1878 Boston Red Caps season

1878 Boston Red Caps season

The 1878 Boston Red Caps won their second straight National League pennant.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Boston Red Caps 41 19 -- .683
Cincinnati Reds 37 23 4 .617
Providence Grays 33 27 8 .550
Chicago White Stockings 30 30 11 .500
Indianapolis Blues 24 36 17 .400
Milwaukee Grays 15 45 26 .250

Roster

1878 Boston Red Caps
Roster
Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders Outfielders Manager

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 Snyder, PopPop Snyder 60 226 48 .212 0 14
1B Morrill, JohnJohn Morrill 60 233 56 .240 0 23
2B Burdock, JackJack Burdock 60 246 64 .260 0 25
3B Sutton, EzraEzra Sutton 60 239 54 .226 1 29
SS Wright, GeorgeGeorge Wright 59 267 60 .225 0 12
OF Leonard, AndyAndy Leonard 60 262 68 .260 0 16
OF Manning, JackJack Manning 60 248 63 .254 0 23
OF O'Rourke, JimJim O'Rourke 60 255 71 .278 1 29

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
Schafer, HarryHarry Schafer 2 8 1 .125 0 0

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
Bond, TommyTommy Bond 59 532.2 40 19 2.06 182

Other 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
Manning, JackJack Manning 3 11.1 1 0 14.29 2

References

  • 1878 Boston Red Caps season at Baseball Reference
Preceded by
Boston Red Caps
1877
National League Championship Season
1878
Succeeded by
Providence Grays
1879