1881 Providence Grays season

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1881 Providence Grays
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Henry Root
Manager(s) Jack Farrell, Tom York
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The Providence Grays finished the 1881 season in second place in the National League for a second straight season. However, management strife and sagging attendance hurt the team's bottom line and they occasionally had trouble meeting payroll.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Chicago White Stockings 56 28 -- .667
Providence Grays 47 37 9 .560
Buffalo Bisons 45 38 10.5 .542
Detroit Wolverines 41 43 15 .488
Troy Trojans 39 45 17 .464
Boston Red Caps 38 45 17.5 .458
Cleveland Blues 36 48 20 .429
Worcester Worcesters 32 50 23 .390

Roster[edit]

1881 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 Gross, EmilEmil Gross 51 182 50 .275 1 24
1B Start, JoeJoe Start 79 348 114 .328 0 29
2B Farrell, JackJack Farrell 84 345 82 .238 5 36
3B Denny, JerryJerry Denny 85 320 77 .241 1 24
SS McClellan, BillBill McClellan 68 259 43 .166 0 16
OF York, TomTom York 85 316 96 .304 2 47
OF Hines, PaulPaul Hines 80 361 103 .285 2 31
OF Ward, JohnJohn Ward 85 357 87 .244 0 53

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
Radbourn, CharlesCharles Radbourn 72 270 59 .219 0 28
Gilligan, BarneyBarney Gilligan 46 183 40 .219 0 20
Brown, LewLew Brown 18 75 18 .240 0 10
Myers, HenryHenry Myers 1 4 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
Radbourn, CharlesCharles Radbourn 41 325.1 25 11 2.43 117
Ward, JohnJohn Ward 39 330 18 18 2.13 119
Mathews, BobbyBobby Mathews 14 102.1 4 8 3.17 28

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