1878 Boston Red Caps season

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1878 Boston Red Caps
1878 National League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 41–19 (.683)
League place 1st
Other information
Owner(s) Arthur Soden
Manager(s) Harry Wright
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The 1878 Boston Red Caps won their second straight National League pennant.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Boston Red Caps 41 19 -- .683
Cincinnati Reds 37 23 4 .617
Providence Grays 33 27 8 .550
Chicago White Stockings 30 30 11 .500
Indianapolis Blues 24 36 17 .400
Milwaukee Grays 15 45 26 .250

Roster[edit]

1878 Boston Red Caps
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 60 226 48 .212 0 14
1B Morrill, JohnJohn Morrill 60 233 56 .240 0 23
2B Burdock, JackJack Burdock 60 246 64 .260 0 25
3B Sutton, EzraEzra Sutton 60 239 54 .226 1 29
SS Wright, GeorgeGeorge Wright 59 267 60 .225 0 12
OF Leonard, AndyAndy Leonard 60 262 68 .260 0 16
OF Manning, JackJack Manning 60 248 63 .254 0 23
OF O'Rourke, JimJim O'Rourke 60 255 71 .278 1 29

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
Schafer, HarryHarry Schafer 2 8 1 .125 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
Bond, TommyTommy Bond 59 532.2 40 19 2.06 182

Other 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
Manning, JackJack Manning 3 11.1 1 0 14.29 2

References[edit]

Preceded by
Boston Red Caps
1877
National League Championship Season
1878
Succeeded by
Providence Grays
1879