1880 Worcester Worcesters season

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1880 Worcester Worcesters
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 40–43 (.482)
League place 5th
Other information
Manager(s) Frank Bancroft
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The 1880 season was the first for the Worcester Worcesters franchise in the National League, having played 1879 in the National Association. The team finished its initial season with a 40–43 record, good for fifth place.

Regular season[edit]

Worcester Worcesters, 1880

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Stockings 67 17 0.798 37–5 30–12
Providence Grays 52 32 0.619 15 31–12 21–20
Cleveland Blues 47 37 0.560 20 24–19 23–18
Troy Trojans 41 42 0.494 25½ 20–21 21–21
Worcester Worcesters 40 43 0.482 26½ 24–17 16–26
Boston Red Caps 40 44 0.476 27 25–17 15–27
Buffalo Bisons 24 58 0.293 42 13–28 11–30
Cincinnati Reds 21 59 0.263 44 14–25 7–34


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1880 National League Records

Sources:

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


Roster[edit]

1880 Worcester Worcesters
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 Bennett, CharlieCharlie Bennett 51 193 44 .228 0 18
1B Sullivan, ChubChub Sullivan 43 166 43 .259 0  ?
2B Creamer, GeorgeGeorge Creamer 85 306 61 .199 0 27
3B Whitney, ArtArt Whitney 76 302 67 .222 1 36
SS Irwin, ArthurArthur Irwin 85 352 91 .259 1 35
OF Wood, GeorgeGeorge Wood 81 327 80 .245 0 28
OF Knight, LonLon Knight 49 201 48 .239 0 21
OF Stovey, HarryHarry Stovey 83 355 94 .265 6 28

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
Bushong, DocDoc Bushong 41 146 25 .171 0 19
Corey, FredFred Corey 41 138 24 .174 0 6
Dickerson, ButtercupButtercup Dickerson 31 133 39 .293 0 20
Dorgan, JerryJerry Dorgan 10 35 7 .200 0 1
Ellick, JoeJoe Ellick 5 18 1 .056 0 0
Tobin, BillBill Tobin 5 16 2 .125 0 3
Dignan, SteveSteve Dignan 3 10 3 .300 0 2
Geer, BillyBilly Geer 2 6 0 .000 0 0
McGunnigle, BillBill McGunnigle 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
Richmond, LeeLee Richmond 74 590.2 32 32 2.15 243
Corey, FredFred Corey 25 148.1 8 9 2.43 47
Nichols, TrickyTricky Nichols 2 17.2 0 2 4.08 4

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
Stovey, HarryHarry Stovey 2 0 0 0 4.50 3

References[edit]