1890 Rochester Broncos season

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1890 Rochester Broncos
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Manager(s) Pat Powers
     

The 1890 Rochester Broncos season was the team's only season in Major League Baseball. In 1889, the team had played in the minor league International Association as the Rochester Jingoes. The Broncos went 63–63 during the season and finished 5th in the American Association. They went 40–22 at home, but 23–41 on the road. After the season, the team returned to the minor leagues, moving to the Eastern Association as the Rochester Hop Bitters.

Regular season[edit]

Rochester Broncos

Harry Lyons led the league in at bats and in outs. Sandy Griffin was tied for 4th in the league in doubles. Jimmy Knowles was 4th in RBIs. Ted Scheffler was 2nd in stolen bases, 4th in hit by pitches, and tied for 4th in bases on balls.

Bob Barr was 1st in the league in walks issued and tied for 1st in games lost. Barr was 2nd in the league in games pitched, games started, complete games, batters faced, hits allowed, earned runs and innings pitched. He was 4th in wins and in wild pitches. He was 5th in strikeouts and tied for 5th in shutouts.

The team had the third best ERA in the league. At 17, Harvey Blauvelt was the league's youngest player.

Season standings[edit]

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
Louisville Colonels 88 44 0.667 57–13 31–31
Columbus Solons 79 55 0.590 10 47–22 32–33
St. Louis Browns 78 58 0.574 12 45–25 33–33
Toledo Maumees 68 64 0.515 20 40–27 28–37
Rochester Broncos 63 63 0.500 22 40–22 23–41
Baltimore Orioles 15 19 0.441 24 8–11 7–8
Syracuse Stars 55 72 0.433 30½ 30–30 25–42
Philadelphia Athletics 54 78 0.409 34 36–36 18–42
Brooklyn Gladiators 26 73 0.263 45½ 15–22 11–51

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1890 American Association Records

Sources:

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Team BAL BR COL LOU PHI ROC STL SYR TOL
Baltimore 0–0 2–4–2 1–2–1 2–2 5–1 2–5 1–2 2–3–1
Brooklyn 0–0 5–9 2–13 2–10 3–10–1 4–10 5–12 5–9
Columbus 4–2–2 9–5 10–8–1 11–9 10–9–1 12–8–2 10–7 13–7
Louisville 2–1–1 13–2 8–10–1 17–3 11–6–2 9–11 14–5 14–6
Philadelphia 2–2 10–2 9–11 3–17 7–12 7–13 10–7 6–14
Rochester 1–5 10–3–1 9–10–1 6–11–2 12–7 8–12–1 11–4–1 6–11–1
St. Louis 5–2 10–4 8–12–2 11–9 13–7 12–8–1 10–9 9–7
Syracuse 2–1 12–5 7–10 5–14 7–10 4–11–1 9–10 9–11
Toledo 3–2–1 9–5 7–13 6–14 14–6 11–6–1 7–9 11–9


Roster[edit]

1890 Rochester Broncos
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 McGuire, DeaconDeacon McGuire 87 331 99 .299 4 53
1B O'Brien, TomTom O'Brien 73 273 52 .190 0 31
2B Greenwood, BillBill Greenwood 124 437 97 .222 2 41
3B Knowles, JimmyJimmy Knowles 123 491 138 .281 5 84
SS Phillips, MarrMarr Phillips 64 257 53 .206 0 34
OF Lyons, HarryHarry Lyons 133 584 152 .260 3 58
OF Scheffler, TedTed Scheffler 119 445 109 .245 3 34
OF Griffin, SandySandy Griffin 107 407 125 .307 5 53

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
McKeough, DaveDave McKeough 62 218 49 .225 0 20
Grim, JohnJohn Grim 50 192 51 .266 2 34
Field, JimJim Field 52 188 38 .281 4 25
Smith, LeoLeo Smith 35 112 21 .188 0 11
Burke, DanDan Burke 32 102 22 .216 0 9
Reccius, PhilPhil Reccius 1 4 0 .000 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
Barr, BobBob Barr 57 493.1 28 24 3.25 209
Calihan, WillWill Calihan 37 296.1 18 15 3.28 127
Titcomb, CannonballCannonball Titcomb 20 168.2 10 9 3.74 73
Miller, BobBob Miller 13 92.1 3 7 4.29 20
Fitzgerald, JohnJohn Fitzgerald 11 78 3 8 4.04 35

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
Field, JimJim Field 2 9.2 1 0 2.79 2

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
Blauvelt, HarveyHarvey Blauvelt 2 0 0 0 10.22 5
McGuire, DeaconDeacon McGuire 1 0 0 0 6.75 1
Lyons, HarryHarry Lyons 1 0 0 0 12.27 2
Grim, JohnJohn Grim 1 0 0 0 0.00 3

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