1875 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1875 Philadelphia Athletics
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Location
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Manager(s) Dick McBride, Cap Anson
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The 1875 Athletic Baseball Club of Philadelphia finished in second place in the National Association with a record of 53-20. The team played one game in Dover, Delaware during the season, and played at Fairview Park Fair Grounds.[1] NA folded after this season, and the Athletics joined the new National League for the 1876 season.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National Association W L GB Pct.
Boston Red Stockings 71 8 -- .899
Philadelphia Athletics 53 20 15.0 .726
Hartford Dark Blues 54 28 18.5 .659
St. Louis Brown Stockings 39 29 26.5 .574
Philadelphia White Stockings 37 31 28.5 .544
Chicago White Stockings 30 37 35.0 .441
New York Mutuals 30 38 35.5 .441
New Haven Elm Citys 7 40 48.0 .149
Washington Nationals 5 23 40.5 .179
St. Louis Red Stockings 4 15 37.0 .211
Philadelphia Centennials 2 12 36.5 .143
Brooklyn Atlantics 2 42 51.5 .045
Keokuk Westerns 1 12 37.0 .077

Roster[edit]

1875 Philadelphia Athletics
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 Clapp, JohnJohn Clapp 60 292 77 .264 0 39
1B Fisler, WesWes Fisler 58 268 74 .276 0 31
2B Craver, BillBill Craver 54 260 83 .319 2 40
SS Force, DavyDavy Force 77 386 120 .311 0 49
3B Sutton, EzraEzra Sutton 75 358 116 .324 1 59
OF Eggler, DaveDave Eggler 66 295 89 .302 0 33
OF Hall, GeorgeGeorge Hall 77 358 107 .299 4 62
OF Bechtel, GeorgeGeorge Bechtel 35 164 46 .280 0 20

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
Anson, CapCap Anson 69 326 106 .325 0 58
Richmond, JohnJohn Richmond 29 125 25 .200 0 12
Rocap, AdamAdam Rocap 16 69 12 .174 0 4
Reach, AlAl Reach 3 14 4 .286 0 1
Coon, WilliamWilliam Coon 4 12 2 .167 0 1
Gilroy, Gilroy 2 6 1 .167 0 0

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
McBride, DickDick McBride 60 538 44 14 2.33 27
Knight, LonLon Knight 13 107 6 5 2.27 15
Bechtel, GeorgeGeorge Bechtel 4 36 1 0 2.50 3

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
Sutton, EzraEzra Sutton 2 6 0 0 10.50 0

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