1885 Pittsburgh Alleghenys
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Owner(s)Denny McKnight
Manager(s)Horace B. Phillips
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The 1885 Pittsburgh Alleghenys season was the 4th season of the Pittsburgh Alleghenys franchise. The Alleghenys finished third in the American Association with a record of 56–55.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

American Association W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Browns 79 33 0.705 44–11 35–22
Cincinnati Red Stockings 63 49 0.562 16 35–21 28–28
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 56 55 0.505 22½ 37–19 19–36
Philadelphia Athletics 55 57 0.491 24 33–23 22–34
Brooklyn Grays 53 59 0.473 26 35–22 18–37
Louisville Colonels 53 59 0.473 26 37–19 16–40
New York Metropolitans 44 64 0.407 33 28–24 16–40
Baltimore Orioles 41 68 0.376 36½ 29–26 12–42

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BR CIN LOU NY PHI PIT STL
Baltimore 7–9 6–10 7–9 7–6 6–10–1 6–10 2–14
Brooklyn 9–7 5–11 10–6 8–8 11–5 6–10 4–12
Cincinnati 10–6 11–5 8–8 10–6 9–7 9–7 6–10
Louisville 9–7 6–10 8–8 9–7 8–8 6–10 7–9
New York 6–7 8–8 6–10 7–9 5–11 8–7 4–12
Philadelphia 10–6–1 5–11 7–9 8–8 11–5 10–6 4–12
Pittsburgh 10–6 10–6 7–9 10–6 7–8 6–10 6–10
St. Louis 14–2 12–4 10–6 9–7 12–4 12–4 10–6


