1885 Brooklyn Grays season

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1885 Brooklyn Grays
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Owner(s) Charlie Byrne, Ferdinand Abell
Manager(s) Charlie Hackett, Charlie Byrne
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The 1885 Brooklyn Grays finished the season in fifth place. The team added several players from the defunct Cleveland Blues team after team owner Charlie Byrne bought the Blues assets for $10,000 after the 1884 season.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Browns 79 33 0.705 44–11 35–22
Cincinnati Red Stockings 63 49 0.562 16 35–21 28–28
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 56 55 0.505 22½ 37–19 19–36
Philadelphia Athletics 55 57 0.491 24 33–23 22–34
Brooklyn Grays 53 59 0.473 26 35–22 18–37
Louisville Colonels 53 59 0.473 26 37–19 16–40
New York Metropolitans 44 64 0.407 33 28–24 16–40
Baltimore Orioles 41 68 0.376 36½ 29–26 12–42


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1885 American Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BR CIN LOU NY PHI PIT STL
Baltimore 7–9 6–10 7–9 7–6 6–10–1 6–10 2–14
Brooklyn 9–7 5–11 10–6 8–8 11–5 6–10 4–12
Cincinnati 10–6 11–5 8–8 10–6 9–7 9–7 6–10
Louisville 9–7 6–10 8–8 9–7 8–8 6–10 7–9
New York 6–7 8–8 6–10 7–9 5–11 8–7 4–12
Philadelphia 10–6–1 5–11 7–9 8–8 11–5 10–6 4–12
Pittsburgh 10–6 10–6 7–9 10–6 7–8 6–10 6–10
St. Louis 14–2 12–4 10–6 9–7 12–4 12–4 10–6


Roster[edit]

1885 Brooklyn Grays
Roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders Outfielders Managers

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs Scored; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI
C Jackie Hayes 42 137 10 18 .131 0 10
1B Bill Phillips 99 391 65 118 .302 3 63
2B George Pinkney 110 447 77 124 .277 0 42
3B Bill McClellan 112 464 85 124 .267 0 46
SS Germany Smith 108 419 62 108 .258 4 62
OF Ed Swartwood 99 399 80 106 .266 0 49
OF Pete Hotaling 94 370 73 95 .257 1 34
OF John Cassidy 54 221 36 47 .213 1 28

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs Scored; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI
Adonis Terry 71 264 23 45 .170 1 20
Jimmy Peoples 41 151 21 30 .199 1 15
Jim McTamany 35 131 21 36 .275 1 13
Bill Krieg 17 60 7 9 .150 1 5
Charlie Robinson 11 40 5 6 .150 0 4
Frank Bell 10 29 5 5 .172 0 2
Dave Oldfield 10 25 2 8 .320 0 2
George McVey 6 21 2 3 .143 0 1
Mike Hines 3 13 1 1 .077 0 1
Bill Schenck 1 4 0 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G GS IP W L ERA BB SO CG
Henry Porter 54 54 481.7 33 21 2.78 107 197 53
John Harkins 34 34 293.0 14 20 3.75 56 141 33
Adonis Terry 25 23 209.0 6 17 4.26 42 96 23
Phenomenal Smith 1 1 8.0 0 1 12.38 6 2 1

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