Buffalo Bisons (1879-1885)

Buffalo Bisons (1879-1885)


This article is about the National League baseball franchise, for other teams named Buffalo Bisons see Buffalo Bisons (disambiguation).

The original Buffalo Bisons baseball club played in the National League between 1879 and 1885. The Bisons played their games at Riverside Park (1879-83) and Olympic Park (1884-85) in Buffalo, New York. The NL Bisons are included in the history of the minor-league team of the same name that still plays today.

Year-by-year records

Season Manager Games W L T WP PL GB
1879 John Clapp   79 46 32 1 .590 3rd 10.0
1880 Sam Crane   85 24 58 3 .293 7th 42.0
1881 Jim O'Rourke   83 45 38 0 .542 3rd 10.5
1882 Jim O'Rourke   84 45 39 0 .536 3rd 10.0
1883 Jim O'Rourke   98 52 45 1 .536 5th 10.5
1884 Jim O'Rourke 115 64 47 4 .577 3rd 19.5
1885 Pud Galvin / Jack Chapman 113 38 74 1 .339 7th 49.0

Players of note

Brouthers, Galvin, O'Rourke, Radbourn, and White are members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Highlights and memorable moments

See also

External links

  • Baseball Almanac
  • Team index page at Baseball Reference
  • Buffalo Bisons history