1879 Syracuse Stars season

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1879 Syracuse Stars
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Manager(s) Mike Dorgan, Bill Holbert, Jimmy Macullar
     

After finishing in second place in the International Association in 1878, the Syracuse Stars joined the rival National League for the 1879 baseball season. However, on September 10, with a seventh-place 22–48 record, they folded operations with a handful of games remaining.

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 Syracuse Stars
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 Holbert, BillBill Holbert 59 229 46 .201 0 21
1B Carpenter, HickHick Carpenter 65 261 53 .203 0 20
2B Farrell, JackJack Farrell 54 241 73 .303 1 21
3B Woodhead, RedRed Woodhead 34 131 21 .160 0 2
SS Macullar, JimmyJimmy Macullar 64 246 52 .211 0 13
OF Mansell, MikeMike Mansell 67 242 52 .215 1 13
OF Purcell, BlondieBlondie Purcell 63 277 72 .260 0 25
OF Richmond, JohnJohn Richmond 62 254 54 .213 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
Dorgan, MikeMike Dorgan 59 270 72 .267 1 17
Creamer, GeorgeGeorge Creamer 15 60 13 .217 0 3
McGuinness, JohnJohn McGuinness 12 51 15 .294 0 4
Allen, JackJack Allen 11 48 9 .188 0 3
Kelly, KickKick Kelly 10 36 4 .111 0 2
Adams, GeorgeGeorge Adams 4 13 3 .231 0 0
Decker, FrankFrank Decker 3 10 1 .100 0 0
Osterhout, CharlieCharlie Osterhout 2 8 0 .000 0 0
Mansell, TomTom Mansell 1 4 1 .250 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, HarryHarry McCormick 54 457.1 18 33 2.99 96
Purcell, BlondieBlondie Purcell 22 179.2 4 15 3.76 28

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
Dorgan, MikeMike Dorgan 2 0 0 0 2.25 8

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