1879 Buffalo Bisons Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 46-32
Finished 3rd in the NL
Ballpark: Riverside Park
Manager: John Clapp (46-32)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1879 Buffalo Bisons Statistics
1879 Buffalo Bisons Results

The Buffalo Bisons of the National League ended the 1879 season with a record of 46 wins and 32 losses, finishing third in the NL.

The Bisons scored 394 runs and yielded 365 runs. Joe Hornung drove in 38 runs. Bill Crowley led hitters with significant playing time by hitting .287. Pud Galvin earned 37 wins for the team and a team-best 2.28 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

John Clapp coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
John ClappPRRJuly 15, 18515'7"194Ithaca, NY USA
Bill CrowleyPRRApril 8, 18575'7"159Philadelphia, PA USA
Dave EgglerPRRApril 30, 18495'9"165Brooklyn, NY USA
Davy ForcePRRJuly 27, 18495'4"130New York, NY USA
Chick FulmerPRRFebruary 13, 18516'0"158Philadelphia, PA USA
Pud GalvinPRRDecember 25, 18565'8"190St. Louis, MO USA
Joe HornungPRRJune 12, 18575'8"164Carthage, NY USA
Steve LibbyPDecember 8, 18536'1"168Scarborough, ME USA
Bill McGunniglePRRJanuary 1, 18555'9"155Boston, MA USA
Hardy RichardsonPRRApril 21, 18555'9"170Clarksboro, NJ USA
Jack RowePLRDecember 8, 18565'8"170Cold Spring, PA USA
Oscar WalkerPLLMarch 18, 18545'10"166Brooklyn, NY USA