1881 Buffalo Bisons Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 45-38
Finished 3rd in the NL
Ballpark: Riverside Park
Manager: Jim O'Rourke (45-38)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1881 Buffalo Bisons Statistics
1881 Buffalo Bisons Results

The Buffalo Bisons of the National League ended the 1881 season with a record of 45 wins and 38 losses, finishing third in the NL.

The Bisons scored 440 runs and conceded 447 runs. Deacon White and Hardy Richardson each drove in 53 runs. Jack Rowe topped all regular hitters by hitting .333. Pud Galvin recorded 28 wins on the mound for the team and a team-best 2.37 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Jim O'Rourke coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Dan BrouthersPLLMay 8, 18586'2"207Sylvan Lake, NY USA
Curry FoleyPLJanuary 14, 18565'10"160Milltown, Du Ireland
Davy ForcePRRJuly 27, 18495'4"130New York, NY USA
Pud GalvinPRRDecember 25, 18565'8"190St. Louis, MO USA
Jack LynchPRRFebruary 5, 18575'8"185New York, NY USA
Jack ManningPRRDecember 20, 18535'8"158Braintree, MA USA
John MorrisseyPDecember 30, 18560'0"0Janesville, WI USA
Jim O'RourkePRRSeptember 1, 18505'8"185Bridgeport, CT USA
John PetersPRRApril 8, 18505'7"180New Orleans, LA USA
Blondie PurcellPRRMarch 16, 18545'9"159Paterson, NJ USA
Hardy RichardsonPRRApril 21, 18555'9"170Clarksboro, NJ USA
Jack RowePLRDecember 8, 18565'8"170Cold Spring, PA USA
Pop SmithPRROctober 12, 18565'11"170Digby, NS CAN
Sleeper SullivanPRR5'7"175, Ireland
Ed SwartwoodPLRJanuary 12, 18595'11"198Rockford, IL USA
Deacon WhitePLRDecember 2, 18475'11"175Caton, NY USA