Pittsburgh Burghers all-time roster

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The Pittsburgh Burghers were a professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that played in the Players' League for one season in 1890.[1] The franchise used Exposition Park as their home field.[2] During their only season in existence, the team finished sixth in the PL with a record of 60-68.[1]

Players[edit]

Center fielder Ned Hanlon was one of three Burghers players elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Right fielder Joe Visner played in the major leagues for four seasons.
Key to symbols in player table
*
Player was a player-manager
HOF
Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
§
Indicates the player is a Hall of Famer and was a player-manager
Players who played for the Pittsburgh Burghers, primary position played, and season(s) played for franchise
Player Position(s) Season(s) Notes Ref
Beckley, JakeJake BeckleyHall of Fame First baseman 1890 Beckley led the Burghers in batting average (.324) and runs batted in (120). [2][3]
Carroll, FredFred Carroll Catcher / Left fielder 1890 [4]
Corcoran, TommyTommy Corcoran Shortstop 1890 [5]
Doe, FredFred Doe Pitcher 1890 [6]
Fields, JockoJocko Fields Left fielder 1890 [7]
Galvin, PudPud GalvinHall of Fame Pitcher 1890 Galvin, who won 12 games for the Burghers, was eventually elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. [8]
Gray, JimJim Gray Second baseman 1890 [9]
Hanlon, NedNed Hanlon§ Center fielder 1890 Hanlon was the Burghers' center fielder and manager. [2][10]
Hurley, JerryJerry Hurley Catcher 1890 [11]
Kuehne, BillBill Kuehne Third baseman 1890 [12]
Maul, AlAl Maul Pitcher 1890 [13]
Morris, EdEd Morris Pitcher 1890 [14]
Quinn, TomTom Quinn Catcher 1890 [15]
Robinson, YankYank Robinson Second baseman 1890 [16]
Staley, HarryHarry Staley Pitcher 1890 Staley led the Burghers in innings pitched (387.2), wins (21), and strikeouts (145). [2][17]
Tener, JohnJohn Tener Pitcher 1890 [18]
Visner, JoeJoe Visner Right fielder 1890 Visner led the Burghers in runs scored (110). [2][19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pittsburgh Burghers Team History & Encyclopedia". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e "1890 Pittsburgh Burghers Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  3. ^ "Jake Beckley Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  4. ^ "Fred Carroll Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  5. ^ "Tommy Corcoran Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  6. ^ "Fred Doe Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  7. ^ "Jocko Fields Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  8. ^ "Pud Galvin Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  9. ^ "Jim Gray Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  10. ^ "Ned Hanlon Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  11. ^ "Jerry Hurley Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  12. ^ "Bill Kuehne Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  13. ^ "Al Maul Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  14. ^ "Ed Morris Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  15. ^ "Tom Quinn Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  16. ^ "Yank Robinson Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  17. ^ "Harry Staley Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  18. ^ "John Tener Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
  19. ^ "Joe Visner Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 23, 2012.

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