1888 Cleveland Blues Roster

American Association (AA)
Team Record: 50-82
Finished 6th in the AA
Attendance: 1,500, Avg. 500
Ballpark: National League Park II
Manager: Jimmy Williams (20-44)
Manager: Tom Loftus (30-38)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1888 Cleveland Blues Statistics
1888 Cleveland Blues Results

The Cleveland Blues of the American Association ended the 1888 season with a record of 50 wins and 82 losses, finishing sixth in the AA.

The Blues scored 651 runs and gave up 839 runs. Ed McKean recorded 68 runs batted in and topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .299. Jersey Bakley recorded 25 wins on the mound for the team and a team-best 2.97 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Jimmy Williams and Tom Loftus coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Gus AlbertsPRRSeptember 0, 18605'6"180Reading, PA USA
Jersey BakleyPRRApril 17, 18645'8"170Blackwood, NJ USA
Billy CrowellPRRNovember 6, 18655'8"160Cincinnati, OH USA
Jay FaatzPRROctober 24, 18596'4"196Weedsport, NY USA
Bob GilksPRRJuly 2, 18645'8"178Cincinnati, OH USA
Mike GoodfellowPRROctober 3, 18666'0"180Port Jervis, NY USA
Mortimer HoganPRRFebruary 0, 18620'0"0, IL USA
Pete HotalingPLRDecember 16, 18565'8"166Mohawk, NY USA
Ed KeasPJanuary 2, 18630'0"0Dubuque, IA USA
Ed KnouffPRRJune 0, 18670'0"160Philadelphia, PA USA
Bill McClellanPBLMarch 22, 18565'5"156Chicago, IL USA
John McGlonePRRJanuary 5, 18615'10"165Brooklyn, NY USA
Deacon McGuirePRRNovember 18, 18636'1"185Youngstown, OH USA
Ed McKeanPRRJune 6, 18645'9"160Grafton, OH USA
Mike MorrisonPRRFebruary 6, 18675'8"156Erie, PA USA
Cinders O'BrienPRRApril 15, 18675'10"165Troy, NY USA
Doc OberlanderPLLMay 12, 18645'10"165Waukegan, IL USA
George ProeserPLLMay 30, 18645'10"190Cincinnati, OH USA
Pop SnyderPRROctober 6, 18545'11"184Washington, DC USA
Bill StemmyerPRRMay 6, 18656'2"190Cleveland, OH USA
Cub StrickerPRRJune 8, 18595'3"138Philadelphia, PA USA
Dick Van ZantPNovember 0, 18645'10"175Richmond, IN USA
Chief ZimmerPRRNovember 23, 18606'0"190Marietta, OH USA