Cincinnati Pippins

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Cincinnati Pippins
Location Cincinnati, Ohio
Ballpark Hippodrome Park
Year founded 1912
Year disbanded 1912
League championships None
Former league(s)
Ownership John J. Ryan
Manager James Barton[1]
General Manager Hugh McKinnon[2]
Media Cincinnati Enquirer

The Cincinnati Pippins were a franchise in the United States Baseball League based in Cincinnati, Ohio and was owned by New York attorney John J. Ryan.[3] The team and the league lasted just over a month, from May 1 to June 5, 1912. The highest amount of games played by any of the eight team league was 26. The USBL originally planned to have a 126-game season.[4]

1912 Standings[edit]

In the one and only year for the United States Baseball League, the Pippins held a 12-10 record at 4th place in the league.

Team Win Loss Pct
Pittsburgh Filipinos 19 7 .731
Richmond Rebels 15 11 .577
Reading (no name) 12 9 .571
Cincinnati Pippins 12 10 .545
Washington Senators 6 7 .462
Chicago Green Sox 10 12 .455
Cleveland Forest City 8 13 .381
New York Knickerbockers 2 15 .118

Notable players[edit]