1884 Bay City Roster

Northwestern League (NL)
Team Record: 39-16
in the NL
Manager: Bill Watkins (39-16)
Location: Bay City, Michigan
Ballpark: Woodside Park

1884 Bay City Statistics

The Bay City of the Northwestern League ended the 1884 season with a record of 39 wins and 16 lossesBay City disbanded July 22.

Bay City scored 335 runs and gave up 169 runs. Dave Foutz led all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .333 clip. Henry Porter topped the team with 19 wins, while Dave Foutz added 15 or more wins, too Dave Foutz recorded a 0.59 ERA, tops among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 1884 Bay City team who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included George Bignell, Chub Collins, Joe Crotty, Jim Cudworth, Jumbo Davis, Dave Foutz, Steve Matthias, Bill McGunnigle, Jon Morrison, Henry Porter, Charlie Robinson, Joe Strauss, Jerry Turbidy and Bill Watkins.

Bill Watkins served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
George BignellJuly 18, 18585'9"160Taunton, MA US
Jerry TurbidyRRJuly 4, 18525'8"165Dudley, MA US
Joe StraussRRNovember 16, 18585'9"175Cincinnati, OH US
Charlie RobinsonLRJuly 27, 1856Westerly, RI US
Henry PorterRRJune 0, 1858142Vergennes, VT US
Jon MorrisonL5'9"167London, ON CA
Bill McGunnigleRRJanuary 1, 18555'9"155Boston, MA US
Steve Matthias5'8"160Mitchellville, MD US
E. C. Howard
Dave FoutzRRSeptember 7, 18566'2"161Carroll County, MD US
Jumbo DavisLRSeptember 5, 18615'11"195New York, NY US
Jim CudworthRRAugust 22, 18586'0"165Fairhaven, MA US
Joe CrottyRRDecember 24, 1859Cincinnati, OH US
Chub CollinsSROctober 12, 18575'11"165Dundas, ON CA
Bill WatkinsRMay 5, 18585'10"156Brantford, ON CA



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