1878 Providence Grays season

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1878 Providence Grays
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Henry Root
Manager(s) Tom York
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The Providence Grays were a new franchise that joined the National League for the 1878 baseball season. They finished in third place.

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 Providence 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 Brown, LewLew Brown 58 243 74 .305 1 43
1B Murnane, TimTim Murnane 49 188 45 .239 0 14
2B Sweasy, CharlieCharlie Sweasy 55 212 37 .175 0 8
3B Hague, BillBill Hague 62 250 51 .204 0 25
SS Carey, TomTom Carey 61 253 60 .237 0 24
OF Higham, DickDick Higham 62 281 90 .320 1 29
OF York, TomTom York 62 269 83 .309 1 26
OF Hines, PaulPaul Hines 62 257 92 .358 4 50

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
Allison, DougDoug Allison 19 76 22 .289 0 7
Pike, LipLip Pike 5 22 5 .227 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
Ward, JohnJohn Ward 37 334 22 13 1.51 116
Nichols, TrickyTricky Nichols 11 98 4 7 4.22 21
Wheeler, HarryHarry Wheeler 7 62 6 1 3.48 25
Corey, FredFred Corey 5 23 1 2 2.35 7
Healey, TomTom Healey 3 24 0 3 3.00 2
Fisher, CherokeeCherokee Fisher 1 9 0 1 4.00 2

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Allison, DougDoug Allison 1 0 0 0 1.80 0
Brown, LewLew Brown 1 0 0 0 18.00 0

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