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The Campaigns Of The Other Nine Clubs Of 1894






THE PHILADELPHIA CLUB'S CAMPAIGN.

At the end of the first day's contests, on April 19th, four clubs were
tied for first place as victors, and four others were tied next in order
as losers, the third four of the twelve clubs of the League not playing
until the 20th of April. At the end of the first week's play in the
April campaign the "Phillies" stood fourth in the race, they being
headed by Boston, Cleveland and St. Louis, respectively, and followed by
Baltimore and Cincinnati, all of which six clubs were in the first
division, the Pittsburgh, New York, Louisville, Washington, Brooklyn and
Chicago following in order in the second division; the difference in
percentage figures between the leader and tail ender being 833 points,
as the Chicago team had not then won a single game out of six played,
and the Brooklyns but one, while the "Phillies" had won 5 out of 7, they
starting off well, Boston, Cleveland and St. Louis having won 5 out of 6
played. By the end of the April campaign the "Phillies" stood in fourth
place, being led by St. Louis, Cleveland and Boston, the other first
division clubs being Baltimore and Cincinnati. During the May campaign
the "Phillies" fluctuated between fifth place on May 9th up to second
position on May 16th, finally finishing the May campaign a poor fifth on
May 31st, with Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Baltimore and Boston in advance of
them, and New York close at their heels. In June the "Phillies" began to
do a little better, and by June 18th, they had pulled up to second
place, with Baltimore in the van and Boston close behind the "Quakers."
Then once more they fell back in the race, the close of the June
campaign seeing them in fifth place, and in the rear of Baltimore,
Boston, Brooklyn and Pittsburgh, with New York within a few points of
them. During July this "up-hill and down-dale" method of racing was
continued until July 23d, when they were driven into the ranks of the
second division clubs, they occupying seventh place on that date, the
end of the July campaign seeing the team in seventh place, with a
percentage of victories of .526, Boston, Baltimore, New York, Cleveland,
Brooklyn and Pittsburgh being the six first division clubs. During the
August campaign the "Phillies" got back into the first division ranks,
and on the 21st of that month were in fourth place, which position they
retained to the end of that month's campaign. They tried in vain to get
higher, but could not do so, and on the last day of the season they
stood a bad fourth, the next club above them leading them by 75 points
in percentage figures, and by eleven games.

The following is the Philadelphia club's record of victories and defeats
scored, with the total number of games played, and the percentage of
victories against each club, and also the record of the series won,
lost, tied and unfinished, together with the "Chicago" victories and
defeats, and the single and double figure victories and defeats scored
by the club during 1894:


THE PHILADELPHIA CLUB'S RECORD.

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EASTERN CLUBS. WESTERN CLUBS.
W P C L
B a C i S i o
a N B s l t t n u
l e r h e t C . c i
PHILADELPHIA t w B o i v s h i s
i o o n e b i L n v
vs. m Y s k g l u c o n i
o o t l t a r a u a l
r r o y o n g g i t l
e k n n n d h o s i e
Totals Total
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Victories 4 7 6 7 8 32 5 8 5 5 8 8 39
Defeats 6 5 6 5 4 26 7 4 7 7 2 3 30
Games played 10 12 12 12 12 58 12 12 12 12 10 11 69
Per cent. of
Victories .400 .583 .500 .583 .667 .552 .417 .667 .417 .417 .800 .727 .585
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EASTERN CLUBS. WESTERN CLUBS.

W P C L
B a C i S i o
a N B s l t t n u
l e r h e t C . c i
PHILADELPHIA t w B o i v s h i s
i o o n e b i L n v
vs. m Y s k g l u c o n i
o o t l t a r a u a l
r r o y o n g g i t l
e k n n n d h o s i e Grand
Totals Totals Totals
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Series won 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 6
Series lost 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 3
Series tied 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Series unfinished 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3
"Chicago" victories 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 3
"Chicago" defeats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Single figure victories 2 4 3 3 3 15 3 3 1 2 2 2 13 28
Single figure defeats 2 2 5 5 3 12 2 3 0 3 3 0 10 22
Double figure victories 2 3 3 4 5 17 2 5 4 3 6 6 26 43
Double figure defeats 4 3 1 0 1 8 5 1 7 4 2 3 22 30
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The above table shows that the Philadelphia team in their games with
their Eastern opponents had but little difficulty in defeating the
Washingtons, besides getting the best of both New York and Brooklyn in
the race. But they lost to Baltimore and tied with Boston. With the
Western teams they did not do so well, as they only won three out of the
six series, they winning easily with Cincinnati by 8 to 2 in won games,
while they had but little difficulty with Louisville and Pittsburgh.
They lost with Cleveland, Chicago and St. Louis by 5 to 7 each in won
games.



