1872 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1872 Philadelphia Athletics
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Manager(s) Dick McBride
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In its second year in the National Association, the 1872 Athletic Baseball Club of Philadelphia finished in fourth place with a record of 30-14.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National Association W L GB Pct.
Boston Red Stockings 39 8 -- .830
Baltimore Canaries 35 19 7.5 .648
New York Mutuals 34 20 8.5 .630
Philadelphia Athletics 30 14 7.5 .682
Troy Haymakers 15 10 13.0 .600
Brooklyn Atlantics 9 28 25.0 .243
Cleveland Forest Citys 6 16 20.5 .273
Middletown Mansfields 5 19 22.5 .208
Brooklyn Eckfords 3 26 27.0 .103
Washington Olympics 2 7 18.0 .222
Washington Nationals 0 11 21.0 .000

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1872 National Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11]
Team BAL BOS BRA BRE CLE MID NY PHI TRO WSN WSO
Baltimore 0–7 5–1 5–1 4–1 4–0 5–4–2 4–5–2 3–0 3–0 2–0
Boston 7–0 7–1 3–0 4–0 3–0 7–2 4–4–1 2–1 1–0 1–0
Brooklyn Atlantics 1–5 1–7 2–2 1–1 2–1 2–6 0–4 0–2 0–0 0–0
Brooklyn Eckfords 1–5 0–3 2–2 0–1 0–2 0–5 0–5 0–3 0–0 0–0
Cleveland 1–4 0–4 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–2 0–3 0–1 1–0 1–0
Middletown 0–4 0–3 1–2 2–0 1–0 0–4 0–2 0–4 1–0 0–0
New York 4–5–2 2–7 6–2 5–0 2–1 4–0 6–3 3–2 1–0 1–0
Philadelphia 5–4–2 4–4–1 4–0 5–0 3–0 2–0 3–6 2–0 1–0 1–0
Troy 0–3 1–2 2–0 3–0 1–0 4–0 2–3 0–2 1–0 1–0
Washington Nationals 0–3 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–2
Washington Olympics 0–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–1 2–0


Roster[edit]

1872 Philadelphia Athletics
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 Fergy Malone 41 213 60 .282 0 39
1B Denny Mack 47 205 59 .288 0 34
2B Wes Fisler 47 244 85 .348 0 48
SS Mike McGeary 47 225 81 .360 0 35
3B Cap Anson 46 217 90 .415 0 48
OF Ned Cuthbert 47 260 88 .338 1 47
OF Fred Treacey 47 236 65 .275 2 31
OF Levi Meyerle 27 146 48 .329 1 31

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
Al Reach 24 118 23 .195 0 10
Dickie Flowers 3 15 4 .267 0 4
Count Sensenderfer 1 5 2 .400 0 1

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
Dick McBride 47 419.1 30 14 2.85 44

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