1891 Pittsburg Pirates season

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1891 Pittsburg Pirates
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Owner(s) William A. Nimick
Manager(s) Bill McGunnigle, Ned Hanlon
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The 1891 Pittsburg Pirates season was the 10th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates[1] franchise (and the first under the "Pirates" name); their 5th in the National League. The Pirates finished eighth and last in the National League with a record of 55–80.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Beaneaters 87 51 0.630 51–20 36–31
Chicago Colts 82 53 0.607 43–22 39–31
New York Giants 71 61 0.538 13 39–28 32–33
Philadelphia Phillies 68 69 0.496 18½ 35–34 33–35
Cleveland Spiders 65 74 0.468 22½ 40–28 25–46
Brooklyn Grooms 61 76 0.445 25½ 41–31 20–45
Cincinnati Reds 56 81 0.409 30½ 26–41 30–40
Pittsburg Pirates 55 80 0.407 30½ 32–34 23–46

Record vs. opponents

1891 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BOS BR CHI CIN CLE NYG PHI PIT
Boston 15–5 7–13 11–9 11–9 15–5–1 12–7 16–3–1
Brooklyn 5–15 7–13 9–10 11–9 8–11 12–8 9–10
Chicago 13–7 13–7 14–6 16–4 5–13–1 9–10 12–6–1
Cincinnati 9–11 10–9 6–14 7–13 5–13–1 9–11 10–10
Cleveland 9–11 9–11 4–16 13–7 6–13–1 10–10–1 14–6
New York 5–15–1 11–8 13–5–1 13–5–1 13–6–1 9–10 7–12
Philadelphia 7–12 8–12 10–9 11–9 10–10–1 10–9 12–8
Pittsburg 3–16–1 10–9 6–12–1 10–10 6–14 12–7 8–12


Opening Day lineup

Roster

1891 Pittsburg Pirates

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 Mack, ConnieConnie Mack 75 280 60 .214 0 29
OF Hanlon, NedNed Hanlon 119 455 121 .266 0 60

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
Maul, AlAl Maul 47 149 28 .188 0 14
Newell, JohnJohn Newell 5 18 2 .111 0 2

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
Baldwin, MarkMark Baldwin 53 437.2 21 28 2.76 197
Galvin, PudPud Galvin 33 246.2 15 14 2.88 46

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
Maul, AlAl Maul 8 39 1 2 2.31 13

References

Notes

  1. In 1891 the United States Board on Geographic Names forced the city of Pittsburgh to undergo a controversial name change by having them drop the "h" at the end of the name, making the team's official name the "Pittsburg Pirates" from the adoption of the Pirates nickname until Pittsburgh was able to get the "h" restored to its name in 1911.