THE BROOKLYN CLUB'S CAMPAIGN.

The Brooklyn club opened the season's campaign on April 19th, and at the
close of the first day's play, stood tied with Baltimore, Philadelphia
and Pittsburgh for fifth place, they standing as low as eleventh
position on April 23d. During the May campaign they made but little
headway in the race, as, up to May 22d they had got no higher than
seventh place. After that they got into the first division for a few
days, but at the end of the May campaign they were tied with New York
for sixth place; Pittsburgh, on May 31st, being in the van, with
Cleveland and Baltimore second and third, Pittsburgh's percentage
figures being .710 at this date; the "Orioles" being followed by Boston
and Philadelphia. The Brooklyns began the June campaign by leading New
York and taking up a position in the first division, occupying sixth
place, next to Boston, then in fifth position. By June 19th they had
reached fourth place, and they closed their June campaign in third
position, Baltimore leading, with Boston second. During the early part
of July the Brooklyns fell back to sixth place, and the "Giants" jumped
into third position. On July 31st the Brooklyns stood fifth only, and
they began falling lower the first week in August, and on the fourth of
that month were back in the second division ranks, and after that date
"the subsequent proceedings interested them no more," as far as the
three leading positions were concerned. They remained in seventh place
up to August 21st when they got back into the first division, and on
August 31st they were in fifth place. During September there was a close
fight between Cleveland and Brooklyn for that position, but finally the
Brooklyns retained it at the finish by the percentage figures of .534 to
.527, a lead of but seven points. The Brooklyn team made but a poor
record against their Eastern team rivals in 1894, but were more
successful against the Western clubs. They won but one series in the
East, and that was against the tail-end Washingtons, Baltimore, New York
and Philadelphia beating them out in the race, while they tied the
Bostons. Against the Western clubs they won in three series; tied with
two others, and had the series with Cleveland, but they only won four
series out of the eleven.

The following tables show the Brooklyn club's record of victories and
defeats scored, with the total number of games played and the percentage
of victories against each club; also, the record of the series won,
lost, tied and unfinished, together with the "Chicago" victories and
defeats, and the single and double figure victories and defeats scored
by the club during the season of 1894:


THE BROOKLYN CLUB'S RECORD.

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EASTERN CLUBS. WESTERN CLUBS.
P
h
i W P C L
B l a C i S i o
a N a s l t t n u
l e d h e t C . c i
BROOKLYN t w B e i v s h i s
i o l n e b i L n v
vs. m Y s p g l u c o n i
o o t h t a r a u a l
r r o i o n g g i t l
e k n a n d h o s i e
Totals Total
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Victories 4 5 6 5 9 29 6 7 6 8 6 8 41
Defeats 8 7 6 7 3 31 5 5 6 4 6 4 30
Games Played 12 12 12 12 12 60 11 12 12 12 12 12 71
Per cent. of
Victories .388 .417 .500 .452 .750 .483 .545 .583 .500 .667 .509 .667 .577
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EASTERN CLUBS WESTERN CLUBS
P
h
i W P C L
B l a C i S i o
a N a s l t t n u
l e d h e t C . c i
BROOKLYN t w B e i v s h i s
i o l n e b i L n v
vs. m Y s p g l u c o n i
o o t h t a r a u a l
r r o i o n g g i t l
e k n a n d h o s i e Grand
Total Total Total
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Series won 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 4
Series lost 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Series tied 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 3
Series unfinished 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
"Chicago" victories 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 3
"Chicago" defeats 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
Single figure victories 1 2 3 5 3 14 4 3 5 3 1 4 20 34
Single figure defeats 3 3 4 3 1 14 2 2 2 3 3 1 13 27
Double figure victories 3 3 3 0 6 15 2 4 1 5 5 4 21 36
Double figure defeats 5 4 2 4 2 17 3 3 4 1 3 3 18 35
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THE CLEVELAND CLUB'S CAMPAIGN.

