1889 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1889 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s) Bill Sharsig, H. C. Pennypacker, William Whittaker
Manager(s) Bill Sharsig
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The 1889 Philadelphia Athletics finished with a 75–58 record and finished in third place in the American Association.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Bridegrooms 93 44 0.679 50–19 43–25
St. Louis Browns 90 45 0.667 2 51–18 39–27
Philadelphia Athletics 75 58 0.564 16 46–22 29–36
Cincinnati Red Stockings 76 63 0.547 18 47–26 29–37
Baltimore Orioles 70 65 0.519 22 40–24 30–41
Columbus Solons 60 78 0.435 33½ 36–33 24–45
Kansas City Cowboys 55 82 0.401 38 35–35 20–47
Louisville Colonels 27 111 0.196 66½ 18–46 9–65

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1889 American Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BR CIN COL KC LOU PHI STL
Baltimore 8–12 8–11–2 12–8 11–7 16–4 8–11 7–12–2
Brooklyn 12–8 15–5 11–8–2 16–4 19–1 12–7–1 8–11
Cincinnati 11–8–2 5–15 11–9 14–6 18–2 9–11 8–12
Columbus 8–12 8–11–2 9–11 9–11 13–7 7–12 6–14
Kansas City 7–11 4–16 6–14 11–9 13–6 8–12–1 6–14–1
Louisville 4–16 1–19 2–18 7–13 6–13 5–14–1 2–18–1
Philadelphia 11–8 7–12–1 11–9 12–7 12–8–1 14–5–1 8–9–2
St. Louis 12–7–2 11–8 12–8 14–6 14–6–1 18–2–1 9–8–2


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1889 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
C Robinson, WilbertWilbert Robinson 69 264 61 .231 0 28
OF Stovey, HarryHarry Stovey 137 556 171 .308 19 119
OF Purcell, BlondieBlondie Purcell 129 507 160 .316 0 85

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
Brennan, JackJack Brennan 31 113 25 .221 0 15
Mattimore, MikeMike Mattimore 23 73 17 .233 1 8
Gunning, TomTom Gunning 8 24 6 .250 1 1
Graham, JamesJames Graham 4 18 3 .167 0 0
Collins, BillBill Collins 1 4 1 .250 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
Seward, EdEd Seward 39 320 21 15 3.97 102
McMahon, SadieSadie McMahon 28 242 14 12 3.53 117
Bausewine, GeorgeGeorge Bausewine 7 55.1 1 4 3.90 18
Coleman, JohnJohn Coleman 5 34 3 2 2.91 6
Knouff, EdEd Knouff 3 25 2 0 3.96 5

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
Mattimore, MikeMike Mattimore 5 31 2 1 5.81 6

References[edit]