Doc Bushong Stats

Doc Bushong was born on Monday, September 15, 1856, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bushong was 19 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 19, 1876, with the Philadelphia Athletics. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Doc Bushong baseball stats page.

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"His (Doc Bushong) style of receiving pitched balls was so gracefully effecient he suffered relatively little permanent hand or finger damage during his sixteen years in baseball, despite playing in the barehanded backstop era." - Historian Frank V. Phelps in Nineteenth Century Stars (1989)

Doc Bushong


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Birth Name:
Albert John Bushong
Nickname:
Doc
Born On:
09-15-1856  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Year of Death Data Died On:
08-19-1908 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Brooklyn, New York
Cemetery:
Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
High School:
Central High School (Philadelphia, PA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
165
First Game:
07-19-1876 (Age 19)
Last Game:
09-09-1890
Draft:
Not Applicable

Doc Bushong

Doc Bushong Pitching Stats

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Doc Bushong

Doc Bushong Hitting Stats

1876 20 Athletics 5 21 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 - - 0 - .048 .048 .048
1880 24 Ruby Legs 41 146 13 25 3 0 0 0 19 1 - 16 - - 0 - .171 .177 .192
1881 25 Ruby Legs 76 275 35 64 7 4 0 0 21 21 - 23 - - 0 - .233 .287 .287
1882 26 Ruby Legs 69 253 20 40 4 1 1 0 15 5 - 17 - - 0 - .158 .174 .194
1883 27 Blues 63 215 15 37 5 0 0 0 9 7 - - - - 0 - .172 .198 .195
1884 28 Blues 62 203 24 48 6 1 0 0 10 17 - - - - 0 - .236 .295 .276
1885 29 Browns 85 300 42 80 13 5 0 0 21 11 - - - - 2 - .267 .297 .343
1886 30 Browns 107 386 56 86 8 0 1 0 31 31 - - - - 0 - .223 .281 .251
1887 31 Browns 53 201 35 51 4 0 0 0 26 11 - - - - 2 - .254 .299 .219
1888 32 Trolley Dodgers 69 253 23 53 5 1 0 0 16 5 - - - - 2 - .209 .231 .237
1889 33 Bridegrooms 25 84 15 13 1 0 0 0 8 9 - 7 - - 0 - .155 .237 .167
1890 34 Bridegrooms 16 55 5 13 2 0 0 0 7 6 - 4 - - 0 - .236 .311 .273
12 Years 671 2,392 287 511 58 12 2 0 184 124 - 67 - - 6 - .214 .254 .250

Doc Bushong

Doc Bushong Fielding Stats

1876 Athletics C 5 - - 39 7.8 30 24 6 9 0 12 - - .769 0.00
1880 Ruby Legs 3B 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1880 Ruby Legs C 40 - - 367 9.2 337 261 76 30 6 30 - - .918 0.00
1880 Ruby Legs RF 1 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1881 Ruby Legs C 76 - - 536 7.1 492 368 124 44 10 53 - - .918 0.00
1882 Ruby Legs C 69 - - 456 6.6 409 308 101 47 8 56 - - .897 0.00
1883 Blues C 63 - - 504 8.0 458 370 88 46 5 47 - - .909 0.00
1884 Blues C 62 - - 511 8.2 453 355 98 58 11 95 - - .886 0.00
1884 Blues CF 1 - - 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1885 Browns 3B 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1885 Browns C 85 - - 591 7.0 551 429 122 40 10 71 - - .932 0.00
1886 Browns 1B 1 - 0 6 6.0 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1886 Browns C 106 - - 829 7.8 781 647 134 48 14 70 - - .942 0.00
1887 Browns 3B 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1887 Browns C 52 - - 317 6.1 294 201 93 23 3 41 - - .927 0.00
1887 Browns RF 2 - - 3 1.5 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1888 Trolley Dodgers C 69 - - 494 7.2 452 347 105 42 8 47 - - .915 0.00
1889 Bridegrooms C 25 - - 141 5.6 126 85 41 15 5 20 - - .894 0.00
1890 Bridegrooms C 15 - - 104 6.9 95 82 13 9 1 11 - - .913 0.00
1890 Bridegrooms CF 2 - - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
C Totals 667 0 0 4,889 7.3 4,478 3,477 1,001 411 81 553 n/a n/a .916 0.00
3B Totals 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
CF Totals 3 0 0 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
RF Totals 3 0 0 3 1.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1B Totals 1 0 0 6 6.0 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
12 Years 678 0 0 4,899 7.2 4,488 3,487 1,001 411 81 553 n/a n/a .916 0.00

Doc Bushong

Doc Bushong Miscellaneous Stats

1876 Athletics - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 21.0 - - -
1880 Ruby Legs - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 9.1 7.7 - - -
1881 Ruby Legs - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 12.0 13.1 - - -
1882 Ruby Legs - - - 0 0 n/a 253.0 14.9 16.9 - - -
1883 Blues - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 23.9 - - -
1884 Blues - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 20.3 - - -
1885 Browns - - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 14.3 - - -
1886 Browns 12 - - 0 0 n/a 386.0 0.0 12.5 - - -
1887 Browns 14 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 7.7 - - -
1888 Trolley Dodgers 9 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 15.8 - - -
1889 Bridegrooms 2 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 12.0 10.5 - - -
1890 Bridegrooms 2 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 13.8 7.9 - - -
12 Years 39 - - 0 0 n/a 1,196.0 35.7 13.0 - - -

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Doc Bushong Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1876 Philadelphia Athletics n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1880 Worcester Ruby Legs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1881 Worcester Ruby Legs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1882 Worcester Ruby Legs n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1883 Cleveland Blues n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1884 Cleveland Blues n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1885 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1886 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1887 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1888 Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1889 Brooklyn Bridegrooms n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
1890 Brooklyn Bridegrooms n/a Undetermined n/a n/a
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