Midwest Baseball Association

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First Season: 1887
Last Season: 1890
League Level: Minor League (1887-1890)
Most Championships: 3 – Indianapolis Capitols
Highest Win Pct: .571 (124-93) – Indianapolis Capitols
Lowest Win Pct: .411 (74-106) – Minneapolis Millers

LEAGUE CAREER RECORDS:

BATTERS
Batting Average (min 500 PA): .315 (502 PA) – Skyrocket Smith (1888-1889)
Games: 205 – William Brown (1887-1890)
Hits: 253 – William Brown (1887-1890)
RBI’s: 122 – William Brown (1887-1890)
Runs: 155 – William Brown (1887-1890)
Home Runs: 14 – Woody Wagenhorst (1888-1890)
Stolen Bases: 69 – Dan Dugdale (1888-1890)

PITCHERS
ERA (min 250 IP): 3.16 (353.0 IP) – Lou Glavin (1889-1890)
Wins: 35 – Tom Lovett (1887-1890)
Games Pitched: 68 – Tom Lovett (1887-1890)
Games Started: 63 – Tom Lovett (1887-1890)
Saves: 4 – Ed Keas (1888)
Strikeouts: 244 – Lou Galvin (1889-1890)
Innings Pitched: 521.0 – Tom Lovett (1887-1890)

 

LEAGUE SINGLE SEASON RECORDS:

BATTERS
Batting Average: .351 – Skyrocket Smith (1889)
On-Base Pct: .465 – Skyrocket Smith (1889)
Hits: 88 – Bill Farrell (1888)
RBI’s: 51 – Woody Wagenhorst (1889)
Runs: 59 – Bill Farrell (1888)
Home Runs: 9 – Woody Wagenhorst (1889)
Stolen Bases: 31 – Taylor Shafer (1888)
WAR: 2.27 – Bill Gray (1890)

PITCHERS
ERA: 2.14 – Art Thompson (1890)
Wins: 16 – Lou Galvin (1889)
Saves: 4 – Ed Keas (1888)
Games Pitched: 24 – Al Mays (1888)
Games Started: 21 – Red Ehret (1888), Edgar E Smith & George Haddock (1889)
Strikeouts: 124 – Lou Galvin (1889)
Shutouts: 2 – George Van Haltren (1887), Ren Deagle (1888) & Lou Galvin (1889)
WAR: 3.85 – Gus Krock (1888)

 

SEASON BY SEASON CHAMPIONS:

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