1877 Louisville Grays season

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1877 Louisville Grays
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Walter N. Haldeman, Charles Chase
Manager(s) Jack Chapman
Previous season     

The 1877 Louisville Grays were the victim of Major League Baseball's first gambling scandal. Pitcher Jim Devlin, outfielder George Hall, utility player Al Nichols and shortstop Bill Craver were accused of throwing games at the end of the season. All four were banned from baseball for life. The team was unable to continue and folded after the season.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Boston Red Caps 42 18 -- .700
Louisville Grays 35 25 7 .583
Brooklyn Hartfords 31 27 10 .534
St. Louis Brown Stockings 28 32 14 .467
Chicago White Stockings 26 33 15.5 .441
Cincinnati Reds 15 42 25.5 .263

Roster[edit]

1877 Louisville Grays
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 Snyder, PopPop Snyder 61 248 64 .258 2 28
1B Latham, JuiceJuice Latham 59 278 81 .291 0 22
2B Gerhardt, JoeJoe Gerhardt 59 250 76 .304 1 35
3B Hague, BillBill Hague 59 263 70 .266 1 24
SS Craver, BillBill Craver 57 238 63 .265 0 29
OF Hall, GeorgeGeorge Hall 61 269 87 .323 0 26
OF Shafer, OratorOrator Shafer 61 260 74 .285 3 34
OF Crowley, BillBill Crowley 61 238 67 .282 1 23

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
Nichols, AlAl Nichols 6 19 4 .211 0 0
Lafferty, FlipFlip Lafferty 4 17 1 .059 0 0
Haldeman, JohnJohn Haldeman 1 4 0 .000 0 0
Little, HarryHarry Little 1 3 0 .000 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
Devlin, JimJim Devlin 61 559 35 25 2.25 141

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