1879 Cleveland Blues season

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1879 Cleveland Blues
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Manager(s) Jim McCormick
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The 1879 season was the National League debut for the Cleveland Blues. They finished the season 27–55, sixth in the eight-team National League.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Providence Grays 59 25 -- .702
Boston Red Caps 54 30 5 .643
Buffalo Bisons 46 32 10 .590
Chicago White Stockings 46 33 10.5 .582
Cincinnati Reds 43 37 14 .538
Cleveland Blues 27 55 31 .482
Syracuse Stars 22 48 30 .314
Troy Trojans 19 56 35.5 .253

Roster[edit]

1879 Cleveland Blues
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 Kennedy, DocDoc Kennedy 49 193 56 .290 1 18
1B Phillips, BillBill Phillips 81 365 99 .271 0 29
2B Glasscock, JackJack Glasscock 80 325 68 .209 0 29
3B Warner, FredFred Warner 76 316 77 .244 0 22
SS Carey, TomTom Carey 80 335 80 .239 0 32
OF Eden, CharlieCharlie Eden 81 353 96 .239 0 32
OF Strief, GeorgeGeorge Strief 71 264 46 .174 0 15
OF Riley, BillyBilly Riley 43 161 23 .143 0 9

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
Gilligan, BarneyBarney Gilligan 52 205 35 .171 0 11
Allen, JackJack Allen 16 60 7 .117 0 4
Hoffman, SonnySonny Hoffman 2 6 0 .000 0 0
Stockwell, LenLen Stockwell 2 6 0 .000 0 0
Kelly, JohnJohn Kelly 1 4 1 .250 0 0
Gunkle, FredFred Gunkle 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
McCormick, JimJim McCormick 62 546.1 20 40 2.42 197
Mitchell, BobbyBobby Mitchell 23 194.2 7 15 3.28 90

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