1871 New York Mutuals season

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1871 New York Mutuals
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Owner(s) William Cammeyer
Manager(s) Bob Ferguson
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The New York Mutuals baseball team (1857 – 1876)[1] joined the National Association for the league's debut season in 1871. The Mutuals went 16-17 and finished in fifth place. Pitcher Rynie Wolters led the NA in runs batted in, with 44.

Regular season[edit]

The 1871 regular playing season stats:[2]

Season standings[edit]

National Association W L GB Pct.
Philadelphia Athletics 21 7 -- .750
Chicago White Stockings 19 9 2.0 .679
Boston Red Stockings 20 10 2.0 .667
Washington Olympics 15 15 7.0 .500
New York Mutuals 16 17 7.5 .485
Troy Haymakers 13 15 8.0 .464
Fort Wayne Kekiongas 7 12 9.5 .368
Cleveland Forest Citys 10 19 11.5 .345
Rockford Forest Citys 4 21 15.5 .160

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1871 National Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]
Team BOS CHI CLE FW NY PHI ROC TRO WSH
Boston 1–3 3–1 2–0 2–2 3–1 3–0 3–2 3–1–1
Chicago 3–1 2–1 2–0 3–1 2–3 3–0 1–1 3–2
Cleveland 1–3 1–2 0–3 3–2 0–3 3–1 2–2 0–3
Fort Wayne 0–2 0–2 3–0 1–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–2
New York 2–2 1–3 2–3 2–1 2–3 3–1 1–3 3–1
Philadelphia 1–3 3–2 3–0 2–0 3–2 3–0 3–0 3–0
Rockford 0–3 0–3 1–3 1–1 1–3 0–3 1–2 0–3
Troy 2–3 1–1 2–2 1–1 3–1 0–3 2–1 2–3–1
Washington 1–3–1 2–3 3–0 2–1 1–3 0–3 3–0 3–2–1


Roster[edit]

1871 New York Mutuals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[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 Charlie Mills 32 146 36 .247 0 22
1B Joe Start 33 161 58 .360 1 34
2B Dick Higham 21 94 34 .362 0 9
SS Dickey Pearce 33 163 44 .270 0 20
3B Bob Ferguson 33 158 38 .241 0 25
OF Tom Patterson 32 151 31 .205 0 13
OF Dave Eggler 33 147 47 .320 0 18
OF John Hatfield 33 168 43 .256 0 22

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
Charlie Smith 14 72 19 .264 0 5

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
Rynie Wolters 32 283 16 16 3.43 22
Frank Fleet 1 9 0 1 10.00 0

Relief 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
Bob Ferguson 1 1 0 0 27.00 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ NY Mutuals- Retrieved January 8, 2012
  2. ^ 1871 stats- Retrieved January 8, 2012

External links[edit]