPN.com
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The 1888 St. Louis Browns season was the team's 7th season in St. Louis, Missouri, and its 7th season in the American Association. The Browns went 92–43 during the season and finished first in the American Association, claiming their fourth pennant in a row. In the World Series, the Browns faced the National League champion New York Giants, losing the series 6 games to 4.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

The 1888 St. Louis Browns
American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Browns 92 43 0.681 60–21 32–22
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 88 52 0.629 53–20 35–32
Philadelphia Athletics 81 52 0.609 10 55–20 26–32
Cincinnati Red Stockings 80 54 0.597 11½ 56–25 24–29
Baltimore Orioles 57 80 0.416 36 30–26 27–54
Cleveland Blues 50 82 0.379 40½ 33–27 17–55
Louisville Colonels 48 87 0.356 44 27–29 21–58
Kansas City Cowboys 43 89 0.326 47½ 23–34 20–55


Roster[edit]

1888 St. Louis Browns
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 Boyle, JackJack Boyle 71 257 62 .241 1 23
1B Comiskey, CharlieCharlie Comiskey 137 576 157 .273 6 83
2B Robinson, YankYank Robinson 134 455 105 .231 3 53
SS White, BillBill White 76 275 48 .175 2 30
3B Latham, ArlieArlie Latham 133 570 151 .265 2 31
OF O'Neill, TipTip O'Neill 130 529 177 .335 5 98
OF Lyons, HarryHarry Lyons 123 499 97 .194 4 63
OF McCarthy, TommyTommy McCarthy 131 511 140 .274 1 68

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

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
King, SilverSilver King 66 584.2 45 20 1.63 258
Hudson, NatNat Hudson 39 333 25 10 2.54 130
Chamberlain, Ice BoxIce Box Chamberlain 14 112 11 2 1.61 57
Devlin, JimJim Devlin 11 90.1 6 5 3.19 45
Knouff, EdEd Knouff 9 81 5 4 2.67 25
Freeman, JulieJulie Freeman 1 6.1 0 1 4.26 1

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
McCarthy, TommyTommy McCarthy 2 5.1 0 1 5.06 1

References[edit]

Preceded by
St. Louis Browns
1887
American Association Championship Season
1888
Succeeded by
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
1889