1879 Boston Red Caps Season
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1879 Boston Red Caps Season

1879 Boston Red Caps
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record54-30 (.643)
League place2nd
Other information
Owner(s)Arthur Soden
Manager(s)Harry Wright
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The 1879 Boston Red Caps season was the ninth season of the franchise.

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

Season standings

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

1879 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
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

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Pop Snyder 81 329 78 .237 2 35
1B Ed Cogswell 49 236 76 .322 1 18
2B Jack Burdock 84 359 86 .240 0 36
3B John Morrill 84 348 98 .282 0 49
SS Ezra Sutton 84 339 84 .248 0 34
OF Charley Jones 83 355 112 .315 9 62
OF John O'Rourke 72 317 108 .341 6 62
OF Sadie Houck 80 356 95 .267 2 49

Other batters

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
Bill Hawes 38 155 31 .200 0 9

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tommy Bond 64 555.1 43 19 1.96 155
Curry Foley 21 161.2 9 9 2.51 57
Jim Tyng 3 27 1 2 5.00 7
Lee Richmond 1 9 1 0 2.00 11

References


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