1888 Pittsburgh Alleghenys
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Owner(s)William A. Nimick
Manager(s)Horace B. Phillips
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The 1888 Pittsburgh Alleghenys season was the 7th season of the Pittsburgh Alleghenys franchise and their 2nd in the National League. The Alleghenys finished sixth in the league standings with a record of 66–68.

Regular season

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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


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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


Opening Day lineup

Roster

1888 Pittsburgh Alleghenys
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 Doggie Miller 103 404 112 .277 0 36
1B Jake Beckley 71 283 97 .343 0 27
2B Fred Dunlap 82 321 84 .262 1 36
SS Pop Smith 131 481 99 .206 4 52
3B Bill Kuehne 138 524 123 .235 3 62
OF John Coleman 116 438 101 .231 0 26
OF Abner Dalrymple 57 227 50 .220 0 14
OF Billy Sunday 120 505 119 .236 0 15

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
Fred Carroll 97 366 91 .249 2 48
Al Maul 74 259 54 .208 0 31
Jocko Fields 45 169 33 .195 1 15
Elmer Cleveland 30 108 24 .222 2 9
Pete McShannic 26 98 19 .194 0 5
Sam Nicholl 8 22 1 .045 0 0
Cliff Carroll 5 20 0 .000 0 0
Henry Yaik 2 6 2 .333 0 1
Bill Farmer 2 4 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
Ed Morris 55 480.0 29 23 2.31 135
Pud Galvin 50 437.1 23 25 2.63 107
Hardie Henderson 5 35.1 1 3 5.35 9
Phil Knell 3 26.1 1 2 3.76 15

Other 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
Al Maul 3 17.0 0 2 6.35 12

References