1885 New York Giants season

The 1885 New York Giants season was the franchise's 3rd season. The team finished in second place, 2 games behind the Chicago White Stockings.

1885 New York Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)John B. Day
Manager(s)Jim Mutrie
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Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Stockings 87 25 0.777 42–14 45–11
New York Giants 85 27 0.759 2 51–10 34–17
Philadelphia Quakers 56 54 0.509 30 29–26 27–28
Providence Grays 53 57 0.482 33 31–20 22–37
Boston Beaneaters 46 66 0.411 41 24–34 22–32
Detroit Wolverines 41 67 0.380 44 29–23 12–44
Buffalo Bisons 38 74 0.339 49 19–34 19–40
St. Louis Maroons 36 72 0.333 49 23–33 13–39

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1885 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BUF CHI DET NYG PHI PRV STL
Boston 10–6 2–14 7–9 3–13 7–9 9–7 8–8–1
Buffalo 6–10 0–16 11–5 1–15 5–11 3–13 12–4
Chicago 14–2 16–0 15–1 6–10 11–5 11–5 14–2–1
Detroit 9–7 5–11 1–15 4–12 7–9 6–9 9–4
New York 13–3 15–1 10–6 12–4 11–5 12–4 12–4
Philadelphia 9–7 11–5 5–11 9–7 5–11 8–7 9–6–1
Providence 7–9 13–3 5–11 9–6 4–12 7–8 8–8
St. Louis 8–8–1 4–12 2–14–1 4–9 4–12 6–9–1 8–8


RosterEdit

1885 New York Giants
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 81 342 104 .304 6 63
1B Roger Connor 110 455 169 .371 1 65
2B Joe Gerhardt 112 399 62 .155 0 33
SS John Montgomery Ward 111 446 101 .226 0 37
3B Dude Esterbrook 88 359 92 .256 2 44
OF Jim O'Rourke 112 477 143 .300 5 42
OF Mike Dorgan 89 347 113 .326 0 46
OF Patrick Gillespie 102 420 123 .293 0 52

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
Pat Deasley 54 207 53 .256 0 24
Danny Richardson 49 198 52 .263 0 25

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 56 492 44 11 1.66 258
Tim Keefe 46 400 32 13 1.58 227
Danny Richardson 9 75 7 1 2.40 21
Larry Corcoran 3 25 2 1 2.88 10

Relief pitchersEdit

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Buck Ewing 1 0 1 0 4.50 0

ReferencesEdit