1884 Grand Rapids Roster
Team Record: 48-15
1st in the NL
Manager: Horace Phillips (48-15)
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Ballpark: Grand Rapids Base Ball Park
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. Henry Jones and Charlie Eden topped all regular batters 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 Charlie Eden, Ed Gastfield, George Fisher, John Henry, Will Sawyer, Len Stockwell, Frank Cox, Tom Kearns, Henry Jones and Pretzels Getzien.Horace Phillips served as manager.
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|Frank Cox||August 29, 1857||5'6"||Waltham, MA US|
|Edward St. Lawrence|
|Will Sawyer||L||L||July 29, 1864||Brimfield, OH US|
|Tom Kearns||R||R||November 9, 1860||5'7"||160||Rochester, NY US|
|Henry Jones||S||May 10, 1857||5'6"||149||, NY US|
|John Henry||R||R||September 2, 1863||Springfield, MA US|
|Pretzels Getzien||R||R||February 14, 1864||5'10"||172||, DE|
|Ed Gastfield||R||August 1, 1865||5'9"||155||Chicago, IL US|
|George Fisher||L||August 20, 1855||5'9"||Wilmington, DE US|
|Charlie Eden||L||L||January 18, 1855||168||Lexington, KY US|
|Len Stockwell||R||R||August 25, 1859||5'11"||165||Cordova, IL US|