1879 Boston Red Caps season

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1879 Boston Red Caps
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 54–30 (.643)
League place 2nd
Other information
Owner(s) Arthur Soden
Manager(s) Harry Wright
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Boston, 1879, Thos. Bond, Jno. Morrill, Chas. Snyder, Chas. W. Jones, J. J. Burdock, Edw. Cogswell, S. Houck, Jno. E. B. Sutton, W. Hawes, Chas. Foley, Harry Wright

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Providence Grays 59 25 0.702 34–8 25–17
Boston Red Caps 54 30 0.643 5 29–13 25–17
Buffalo Bisons 46 32 0.590 10 23–16 23–16
Chicago White Stockings 46 33 0.582 10½ 29–13 17–20
Cincinnati Reds 43 37 0.537 14 21–16 22–21
Cleveland Blues 27 55 0.329 31 15–27 12–28
Syracuse Stars 22 48 0.314 30 11–22 11–26
Troy Trojans 19 56 0.253 35½ 12–27 7–29


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1879 National League Records

Sources:

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Team BOS BUF CHI CIN CLE PRV SYR TRO
Boston 9–3 4–8 7–5 10–2 4–8 9–3 11–1
Buffalo 3–9 6–6–1 7–3 8–4 6–6 5–3 11–1
Chicago 8–4 6–6–1 3–8 8–4 5–7–1 8–1 8–3–2
Cincinnati 5–7 3–7 8–3 8–4 2–10 8–4–1 9–2
Cleveland 2–10 4–8 4–8 4–8 4–8 4–7 5–6
Providence 8–4 6–6 7–5–1 10–2 8–4 10–2 10–2
Syracuse 3–9 3–5 1–8 4–8–1 7–4 2–10 2–4
Troy 1–11 1–11 3–8–2 2–9 6–5 2–10 4–2

Roster[edit]

1879 Boston Red Caps
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 Snyder, PopPop Snyder 81 329 78 .237 2 35
1B Cogswell, EdEd Cogswell 49 236 76 .322 1 18
2B Burdock, JackJack Burdock 84 359 86 .240 0 36
3B Morrill, JohnJohn Morrill 84 348 98 .282 0 49
SS Sutton, EzraEzra Sutton 84 339 84 .248 0 34
OF Jones, CharleyCharley Jones 83 355 112 .315 9 62
OF O'Rourke, JohnJohn O'Rourke 72 317 108 .341 6 62
OF Houck, SadieSadie Houck 80 356 95 .267 2 49

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
Hawes, BillBill Hawes 38 155 31 .200 0 9

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 64 555.1 43 19 1.96 155
Foley, CurryCurry Foley 21 161.2 9 9 2.51 57
Tyng, JimJim Tyng 3 27 1 2 5.00 7
Richmond, LeeLee Richmond 1 9 1 0 2.00 11

References[edit]