1883 New York Gothams season

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1883 New York Gothams
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John B. Day
Manager(s) John Clapp
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The 1883 New York Gothams season was the franchise's first season. The team replaced the Troy Trojans when the National League awarded its franchise rights to John B. Day. The team went 46–50, finishing in sixth place.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 63 35 0.643 41–8 22–27
Chicago White Stockings 59 39 0.602 4 36–13 23–26
Providence Grays 58 40 0.592 5 34–15 24–25
Cleveland Blues 55 42 0.567 31–18 24–24
Buffalo Bisons 49 45 0.521 12 36–13 13–32
New York Gothams 46 50 0.479 16 28–19 18–31
Detroit Wolverines 40 58 0.408 23 23–26 17–32
Philadelphia Quakers 17 81 0.173 46 9–40 8–41


Roster[edit]

1883 New York Gothams
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 Ewing, BuckBuck Ewing 88 376 114 .303 10 41
1B Connor, RogerRoger Connor 98 409 146 .357 1 50
2B Troy, DasherDasher Troy 85 316 68 .215 0 20
3B Hankinson, FrankFrank Hankinson 94 337 74 .220 2 30
SS Caskin, EdEd Caskin 95 383 91 .238 1 40
OF Dorgan, MikeMike Dorgan 64 261 61 .234 0 27
OF Gillespie, PetePete Gillespie 98 411 129 .314 1 62
OF Ward, JohnJohn Ward 88 380 97 .255 7 54

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
Humphries, JohnJohn Humphries 29 107 12 .112 0 4
Clapp, JohnJohn Clapp 20 73 13 .178 0 5
Pierce, GracieGracie Pierce 18 62 5 .081 0 2
Cramer, DickDick Cramer 2 6 0 .000 0 0
Orr, DaveDave Orr 1 3 0 .000 0 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
Welch, MickeyMickey Welch 52 426 25 23 2.73 144
Ward, JohnJohn Ward 34 277 16 13 2.70 121
O'Neill, TipTip O'Neill 19 148 5 12 4.07 55
Allen, MyronMyron Allen 1 8 0 1 1.12 0
Dorgan, MikeMike Dorgan 1 7 0 1 3.86 3

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