1888 Boston Beaneaters
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record70–64 (.522)
League place4th
Other information
Owner(s)Arthur Soden
Manager(s)John Morrill
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The 1888 Boston Beaneaters season was the 18th season of the franchise.

Regular season

1888 Boston Beaneaters
1888 Boston Beaneaters

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 84 47 0.641 44–23 40–24
Chicago White Stockings 77 58 0.570 9 43–27 34–31
Philadelphia Quakers 69 61 0.531 14½ 37–29 32–32
Boston Beaneaters 70 64 0.522 15½ 36–30 34–34
Detroit Wolverines 68 63 0.519 16 40–26 28–37
Pittsburgh Alleghenys 66 68 0.493 19½ 37–30 29–38
Indianapolis Hoosiers 50 85 0.370 36 31–35 19–50
Washington Nationals 48 86 0.358 37½ 26–38 22–48

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CHI DET IND NYG PHI PIT WSH
Boston 7–12 10–8–1 11–9 8–12 9–10 10–8–2 15–5
Chicago 12–7 10–10 14–6 11–8–1 8–10 9–11 13–6
Detroit 8–10–1 10–10 11–8 7–11–2 11–7 10–10 11–7
Indianapolis 9–11 6–14 8–11 5–14 4–13 6–14 12–8–1
New York 12–8 8–11–1 11–7–2 14–5 14–5–1 10–7–2 15–4–1
Philadelphia 10–9 10–8 7–11 13–4 5–14–1 14–6–1 10–9
Pittsburgh 8–10–2 11–9 10–10 14–6 7–10–2 6–14–1 10–9
Washington 5–15 6–13 7–11 8–12–1 4–15–1 9–10 9–10


Roster

1888 Boston Beaneaters roster
Roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 King Kelly 107 440 140 .318 9 71
1B John Morrill 135 486 96 .198 4 36
2B Joe Quinn 38 156 47 .301 4 29
SS Sam Wise 105 417 100 .240 4 40
3B Billy Nash 135 526 149 .283 4 75
OF Joe Hornung 107 431 103 .239 3 53
OF Tom Brown 107 420 104 .248 9 49
OF Dick Johnston 135 585 173 .296 12 68

Other batters

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
Irv Ray 50 206 51 .248 2 26
Pop Tate 41 148 34 .230 1 6
Ezra Sutton 28 110 24 .218 1 16
Billy Klusman 28 107 18 .168 2 11
Jack Burdock 22 79 16 .203 0 4
Tom O'Rourke 20 74 13 .176 0 4
Ed Glenn 20 65 10 .154 0 3
Bill Higgins 14 54 10 .185 0 4
Mike Hines 4 16 2 .125 0 2
Andy Sommers 4 13 3 .231 0 0
Nick Wise 1 3 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
John Clarkson 54 483.1 33 20 2.76 223
Bill Sowders 36 317.0 19 15 2.07 132
Old Hoss Radbourn 24 207.0 7 16 2.87 64
Kid Madden 20 168.0 7 11 2.95 53
Dick Conway 6 53.0 4 2 2.38 12

References