1872 Baltimore Canaries season

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1872 Baltimore Canaries
Major League affiliations
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Other information
Manager(s) Bill Craver, Everett Mills
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The Baltimore Canaries played their first season in 1872 as a member of the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players. They finished second in the league with a record of 35-19. Outfielder Lip Pike led the NA in home runs, with 7, and runs batted in, with 60. Pitcher Bobby Mathews paced the circuit in strikeouts. Baltimore's other pitcher, Cherokee Fisher, led in earned run average.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National Association W L GB Pct.
Boston Red Stockings 39 8 -- .830
Baltimore Canaries 35 19 7.5 .648
New York Mutuals 34 20 8.5 .630
Philadelphia Athletics 30 14 7.5 .682
Troy Haymakers 15 10 13.0 .600
Brooklyn Atlantics 9 28 25.0 .243
Cleveland Forest Citys 6 16 20.5 .273
Middletown Mansfields 5 19 22.5 .208
Brooklyn Eckfords 3 26 27.0 .103
Washington Olympics 2 7 18.0 .222
Washington Nationals 0 11 21.0 .000

Roster[edit]

1872 Baltimore Canaries
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[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 Craver, BillBill Craver 35 178 50 .281 0 24
1B Mills, EverettEverett Mills 55 266 79 .297 0 34
2B Carey, TomTom Carey 42 196 57 .291 2 27
SS Radcliff, JohnJohn Radcliff 56 297 86 .290 1 44
3B Force, DavyDavy Force 19 95 41 .432 0 14
OF York, TomTom York 51 250 66 .264 0 40
OF Pike, LipLip Pike 56 285 85 .298 7 60
OF Hall, GeorgeGeorge Hall 53 250 84 .336 1 37

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
Higham, DickDick Higham 50 245 84 .343 2 37
Fisher, CherokeeCherokee Fisher 46 225 52 .231 1 36
Hastings, ScottScott Hastings 13 62 19 .306 0 4

Pitching[edit]

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
Mathews, BobbyBobby Mathews 49 406 25 18 3.19 57
Fisher, CherokeeCherokee Fisher 19 110 10 1 1.80 20

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