1873 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1873 Philadelphia Athletics
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Manager(s) Dick McBride
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The 1873 Athletic Baseball Club of Philadelphia finished in fifth place in the National Association with a record of 28-23. First baseman Cap Anson batted .398 and was second in the league batting race.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National Association W L GB Pct.
Boston Red Stockings 43 16 -- .729
Philadelphia White Stockings 36 17 4.0 .679
Baltimore Canaries 34 22 7.5 .607
New York Mutuals 29 24 11.0 .547
Philadelphia Athletics 28 23 11.0 .549
Brooklyn Atlantics 17 37 23.5 .205
Washington Blue Legs 8 31 25.0 .205
Elizabeth Resolutes 2 21 23.0 .087
Baltimore Marylands 0 6 16.5 .000

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1873 National Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]
Team BC BM BOS BR EL NY PHA PWS WSH
Baltimore Canaries 4–0 2–7–1 7–2 3–0 6–3 3–4 3–6 6–0
Baltimore Marylands 0–4 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–2
Boston 7–2–1 0–0 8–1 4–1 6–3 4–5 5–4 9–0
Brooklyn 2–7 0–0 1–8 3–1 2–7 4–5–1 2–7 3–2
Elizabeth 0–3 0–0 1–4 1–3 0–4 0–2 0–4 0–1
New York 3–6 0–0 3–6 7–2 4–0 4–5 4–4 4–1
Philadelphia Athletics 4–3 0–0 5–4 5–4–1 2–0 5–4 1–8 6–0
Philadelphia White Stockings 6–3 0–0 4–5 7–2 4–0 4–4 8–1 3–2
Washington 0–6 2–0 0–9 2–3 1–0 1–4 0–6 2–3


Roster[edit]

1873 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 John Clapp 45 204 62 .304 1 27
1B Cap Anson 52 254 101 .398 0 36
2B Wes Fisler 44 218 75 .344 1 41
SS Mike McGeary 52 275 83 .302 0 31
3B Ezra Sutton 51 243 81 .333 0 34
OF Tim Murnane 41 176 39 .222 1 10
OF John McMullin 52 227 62 .273 0 28
OF Cherokee Fisher 51 253 66 .261 1 37

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
Count Sensenderfer 20 86 24 .279 0 8
Al Reach 16 73 16 .219 0 9
Joe Battin 1 5 3 .600 0 2

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 46 382.2 24 19 3.34 25
John McMullin 1 8 1 0 2.25 2

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
Cherokee Fisher 13 84.1 3 4 1.81 14

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