1876 Hartford Dark Blues season

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1876 Hartford Dark Blues
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Morgan Bulkeley
Manager(s) Bob Ferguson
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The Hartford Dark Blues joined the new National League for its first season in 1876, and team owner Morgan Bulkeley was the first National League president. They finished the season in third place.

Regular season[edit]

Back Row:Tommy Bond, Candy Cummings Middle Row: Tom Carey, Everett Mills, Bob Ferguson, Bill Harbidge, Tom York Front Row: Dick Higham, Jack Burdock, Jack Remsen, Doug Allison

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Stockings 52 14 0.788 25–6 27–8
Hartford Dark Blues 47 21 0.691 6 23–9 24–12
St. Louis Brown Stockings 45 19 0.703 6 24–6 21–13
Boston Red Caps 39 31 0.557 15 19–17 20–14
Louisville Grays 30 36 0.455 22 15–16 15–20
New York Mutuals 21 35 0.375 26 13–20 8–15
Philadelphia Athletics 14 45 0.237 34½ 10–24 4–21
Cincinnati Reds 9 56 0.138 42½ 6–24 3–32


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1876 National League Records

Sources:

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Team BOS CHI CIN HAR LOU NY PHI STL
Boston 1–9 10–0 2–8 5–5 8–2 9–1 4–6
Chicago 9–1 10–0 6–4 9–1 7–1 7–1 4–6
Cincinnati 0–10 0–10 1–9 2–8 1–7 3–5 2–7
Hartford 8–2 4–6 9–1 9–1–1 4–4 9–1 4–6
Louisville 5–5 1–9 8–2 1–9–1 5–3–1 6–2–1 4–6
New York 2–8 1–7 7–1 4–4 3–5–1 3–4 1–6
Philadelphia 1–9 1–7 5–3 1–9 2–6–1 4–3 0–8
St. Louis 6–4 6–4 7–2 6–4 6–4 6–1 8–0


Roster[edit]

1876 Hartford Dark 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 Allison, DougDoug Allison 44 163 43 .264 0 15
1B Mills, EverettEverett Mills 63 254 66 .260 0 23
2B Burdock, JackJack Burdock 69 309 80 .259 0 23
3B Ferguson, BobBob Ferguson 69 310 82 .265 0 32
SS Carey, TomTom Carey 68 289 78 .270 0 26
OF Remsen, JackJack Remsen 69 324 89 .275 1 30
OF York, TomTom York 67 263 68 .259 1 39
OF Higham, DickDick Higham 67 312 102 .327 0 35

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
Harbridge, BillBill Harbridge 30 106 23 .217 0 6
Cassidy, JohnJohn Cassidy 12 47 13 .277 0 8

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
Bond, TommyTommy Bond 45 408 31 13 1.68 88
Cummings, CandyCandy Cummings 24 216 16 8 1.67 26

References[edit]