1885 Buffalo Bisons season

The 1885 Buffalo Bisons finished the season with a 38-74 record, good for seventh place in the National League. As things continued to implode on the field, the team ownership sold the whole franchise to the Detroit Wolverines. With all their players gone, the team finished out the season with local amateurs filling in.

Regular season

Season standings

Roster

1885 Buffalo Bisons
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 Myers, GeorgeGeorge Myers 89 326 67 .206 0 19
1B Brouthers, DanDan Brouthers 98 407 146 .359 7 59
2B Richardson, HardyHardy Richardson 96 426 136 .319 6 44
SS Rowe, JackJack Rowe 98 421 122 .290 2 51
3B White, DeaconDeacon White 98 404 118 .292 0 57
OF Carroll, ScrappyScrappy Carroll 13 40 3 .075 0 1
OF Crowley, BillBill Crowley 92 344 83 .241 1 36
OF Lillie, JimJim Lillie 112 430 107 .249 2 30

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
Force, DavyDavy Force 71 253 57 .225 0 15
McCauley, JimJim McCauley 24 84 15 .179 0 7
Crane, EdEd Crane 13 51 14 .275 2 9
Driscoll, DennisDennis Driscoll 7 19 3 .158 0 0
McDonald, JimJim McDonald 5 14 0 .000 0 0
Wood, FredFred Wood 1 4 1 .250 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
Galvin, PudPud Galvin 33 284 13 19 4.09 93
Serad, BillyBilly Serad 30 241.1 7 21 4.10 90
Conway, PetePete Conway 27 210 10 17 4.67 94
Wood, PetePete Wood 24 198.2 8 15 4.44 38
Connor, JohnJohn Connor 1 9 0 1 4.00 0
Fisher, J.J. Fisher 1 9 0 1 5.00 4

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Richardson, HardyHardy Richardson 1 0 0 0 2.25 1

References

  • 1885 Buffalo Bisons season at Baseball Reference
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