1883 New York Metropolitans season

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1883 New York Metropolitans
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Owner(s) John B. Day, Jim Mutrie
Manager(s) Jim Mutrie
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The 1883 New York Metropolitans finished with a 54–42 record, fourth place in the American Association. This was the first season in the Association for the Metropolitans, who had previously played as an independent team from 1880–1882.

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 New York Metropolitans
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 Holbert, BillBill Holbert 73 299 71 .237 0
1B Brady, SteveSteve Brady 97 432 117 .271 0
2B Crane, SamSam Crane 96 349 82 .235 0
3B Esterbrook, DudeDude Esterbrook 97 407 103 .253 0
SS Nelson, CandyCandy Nelson 97 417 127 .305 0
OF Roseman, ChiefChief Roseman 93 398 100 .251 0
OF O'Rourke, JohnJohn O'Rourke 77 315 85 .270 2
OF Kennedy, EdEd Kennedy 94 356 78 .219 2

Other batters[edit]

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR
Reipschlager, CharlieCharlie Reipschlager 37 145 27 .186 0
Orr, DaveDave Orr 13 50 16 .320 2

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
Keefe, TimTim Keefe 68 619 41 27 2.41 361
Lynch, JackJack Lynch 29 255 15 13 4.09 119

References[edit]