1883 New York Gothams season

The 1883 New York Gothams season was the franchise's first season. The team replaced the Troy Trojans when the National League awarded its franchise rights to John B. Day. The team went 46–50, finishing in sixth place.

1883 New York Gothams
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)John B. Day
Manager(s)John Clapp
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Regular seasonEdit

 
1883 New York Gothams

Season standingsEdit

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 63 35 0.643 41–8 22–27
Chicago White Stockings 59 39 0.602 4 36–13 23–26
Providence Grays 58 40 0.592 5 34–15 24–25
Cleveland Blues 55 42 0.567 31–18 24–24
Buffalo Bisons 49 45 0.521 12 36–13 13–32
New York Gothams 46 50 0.479 16 28–19 18–31
Detroit Wolverines 40 58 0.408 23 23–26 17–32
Philadelphia Quakers 17 81 0.173 46 9–40 8–41

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1883 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BUF CHI CLE DET NY PHI PRV
Boston 7–7 7–7 10–4 10–4 7–7 14–0 8–6
Buffalo 7–7 5–9 7–7 9–5–1 8–5 9–5 7–7
Chicago 7–7 9–5 6–8 9–5 9–5 12–2 7–7
Cleveland 4–10 7–7 8–6 9–5–1 7–6–2 12–2 8–6
Detroit 4–10 5–9–1 5–9 5–9–1 8–6 11–3–1 2–12
New York 7–7 5–8 5–9 6–7–2 6–8 12–2 5–9
Philadelphia 0–14 5–9 2–12 2–12 3–11–1 2–12 3–11
Providence 6–8 7–7 7–7 6–8 12–2 9–5 11–3


RosterEdit

1883 New York Gothams
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

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 Buck Ewing 88 376 114 .303 10 41
1B Roger Connor 98 409 146 .357 1 50
2B Dasher Troy 85 316 68 .215 0 20
3B Frank Hankinson 94 337 74 .220 2 30
SS Ed Caskin 95 383 91 .238 1 40
OF Mike Dorgan 64 261 61 .234 0 27
OF Patrick Gillespie 98 411 129 .314 1 62
OF John Ward 88 380 97 .255 7 54

Other battersEdit

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
John Humphries 29 107 12 .112 0 4
John Clapp 20 73 13 .178 0 5
Gracie Pierce 18 62 5 .081 0 2
Dick Cramer 2 6 0 .000 0 0
Dave Orr 1 3 0 .000 0 0

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Mickey Welch 52 426 25 23 2.73 144
John Ward 34 277 16 13 2.70 121
Tip O'Neill 19 148 5 12 4.07 55
Myron Allen 1 8 0 1 1.12 0
Mike Dorgan 1 7 0 1 3.86 3

ReferencesEdit