Game log

1885 Game Log[2]
April: 4–5 (Home: 1–1 ; Away: 3–4)
# Date Opponent Score Record
1 Saturday, Apr 18 @ St. Louis Browns 7–0 1–0
2 Sunday, Apr 19 @ St. Louis Browns 0–3 1–1
3 Tuesday, Apr 21 @ Louisville Colonels 4–3 2–1
4 Wednesday, Apr 22 @ Louisville Colonels 0–11 2–2
5 Friday, Apr 24 @ Cincinnati Red Stockings 7–6 3–2
6 Saturday, Apr 25 @ Cincinnati Red Stockings 2–8 3–3
7 Sunday, Apr 26 @ St. Louis Browns 0–2 3–4
8 Tuesday, Apr 28 Louisville Colonels 4–0 4–4
9 Wednesday, Apr 29 Louisville Colonels 3–4 4–5
May: 15–7 (Home: 15–5 ; Away: 0–2)
# Date Opponent Score Record
10 Saturday, May 2 St. Louis Browns 3–2 5–5
11 Sunday, May 3 @ Cincinnati Red Stockings 6–7 5–6
12 Monday, May 4 @ Cincinnati Red Stockings 0–3 5–7
13 Tuesday, May 5 Cincinnati Red Stockings 8–1 6–7
14 Thursday, May 7 New York Metropolitans 1–3 6–8
15 Friday, May 8 New York Metropolitans 13–3 7–8
16 Saturday, May 9 New York Metropolitans 16–3 8–8
17 Monday, May 11 New York Metropolitans 13–4 9–8
18 Tuesday, May 12 Brooklyn Grays 8–4 10–8
19 Wednesday, May 13 Brooklyn Grays 2–6 10–9
20 Thursday, May 14 Brooklyn Grays 5–2 11–9
21 Saturday, May 16 Brooklyn Grays 13–4 12–9
22 Monday, May 18 Philadelphia Athletics 0–7 12–10
23 Tuesday, May 19 Philadelphia Athletics 11–8 13–10
24 Wednesday, May 20 Philadelphia Athletics 9–8 14–10
25 Thursday, May 21 Philadelphia Athletics 8–3 15–10
26 Saturday, May 23 Baltimore Orioles 5–0 16–10
27 Monday, May 25 Baltimore Orioles 7–3 17–10
28 Tuesday, May 26 Baltimore Orioles 2–1 18–10
29 Wednesday, May 27 Baltimore Orioles 6–2 19–10
30 Saturday, May 30 New York Metropolitans 6–8 19–11
31 Saturday, May 30 New York Metropolitans 2–6 19–12
June: 10–11 (Home: 4–4 ; Away: 6–7)
# Date Opponent Score Record
32 Thursday, Jun 4 @ Brooklyn Grays 5–4 20–12
33 Friday, Jun 5 @ Brooklyn Grays 3–2 21–12
34 Saturday, Jun 6 @ Brooklyn Grays 2–13 21–13
35 Monday, Jun 8 @ Brooklyn Grays 2–0 22–13
36 Tuesday, Jun 9 @ New York Metropolitans 2–10 22–14
37 Wednesday, Jun 10 @ Baltimore Orioles 5–10 22–15
38 Thursday, Jun 11 @ Baltimore Orioles 12–8 23–15
39 Friday, Jun 12 @ Baltimore Orioles 3–2 24–15
40 Saturday, Jun 13 @ Baltimore Orioles 10–11 24–16
41 Tuesday, Jun 16 @ Philadelphia Athletics 1–14 24–17
42 Wednesday, Jun 17 @ Philadelphia Athletics 9–7 25–17
43 Thursday, Jun 18 @ Philadelphia Athletics 5–6 25–18
44 Saturday, Jun 20 @ Philadelphia Athletics 3–10 25–19
45 Monday, Jun 22 St. Louis Browns 2–6 25–20
46 Tuesday, Jun 23 St. Louis Browns 6–7 25–21
47 Wednesday, Jun 24 St. Louis Browns 6–7 25–22
48 Thursday, Jun 25 St. Louis Browns 6–1 26–22
49 Friday, Jun 26 Louisville Colonels 7–5 27–22
50 Saturday, Jun 27 Louisville Colonels 4–3 28–22
51 Monday, Jun 29 Louisville Colonels 3–4 28–23
52 Tuesday, Jun 30 Cincinnati Red Stockings 9–4 29–23
July: 14–6 (Home: 12–5 ; Away: 2–1)
# Date Opponent Score Record
53 Wednesday, Jul 1 Cincinnati Red Stockings 11–9 30–23
54 Thursday, Jul 2 Cincinnati Red Stockings 6–4 31–23
55 Saturday, Jul 4 Philadelphia Athletics 4–8 31–24
56 Saturday, Jul 4 Philadelphia Athletics 6–11 31–25
57 Monday, Jul 6 Philadelphia Athletics 0–8 31–26
58 Tuesday, Jul 7 Philadelphia Athletics 5–1 32–26
59 Thursday, Jul 9 New York Metropolitans 17–0 33–26
60 Friday, Jul 10 New York Metropolitans 5–7 33–27
61 Saturday, Jul 11 New York Metropolitans 2–0 34–27
62 Tuesday, Jul 14 Baltimore Orioles 2–5 34–28
