1895 Pittsburg Pirates season

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1895 Pittsburg Pirates
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) William Kerr and Phil Auten
Manager(s) Connie Mack
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The 1895 Pittsburg Pirates season was the 14th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates[1] franchise; their 9th in the National League. The Pirates finished seventh in the National League with a record of 71–61.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 87 43 0.669 54–12 33–31
Cleveland Spiders 84 46 0.646 3 49–13 35–33
Philadelphia Phillies 78 53 0.595 51–21 27–32
Chicago Colts 72 58 0.554 15 43–24 29–34
Brooklyn Grooms 71 60 0.542 16½ 43–22 28–38
Boston Beaneaters 71 60 0.542 16½ 48–19 23–41
Pittsburg Pirates 71 61 0.538 17 44–21 27–40
Cincinnati Reds 66 64 0.508 21 42–22 24–42
New York Giants 66 65 0.504 21½ 40–27 26–38
Washington Senators 43 85 0.336 43 31–34 12–51
St. Louis Browns 39 92 0.298 48½ 25–41 14–51
Louisville Colonels 35 96 0.267 52½ 19–38 16–58


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1895 Pittsburg Pirates

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 IP W L ERA SO
C Merritt, BillBill Merritt 67 239 68 .285 0 27
OF Smith, MikeMike Smith 125 484 146 .302 1 81

Other batters[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Sugden, JoeJoe Sugden 50 158 48 .304 1 17
Mack, ConnieConnie Mack 14 49 15 .306 0 4

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
Foreman, BrownieBrownie Foreman 19 139.2 8 6 3.22 54
Colcolough, TomTom Colcolough 7 43.1 1 1 6.65 16

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

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Gannon, GussieGussie Gannon 1 0 0 0 1.80 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ In 1891 the United States Board on Geographic Names forced the city of Pittsburgh to undergo a controversial name change by having them drop the "h" at the end of the name, making the team's official name the "Pittsburg Pirates" from the adoption of the Pirates nickname until Pittsburgh was able to get the "h" restored to its name in 1911.