1879 Troy Trojans season

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1879 Troy Trojans
Major League affiliations
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Manager(s) Horace Phillips, Bob Ferguson
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The 1879 season was the National League debut for the Troy Trojans. They finished the season 19–56, last in the 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 Troy Trojans
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 Reilley, CharlieCharlie Reilley 62 236 54 .229 0 19
1B Brouthers, DanDan Brouthers 39 168 46 .274 4 17
2B Hawkes, ThornyThorny Hawkes 64 250 52 .208 0 20
3B Doscher, HermHerm Doscher 47 191 42 .220 0 18
SS Caskin, EdEd Caskin 70 304 78 .257 0 21
OF Evans, JakeJake Evans 72 280 65 .232 0 17
OF Hall, AlAl Hall 67 306 79 .258 0 14
OF Mansell, TomTom Mansell 40 177 43 .243 0 11

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
Clapp, AaronAaron Clapp 36 146 39 .267 0 18
Ferguson, BobBob Ferguson 30 123 31 .252 0 4
Nelson, CandyCandy Nelson 28 106 28 .264 0 10
Taylor, SandySandy Taylor 24 97 21 .216 0 8
Shoupe, JohnJohn Shoupe 11 44 4 .091 0 1
Cassidy, JohnJohn Cassidy 9 37 7 .189 0 1
Kelly, KickKick Kelly 6 22 5 .227 0 0
Holbert, BillBill Holbert 4 15 4 .267 0 2

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
Bradley, GeorgeGeorge Bradley 54 487 13 40 2.85 133
Salisbury, HarryHarry Salisbury 10 89 4 6 2.22 31
Goldsmith, FredFred Goldsmith 8 63 2 4 1.57 31
McManus, PatPat McManus 2 21 0 2 3.00 6
Gardner, GidGid Gardner 2 14 0 2 5.79 3

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
Brouthers, DanDan Brouthers 3 21 0 2 5.57 6

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