1885 Providence Grays Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 53-57
Finished 4th in the NL
Ballpark: Messer Street Grounds
Manager: Frank Bancroft (53-57)
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
1885 Providence Grays Statistics
1885 Providence Grays Results

The Providence Grays of the National League ended the 1885 season with a record of 53 wins and 57 losses, finishing fourth in the NL.

The Grays scored 442 runs and allowed 531 runs. Joe Start recorded 41 runs batted in and topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .275. Old Hoss Radbourn recorded 28 wins on the mound for the team, while Dupee Shaw, too added 15 or more wins, too Old Hoss Radbourn earned a 2.20 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Frank Bancroft coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Wyman AndrusPOctober 14, 18585'6"155Orono, ON CAN
Charley BassettPRRFebruary 9, 18635'10"150Central Falls, RI USA
Cliff CarrollPBROctober 18, 18595'8"163Clay Grove, IA USA
Ed CranePRRMay 27, 18625'10"204Boston, MA USA
Con DailyPLRSeptember 11, 18646'0"192Blackstone, MA USA
Jerry DennyPRRMarch 16, 18595'11"180New York, NY USA
Jack FarrellPRRJuly 5, 18575'9"165Newark, NJ USA
John FoleyPLOctober 25, 18570'0"0Brattleboro, VT USA
Barney GilliganPRRJanuary 3, 18565'6"130Cambridge, MA USA
Charlie HallstromPJanuary 22, 18630'0"0Jonkoping, Sweden
Mike HinesPRLSeptember 0, 18625'10"176, Ireland
Paul HinesPRRMarch 1, 18555'9"173, VA USA
Arthur IrwinPLRFebruary 14, 18585'8"158Toronto, ON CAN
Sam KimberPRROctober 29, 18525'10"165Philadelphia, PA USA
Lon KnightPRRJune 16, 18535'11"165Philadelphia, PA USA
Denny LyonsPRRMarch 12, 18665'10"185Cincinnati, OH USA
Tim ManningPRRDecember 3, 18535'10"170Henley-on-Thames, Ox United Kingdom
Jim McCormickPRRNovember 3, 18565'10"215Glasgow, Gl United Kingdom
Old Hoss RadbournPRRDecember 11, 18545'9"168Rochester, NY USA
Paul RadfordPRROctober 14, 18615'6"148Roxbury, MA USA
Ed SewardPRJune 29, 18675'7"175Cleveland, OH USA
Dupee ShawPLLMay 31, 18595'8"165Charlestown, MA USA
Edgar SmithPRRJune 12, 18625'10"160Providence, RI USA
Joe StartPLLOctober 14, 18425'9"165New York, NY USA
Bill StellbergerPLLApril 22, 18655'7"170Detroit, MI USA
John WardP0'0"0East St. Louis, IL USA



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