1885 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1885 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s) Bill Sharsig, Lew Simmons, Charlie Mason
Manager(s) Harry Stovey
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The 1885 Philadelphia Athletics finished with a 55–57 record and finished in fourth place in the American Association.

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
Pittsburg 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:

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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
Pittsburg 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


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1885 Philadelphia Athletics
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
1B Stovey, HarryHarry Stovey 112 486 153 .315 13 75
OF Coleman, JohnJohn Coleman 96 398 119 .299 3 70
OF Purcell, BlondieBlondie Purcell 66 304 90 .296 0 22

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
Knight, LonLon Knight 29 119 25 .210 0 14
Shafer, OratorOrator Shafer 2 9 2 .222 0 1

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
Cushman, EdEd Cushman 10 87 3 7 3.52 37
Emslie, BobBob Emslie 4 28.2 0 4 6.28 9
Conway, JimJim Conway 2 12.1 0 1 7.30 0

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
Coleman, JohnJohn Coleman 8 60.1 2 2 3.43 12

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
Purcell, BlondieBlondie Purcell 1 0 1 0 6.00 3
Knight, LonLon Knight 1 0 0 0 1.80 1

References[edit]