Buffalo Bisons (NL)

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This article is about the National League baseball franchise, for other teams named Buffalo Bisons see Buffalo Bisons (disambiguation).
Buffalo Bisons
Years 1879-1885
Based in Buffalo, New York
A program cover featuring the 1882 Buffalo Bisons
Major league affiliations
Ballpark
Colors

Gold, black
         

Managers
Major league titles
  • National League pennants: 0

The original Buffalo Bisons baseball club played in the National League between 1879 and 1885. The Bisons played their games at Riverside Park (1879–83) and Olympic Park (1884-85) in Buffalo, New York. The NL Bisons are included in the history of the minor-league team of the same name that still plays today.

Year-by-year records[edit]

Season Manager Games W L T WP PL GB
1879 John Clapp   79 46 32 1 .590 3rd 10.0
1880 Sam Crane   85 24 58 3 .293 7th 42.0
1881 Jim O'Rourke   83 45 38 0 .542 3rd 10.5
1882 Jim O'Rourke   84 45 39 0 .536 3rd 10.0
1883 Jim O'Rourke   98 52 45 1 .536 5th 10.5
1884 Jim O'Rourke 115 64 47 4 .577 3rd 19.5
1885 Pud Galvin / Jack Chapman 113 38 74 1 .339 7th 49.0

Players of note[edit]

Brouthers, Galvin, O'Rourke, Radbourn, and White are members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Highlights and memorable moments[edit]

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