The 1885 Detroit Wolverines finished the season with a 41-67 record, finishing in sixth place in the National League.
- June 15, 1885: Jim Keenan was purchased by the Wolverines from the Indianapolis Hoosiers.
- June 25, 1885: Milt Scott was purchased from the Wolverines by the Pittsburg Alleghenys.
- July 1, 1885: Jim Keenan jumped from the Wolverines to the Cincinnati Red Stockings.
Manager: Charlie Morton (7-31) and Bill Watkins (34-36)
Ballparks: Recreation Park
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