Toledo Blue Stockings all-time roster

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The Toledo Blue Stockings were a professional baseball team based in Toledo, Ohio, that played in the American Association for one season in 1884.[1] The franchise used League Park and Tri-State Fair Grounds as their home fields.[2] During their only season in existence, the team finished eighth in the AA with a record of 46-58.[1]

Players[edit]

Second baseman Sam Barkley led the Blue Stockings in several offensive categories.
Catcher Deacon McGuire started his major league career with the Blue Stockings.
Tony Mullane was the Blue Stockings' primary pitcher and won 36 games.
Key to symbols in player table
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Player was a player-manager
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Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Players who have played for the Toledo Blue Stockings, primary position played, and season(s) played for franchise
Player Position(s) Season(s) Notes Ref
Arundel, TugTug Arundel Catcher 1884 [3]
Barkley, SamSam Barkley Second baseman 1884 In his first major league season, Barkley led the Blue Stockings in several hitting categories, including batting average and runs scored. [2][4]
Brown, EdEd Brown Third baseman 1884 [5]
Bullas, SimSim Bullas Catcher 1884 [6]
Kent, EdEd Kent Pitcher 1884 [7]
Lane, ChappyChappy Lane First baseman 1884 [8]
McGuire, DeaconDeacon McGuire Catcher 1884 McGuire started his major league career, which lasted until 1912, with the Blue Stockings. [9]
McSorley, TrickTrick McSorley First baseman 1884 [10]
Meister, GeorgeGeorge Meister Third baseman 1884 [11]
Miller, EdEd Miller Left fielder 1884 [12]
Miller, JoeJoe Miller Shortstop 1884 [13]
Moffet, JoeJoe Moffet First baseman 1884 [14]
Morton, CharlieCharlie Morton§ Third baseman / Left fielder 1884 Morton was the team's manager and also batted .162 in 32 games. [2][15]
Mullane, TonyTony Mullane Pitcher 1884 Mullane pitched over half of the team's innings, had a win–loss record of 36-26, and eventually finished his major league career with 284 victories. [2][16]
O'Day, HankHank O'DayHall of Fame Pitcher 1884 In his first major league season, O'Day pitched the second-most innings for the Blue Stockings and went 9-28. [2][17]
Olin, FrankFrank Olin Left fielder 1884 [18]
Poorman, TomTom Poorman Right fielder 1884 [19]
Tilley, JohnJohn Tilley Left fielder 1884 [20]
Walker, FleetFleet Walker Catcher 1884 In his only major league season, Walker batted .263 in 42 games for the Blue Stockings. [21]
Walker, WeldayWelday Walker Left fielder 1884 [22]
Welch, CurtCurt Welch Center fielder 1884 Welch led the Blue Stockings with 109 games played in his first major league season. [2][23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Toledo Blue Stockings Team History & Encyclopedia". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "1884 Toledo Blue Stockings Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  3. ^ "Tug Arundel Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  4. ^ "Sam Barkley Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  5. ^ "Ed Brown Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  6. ^ "Sim Bullas Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  7. ^ "Ed Kent Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  8. ^ "Chappy Lane Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  9. ^ "Deacon McGuire Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  10. ^ "Trick McSorley Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  11. ^ "George Meister Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  12. ^ "Ed Miller Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  13. ^ "Joe Miller Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  14. ^ "Joe Moffet Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  15. ^ "Charlie Morton Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  16. ^ "Tony Mullane Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  17. ^ "Hank O'Day Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  18. ^ "Frank Olin Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  19. ^ "Tom Poorman Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  20. ^ "John Tilley Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  21. ^ "Fleet Walker Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  22. ^ "Welday Walker Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.
  23. ^ "Curt Welch Statistics and History". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved December 7, 2012.

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