1875 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1875 Philadelphia Athletics
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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 T GB Pct.
Boston Red Stockings 71 8 3 -- .884
Philadelphia Athletics 53 20 4 15.0 .714
Hartford Dark Blues 54 28 3 18.5 .659
St. Louis Brown Stockings 39 29 2 26.5 .571
Philadelphia White Stockings 37 31 2 28.5 .542
Chicago White Stockings 30 37 2 35.0 .449
New York Mutuals 30 38 3 35.5 .443
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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