1871 New York Mutuals season

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1871 New York Mutuals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) William Cammeyer
Manager(s) Bob Ferguson
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The New York Mutuals baseball team (1857 – 1876)[1] joined the National Association for the league's debut season in 1871. The Mutuals went 16-17 and finished in fifth place. Pitcher Rynie Wolters led the NA in runs batted in, with 44.

Regular season[edit]

The 1871 regular playing season stats:[2]

Season standings[edit]

National Association W L GB Pct.
Philadelphia Athletics 21 7 -- .750
Chicago White Stockings 19 9 2.0 .679
Boston Red Stockings 20 10 2.0 .667
Washington Olympics 15 15 7.0 .500
New York Mutuals 16 17 7.5 .485
Troy Haymakers 13 15 8.0 .464
Fort Wayne Kekiongas 7 12 9.5 .368
Cleveland Forest Citys 10 19 11.5 .345
Rockford Forest Citys 4 21 15.5 .160

Roster[edit]

1871 New York Mutuals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Mills, CharlieCharlie Mills 32 146 36 .247 0 22
1B Start, JoeJoe Start 33 161 58 .360 1 34
2B Higham, DickDick Higham 21 94 34 .362 0 9
SS Pearce, DickeyDickey Pearce 33 163 44 .270 0 20
3B Ferguson, BobBob Ferguson 33 158 38 .241 0 25
OF Patterson, TomTom Patterson 32 151 31 .205 0 13
OF Eggler, DaveDave Eggler 33 147 47 .320 0 18
OF Hatfield, JohnJohn Hatfield 33 168 43 .256 0 22

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Smith, CharlieCharlie Smith 14 72 19 .264 0 5

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Wolters, RynieRynie Wolters 32 283 16 16 3.43 22
Fleet, FrankFrank Fleet 1 9 0 1 10.00 0

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ferguson, BobBob Ferguson 1 1 0 0 27.00 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ NY Mutuals- Retrieved January 8, 2012
  2. ^ 1871 stats- Retrieved January 8, 2012

External links[edit]