1889 Cleveland Spiders season

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1889 Cleveland Spiders
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Frank Robison
Manager(s) Tom Loftus
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Before the 1889 season, the Cleveland Blues switched from the American Association to the National League. They also earned a new nickname, the Cleveland Spiders, because so many of their players were very skinny.[1][2] They finished their first season in the National League with a 61–72 record, good enough for sixth place.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 83 43 0.659 47–15 36–28
Boston Beaneaters 83 45 0.648 1 48–17 35–28
Chicago White Stockings 67 65 0.508 19 37–30 30–35
Philadelphia Quakers 63 64 0.496 20½ 43–24 20–40
Pittsburg Alleghenys 61 71 0.462 25 40–28 21–43
Cleveland Spiders 61 72 0.459 25½ 33–35 28–37
Indianapolis Hoosiers 59 75 0.440 28 32–36 27–39
Washington Nationals 41 83 0.331 41 24–29 17–54


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1889 Cleveland Spiders
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
OF Twitchell, LarryLarry Twitchell 134 549 151 .275 4 95

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
Beatin, EdEd Beatin 36 317.2 20 15 3.57 126
Bakely, JerseyJersey Bakely 36 304.1 12 22 2.96 105

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Twitchell, LarryLarry Twitchell 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Notes[edit]

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