1883 Columbus Buckeyes season

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1883 Columbus Buckeyes
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Manager(s) Horace Phillips
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The 1883 Columbus Buckeyes finished with a 32–65 record, sixth place in the American Association. This was the first season in the major leagues for the team.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Athletics 66 32 0.673 37–14 29–18
St. Louis Browns 65 33 0.663 1 35–14 30–19
Cincinnati Red Stockings 61 37 0.622 5 38–13 23–24
New York Metropolitans 54 42 0.562 11 29–17 25–25
Louisville Eclipse 52 45 0.536 13½ 29–18 23–27
Columbus Buckeyes 32 65 0.330 33½ 18–29 14–36
Pittsburg Alleghenys 31 67 0.316 35 18–31 13–36
Baltimore Orioles 28 68 0.292 37 18–31 10–37

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1883 American Association Records

Sources:

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Team BAL CIN COL LOU NY PHI PIT STL
Baltimore 3–11 6–7 6–8 3–10 3–11 5–9 2–12
Cincinnati 11–3 11–3 10–4 4–10 9–5 8–6 8–6
Columbus 7–6 3–11 5–9 3–11 1–13 10–4 3–11
Louisville 8–6 4–10 9–5 7–6–1 7–7 11–3 6–8
New York 10–3 10–4 11–3 6–7–1 5–9 9–5 3–11
Philadelphia 11–3 5–9 13–1 7–7 9–5 12–2 9–5
Pittsburg 9–5 6–8 4–10 3–11 5–9 2–12 2–12
St. Louis 12–2 6–8 11–3 8–6 11–3 5–9 12–2


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1883 Columbus Buckeyes
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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR
C Kemmler, RudyRudy Kemmler 84 318 66 .208 0
1B Field, JimJim Field 76 292 75 .257 1
2B Smith, PopPop Smith 97 405 106 .262 4
3B Kuehne, BillBill Kuehne 95 374 85 .227 1
SS Richmond, JohnJohn Richmond 92 385 109 .283 0
OF Mann, FredFred Mann 96 394 98 .249 1
OF Brown, TomTom Brown 97 420 115 .274 5
OF Wheeler, HarryHarry Wheeler 82 371 84 .226 0

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs

Player G AB H Avg. HR
Straub, JoeJoe Straub 27 100 13 .130 0
Pierce, GracieGracie Pierce 11 41 7 .171 0
Schwartz, BillBill Schwartz 2 4 1 .250 0
Childs, SamSam Childs 1 3 0 .000 0

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
Mountain, FrankFrank Mountain 59 503 26 33 3.60 159
Dundon, EdEd Dundon 20 166.2 3 16 4.48 31
Valentine, JohnJohn Valentine 13 102 2 10 3.53 13
Fries, PetePete Fries 3 25 0 3 6.48 7
McIntyre, FrankFrank McIntyre 2 19 1 1 5.21 6
Wheeler, HarryHarry Wheeler 1 5 0 1 7.20 2

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
Brown, TomTom Brown 3 14 0 1 5.79 6

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
Smith, PopPop Smith 3 0 0 0 6.35 0

References[edit]