1884 Evansville Roster
Team Record: 4-1
in the NL
Manager: Stephen Hagan (4-1)
Location: Evansville, Indiana
Ballpark: Louisiana Street Park
The Evansville of the Northwestern League ended the 1884 season with a record of 4 wins and 1 lossesEvansville joined the league July 30.
Evansville tallied 29 runs, worst in the circuit, and gave up 19 runs. Harry Decker led hitters with significant playing time with a .400 average, while Billy Crowell recorded a 1.5 ERA, leading hurlers with significant time on the mound.
Peek-A-Boo Veach, Al Strueve, Len Sowders, Billy Crowell, Harry Decker, Ollie Beard, Lefty Marr and Sam Thompson were all players from the 1884 Evansville team who played in the Majors during their careers.Stephen Hagan served as manager.
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|Ollie Beard||R||R||May 2, 1862||5'11"||180||Lexington, KY US|
|Sam Thompson||L||R||March 5, 1860||6'2"||207||Danville, IN US|
|Al Strueve||June 26, 1860||Cincinnati, OH US|
|Len Sowders||L||L||June 29, 1861||5'11"||172||Louisville, KY US|
|Jack Rafferty||November 0, 1860|
|Lefty Marr||L||L||September 19, 1862||5'9"||180||Cincinnati, OH US|
|Harry Decker||R||R||September 3, 1864||5'11"||180||Lockport, IL US|
|Billy Crowell||R||R||November 6, 1865||5'8"||160||Cincinnati, OH US|
|Peek-A-Boo Veach||R||June 15, 1862||6'0"||175||Indianapolis, IN US|