Buffalo Bisons (NL)
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Buffalo Bisons NL
Buffalo Bisons
Years 1879-1885
Based in Buffalo, New York
A program cover featuring the 1882 Buffalo Bisons
Major league affiliations
Ballpark
Colors

Gold, black
         

Managers
Major league titles
  • National League pennants: 0

The original Buffalo Bisons baseball club played in the National League between 1879 and 1885. The Bisons played their games at Riverside Park (1879-1883) and Olympic Park (1884-1885) in Buffalo, New York. The NL Bisons are included in the history of the minor-league team of the same name that still plays today; it is thus the only extant NL team from the 19th century that both still exists and no longer plays in Major League Baseball.

Year-by-year records

Season Manager Games W L T WP PL GB
1879 John Clapp   79 46 32 1 .590 3rd 10.0
1880 Sam Crane   85 24 58 3 .293 7th 42.0
1881 Jim O'Rourke   83 45 38 0 .542 3rd 10.5
1882 Jim O'Rourke   84 45 39 0 .536 3rd 10.0
1883 Jim O'Rourke   98 52 45 1 .536 5th 10.5
1884 Jim O'Rourke 115 64 47 4 .577 3rd 19.5
1885 Pud Galvin / Jack Chapman 113 38 74 1 .339 7th 49.0

Players of note

Brouthers, Galvin, O'Rourke, Radbourn, and White are members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Highlights and memorable moments

See also

Riverside Park

References

External links


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