63 Wednesday, Jul 15 Baltimore Orioles 5–0 35–28
64 Thursday, Jul 16 Baltimore Orioles 12–1 36–28
65 Saturday, Jul 18 Baltimore Orioles 6–1 37–28
66 Monday, Jul 20 Brooklyn Grays 4–3 38–28
67 Tuesday, Jul 21 Brooklyn Grays 7–5 39–28
68 Wednesday, Jul 22 Brooklyn Grays 5–3 40–28
69 Thursday, Jul 23 Brooklyn Grays 6–5 41–28
70 Saturday, Jul 25 @ St. Louis Browns 2–1 42–28
71 Sunday, Jul 26 @ St. Louis Browns 1–8 42–29
72 Friday, Jul 31 @ Louisville Colonels 8–2 43–29
April: 8–11 (Home: 4–2 ; Away: 4–9)
# Date Opponent Score Record
73 Saturday, Aug 1 @ Louisville Colonels 5–7 43–30
74 Sunday, Aug 2 @ Louisville Colonels 1–4 43–31
75 Tuesday, Aug 4 @ Cincinnati Red Stockings 1–4 43–32
76 Friday, Aug 7 @ Cincinnati Red Stockings 2–3 43–33
77 Saturday, Aug 8 @ St. Louis Browns 0–7 43–34
78 Sunday, Aug 9 @ St. Louis Browns 6–3 44–34
79 Tuesday, Aug 11 @ St. Louis Browns 1–3 44–35
80 Thursday, Aug 13 @ Louisville Colonels 2–1 45–35
81 Saturday, Aug 15 @ Louisville Colonels 7–2 46–35
82 Sunday, Aug 16 @ Louisville Colonels 10–11 46–36
83 Tuesday, Aug 18 St. Louis Browns 1–3 46–37
84 Wednesday, Aug 19 St. Louis Browns 4–6 46–38
85 Thursday, Aug 20 St. Louis Browns 11–10 47–38
86 Saturday, Aug 22 Louisville Colonels 3–2 48–38
87 Monday, Aug 24 Louisville Colonels 9–5 49–38
88 Wednesday, Aug 26 Louisville Colonels 7–5 50–38
89 Thursday, Aug 27 @ Cincinnati Red Stockings 8–2 51–38
90 Friday, Aug 28 @ Cincinnati Red Stockings 6–14 51–39
91 Sunday, Aug 30 @ Cincinnati Red Stockings 0–10 51–40
September: 5–14 (Home: 1–2 ; Away: 4–12)
# Date Opponent Score Record
92 Wednesday, Sep 2 Cincinnati Red Stockings 9–6 52–40
93 Thursday, Sep 3 Cincinnati Red Stockings 5–6 52–41
94 Saturday, Sep 5 Cincinnati Red Stockings 2–6 52–42
95 Tuesday, Sep 8 @ New York Metropolitans 4–2 53–42
96 Wednesday, Sep 9 @ New York Metropolitans 2–3 53–43
97 Friday, Sep 11 @ Brooklyn Grays 0–3 53–44
98 Saturday, Sep 12 @ Brooklyn Grays 1–4 53–45
99 Tuesday, Sep 15 @ New York Metropolitans 1–0 54–45
100 Wednesday, Sep 16 @ New York Metropolitans 1–5 54–46
101 Thursday, Sep 17 @ Brooklyn Grays 1–2 54–47
102 Friday, Sep 18 @ New York Metropolitans 8–9 54–48
103 Saturday, Sep 19 @ Brooklyn Grays 2–8 54–49
104 Wednesday, Sep 23 @ Baltimore Orioles 11–3 55–49
105 Thursday, Sep 24 @ Baltimore Orioles 2–4 55–50
106 Friday, Sep 25 @ Baltimore Orioles 5–10 55–51
107 Saturday, Sep 26 @ Baltimore Orioles 4–5 55–52
108 Monday, Sep 28 @ Philadelphia Athletics 4–6 55–53
109 Tuesday, Sep 29 @ Philadelphia Athletics 6–3 56–53
110 Wednesday, Sep 30 @ Philadelphia Athletics 2–5 56–54
October: 0–1 (Home: 0–0 ; Away: 0–1)
# Date Opponent Score Record
111 Thursday, Oct 1 @ Philadelphia Athletics 3–4 56–55
Legend:        = Win        = Loss

Roster

1885 Pittsburgh Alleghenys roster[3]
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References

  1. ^ Rudy Kemmler page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "1885 Pittsburgh Alleghenys Schedule, Box Scores and Splits - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.
  3. ^ "1885 Pittsburgh Alleghenys Roster by Baseball Almanac". Baseball Almanac.
  4. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | Regular Season Batting Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  5. ^ "Major League Baseball Stats | Regular Season Pitching Stats". Pittsburgh Pirates.
  6. ^ Milt Scott page at Baseball Reference