1890 Columbus Solons Roster

American Association (AA)
Team Record: 79-55
Finished 2nd in the AA
Attendance: 4,000, Avg. 4,000
Ballpark: Recreation Park II
Manager: Al Buckenberger (39-41)
Manager: Gus Schmelz (38-13)
Manager: Pat Sullivan (2-1)
Location: Columbus, Ohio
1890 Columbus Solons Statistics
1890 Columbus Solons Results

The Columbus Solons of the American Association ended the 1890 season with a record of 79 wins and 55 losses, finishing second in the AA.

The Solons scored 831 runs and conceded 617 runs. Spud Johnson drove in 113 runs and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .346. Hank Gastright recorded 30 wins on the mound for the squad, while Frank Knauss and Jack Easton as well added 15 or more victories as well Ice Box Chamberlain earned a 2.21 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Al Buckenberger, Gus Schmelz and Pat Sullivan coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Ned BlighPRRJune 30, 18645'11"172Brooklyn, NY USA
Ice Box ChamberlainPRRNovember 5, 18675'9"168Buffalo, NY USA
Jack CrooksPRRNovember 9, 18655'10"170St. Paul, MN USA
Jack DoylePRROctober 25, 18695'9"155Killorglin, Ireland
Henry EasterdayPRRSeptember 16, 18645'6"145Philadelphia, PA USA
Jack EastonPFebruary 28, 18650'0"0Bridgeport, OH USA
Tom FordPOctober 0, 18665'10"155Chattanooga, TN USA
Hank GastrightPRRMarch 29, 18656'2"190Covington, KY USA
Spud JohnsonPLLDecember 0, 18565'9"175, CAN
Frank KnaussPLLOctober 0, 18685'10"170Cleveland, OH USA
Mike LehanePRApril 15, 18656'1"180New York, NY USA
Al MaysPRRMay 17, 18650'0"0Canal Dover, OH USA
Jim McTamanyPRRJuly 4, 18635'8"190Philadelphia, PA USA
John MunyanPNovember 14, 18600'0"0Chester, PA USA
Sam NichollPRRApril 20, 18695'10"178, An Ireland
Jack O'ConnorPRRJune 2, 18665'10"170St. Louis, MO USA
Charlie ReillyPBRFebruary 15, 18675'11"190Princeton, NJ USA
John SneedPL5'8"160Memphis, TN USA
Bobby WheelockPRRAugust 6, 18645'8"160Charlestown, MA USA
Wild Bill WidnerPRRJune 3, 18676'0"180Cincinnati, OH USA