1875 Hartford Dark Blues season

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1875 Hartford Dark Blues
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Owner(s) Morgan Bulkeley
Manager(s) Bob Ferguson
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In their second season in the National Association, the 1875 Hartford Dark Blues finished in third place. They were managed by starting third baseman Bob "Death to Flying Things" Ferguson.

The Dark Blues, with future Hall of Famers Candy Cummings and Tommy Bond, had the best pitching staff in baseball. Cummings won 35 games, and the 19-year-old Bond finished second in league ERA at 1.56.

Following the season, they were one of the NA teams chosen to join the new National League.

Regular season[edit]

The 1875 Hartford Dark Blues

Season standings[edit]

National Association W L T GB Pct.
Boston Red Stockings 71 8 3 -- .884
Philadelphia Athletics 53 20 4 15.0 .714
Hartford Dark Blues 54 28 3 18.5 .659
St. Louis Brown Stockings 39 29 2 26.5 .571
Philadelphia White Stockings 37 31 2 28.5 .542
Chicago White Stockings 30 37 2 35.0 .449
New York Mutuals 30 38 3 35.5 .443
New Haven Elm Citys 7 40 - 48.0 .149
Washington Nationals 5 23 - 40.5 .179
St. Louis Red Stockings 4 15 - 37.0 .211
Philadelphia Centennials 2 12 - 36.5 .143
Brooklyn Atlantics 2 42 - 51.5 .045
Keokuk Westerns 1 12 - 37.0 .077

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1875 National Association Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13]
Team BOS BR CHI HAR KEO NH NY PHA PHC PWS SLB SLR WSH
Boston 6–0 8–2 9–1 1–0 5–1 10–0 8–2–2 4–0 6–0–1 7–2 1–0 6–0
Brooklyn 0–6 0–2 0–10 0–0 2–1 0–7 0–7 0–0 0–7 0–2 0–0 0–0
Chicago 2–8 2–0 4–6–1 4–0 2–1 3–3 1–7–1 0–0 3–7 5–5 4–0 0–0
Hartford 1–9 10–0 6–4–1 0–0 8–1 8–2–2 4–3–1 1–0 4–4 5–5 3–0 4–0
Keokuk 0–1 0–0 0–4 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–4 1–2 0–0
New Haven 1–5 1–2 1–2 1–8 0–0 1–5 0–7 0–1 0–4 1–2 0–0 1–4
New York 0–10 7–0 3–3 2–8–2 1–0 5–1 3–6 2–0 5–2 0–8–1 2–0 0–0
Philadelphia Athletics 2–8–2 7–0 7–1–1 3–4–1 0–0 7–0 6–3 2–1 8–2 6–1 0–0 5–0
Philadelphia Centennials 0–4 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 0–2 1–2 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–0
Philadelphia White Stockings 0–6–1 7–0 7–3 4–4 0–0 4–0 2–5 2–8 3–0 5–5–1 1–0 2–0
St. Louis Brown Stockings 2–7 2–0 5–5 5–5 4–0 2–1 8–0–1 1–6 0–0 5–5–1 2–0 3–0
St. Louis Red Stockings 0–1 0–0 0–4 0–3 2–1 0–0 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–2 2–1
Washington 0–6 0–0 0–0 0–4 0–0 4–1 0–0 0–5 0–0 0–2 0–3 1–2


Roster[edit]

1875 Hartford Dark Blues
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
1B Everett Mills
2B Jack Burdock
3B Bob Ferguson 85 366 88 .240 0 43
SS Tom Carey
OF Jack Remsen
OF Tom York
OF Art Allison

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Candy Cummings 48 417 35 12 1.60 8
Tommy Bond 40 352 19 16 1.56 8

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Bob Ferguson 1 0 0 0 18.00 0

League leaders[edit]

Tommy Bond

  • #2 in NA in ERA (1.56)

Candy Cummings

  • #3 in NA in wins (35)
  • #3 in NA in ERA (1.60)

References[edit]