1871 Washington Olympics season

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1871 Washington Olympics
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Manager(s) Nick Young
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The Washington Olympics played their first season in 1871 as a charter member of the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players. They finished fourth in the league with a record of 15-15.

Regular season[edit]

Cabinet card of the 1871 Washington Olympics

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 Washington Olympics
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 Doug Allison 27 133 44 .331 2 27
1B Everett Mills 32 157 43 .274 1 24
2B Andy Leonard 31 148 43 .291 0 30
SS Davy Force 32 162 45 .278 0 29
3B Fred Waterman 32 158 50 .316 0 17
OF John Glenn 26 120 37 .308 0 21
OF George Hall 32 136 40 .294 2 17
OF Harry Berthrong 17 73 17 .233 0 8

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
Henry Burroughs 12 63 15 .238 1 14
Tommy Beals 10 36 7 .194 0 1
Charlie Sweasy 5 19 4 .211 0 4
Warren White 1 4 0 .000 0 0
Frank Norton 1 1 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
Asa Brainard 30 264 12 15 4.50 13
Bill Stearns 2 18 2 0 2.50 0

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