1884 Grand Rapids Roster

Northwestern League (NL)
Team Record: 48-15
1st in the NL
Manager: Horace Phillips (48-15)
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Ballpark: Grand Rapids Base Ball Park

1884 Grand Rapids Statistics

The Grand Rapids of the Northwestern League ended the 1884 season with a record of 48 wins and 15 losses, first in the NL.Grand Rapids and Muskegon disbanded August 2, forcing a second season.

Grand Rapids scored 415 runs and conceded 208 runs. Charlie Eden and Henry Jones topped hitters with significant playing time with a .280 average. Pretzels Getzien recorded 27 wins on the mound for the team and a team-best 0.52 earned run average, tops among hurlers with significant time on the mound.

Members of the 1884 Grand Rapids team who played in Major League Baseball during their careers were Frank Cox, Charlie Eden, George Fisher, Ed Gastfield, Pretzels Getzien, John Henry, Henry Jones, Tom Kearns, Will Sawyer and Len Stockwell.

Horace Phillips served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Frank CoxAugust 29, 18575'6"Waltham, MA US
Edward St. Lawrence
Will SawyerLLJuly 29, 1864Brimfield, OH US
Frank Madden
Tom KearnsRRNovember 9, 18605'7"160Rochester, NY US
Henry JonesSMay 10, 18575'6"149, NY US
Charles Houtz
John HenryRRSeptember 2, 1863Springfield, MA US
Pretzels GetzienRRFebruary 14, 18645'10"172, DE
Ed GastfieldRAugust 1, 18655'9"155Chicago, IL US
George FisherLAugust 20, 18555'9"Wilmington, DE US
Charlie EdenLLJanuary 18, 1855168Lexington, KY US
Len StockwellRRAugust 25, 18595'11"165Cordova, IL US



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