The Cleveland club did not begin their opening campaign until April
20th, and then in the ranks of the second division; but they soon,
jumped to the front, and by the end of the April campaign they stood a
tie for first place with Boston and St. Louis, with the percentage
figures of .750 each. They opened the May campaign by pushing Boston out
of first place, and they retained the leading position from May 2d to
the 28th, they reaching the high percentage of .867 on May 10th--the
highest of the season. On Decoration Day Pittsburgh went to the front,
with the percentage of .700 to Cleveland's .692, and they retained that
position to the close of the May campaign. During June the Clevelands
fell off, and by the 21st of that month they had got down to fifth place
in the race, and by the end of the June campaign had been driven into
the ranks of the second division, they then occupying seventh place with
a percentage of .549; Pittsburgh, on June 30th, being the only Western
team in the first division. This fact alone showed a one-sided race up
to that date.

The Clevelands did not get back into the first division until July 17th,
and after that they never left it. During August they battled well for
third place, but could get no higher than fourth position, where they
stood up to August 21st, when they began to fall off, and on August 31st
they were down to sixth place. This position they were forced to keep
all through September up to the finish of the race.

The Cleveland team managed to win two of their series with the Eastern
clubs, viz., with Washington and Philadelphia, but were badly whipped by
the three leaders; they managed, however, to make a close fight of it
with their old antagonists of Brooklyn, the latter winning the series by
a single game only.

With their Western rivals the Clevelands won every series but one, viz.,
that with the Pittsburgh club, thereby winning the championship of the
West for 1894, as Boston did the championship of the East. Then, too,
the Clevelands were the only Western club remaining in the first
division at the close of the season; so they had some consolation in the
race in excelling their Western rivals, all of whom they beat out in the
race, even if they failed to win the pennant or to get among the three
leaders in the race. Moreover, they excelled all the Western teams in
team work in the field and at the bat, as they did the Brooklyns and
Washingtons of the Eastern division.

Here is their record:

THE CLEVELAND CLUB'S RECORD.
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EASTERN CLUBS. WESTERN CLUBS.
P
h
i W P C L
B l a i S i o
a N a B s t t n u
l e d r h t C . c i
CLEVELAND t w B e o i s h i s
i o l o n b i L n v
vs. m Y s p k g u c o n i
o o t h l t r a u a l
r r o i y o g g i t l
e k n a n n h o s i e
Totals Total
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Victories 3 3 3 7 5 8 29 4 10 9 8 8 39
Defeats 9 9 9 5 6 4 42 8 2 3 3 3 19
Games Played 12 12 12 12 11 12 71 12 12 12 11 11 58
Per cent. of
Victories .250 .250 .250 .583 .455 .667 .408 .333 .883 .750 .727 .727 .672
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EASTERN CLUBS WESTERN CLUBS.
P
h
i W P C L
B l a i S i o
a N a B s t t n u
l e d r h t C . c i
CLEVELAND t w B e o i s h i s
i o l o n b i L n v
vs. m Y s p k g u c o n i
o o t h l t r a u a l
r r o i y o g g i t l
e k n a n n h o s i e Grand
Total Total Total
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Series won 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 4 6
Series lost 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
Series tied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Series unfinished 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 3
"Chicago" victories 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 3 1 1 5 7
"Chicago" defeats 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
Single figure victories 1 1 1 2 3 4 12 3 7 7 4 6 27 39
Single figure defeats 6 7 2 3 4 4 26 5 1 1 2 1 10 36
Double figure victories 2 2 2 5 2 4 17 1 3 2 4 2 12 29
Double figure defeats 3 2 7 2 2 0 16 3 1 2 1 2 9 25
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