1894 Boston Beaneaters season

1894 Boston Beaneaters season

The 1894 Boston Beaneaters season was a season in American baseball. The team finished in third place in the National League with a record of 83-49, 8 games behind the Baltimore Orioles.

Regular season

The Beaneaters' home park, the South End Grounds, was destroyed in a fire on May 15. The team played their home games at Congress Street Grounds until the rebuilt park opened on July 20.

Season standings

Roster

1894 Boston Beaneaters
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 Ganzel, CharlieCharlie Ganzel 70 266 74 .278 3 56
OF Bannon, JimmyJimmy Bannon 128 494 166 .336 13 114
OF McCarthy, TommyTommy McCarthy 127 539 188 .349 13 126

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
Ryan, JackJack Ryan 53 201 54 .269 1 29
Merritt, BillBill Merritt 10 26 6 .231 0 6

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
Nichols, KidKid Nichols 50 407 32 13 4.75 113
Lovett, TomTom Lovett 15 104 6 8 5.97 23
Hodson, GeorgeGeorge Hodson 12 74 4 4 5.84 12
Hawley, ScottScott Hawley 1 7 0 1 7.71 1

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
Lampe, HenryHenry Lampe 2 5.1 0 1 11.81 1

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
Smith, TomTom Smith 2 0 0 1 15.00 2
West, FrankFrank West 1 0 0 0 9.00 1
Bannon, JimmyJimmy Bannon 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
McCarthy, TommyTommy McCarthy 1 0 0 0 4.50 0

Awards and honors

  • Hugh Duffy, Major League Baseball record, highest single-season batting average (.440)[1]

Notes

References

  • 1894 Boston Beaneaters season at Baseball Reference