1875 Philadelphia Athletics season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

1875 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Manager(s) Dick McBride, Cap Anson
< Previous season     Next season >

The 1875 Athletic Baseball Club of Philadelphia finished in second place in the National Association with a record of 53-20. The team played one game in Dover, Delaware, during the season, and otherwise played its home games at Fairview Park Fair Grounds.[1] The National Association folded after this season, and the Athletics joined the new National League for the 1876 season.

Regular season[edit]

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 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 60 292 77 .264 0 39
1B Wes Fisler 58 268 74 .276 0 31
2B Bill Craver 54 260 83 .319 2 40
SS Davy Force 77 386 120 .311 0 49
3B Ezra Sutton 75 358 116 .324 1 59
OF Dave Eggler 66 295 89 .302 0 33
OF George Hall 77 358 107 .299 4 62
OF George Bechtel 35 164 46 .280 0 20

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
Cap Anson 69 326 106 .325 0 58
John Richmond 29 125 25 .200 0 12
Adam Rocap 16 69 12 .174 0 4
Al Reach 3 14 4 .286 0 1
William Coon 4 12 2 .167 0 1
Henry Gilroy (baseball) 2 6 1 .167 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
Dick McBride 60 538 44 14 2.33 27
Lon Knight 13 107 6 5 2.27 15
George Bechtel 4 36 1 0 2.50 3

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
Ezra Sutton 2 6 0 0 10.50 0

References[edit]

External links[edit]